Construction management students compete in national competition, place among top schoolsWritten By: Kristie Reynolds | Published On: May 31, 2023 | Featured in: Industrial Studies A team of construction management students recently traveled to Kissimmee, Florida, for the 2023 Construction Management Competition at the Associated Builders and Contractors Convention, where they competed against 21 other teams and took home fifth place.
Natarajan selected as Wisconsin Teaching FellowWritten By: Kristie Reynolds | Published On: May 30, 2023 | Featured in: STEM Dr. Ganapathy “Gana” Natarajan, assistant professor of mechanical and industrial engineering, was selected for the 2023-2024 Wisconsin Teaching Fellows and Scholars Program. He is one of two UW-Platteville faculty members selected for the UW System program this year.
Collaborative Physician Assistant program kicks off with cohort of 10 studentsWritten By: Alison Parkins | Published On: May 25, 2023 | Featured in: STEM UW-Platteville’s collaborative Master of Physician Assistant Studies program officially launched this week with an inaugural cohort of 10 students.
Ward marks his last year of teaching with planned gift to universityWritten By: Kristie Reynolds | Published On: May 22, 2023 | Featured in: Alumni, Agriculture & Dairy Forty-seven years after graduating from UW-Platteville, David Ward has continued to support the university in a number of ways, including teaching, creating a scholarship, and most recently, adding an estate gift to his plans.
Business students provide assistance to Honduran entrepreneursWritten By: Alison Parkins | Published On: May 15, 2023 | Featured in: International, Business & Leadership Teams of UW-Platteville business students were paired with clients in Honduras for their capstone project, giving them the unique opportunity to help under-resourced entrepreneurs, while navigating a different language and culture.
UW-Platteville’s 210th commencement celebrates class of 2023Written By: Alison Parkins | Published On: May 12, 2023 | Featured in: Campus & Community UW-Platteville celebrated its 210th commencement on May 13, recognizing more than 970 spring and summer degree candidates in three separate ceremonies.
Engineering students to showcase senior design projectsWritten By: Alison Parkins | Published On: May 11, 2023 | Featured in: STEM Engineering students will showcase their capstone Senior Design projects at the bi-annual Senior Design Open House on Wednesday, May 17. Open to the public, the event will be held in Busby and Sesquicentennial halls.
Ag-Water Nexus field trip explores water challenges, solutions in Southwest WisconsinWritten By: Alison Parkins | Published On: May 08, 2023 | Featured in: Agriculture & Dairy, STEM UW-Platteville recently hosted students from across the state for the second Wisconsin Agriculture-Water Nexus Network field trip, funded by the Freshwater Collaborative of Wisconsin, where students explored critical issues related to the connections between agriculture and water management.
Performing and Visual Arts presents inaugural wearable art runway showWritten By: Alison Parkins | Published On: May 05, 2023 | Featured in: Arts & Culture Department of Preforming and Visual Arts will present its inaugural "Project RunAway: Wearable Art in Motion” on Tuesday, May 9.
Project Management master’s program named nation’s top value for third straight yearWritten By: Stephen Kelley | Published On: May 03, 2023 | Featured in: Distance Education, Graduate Studies, Press Release For the third straight year, the UW-Platteville Master of Science in Project Management program has been named the nation's top value by GreatValueSchools.org. The rankings were based on several metrics, prioritizing yearly tuition and graduation rate.
UW-Platteville collaborates with John Deere to offer new, customized classWritten By: Kristie Reynolds | Published On: May 03, 2023 | Featured in: Corporate Relations, STEM The UW-Platteville College of Engineering, Mathematics and Science is collaborating with John Deere Dubuque Works for a unique opportunity, teaching a software engineering course to the company’s engineers on John Deere’s campus.
UW-Platteville, Madison College sign four new transfer agreementsWritten By: Mel Charbonneau, Madison College | Published On: May 02, 2023 | Featured in: Press Release, Business & Leadership, STEM Leadership from both institutions gathered at Madison College’s Truax campus to sign four new transfer agreements, a continuation of their partnership and commitment to making it easier for students to transfer from Madison College to UW-Platteville’s bachelor’s degree programs.
Campus and Community Choir to perform May 7 and 9Written By: John Christensen | Published On: May 02, 2023 | Featured in: Baraboo Sauk County
The Campus and Community Choir of UW-Platteville Baraboo Sauk County, under the direction of Deanna Horjus-Lang, will perform its Spring 2023 concert on Sunday, May 7 at 3 p.m., and Tuesday, May 9 at 7 p.m., at the First Congregational United Church of Christ Church in Baraboo.
UW-Platteville first to win VEX U world championship in back-to-back yearsWritten By: Kristie Reynolds | Published On: May 02, 2023 | Featured in: STEM The UW-Platteville Robotics Club’s VEX U team, WiscoBots, traveled to Dallas, Texas, to compete in the VEX Robotics World Championship April 27-29, where they won the VEX U College and University Competition and became the first team in VEX U history to win the world championship in back-to-back years.
UW-Platteville to celebrate graduating students at 210th commencementWritten By: Alison Parkins | Published On: May 02, 2023 | Featured in: Campus & Community UW-Platteville will hold its 210th commencement on Saturday, May 13. The College of BILSA ceremony begins at 9 a.m.; the College of EMS ceremony starts at 12:30 p.m.; and the College of LAE and associate and master’s degree candidates will be recognized at 4 p.m.
Students place seventh in North American Colleges and Teachers of Agriculture Judging ConferenceWritten By: Alison Parkins | Published On: Apr 28, 2023 | Featured in: Agriculture & Dairy The UW-Platteville Collegiate Crops Team took seventh place overall in the NACTA Judging Conference. UW-Platteville team members also placed individually at the contest.
Students take center stage in the annual Pioneer Players One Act FestivalWritten By: Ann Dillon Farrelly | Published On: Apr 27, 2023 | Featured in: Arts & Culture The Department of Performing and Visual Arts and Pioneer Players will conclude their theatre season with the annual One Act Festival: An Evening of Short Plays. The production opens on Thursday, May 4 and continues through Saturday, May 6.
Literary magazine Spirit Lake Review celebrates 20 yearsWritten By: Alison Parkins | Published On: Apr 27, 2023 | Featured in: Baraboo Sauk County, Humanities UW-Platteville will celebrate the 20th anniversary of the literary magazine Spirit Lake Review, with a launch party on Wednesday, May 3. The event is open to the public and will feature contributor readings, live music and visual art displays.
Wisconsin Veterans Summit coming May 3 to Baraboo Sauk County campusWritten By: John Christensen | Published On: Apr 27, 2023 | Featured in: Baraboo Sauk County, Veterans UW-Platteville Baraboo Sauk County will serve as host for the Central Wisconsin Veteran’s Summit, co-sponsored by the UW-Platteville School of Business and the Wisconsin Veterans Chamber of Commerce on Wednesday, May 3.
UW-Platteville, Southwest Tech sign transfer agreementsWritten By: Katie Glass, Southwest Wisconsin Technical College | Published On: Apr 26, 2023 | Featured in: Press Release UW-Platteville and Southwest Wisconsin Technical College signed a transfer agreement that supports students continuing their education at UW-Platteville after completing the two-year liberal arts associate of science and associate of arts degrees.
UW System honors Plexus for collaborations with UW-PlattevilleWritten By: Paul Erickson | Published On: Apr 26, 2023 | Featured in: Campus & Community, Press Release The University of Wisconsin System Board of Regents honored Plexus Corp. for its collaborations and contributions to the University of Wisconsin-Platteville Wednesday at the Markee Pioneer Student Center with the UW System Regents Business Partnership Award.
Evetovich chosen as UW-Platteville chancellorWritten By: UW System | Published On: Apr 25, 2023 | Featured in: Campus & Community, Chancellor Search Dr. Tammy K. Evetovich, interim Chancellor since June 1, 2022, has been named the 15th Chancellor of the University of Wisconsin–Platteville.
UW-Platteville students join undergrad researchers from across the country at annual conferenceWritten By: | Published On: Apr 24, 2023 | Featured in: Research Undergraduate researchers from around the country, including 18 students from UW-Platteville, converged on Eau Claire, Wisconsin, earlier this month for the National Conference on Undergraduate Research.
Baraboo Sauk County campus hosts CalcFest tournament for local math studentsWritten By: John Christensen | Published On: Apr 20, 2023 | Featured in: Baraboo Sauk County More than 70 area high school students from nine different high schools descended on the Baraboo Sauk County campus on April 19 to compete in the campus’ CalcFest, a gameshow-style competition that challenged students' skills and discernment on a range of calculus problems.
UW-Platteville named a 2023 U.S. Department of Education Green Ribbon SchoolWritten By: Alison Parkins | Published On: Apr 20, 2023 | Featured in: Campus & Community, Press Release UW-Platteville is among the 2023 U.S. Department of Education Green Ribbon Schools Postsecondary Sustainability Awardees, recognized for its innovative efforts to reduce environmental impact and utility costs, improve health and wellness and ensure effective sustainability education.
Foundation Board pledges to match up to $100,000 during upcoming Pioneers Day of GivingWritten By: Alison Parkins | Published On: Apr 19, 2023 | Featured in: Alumni, Press Release UW-Platteville will hold its Pioneers Day of Giving April 27-28, and members of the UW-Platteville Foundation Board of Directors have pledged to match any gift given throughout those two days, up to $100,000.
Baraboo Sauk County campus hosts open house for admitted studentsWritten By: John Christensen | Published On: Apr 18, 2023 | Featured in: Baraboo Sauk County More than 30 students had a chance to meet the faculty, staff and university leadership at UW-Platteville Baraboo Sauk County on April 17, as part of an open house for admitted students.
Summit focuses on rural health care needs, collaborationsWritten By: Alison Parkins | Published On: Apr 17, 2023 | Featured in: Biology, Campus & Community, STEM
The University of Wisconsin-Platteville hosted the third Tri-State Regional Health Care Summit on April 14, welcoming more than 70 major stakeholders in the region to discuss challenges and needs in rural health care. Co-sponsored by Scenic Rivers Wisconsin Area Health Education Center, the event was the third summit hosted by UW-Platteville in the past six years.
Women in criminal justice mentor program continues with hands-on eventWritten By: Alison Parkins | Published On: Apr 17, 2023 | Featured in: Law & Justice
Participants in the new University of Wisconsin Women in Criminal Justice (UW-WICJ) Mentoring Program attended a hands-on Law Enforcement Experience event last week, in Madison, Wisconsin. Sponsored by the City of Madison Police Department and Madison Community Policing Foundation, the event offered the student mentees and their mentors opportunities to participate in law enforcement scenarios together.
UW-Platteville to host event to celebrate female student veteransWritten By: Kristie Reynolds | Published On: Apr 14, 2023 | Featured in: Alumni, Press Release UW-Platteville will be celebrating female student veterans with the "I am Not Invisible" event, open to the public, on Tuesday, April 18.
UW-Platteville, Nicolet College partnership brings engineering bachelor’s degrees to the NorthwoodsWritten By: Terry Rutlin, Nicolet College | Published On: Apr 14, 2023 | Featured in: STEM UW-Platteville signed a new transfer agreement with Nicolet College, allowing students to begin their education there, before seamlessly transferring to the electrical, mechanical or industrial and systems engineering programs at UW-Platteville, while staying in the Northwoods region.
Spring play 'Unnecessary Farce' bringing big laughsWritten By: John Christensen | Published On: Apr 13, 2023 | Featured in: Baraboo Sauk County
The Theatre Department’s spring production of Paul Slade Smith’s “Unnecessary Farce” promises an evening of “pure entertainment,” according to director Damian Ernest, associate professor of theatre. The fast-moving comedy in the R.G. Brown Theater at UW-Platteville Baraboo Sauk County performs from April 21-24.