Media Hits: Newspaper: 2013

CSS to Hide Title

Newspaper — 2013

Cypress Creek Manor
The Fennimore Times
Juneau County Star Times
Las Vegas Sun
The Oregonian
The Platteville Journal
The Portland Tribune
The Potpourri - Tomball, Texas
Reedsburg Times Press
Rockford Register Star
The Star - Sun Prairie
Telegraph Herald
Wisconsin State Journal
The Villages Daily Sun

Cypress Creek Manor

Lizette Saenz earns scholarship to summer camp at University of Wisconsin-Platteville - April 25, 2013
—Lizette Saenz, from Houston, TX, a student in the Aldine Independent School District has been awarded an Aldine Summer Camp Scholarship to attend a summer camp on the campus of the University of Wisconsin-Platteville in Platteville, Wis. See article.

Return to Top

The Fennimore Times

Elias Cox a crowd pleaser at UW-Platteville - Sept. 26, 2013
—The next time you are at the big game, keep an eye on the rambunctious mascot before you. It just might be someone you know. See article.

Return to Top

Juneau County Star Times

UW-Platteville team does well - Dec. 21, 2013
—In November, four members of the University of Wisconsin-Platteville dairy judging team traveled to Louisville, Ky., to the North American Livestock Exposition Dairy Judging Contest. See article.

Return to Top


Author strips down city to find 'Everyday Las Vegas' - April 27, 2013
—Urban geography professor Rex Rowley knows what it's like to live in Las Vegas. See article.

Return to Top

The Oregonian

"Pacific Art Experiment artist draws from inside her truck" (UW-Platteville alumna Deborah Bouchette featured) - Feb. 27, 2013
—When it comes to her art, Deborah Bouchette is in the driver's seat — literally. See article.

Return to Top

The Platteville Journal

UW-Platteville, NICC reach articulation agreement - Sept. 5, 2013
—UW-Platteville and Northeast Iowa Community College signed an articulation agreement Aug. 27 that would allow early childhood program class credits from NICC to transfer to UW-Platteville. See article.

UW-Platteville-cast statue honors Vietnam vets - Sept. 18, 2013
—The work of artist Bob Kanyusik, the late UW-Platteville professor Weldon T. "Bud" Wall and his students was honored at a tribute ceremony at The Highground in Neillsville Saturday. See article.

UW-Platteville holds third Culturally Inclusive Conference - Sept. 18, 2013
—UW-Platteville held its third annual Midwest Culturally Inclusive Conference Thursday and Friday. See article.

Ripped from the (old) headlines: Horrific Crime Scene Revisited revisits 1970s crime - Oct. 30, 2013
—The Horrific Crime Scene Revisited, an annual educational exhibit where visitors can explore and examine a re-created murder scene and make their own determinations based on the forensic evidence that is presented, is returning for its third year to the UW-Platteville Forensic Investigation Crime Scene House today from noon to 8 p.m. See article.

Restorative justice conference at UW-Platteville Friday - Nov. 13, 2013
—The "Currents of Restorative Justice" conference will be held in the UW-Platteville Ullsvik Hall Nohr Gallery Friday, Nov. 15 from 8:30 a.m. to 4 p.m. See article.

Return to Top


"A trucks tale: Chaucer as an artist" - March 13, 2013
—What do you get when you cross an artist with an Intel employee? The answer is hanging from the ceiling of Pacific University's Kathrin Cawein Gallery: A labyrinth of wild and scribbly, colorful, map-like designs on 35 silk tapestries. See article.

Return to Top

The Potpourri – Tomball, Texas

Lizette Saenz earns scholarship to summer camp at University of Wisconsin-Platteville - April 25, 2013
—Lizette Saenz, from Houston, TX, a student in the Aldine Independent School District has been awarded an Aldine Summer Camp Scholarship to attend a summer camp on the campus of the University of Wisconsin-Platteville in Platteville, Wis. See article.

Return to Top


Dells woman finalist for Alice in Dairlyand - March 23, 2013
—A Wisconsin Dells woman is a finalist to be the next Alice in Dairyland. See article.

Return to Top

Rockford Register Star

Kevin Hartenberger attends Irrigation Association Conference - Nov 19, 2013
—Rockford native Kevin Hartenberger, a senior at the University of Wisconsin-Platteville, was selected to attend the Irrigation Association Conference held Nov. 4-8 in Austin, Texas. See article.

Return to Top

The Star (Sun Prairie)

Senior design project with Southwest Health Center - Dec. 13, 2013
—Sun Prairie resident Joshua Terrill was among four University of Wisconsin-Platteville industrial engineering students who have the opportunity to not only apply their education in a real-life setting, but potentially help the Platteville community at the same time. See article.

Prairie Athletic Club part of university student project - Dec. 21, 2013
—Dr. Dino Ress, professor of sustainable and renewable energy systems at the University of Wisconsin-Platteville, is currently supervising two student projects. Both projects are being funded by the Pioneer Academic Center for Community Engagement. See article.

Return to Top


Lomax reflects on criminal justice career – Jan. 3, 2013
—With the holidays over, Joe Lomax plans to settle into serious retirement mode. See article.

UW-Platteville professor selected as Teaching Fellow - Jan. 3, 2013
—Dr. Melissa Gormley, associate professor of history in the University of Wisconsin-Platteville’s Department of Social Sciences, has been selected by the UW System Office of Professional and Instructional Development to serve as a Wisconsin Teaching Fellow for the 2013-14 academic year. See article.

Residence hall work progresses – Bridgeway Commons, a 416-bed facility, is expected to be completed in August - Jan. 14, 2013
—Work is progressing on Bridgeway Commons, the University of Wisconsin-Platteville’s newest residence hall. See article.

Nurturing that entrepreneurial spirit – UW-Platteville kicks off program that links the business aspect with every major – Jan. 13, 2013
—Like a cold-water trickle emerging from a limestone outcropping and growing into a sustainable, life-giving waterway, so too is the concept of entrepreneurship. See article.

Learn UW-Platteville’s role in South Pole science - Jan. 18, 2013
—Wisconsin has played a major role in the construction and management of one of the world’s largest, most interesting pieces of scientific equipment: the IceCube Neutrino Observatory, located at the South Pole in Antarctica. See article.

UW-Platteville’s shuttle bus service off to successful start – The university reports that the service has provided more than 8,000 rides so far – Jan. 25, 2013
—The University of Wisconsin-Platteville’s shuttle bus service, which began last fall, is off to a successful start in its first four months of operation. See article.

Funds to aid police departments in Grant County – Federal grant will help ‘modernize’ management system for crime records  - Jan. 31, 2013
—The University of Wisconsin-Platteville Police Department is sharing a $128,000 federal grant with seven Grant County law enforcement agencies. See article.

'Like 4 or 5 holidays wrapped into 1' - Festival at University of Wisconsin-Platteville celebrates the Chinese Lunar New Year - Feb. 4, 2013
—An event Sunday combined Christmas with a birthday party and New Year’s Day with a family reunion – and had nothing to do with either the Ravens or 49ers. See article.

Remembering MLK’s ‘dream’ – UW-Platteville professor also highlights 2 other men who played key roles in organizing the march - Feb. 7, 2013
—Although the 1963 March on Washington was made famous by Martin Luther King Jr.'s "I have a Dream" speech, the historic event would not have occurred without the efforts of two other African-American men. See article.

UW-Platteville student first to take over UW Twitter account - Feb. 12, 2013
—University of Wisconsin-Platteville student Jamie Procarione is the first individual from the 13 four-year UW institutions to take over the UW System's Twitter account. See article.

Heartland to return, auditions schedule - Feb. 14, 2013
—After a summer off in 2012 for facility renovations, the Heartland Festival at the University of Wisconsin-Platteville will return for its 12th season. See article.

UW-Platteville director bares some details about Nearly Naked Run - Feb. 19, 2013
—Kim Schmelz shivers at the thought of Thursday's weather forecast for the University of Wisconsin-Platteville's inaugural Nearly Naked Run. See article.

Nearly Naked Run draws big response - Feb. 26, 2013
—The inaugural Nearly Naked Run on the University of Wisconsin-Platteville campus attracted 100 participants on Feb. 21, most of them students, as well as a team of alumni. See article.

Early Wisconsin huts topic of UW-Platteville event - Feb. 26, 2013
—"Badger Huts and Other Early Housing in the Lead Mine District" is the topic of a presentation Sunday, March 3 at the Rollo Jamison Museum, 405 E. Main St. See article.

UW-Platteville a finalist in broadcasting contest - March 2, 2013
—TV-5, the University of Wisconsin-Platteville's video production organization, is a finalist in the National Broadcasting Society's annual production competition. See article.

Professor publishes 4th textbook - March 3, 2013
—For Aric Dutelle, "CSI" isn't just a TV show. It's the University of Wisconsin-Platteville associate professor's life work, and the topic of his fourth textbook, "An Introduction to Crime Scene Investigation, Second Edition." See article.

Former CIA agent to speak at UW-Platteville - March 5, 2013
—A former CIA agent who found herself in the middle of a 2003 political firestorm will serve as the University of Wisconsin-Platteville's distinguished lecturer next month. See article.

UW-Platteville chooses Campus Read book - March 10, 2013
—Last year, the University of Wisconsin-Platteville implemented Campus Read, a program designed to get students and faculty on campus engaged in reading a book that provokes thoughtful discussion and reflection. See article.

UW-Platteville blood drive breaks record for number of pints - March 10, 2013
—The University of Wisconsin-Platteville's recently concluded and final American Red Cross  three-day blood drive of the academic year yielded 806 pints, breaking UW-P's spring record of 755 pints donated last spring. See article. 

Ambassador with Dubuque ties coming to UW-Platteville - March 15, 2013
—A west Africa ambassador with Dubuque ties is visiting the University of Wisconsin-Platteville. See article.

UW-Platteville program receives $45,000 grant - March 19, 2013
—The Wisconsin Office of Justice Assistance recently awarded a $45,000 grant to the University of Wisconsin-Platteville's forensic investigation program. See article.

Lancaster woman among three UW-Platteville finalists for Alice in Dairyland post - March 28, 2013
—a Lancaster woman is one of four finalists for the 66th Alice in Dariyland, the state's agricultural ambassador. She and two other finalists are University of Wisconsin-Platteville graduates. See article.

UW-Platteville Rocketry Team readies for April event - March 28, 2013
—The UW-Platteville Rocketry Team will take to the skies Saturday, April 6, at the Milwaukee School of Engineering and Richard Bong State Park outside of Brighton to test fly its self-designed rocket in the Collegiate Rocket Launch Competition. See article. 

UW-Platteville lecturer's album reaches No. 1 - March 29, 2013
—"Escape Is Not A Place," an album by Stephen Shepherd, a singer-songwriter and English lecturer at the University of Wisconsin-Platteville, has peaked at No. 1 on the Top 50 U.S. Roots Music Internet Radio Airplay Chart in the True Country category. See article.

Platteville looks to avoid confusion over parks - April 1, 2013
—While the city of Platteville ponders changing the name of the downtown City Park to either Veterans Park or Veterans Memorial Park, there's already a park in town that memorializes veterans. See article. 

Plame Wilson discusses Iraq War, political fallout - April 18, 2013
—It's been 10 years, but Valerie Plame Wilson said she will never forget the chaos brought upon her family by the George W. Bush administration. See article.

Speaker: North Korea a world threat - April 23, 2013
—Five major world powers have labeled Iran and North Korea as "serious challenges" to the world's nuclear security, saying they have defied U.N. sanctions. See article.

Platteville: Suzanne Traxler joins UW-P administration - April 23, 2013
—Suzanne Traxler, who has spent the past 23 years supporting information technology in higher education, is the new assistant vice chancellor for information technology and chief information officer at the University of Wisconsin-Platteville. See article.

Fallen to be remembered in tribute at UW-Platteville - April 26, 2013
—Jesse Grindey, of Hazel Green, Jakob Roelli, of Darlington, and Christopher Splinter, of Platteville, are among 128 Wisconsinites honored by Remembering our Fallen, a photographic traveling tribute of those who gave their lives in service of their country since Sept. 11, 2001. See article.

Toil for a better soil - May 5, 2013
—Working on his family's 75-cow dairy farm near Brodhead, Jordan Riemer always keeps his eyes and ears open for all things green. See article.

UW-Platteville top state recycling school - May 7, 2013
—The University of Wisconsin-Platteville's colors are orange and blue. For an eight-week period earlier this spring, they could have been green. See article.

Room honors late professor emeritus - May 18, 2013
—From the time he arrived at the Wisconsin State Teachers College at Platteville in 1949, Tom Hendrickson made his mark on the university. See article.

T-shirts become art for UW-Platteville building - May 20, 2013
—Students at the University of Wisconsin-Platteville are making art from old T-shirts. See article.

UW-Platteville promotes Joanne Wilson to assistant chancellor for academic affairs - May 28, 2013
—Joanne Wilson is the new assistant vice chancellor for academic affairs at the University of Wisconsin-Platteville, effective Saturday, June 1. See article.

2012 UW-Platteville graduate earns prestigious award - May 28, 2013
—Lisa Repp, a 2012 graduate of the University of Wisconsin-Platteville's online master's degree in project management, has earned the prestigious 2013 North American James R. Snyder International Student Paper of the Year Award. See article.

UW-Platteville concrete canoe team wins regional competition, advances to nationals - May 28, 2013
—The University of Wisconsin-Platteville's concrete canoe team won the recent Midwest Conference regional competition in Mankato, Minn. See article.

Students create an app for UW-Platteville information - June 3, 2013
—University of Wisconsin-Platteville software engineering students worked to create a UW-Platteville smartphone app for their senior capstone project. See article. 

Platteville: UW-Platteville's Children's Center receives 5-star rating - June 4, 2013
—The University of Wisconsin-Platteville Children's Center has met the highest level of quality standards and received a five-star rating through the Youngstar program, a state organization with the Department of Children and Families. See article. 

Adrienne Jones: Justice Scalia and Section 5 of the Voting Rights Act of 2006 - June 9, 2013
—This month, the U.S. Supreme Court will issue its decision in Shelby v. Holder, on the constitutionality of Section 5 of the Voting Rights Act, the section that forces certain "covered" states to have voting law changes reviewed by the Department of Justice for approval or "pre-clearance." See article. 

UW-Platteville student named to Wisconsin System Board of Regents - June 11, 2013
—Gov. Scott Walker announced the appointment of University of Wisconsin-Platteville junior Joshua Inglett to the UW System Board of Regents today. See article.

UW-Platteville College for Kids helps students think outside the toolbox - July 9, 2013
—A battle broke out in the University of Wisconsin-Platteville's Boebel Hall early Monday afternoon. See article. 

UW-Platteville residence hall receives sustainability award - July 9, 2013
—The University of Wisconsin-Platteville's Rountree Commons residence hall was awarded the Platinum GreenStone Sustainability Award from Capstone On-Campus Management. See article.

Platteville: Website says UW-Platteville's online master's in engineering affordable - July 30, 2013
—The University of Wisconsin-Platteville is among the top schools in the nation for an affordable online master's degree in engineering, according to, a consumer group that publishes online university rankings. See article.

Teens work the crime scene: High school students learn investigative techniques at UW-Platteville Forensic Science Camp - July 31, 2013
—CSI-Platteville began Tuesday with an extensive investigation near the University of Wisconsin-Platteville Pioneer Farm. See article.

Students take 2nd place at manufacturing competition - Aug. 6, 2013
—A team of University of Wisconsin-Platteville students in the spring Manufacturing Processes class fared well at a national competition. See article.

Platteville: UW-Platteville ranks high for return on investment - Aug. 13, 2013
—The University of Wisconsin-Platteville ranks among the top of Wisconsin's four-year public and private colleges and universities when it comes to return on investment. See article.

UW-Platteville student joins UW System Board of Regents - Aug. 17, 2013
—A University of Wisconsin-Platteville student is the newest member of the University of Wisconsin System Board of Regents. See article.

Bridgeway Commons will be ready for students - Aug. 20, 2013
—Bridgeway Commons, the newest residence hall on the University of Wisconsin-Platteville campus, will be ready when students return for the fall semester. See article.

Sunflower tour blooms in Platteville - Aug. 22, 2013
—Sunflower production and the by-products will be examined on a tour at 4 p.m. Monday, Aug. 26, in Platteville. See article.

Concert preview Chris Cagle, Jason Michael Carroll and Scarletta - Aug. 23, 2013
—Performances will be part of a weekend of Welcome Weekend events for returning students. See article.

The rising sunflower - Aug. 27, 2013
—Birds like sunflowers, and the hope is tri-state-area farmers will too - as another for-profit crop. See article.

UW-Platteville at forefront in Brazilian program - Aug. 30, 2013
—First Asia, now South America - the University of Wisconsin-Platteville is increasing its global footprint. See article.

Bridgeway Commons opens whole new set of options at UW-Platteville - Aug. 30, 2013
—University of Wisconsin-Platteville soccer player Michael Prudisch gives a thumbs-up to Bridgeway Commons' Stations Dining Hall. See article.

UW-Platteville, NICC reach articulation agreement - Sept. 1, 2013
—Top administrators at the University of Wisconsin-Platteville and Northeast Iowa Community College recently signed an articulation agreement that will allow early childhood program class credits from NICC to transfer to UW-P. See article.

UW-Platteville technology team receives $2,000 grant - Sept. 3, 2013
—The For Inspiration and Recognition of Sciences and Technology Robotics team at the University of Wisconsin-Platteville has received a $2,000 grant from Alliant Energy. See article.

The two faces of health care reform - Sept. 6, 2013
—Federal health care reform is here. See article.

Statue made at UW-Platteville will be honored - Sept. 10, 2013
—A statue made at the University of Wisconsin-Platteville 25 years ago in tribute to those who fought in the Vietnam War will be honored. See article.

Good food means 'Our Survival' - Sept. 13, 2013
—On his drive to Platteville from the Milwaukee area Thursday morning, Will Allen noticed most of the farm fields were devoted to growing corn and soybeans. He wasn't impressed. See article.

Artists make quick work of their projects during Art Slam - Sept. 24, 2013
—Art Slam at Voices from the Warehouse District was a bit like a moving painting Saturday night. See article.

Telethon will benefit Wisconsin Badger Camp - Oct. 22, 2013
—Southwest Wisconsin businesses, Wisconsin Badger Camp and the University of Wisconsin-Platteville are preparing for the 2013 UW-P Christmas Telethon in support of Wisconsin Badger Camp. See article.

UW-Platteville mediation team wins double championship - Oct. 22, 2013
—The University of Wisconsin-Platteville mediation team won a double championship at the 12th annual Peacemaker Challenge Intercollegiate Mediation Tournament recently at UW-P's Markee Pioneer Student Center. See article.

UW-Platteville band, wind ensemble will perform Oct. 29 - Oct. 23, 2013
—The University of Wisconsin-Platteville Symphony Band and Symphonic Wind Ensemble will perform together at the second annual Band Exravaganza concert at 7:30 p.m. Tuesday, Oct. 29, in the Richard and Helen Brodbeck Concert Hall, Center for the Arts. See article.

UW-Platteville chancellor named to board of national association - Oct. 29, 2013
—The chancellor of the University of Wisconsin-Platteville recently joined the board of a prominent college and university association. See article.

'Octubaween' planned for UW-Platteville tonight - Oct. 31, 2013
—The University of Wisconsin-Platteville Department of Performing and Visual Arts' music program will host "Octubaween" at 7:30 tonight, at the Center for the Arts. See article.

Check out Double Reed Day Saturday - Oct. 31, 2013
—The University of Wisconsin-Platteville Department of Performing and Visual Arts will host Double Reed Day from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Saturday, Nov. 2, at the Center for the Arts. Registration will begin at 9 a.m. See article.

Celebrate the new Steinway at UW-Platteville - Nov. 1, 2013
—To celebrate and display its new Steinway "D" conert piano, the University of Wisconsin-Platteville Department of Performing and Visual Arts will host the Steinway Gala from 3 to 4:30 p.m. Sunday, Nov. 3, at the Center for the Arts. Tickets are $10 for general admission and $5 for students. See article.

Concert preview: Trombone Shorty and Orleans Avenue - Nov. 5, 2013
—Concert: Trombone Shorty and Orleans Avenue. See article.

UW-Platteville student wins award for painting - Nov. 7, 2013
—Robert Jinkins, senior fine arts major at the University of Wisconsin-Platteville, received the Joseph E. Burk award from the 2013 annual Wisconsin Regional Art Association. See article.

UW-Platteville to host play, film about AIDS epidemic - Nov. 12, 2013
—The University of Wisconsin-Platteville will host a play and a film about the AIDS epidemic. See article.

UW-Platteville designated as military friendly - Nov. 12, 2013
—The University of Wisconsin-Platteville, with 35 years of experience in distance education, has been named to the Military Friendly Schools list by Victory Media Inc. See article.

UW-Platteville symphonic group will give concert Monday - Nov. 13, 2013
—The University of Wisconsin-Platteville's Symphonic Wind Ensemble will perform in concert at 7:30 p.m. Monday, Nov. 18, in the Richard and Helen Brodbeck Concert Hall, Center for the Arts. See article.

Event Preview: The Ultra Lounge - Nov. 14, 2013
—Concert: "The Ultra Lounge Show," part of the University of Wisconsin-Platteville's Performing Art Series. See article.

UW-Platteville choirs to perform on Nov. 17 - Nov. 14, 2013
—The University of Wisconsin-Platteville's choirs will perform at 3 p.m. Sunday Nov. 17, at the Richard and Helen Brodbeck Concert Hall in the Center for the Arts on the UW-P campus. See article.

UW-Platteville students volunteer at community arboretum - Nov. 19, 2013
—University of Wisconsin-Platteville students, including 14 members of the Alpha Gamma Rho fraternity, recently volunteered for service at the Platteville Community Arboretum. See article.

Workshop on poetry planned - Nov. 26, 2013
—Kara Candito, assistant professor of creative writing and English literature at the University of Wisconsin-Platteville, will host a poetry workshop, "Revision and Reimagination," at Shake Rag Alley Center for the Arts in Mineral Point, from 6-8:30 p.m. Monday, Dec. 2. See article.

Record participation, increasing diversity-FFA's growing appeal - Dec. 15, 2013
—In Matt Lansing's agriculture education classroom on the Western Dubuque High School campus, vegetables grow under a bright sun lamp and small tilapia swim in a large tank. See article.

UW-Platteville assistant chancellor tapped to lead state group - Dec. 17, 2013
—A University of Wisconsin-Platteville assistant chancellor for admission and enrollment services recently was named the president-elect of the Wisconsin Association of Collegiate Registrars and Admission Officers. See article.

UW-Platteville photography show ends today - Dec. 20, 2013
—The last day to view an exhibit by the University of Wisconsin-Platteville's Photography III class is today. The exhibit is in the Nohr Gallery in Ullsvik Hall. See article.

UW-Platteville crops team places second in recent contests - Dec. 22, 2013
—The University of Wisconsin-Platteville collegiate crops team placed second in the Kansas City, Kan., and Chicago collegiate crops contests. See article.

Platteville: UW-Platteville School of Business designation approved - Dec. 24, 2013
—The University of Wisconsin-Platteville has officially declared a new School of Business. See article.

Return to Top


UW-Platteville draft hopeful Ryan McWhethy - April 24, 2013

—Former UW-Platteville football player might be the best non-Badger hopeful to be taken in the 2013 NFL Draft. Here's our conversation with Ryan at last month's UW Pro Day. See article.

Return to Top


'Doc' Tietze met stars throughout his career - July 27, 2013
—It was just what the doctor ordered. Back in 1962, when "Doc" Tietze was director of bands at the University of Wisconsin-Platteville, he had the opportunity to direct the swing band while trumpeter Doc Severinsen sat in as guest soloist. See article.

Return to Top

Footer Anchor