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Spring 2018 commencement ceremony

UW-Platteville to celebrate 201st commencement

UW-Platteville will celebrate its 201st commencement on Saturday, Dec. 15 in the Williams Fieldhouse. Read more...

Dr. Regina Nelson

Pioneer Spotlight: Dr. Regina Nelson

Throughout the years Dr. Regina Nelson has worked at UW-Platteville, she has connected many people across campus with resources and technology to improve teaching and student learning. Read more...

November Show

News and Highlights - Dec. 7, 2018

The works of more than 40 students are featured in the Department of Performing and Visual Art's third annual November show, which runs through Dec. 14. Read more about the exhibition, and other news and highlights from the week. Read more...

Emily Meinnert

Valedictorian works towards Doctor of Physical Therapy degree

Emily Meinnert, a biology major with a pre-physical therapy emphasis, is working toward her longtime goal of being a physical therapist thanks to a partnership between UW-Platteville and Clarke University. Read more...

2018 Senior Design Open House

UW-Platteville to host senior design open house

UW-Platteville will host its Mechanical and Industrial Engineering Senior Design Open House on Wednesday, Dec. 19 at the Markee Pioneer Student Center. Nearly 100 students from the College of Engineering, Mathematics and Science are participating in the event. Read more...

UW-Platteville winter campus

Forum to discuss tariffs, trade and Trump

On Tuesday, Dec. 4, the School of Business will present a faculty forum, “Tariffs, Trade and Trump,” in Doudna 136 from 5-6:30 p.m. Read more...

solar panels

Grant supports international experience in renewable energy

Students from UW-Platteville and Universidad Nacional de Mar del Plata, in Argentina, will partake in an international exchange to share ideas on renewable energy topics. Read more...

Allison Faehling standing on Lambeau Field

Faehling interns with Green Bay Packers

This past summer, Allison Faehling found a way to combine her education and her love of sports. The junior environmental horticulture and soil and crop science major had the opportunity to intern with the Green Bay Packers’ turf department, getting her foot in the door to what she hopes to be her future career. Read more...

Dr. Bob Demaree conducting

Demaree honored with Morris D. Hayes Award

UW-Platteville Professor of Music and Director of Choral Activities Dr. Bob Demaree has been awarded the Wisconsin Choral Directors Association’s Morris D. Hayes Award. Read more...

Austin Polebitski working with students in a lab

Pioneer Spotlight: Dr. Austin Polebitski

Dr. Austin Polebitski, associate professor of civil and environmental engineering, helps students to be engaged in hands-on opportunities and stresses the importance of incorporating meaningful experiences for student growth. Read more...

Daniel Leitch and Chuan Tian

News and Highlights - Nov. 30, 2018

Dr. Daniel Leitch and visiting professor Chuan Tian recently collaborated on a book chapter, “Cultural Adaptation of Ethnic Minority Villagers in China’s Enshi Prefecture.” Read more about this and other recent faculty accomplishments and program recognitions. Read more...

Alexandria Loy

For one graduating Pioneer, UW-Platteville runs in the family

More than 425 candidates will walk across the stage on Dec. 15 during the 201st commencement ceremony, but for one particular student the occasion will also celebrate a special connection to the past. Alexandria Loy will be graduating from UW-Platteville exactly 100 years after her great-grandmother did. Read more...

Campus

Students recognized for academic excellence, inducted into national honor society

Thirty-six UW-Platteville students were recently inducted into Phi Kappa Phi, an honor society that recognizes academic achievement of top students in all majors. Read more...

Crops team group photo

Collegiate Crops Team places fifth nationally

In a recent competition, the UW-Platteville Collegiate Crops Team placed fifth in both the Kansas City National Contest and Chicago National Contest. Read more...

Ullsvik Hall

Continuing Education Institute to host community course on hearing loss, featuring national spokesperson

On Tuesday, Nov. 27 the Continuing Education Institute is coordinating a community enrichment class titled, “If You’d Stop Mumbling, I Would Hear Just Fine!” The class instructor is Dr. Juliette Sterkens, a National Spokesperson for the Hearing Loss Association of America. Read more...

Food Pantry

Students sleep out for hunger, homelessness

Two University of Wisconsin-Platteville students, Haley Jahnel and Kyle Feltes, slept outside on the west lawn of the Markee Pioneer Student Center in 20 degree temperatures on Thursday, Nov. 15 for the Sleep Out for Hunger and Homelessness Awareness event. Read more...

Dr. Lewis/Dr. Tesdahl

UW-Platteville and Grant County Historical Society collaborate to preserve local history

The University of Wisconsin-Platteville’s Department of History is excited to begin collaborating with Dr. Rachel Lewis, the new director of the Grant County Historical Society in Lancaster, Wisconsin, and the lead interpreter at Pendarvis Historic Site in Mineral Point, Wisconsin.  Read more...

Hamlet rehearsal

Pioneer Players take on 'Hamlet'

The Department of Performing and Visual Arts-Theatre and Pioneer Players will present William Shakespeare’s masterpiece, “Hamlet.” Performances are Dec. 5 at 11 a.m., Dec. 5-8 at 7:30 p.m. and Dec. 9 at 2 p.m. Read more...

Tri-state conference

Psychology students present research at tri-state conference

Twelve University of Wisconsin-Platteville psychology students gained valuable communication, critical thinking and presentation skills by presenting their research at the Tri-State Undergraduate Psychology Research Conference. Read more...

Sign Dedication

Signs dedicated at branch campuses

The University of Wisconsin-Platteville formally dedicated the welcome signs at its new branch campuses in Baraboo and Richland Center Monday, Nov. 19, further cementing the partnership that was made official July 1. Read more...

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