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Fairchild named as 'Director Who Makes a Difference'

G. Daniel Fairchild, professor of music at UW-Platteville, was recently selected by School Band and Orchestra Magazine to represent the state of Wisconsin as one of “50 Directors Who Make a Difference.” Read more...

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Students engage children in reading activities

Twenty-four UW-Platteville elementary education students recently conducted a variety of reading activities for approximately 100 elementary school students and their families at Reading Night at Southwestern Elementary School in Hazel Green, Wisconsin. Read more...

Becky Fernette

Pioneer Spotlight: Becky Fernette

This week's Pioneer Spotlight is Becky Fernette, lecturer of psychology. Read more...

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Education majors assist students with special needs

Students enrolled in Strategies for Effective Inclusion, taught by Dr. Rea Kirk, professor of special education at UW-Platteville, recently had the opportunity to work with students with disabilities at Willowglen Academy in Freeport, Illinois. Read more...

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199th Commencement to be held Dec. 16

On Saturday, Dec. 16, the University of Wisconsin-Platteville will host its 199th commencement ceremony in the Williams Fieldhouse, with more than 750 candidates. Read more...

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Students conduct victim impact programming

Recently, 18 UW-Platteville criminal justice and forensic investigation students helped facilitate three sessions of victim impact programming for 50 inmates at Prairie du Chien Correctional Institution in Prairie du Chien, Wisconsin. Read more...

Alexandra Mines and Stephanie Prochaska

Students connect Eastern religions to their lives

Stephanie Prochaska, a senior double majoring in Spanish and international studies, and Alexandra Mines, a senior chemistry major with an emphasis in criminalistics-DNA, recently helped raise student awareness about how their chosen topics for a short essay illustrated Hinduism, Buddhism and Islam. Read more...

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Art students to display best works in exhibition

The works of more than 40 students from the UW-Platteville Department of Performing and Visual Arts’ art program will be featured in the second annual “November Show” student art exhibition, to be held Wednesday, Nov. 29-Friday, Dec. 15 in the Art Building at UW-Platteville. Read more...

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Pioneer Spotlight: Dr. Scott Ringgenberg

Dr. Scott Ringgenberg has had a lifetime interest in sports and competition as well as a desire to help people become stronger and healthier. As associate professor of health and human performance at UW-Platteville, he now has the opportunity to pursue these passions and inspire students to do the same. Read more...

Holiday Gala

UW-Platteville to host Holiday Gala Dec. 8 and 9

UW-Platteville’s Department of Performing and Visual Arts will host its 22nd annual Holiday Gala on Friday, Dec. 8 and Saturday, Dec. 9 in the Brodbeck Concert Hall, Center for the Arts, at 7:30 p.m. Read more...


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