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Ethan Giebel

Giebel earns trip to national discussion meet in San Diego

Ethan Giebel, a senior agricultural education major, recently took first place at the 95th annual Wisconsin Farm Bureau Young Farmer and Agriculturist Conference, securing him a spot at the American Farm Bureau Federation Annual Convention in San Diego, Calif. in January. Read more...

Nick Harnish

Student's field work project leads to job opportunities in conservation

Nick Harnish, a UW-Platteville student, has several job opportunities in the field of conservation, thanks to the success of a field work project he completed last summer at the L.E. Phillips Scout Reservation property in Haugen, Wis. Read more...

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WATR helps area high school students bridge the gap

UW-Platteville Writing and Tutoring Resources hosted a group of students from Argyle High School recently. The goal of this visit was to bridge the gap between the writing expectations of high school and the expectations that are found in college. Read more...


Students attend FFA National Convention

A group of students attended the 2014 National FFA Convention in Louisville, Ky. earlier this semester. The event was sponsored by a PACCE grant, which made it possible for students to attend without financial concerns. Read more...

Morrison Ceremony

Ceremony honors a pioneer in the state senate

UW-Platteville faculty and staff, community members, and state legislators gathered on Dec. 15 to remember and honor Kathryn “Kate” Morrison, a former UW-Platteville assistant professor of economics and the first woman elected to the Wisconsin State Senate. Read more...

Agriculture education award

Agriculture Education department honored with national award

Dr. Mark Zidon and Dr. Rick Bockhop, agricultural education professors, received the National Association of Agricultural Educators Outstanding Cooperation award at the National Association of Agriculture Educators annual convention in Nashville, Tenn., in November. Read more...

Commencement 2014

193rd commencement celebrates fall graduates

The 193rd commencement at UW-Platteville on Dec. 13 saw a record number of eligible fall candidates walk across the stage. There were 621 eligible candidates, compared to the previous record of 602 eligible candidates in the fall of 2012. Read more...

Paintball Club

Paintball Club wins Midwest conference, off to nationals

Earlier this semester, the Paintball Club at UW-Platteville won the Midwest Conference Event, securing a trip to nationals in Florida in April. Read more...

PACCE Poster Day

Students use GIS to map local food producers

Dr. Lynnette Dornak, assistant professor of geography at UW-Platteville, is leading a Pioneer Academic Center for Community Engagement-sponsored project that will enable community members to see where their food and other products they purchase come from. Read more...

Cooper LLC

Cooper Living and Learning Center to become residence hall

In the fall semester of 2015, the Cooper Living and Learning Center will become a residence hall and an agriculture specific LLC. Read more...


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