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UW-P professor will assess market for baby ginger - Telegraph Herald, Jan. 26, 2017
–Ginger, a pungent, specialty crop traditionally cultivated in tropical climates such as India and Thailand, is finding root in southwest Wisconsin. See article.
Students' research on bee populations at UW-Platteville the latest buzz - Telegraph Herald, May 15, 2017
–Twenty-four thousand new residents are buzzing about the University of Wisconsin-Platteville campus, but they aren’t freshmen. See article.
New college graduates prepare for life after academia - Telegraph Herald, Jan. 18, 2017
–The transition from college to life after graduation has led to big changes for Hannah Hitzeroth. See article.
Students tapped to help Department of Corrections - Telegraph Herald, Jan. 18, 2017
—Four University of Wisconsin-Platteville theater majors recently put their acting skills to the test. See article.
3 UWP faculty receive research grants to help economic development - Telegraph Herald, June 6, 2017
—The WiSys Technology Foundation has awarded University of Wisconsin-Platteville faculty three applied research grants totaling about $128,000. See article.
College Athletics: UW-Platteville hires Ealy as A.D. - Telegraph Herald, June 6, 2017
—Shannon Ealy will be bringing major-college administrative experience home with him to the University of Wisconsin-Platteville. See article.
Grant will set up student emergency aid program at UW-P - Telegraph Herald, June 27, 2017
—Great Lakes Higher Education Corp. & Affiliates recently awarded a $420,000 grant to University of Wisconsin- Platteville to operate and maintain a student emergency aid program, according to a press release. See article.
Kids on campus: UW-P turns to grazing goats in Memorial Park - Telegraph Herald, July 14, 2017
—The newest land management workers at University of Wisconsin-Platteville each have four legs, hooves and voracious appetites. See article.
UW-P faculty raise more than $10,000 for music scholarships - Telegraph Herald, July 25, 2017
—The University of Wisconsin-Platteville Department of Performing and Visual Arts faculty raised more than $10,000 for music scholarships at the fifth annual Swinging for Scholarships golf outing and social at Platteville Golf and Country Club. See article.
Return of UW-Platteville 'Hustle' to establish scholarship in memory of alumni killed in crash - Telegraph Herald, July 30, 2017
—The return of a time-honored homecoming event will serve as an athletic tribute to a pair of University of Wisconsin-Platteville alumni. See article.
UW-P rolling out student success platform - Telegraph Herald, July 31, 2017
—Staff at the University of Wisconsin-Platteville are rolling out a new student-success platform this fall that university leaders hope will increase student retention, reduce time to graduation and maintain student enrollment. See article.
Statz wins state competition - Baraboo News Republic, Aug. 2, 2017
—Leah Statz, a Sauk City native and University of Wisconsin-Platteville student majoring in animal science, was named the WiSys Quick Pitch state champion at WiSys’ Wisconsin Science and Technology Symposium Quick Pitch State Final on July 25. See article.
Black graduates of UW-Platteville to return this weekend for reunion - Telegraph Herald, Aug. 11, 2017
—A group of black former students of the University of Wisconsin-Platteville will return to their alma mater this weekend many decades after commencement. See article.
Scholarship dollars at 'record high' at UWP - Telegraph Herald, Aug. 15, 2017
—University of Wisconsin-Platteville awarded a “record high” amount of scholarship dollars — nearly $1 million — during the 2017 fiscal year, according to a press release. See article.
Gaming skills often translate to the workplace - Telegraph Herald, Aug. 28, 2017
—Gamers of all stripes are experiencing a Renaissance. See article.
New look garnering national attention: Sports Illustrated highlights UW-P football uniforms - Telegraph Herald, Aug. 28, 2017
—The new uniforms for the University of Wisconsin-Platteville football team are garnering national attention. See article.
Two UWP projects – totaling nearly $80 million – backed by state budget committee - Telegraph Herald, Aug. 29, 2017
—The Wisconsin state budget-writing committee has allocated dollars for two University of Wisconsin-Platteville building projects in the 2017-19 biennium. See article.
Business and the Triple Bottom Line - Platteville Journal, Aug. 30, 2017
—The concept of “sustainability” has become a relative buzzword in today’s society, but what it really means to be “sustainable” is up for debate. See article.
UW-Platteville Students Receive UW System Award - Platteville Journal, Aug. 30, 2017
—UW–Platteville students Avamarie Brueggeman and David Ababio received the 2017–18 UW System Alliant Energy/Erroll B. Davis, Jr. Achievement Award. See article.
State Budget Panel OKs UWP Projects - Platteville Journal, Aug. 30, 2017
—The week before students resume or begin classes at UW–Platteville, their educational institution got big news Monday. See article.
'Ninja' contestant to UW-P students: 'Courage is acting in spite of fear' - Telegraph Herald, Sept. 3, 2017
—Hoan Do told students he thought his appearance on the NBC-TV reality show, “American Ninja Warrior,” had ended before it began. See article.
Wisconsin governor affirms support for university projects during Platteville visit - Telegraph Herald, Sept. 6, 2017
—Funding for two University of Wisconsin-Platteville building projects is all but guaranteed, according to state lawmakers. See article.
Walker: State Budget Will have UWP Building Projects, and he'll Sign It – Platteville Journal, Sept. 6, 2017
—Gov. Scott Walker said Tuesday morning he was “very confident” that two UW–Platteville building projects approved by the Legislature’s Joint Finance Committee last week will be in the final 2017–19 state budget, and he will sign the budget with those projects included. See article.
Tri-state students turn to cyperspace to share overseas experiences - Telegraph Herald - Sept. 10, 2017
—With names such as “Adventures of Aim 10,” “Seven Weeks in an Exotic Land” and “Sy Crosses the Pond,” blogs by area college students studying abroad have served several purposes. See article.
Shields: More than ever, college worthwhile - Telegraph Herald - Sept. 17, 2017
—I’m worried. Just as it becomes clearer that our workforce needs more people with education beyond high school, there is evidence that a rising share of our society is losing faith in the value of higher education. See article.
UW-Platteville career fair a chance for students to connect with employers - Telegraph Herald - Sept. 28, 2017
–Within five minutes of the doors opening, nearly 200 students filed into the University of Wisconsin-Platteville’s fall career fair Wednesday. See article.
Jacqueline Hunter to present: Black to Nature: Redefining the African American Experience in The Great Outdoors - Telegraph Herald - Oct. 9, 2017
—Jacqueline Hunter, coordinator for pre-college programs at the University of Wisconsin-Platteville, will present “Black to Nature: Redefining the African American Experience in The Great Outdoors” at 6 p.m. Tuesday, Oct. 10, at the University of Dubuque, Charles and Romona Myers Teaching Center, room 146. See article.
UW-P Homecoming weekend full of activities - Telegraph Herald - Oct. 10, 2017
—The University of Wisconsin-Platteville will host its annual homecoming weekend celebration Oct. 13 and 14. See article.
UW-P Lecture hall to be re-dedicated - Telegraph Herald - Oct. 10, 2017
—The Thomas B. Lundeen Lecture Hall at the University of Wisconsin-Platteville will be rededicated at 1 p.m. Friday, Oct. 13, according to a press release. See article.
UW-P Band Extravaganza set for Oct. 17 - Telegraph Herald - Oct. 10, 2017
—In an annual tradition since 2012, more than 150 University of Wisconsin-Platteville students will perform in the seventh Band Extravaganza concert at 7:30 p.m. Tuesday, Oct. 17, in the Brodbeck Concert Hall, Center for the Arts. See article.
UW-P Scientist reaches for stars in developing special plastic coating for NASA - Telegraph Herald - Oct. 16, 2017
—A special plastic coating being developed by a University of Wisconsin-Platteville chemistry professor might help astronomers detect Earth-size planets orbiting distant stars. See article.
Country spirit: Composer and Dubuque native returns for bluegrass mass - Telegraph Herald - Oct. 19, 2017
—It has been 68 years since Carol Barnett has visited Dubuque — the city where she was born to two Minnesotan transplants, who briefly made a home in the area due to her father’s teaching profession. See article.
UW-P students practice Spanish on the farm - Telegraph Herald - Oct. 24, 2017
—About 40 University of Wisconsin-Platteville students who are members of the Pioneer Dairy Club practiced their Spanish recently at a special business meeting at Cottonwood Dairy in Wiota. See article.
Forum to feature the work of William Faulkner - Telegraph Herald - Oct. 24, 2017
—Pip Gordon, assistant professor of English at the University of Wisconsin-Platteville, will explore the continued relevancy of Faulkner’s writing at a faculty forum, “Geography as Metaphor in the Novels of William Faulkner,” from 5 to 6:30 p.m. Thursday, Nov. 2, at Doudna Hall, One University Plaza, room 136. See article.
UWP health care summit seeks solutions for rural health care needs - Telegraph Herald - Nov. 9, 2017
—University of Wisconsin-Platteville student Cole McDonald hopes to become a physician and practice in a rural setting. See article.
Symphonic Wind Ensemble to perform fall concert Nov. 30 - Telegraph Herald - Nov. 22, 2017
—The University of Wisconsin-Platteville’s Symphonic Wind Ensemble will perform its fall concert at 7:30 p.m. Thursday, Nov. 30, at the UW-P Center for the Arts, in Broadbeck Concert Hall. See article.
UW-P Symphony Band to perform Dec. 6 - Telegraph Herald - Nov. 22, 2017
—The University of Wisconsin-Platteville’s Symphony Band will perform a concert at 7:30 p.m. Wednesday, Dec. 6, at the Center for the Arts. See article.
Works of more than 40 UW-P students displayed - Telegraph Herald - Nov. 30, 2017
—The works of more than 40 students from the University of Wisconsin-Platteville Department of Performing and Visual Arts’ art program will be featured in the second annual “November Show” student art exhibition, is open through Friday, Dec. 15, in the art building at UW-P. See article.
More than $28,000 raised for scholarship in memory of 2 UW-P graduates - Telegraph Herald - Dec. 3, 2017
—An October event raised more than $8,000 to establish a scholarship fund in memory of two University of Wisconsin-Platteville alumni. See article.