“12 Angry Jurors,” the fall play at UW-Platteville Baraboo Sauk County, takes the audience inside the tight space of a deliberation chamber, on the hottest day of summer, as a random set of men and women come together to decide a young man’s fate.
The University of Wisconsin-Platteville School of Education is partnering with the Darlington (Wisconsin) Community School District to help break down language barriers. The collaboration aims to give English as a Second Language students in the district access to higher education resources and opportunities through the university.
The University of Wisconsin-Platteville Collegiate Crops Team earned honors in the 89th annual National American Royal Kansas City Collegiate Crops Contest and the 94th annual National Chicago Collegiate Crops Contest earlier this month. This year, the team took third place overall in both, adding to a legacy of 50 years of excellence at the contests.
The College of Liberal Arts and Education Faculty Forum Series will continue on Thursday, Dec. 7 with “The Breach that Closes a College.” Dr. Dale Murray, professor of philosophy, will present a case study that explores ethical considerations for how to handle ransomware attacks on a college campus.
The Clay Club at UW-Platteville is hosting the fifth annual Platteville Empty Bowls and Chili Cook-Off competition event on Sunday, Nov. 19 from 11 a.m.-2 p.m. in the Platteville City Hall Senior Center. All proceeds from the event support the Platteville Food Pantry for those experiencing food insecurity.
Dr. Samir El-Omari, civil and environmental engineering professor, was recently awarded a prestigious Fulbright grant to teach and research at Nile University in Egypt, where he will continue his work in the field of sustainability.
More than 35 industry and academic leaders from greater Sauk County gathered at UW-Platteville Baraboo Sauk County for the second in a series of group meetings to target and expand the role of the campus with the area’s engineering enterprises.
The Collegiate Soils Team competed in the 66th annual Region 3 Collegiate Soils Contest, with UW-Platteville student Jackson Christenson scoring highest in the individual contest.
Nohr Gallery recently hosted an opening reception for the second annual Small Works Exhibition. This juried exhibition was open to all UW-Platteville students, faculty, staff, alumni and community members.
The UW-Platteville Department of Intercollegiate Athletics announced Wednesday an exclusive partnership with Southwest Health’s Orthopedic Institute and the Pioneer Sport Medicine and Sport Performance departments.
Two UW-Platteville students were honored yesterday at a ceremony in Madison, with the Alliant Energy Erroll B. Davis, Jr. Achievement Award. Seniors Favour Butterfield and Marcelo Garay received the award, which recognizes the outstanding academic and community-service efforts of students from traditionally underrepresented minority groups who are pursuing a degree in business or engineering at UW-Madison or UW-Platteville.
UW-Platteville recently hosted New York Times bestselling memoirist Ashley C. Ford as the 2023 Helios Program for Integrated Liberal Arts first-year speaker. More than 500 students attended the event to listen to Ford’s personal story of overcoming challenges growing up and attending college.
UW-Platteville is the recipient of a 2023 DRA Core Grant that will help sponsor a men’s basketball tip-off classic tournament on the UW-Platteville campus. The grant will award $25,000 per year, for the next three years.
Carrie Van Hallgren, assistant dean of UW-Platteville’s College of Liberal Arts and Education, was recently appointed by Wisconsin Governor Tony Evers to the board of Wisconsin Humanities.
The Department of Performing and Visual Arts-Theatre and Pioneer Players will open their 2023-24 season with Diana Son’s play “Stop Kiss.” Performances are Oct. 18 at 11 a.m., Oct. 18-21 at 7:30 p.m., and Oct. 22 at 2 p.m. in the Center for the Arts Theatre.
For more than eight decades, the iconic “M” on Platte Mound has not only served as a symbolic tribute to the university’s mining history, but also a cherished outdoor space, offering hiking trails and some of the best views in Southwest Wisconsin. Cade Klefstad, a senior at UW-Platteville, is leading initiatives to make sure it stays this way well into the future.
Women’s Volleyball at UW-Platteville Baraboo Sauk County started its season on the road Oct. 2, with a home opener scheduled for Monday, Oct. 9.
The University of Wisconsin-Platteville Foundation announces a generous gift from Chancellor Tammy Evetovich and her husband Mark Evetovich, which will establish an endowed fund to support general campus needs, benefiting students, faculty and staff for years to come.
For Lindsey Barnes, working at the Environmental Protection Agency was always a “dream job.” With a passion for the environment and a desire to make a meaningful impact, the junior from Cedar Rapids, Iowa set her sights on that future goal – never imagining she would achieve it two years before graduating college.
The 2023-24 College of Liberal Arts and Education Faculty Forum Series will kick off on Thursday, Oct. 5 with the topic “Vision: The Noblest of Senses?” Dr. Douglas Adams, assistant professor in the School of Education, will be presenting, with Dr. Hilton Kelly, dean of the College of LAE, and Dr. Claudine Pied, associate professor of sociology, responding.
Dr. Ganapathy Natarajan, associate professor of industrial engineering, is part of a team awarded a National Science Foundation grant to research ways to leverage the lived experiences of non-traditional engineering students in order to improve learning for all students in engineering classrooms.
UW-Platteville celebrated a new milestone in its longtime partnership with Plexus Corp. at last week's naming celebration event and ceremonial ribbon-cutting of the Plexus Women in STEM Center.
Connor Trempe enrolled in UW-Platteville's Accelerated Bachelor’s to Master’s Pathway, allowing him to graduate with two degrees in just five years and excel his career as a software engineer.
On Saturday, Oct. 7, UW-Platteville will welcome the Midwest Choral Artists, an ensemble of musicians from across Central Wisconsin, with a special connection to UW-Platteville.
UW-Platteville will celebrate Homecoming the week of Oct. 1-7. With the theme “Pete’s Road Trip,” the celebration offers a week of favorite traditions for students and alumni.
UW-Platteville earned top rankings in the U.S. News & World Report 2024 Best College lists, released today. UW-Platteville is ranked 14th for Top Public Schools – Regional Universities Midwest and 49th for Best Undergraduate Engineering – Non-Doctorate.
The University of Wisconsin-Platteville has hit another milestone in its storied history as a pioneer in distance education. This year marks the 45th year the university has provided high-quality distance education to students across the globe.
UW-Platteville announced its preliminary fall enrollment estimates, which project growth in nearly every area, including an overall enrollment increase for the first time in seven years.
A chance encounter at a printmaking conference and a mutual following on Instagram became a unique opportunity for Jacob Bautista, art lecturer within the Department of Performing and Visual Arts.
Imagine a world where you can travel to another country, immerse yourself in its culture and earn college credits simultaneously. At UW-Platteville, this is a reality through the Short-Term Faculty-Led courses. Last academic year, more than 130 students had the opportunity to participate in these programs during the winterim and summer semesters.
Chancellor Dr. Tammy Evetovich celebrated the start of the 2023-24 academic year at the annual faculty and staff convocation on Aug. 31, where she outlined five goals for the future.
The University of Wisconsin-Platteville has earned a STARS Silver rating in recognition of its sustainability achievements from the Association for the Advancement of Sustainability in Higher Education. STARS, the Sustainability Tracking, Assessment and Rating System, measures and encourages sustainability in all aspects of higher education.
A team of five students recently competed in the American Society of Agricultural and Biological Engineers’ International Quarter-Scale Tractor Student Design Competition, taking home first place in the Maneuverability category.
University of Wisconsin-Platteville students are helping biologists from the U.S. Geological Survey combat a growing problem in the Great Lakes region – the invasive zebra and quagga mussel, which has caused significant ecological and economic damage in the region since it was first discovered there more than three decades ago.
The campus and community music traditions at UW-Platteville Baraboo Sauk County will continue as both the Concert Band and Choir programs welcome new leadership.
Dr. Tim Buttles, director of the UW-Platteville School of Education, was selected to receive an Honorary American FFA Degree. The award is given to those who advance agricultural education and FFA through outstanding personal commitment.
Approximately 40 local engineering and manufacturing firms from in and around Sauk County convened at a listening session Tuesday at UW-Platteville Baraboo Sauk County to offer their thoughts and share stories of their local businesses, in order to grow connections between UW-Platteville and Sauk County employer needs.
Carla Wages, multicultural student advisor in the Office of Multicultural Student Affairs, is being recognized with UW-Platteville’s 2023 Outstanding Woman of Color Award.
Mollie Johnson, a senior psychology major, is spending her summer conducting research that examines cognitive, affective and physiological aspects of human behavior, as a participant in the Summer Undergraduate Scholars Program.
Seth Reilly, a technical education major and theatre design minor at the University of Wisconsin-Platteville, is being recognized with the 2023 Dr. P.B. Poorman Award for Outstanding Achievement on Behalf of LGBTQIA+ People.
The ubiquitous eastern redcedar tree – a native species but one that can encroach on the region’s pastures and prairies – may be seen as a nuisance to some, but actually has a very important story to tell about the region’s climate history. Researchers from UW-Platteville are calling on the help of residents of the Driftless Area to identify redcedar tree samples to be included in National Science Foundation research that is studying the long-term history of drought in the region.
David Heimerdinger, assistant professor in agricultural engineering technology and manufacturing technology management, is being recognized with the 2023 Outstanding Faculty/Instructional Academic Staff Academic Advisor Award.
Professor Gail K. Hoffman in the Department of Health and Human Performance is one of four UW System faculty recipients of the 2023 James R. Underkofler Excellence in Teaching Award.
Elizabeth Runde, academic program specialist in the School of Education, is being recognized with the 2023 Professional Academic Advisor of the Year Award for exemplifying the best qualities of academic staff advisors.
As part of UW-Platteville's Summer Undergraduate Scholars Program, Ellie Zimmermann is spending the summer conducting research to explore the connections between community garden space and the perceptions of health and well-being and food security in the local community.
Jane Kuhl, assistant in the departments of psychology and foreign languages, is being recognized with the 2023 University Staff Award of Excellence. The award recognizes staff members who provide essential services to the university while demonstrating excellence of performance, personal interaction, and initiative and creativity.
UW-Platteville Chancellor Dr. Tammy Evetovich is being honored with the 2023 Dr. Carol Sue Butts Woman of the Year Award, which recognizes female employees and students who make a difference in the lives of others in the campus community.
The Department of Performing and Visual Arts and the Platteville Summer Arts Festival present the musical “Natasha, Pierre, and the Great Comet of 1812.” From the award-winning composer Dave Malloy comes an electropop opera based on a scandalous slice of Leo Tolstoy’s 1869 novel “War and Peace.”
UW-Platteville recently awarded five faculty research fellowships to help increase dairy-related research capacity through the Dairy Innovation Hub initiative. Known as the Dairy Industry Impact Innovation Faculty Fellowships, or “DI3 faculty fellowships”, the selected faculty members will tackle research projects in the Hub’s four priority areas.
UW-Platteville Chancellor Dr. Tammy Evetovich announced that Christopher Patton has been appointed Vice Chancellor of Administrative Services at UW-Platteville. His appointment begins on Aug. 14.