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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...

School of Education students working with elementary students

Students and professors offer community learning opportunity

In a unique, collaborative effort, 30 students from the School of Education teamed with six professors from the university’s Department of Mathematics to provide “Family Mathematics Night” at the Mineral Point Elementary School. Read more...

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News and Highlights - Nov. 16, 2018

Students recently took part in one of the largest programming competitions in the world. Read more about this event, and more, in this week's News and Highlights. Read more...

Catherine Van Paemel

Pioneer Spotlight: Catherine Van Paemel

When students enter Catherine Van Paemel’s classroom, they have the opportunity to engage with a new language and culture. Van Paemel, a senior lecturer of Spanish, has helped students at the University of Wisconsin-Platteville grow as young professionals for the past 17 years. Read more...

Vienna Boys Choir copyright Lukas Beck

Vienna Boys Choir to perform “Christmas in Vienna”

The Vienna Boys Choir will take the Brodbeck Concert Hall center stage on Friday, Nov. 23 at 6 p.m. Read more...

Commercial Construction Lab

Industry partnership leads to new opportunities in building construction management

Thanks to a new partnership with Tri-City Electric Co., UW-Platteville's Commercial Construction Lab now offers students experience with an electrical mock-up system, giving them more skills employers seek. Read more...

Baraboo Sign

Branch campus sign dedications set

The University of Wisconsin-Platteville will formally dedicate the exterior signs at its new branch campuses on Nov. 19. Read more...

Caryn Stanley with students

Pioneer Spotlight: Caryn Stanley

Caryn Stanley, instructor and program coordinator of organizational change and leadership, has a résumé full of real-life experience she brings to the classroom. Working for years at a Fortune 500 company – eventually becoming the youngest general manager in its history – gave her a closer look at the fields of human resources and organizational change. Read more...

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Forum to explore animal ethics

How should we treat other (non-human) animals? Do animals’ interests matter? These questions and more will be discussed at a faculty forum, “Animal Ethics and the Point of View of the Universe: Against the Utilitarian Response to Speciesism,” on Thursday, Dec. 6 in Room 136 Doudna Hall from 5-6:30 p.m. Read more...

Rocketry Club

Students soar in rocketry competition

The Rocketry Club at UW-Platteville placed third in the Wisconsin Collegiate Rocket Launch, as well as presented a poster and rocket at the Wisconsin Space Grant Consortium conference, a prestigious annual exhibition in which college and university teams from across the state gather. Read more...

Andrew Freeman

Freeman awarded volunteer achievement award

Between earning an engineering degree, serving as a student assistant in the College of Engineering, Mathematics and Science’s CenterPOINT and being involved in Pioneer athletics, Andrew Freeman still finds time to give back to the community – something he has been doing from a young age. Read more...

Charle Berens

Charlie Berens brings his show to 'da Brodbeck Concert Hall'

Charlie Berens, a comedian, host, actor and Emmy-winning journalist, presented his show, the “Manitowoc Minute,” to a sold-out audience at UW-Platteville on Nov. 2. Read more...

Nate Forrest

Pioneer Spotlight: Nate Forrest

Providing students with opportunities to develop critical thinking skills that will help them in their professional and personal lives is paramount to Nate Forrest, a lecturer of criminal justice at UW-Platteville. Read more...

Dr. Patrick Solar

News and Highlights - Nov. 2, 2018

Dr. Patrick Solar, an instructor in the Department of Criminal Justice, recently published a book on police and community relations, and Dr. Leigh Monhardt, associate professor of education, presented workshops at the the International Science, Mathematics and Technology Education Conference in Bangkok, Thailand. Read more...

Field of Honor

UW-Platteville to honor military with Field of Honor

UW-Platteville's Wright Center for Non-Traditional and Veteran Students will be creating a Field of Honor to be displayed during Veteran’s Week. Read more...

Singing Pioneers

Concert to honor Veterans’ Day, 100th anniversary of WWI Armistice

On Sunday, Nov. 11, the Singing Pioneers and Coro D’Angeli will honor Veterans’ Day and the 100th anniversary of the World War I Armistice with a special concert in the Brodbeck Concert Hall in the Center for the Arts at 7 p.m. Read more...

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Distance Learning Center announces NSF STEM Scholar Master's program cohort

The Center for Distance Learning has selected 21 students for its fourth NSF STEM Scholar Master’s Program cohort, which was specifically created to aid students from underrepresented populations to further their careers in STEM fields. Each student will receive a scholarship of up to $10,000. Read more...

soils team

UW-Platteville hosts regional soils contest, qualifies for national soils competition

UW-Platteville recently hosted the Region 3 Collegiate Soils Contest in Prairie du Chien, Wisconsin, where the team qualified for the national contest and several students placed in the top 10 in the individual competition. Read more...

John Berringer

Student earns two Washington D.C. internships

John Berringer, a political science and criminal justice major, will graduate this December with a wealth of real-world experience, having completed two internships—both in the area of international affairs with federal agencies in Washington, D.C. Read more...

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