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 A past participant from College for Kids and Middle School University works on a computer robotics project.

UW-Platteville re-inventing youth summer camps virtually

Authored on: Jun 06, 2020, Written by: UW-Platteville Continuing Education staff
The UW-Platteville Continuing Education Institute is re-inventing its summer youth series, rolling out 11 virtual camps in place of its traditional face-to-face offerings.

Kayla Golden

UW-Platteville student creates a community-wide mutual aid and care network

Authored on: Mar 03, 2020, Written by: Alison Parkins
Kayla Golden, a senior electrical engineering student at UW-Platteville, created the Platteville-area Mutual Aid and Collective Care Network – a support network for Platteville-area residents during the COVID-19 pandemic.

Tammy Evetovich

Evetovich appointed as provost, vice chancellor

Authored on: Mar 03, 2020, Written by: Alison Parkins
University of Wisconsin-Platteville Chancellor Dennis J. Shields announced that Dr. Tammy Evetovich has been appointed provost and vice chancellor of Academic Affairs at UW-Platteville.

Kristina Navarro

UW-Platteville names new athletic director

Authored on: Mar 03, 2020, Written by: Ruth Wendlandt
The University of Wisconsin-Platteville is pleased to announce Dr. Kristina Navarro as the new director of athletics and assistant chancellor for sports administration.

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UW-Platteville and Edgewood College Launch New Partnership

Authored on: Mar 03, 2020, Written by: Ed Taylor, Edgewood College
UW-Platteville and Edgewood College are pleased to announce the Engineering Dual Degree, that will allow students to complete two degrees simultaneously. Students will earn a Bachelor’s of Science degree in Physics from Edgewood College, as well as a Bachelor’s degree in either Electrical or Mechanical Engineering at UW-Platteville. The two institutions celebrated the agreement at a signing ceremony held today.

Rep. Melissa Sargent

WI State Assembly Rep. Sargent to present ‘Representation and Justice in Politics’ March 12

Authored on: Feb 02, 2020, Written by: Laurie Hamer
On Thursday, March 12, Wisconsin State Assembly Rep. Melissa Sargent will present “Representation and Justice in Politics” in Room 136 Doudna Hall at the University of Wisconsin-Platteville at 5 p.m. The presentation, sponsored by the university’s Social and Environmental Justice Program, is free and open to all.

Chris Frayer

Frayer to receive Distinguished Teaching Award from the Wisconsin Section of the Mathematical Association of America

Authored on: Feb 02, 2020, Written by: Mathematical Association of America – Wisconsin Section
University of Wisconsin-Platteville Professor of Mathematics Dr. Chris Frayer will receive the 2020 Distinguished Teaching Award from the Wisconsin Section of the Mathematical Association of America.

Mariela Shaker

Syrian refugee to discuss civil liberties through her music and journey to the United States

Authored on: Feb 02, 2020, Written by: Ruth Wendlandt

UPDATE: Due to safety and health concerns around COVID-19, this event has been cancelled as a precautionary measure.


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UW System Board of Regents approves new online Master of Science in cybersecurity

Authored on: Feb 02, 2020, Written by: UW System
The UW System Board of Regents has granted its approval to offer a 12-course, 34-credit online master’s degree in cybersecurity. The program is a collaboration of University of Wisconsin Extended Campus and eight UW System campuses, including UW-Platteville.

College for Kids

Lancaster Community Fund to sponsor scholarships for College for Kids and Middle University

Authored on: Feb 02, 2020, Written by: Tamera Bradley

The Charles “Sonny” Tiedemann Charitable Fund awarded $1,000 to the UW-Platteville College for Kids program during the Lancaster Community Grant presentation ceremony held at Vesperman Farms. The check was received by Jessica Munz, program manager.


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UW-Platteville philosophy program rated great value in nation

Authored on: Feb 02, 2020, Written by: Laurie Hamer
UW-Platteville's philosophy program has been named to Great Value Colleges’ ranking of the 100 Great Value Colleges for a bachelor’s in philosophy for 2020.

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Platteville Community Fund awards scholarships for College for Kids and Middle University

Authored on: Feb 02, 2020, Written by: Tamera Bradley

The University of Wisconsin-Platteville College for Kids program was granted $700 from the Robert and Marian Graham Community Fund, which will provide full scholarships for seven students to attend the 2020 program.


Boebel Hall renovations

Boebel Hall renovations set to begin

Authored on: Jan 01, 2020, Written by: Paul Erickson
The $23.7 million Boebel Hall renovations are set to begin in the upcoming weeks. The project will renovate existing laboratory and classroom space to become instructional laboratories, preparation and support space, research and undergraduate research space and a general assignment classroom while adding stunning new looks.

Campus

UW-Platteville will receive EDA-funded technical assistance from Rural Innovation Strategies, Inc.

Authored on: Jan 01, 2020, Written by: Aidan Calvelli, Rural Innovation Initiative
Rural Innovation Strategies, Inc. announced that the University of Wisconsin-Platteville has been chosen in a highly competitive process to participate in the 2020 Rural Innovation Initiative, a technical assistance program supporting rural communities working to create digital economy jobs with an innovation hub strategy.

Graduates

Professional Studies to expand programming in Spanish

Authored on: Dec 12, 2019, Written by: Ruth Wendlandt
University of Wisconsin-Platteville Division of Professional Studies is in the design phase of expanding programs to be offered in Spanish. Currently, professional studies has five child care credential programs being offered in both English and Spanish.

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Board of Regents approves new UW-Platteville programs

Authored on: Dec 12, 2019, Written by: Paul Erickson

To offer a wider array of programs to its students, the University of Wisconsin-Platteville added three new offerings.


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UW-Platteville Engineering Partnerships expands opportunities

Authored on: Dec 12, 2019, Written by: Kristine Zaballos, UW-Whitewater
An agreement, signed on Thursday, Dec. 5, will offer UW-Platteville Bachelor of Science degrees in mechanical and electrical engineering to more students in the region through UW-Platteville Engineering Partnerships, and makes UW-Whitewater at Rock County an official UW-PEP Site.

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UW-Platteville and Madison College formalize three agreements

Authored on: Nov 11, 2019, Written by: Bill Bessette, Madison College
In a move that will benefit students from both institutions, Madison College and UW-Platteville signed three partnership agreements today that will provide clear pathways and transfer opportunities in the areas of engineering, biotechnology and veterinary technician.

Linda Mulroy-Bowden with award

Mulroy-Bowden honored with distinguished service award

Authored on: Nov 11, 2019, Written by: Alison Parkins

Linda Mulroy-Bowden, executive director of student life and development at the University of Wisconsin-Platteville, recently received the prestigious William B. Sweet Distinguished Service Award from the Upper Midwest Region-Association of College and University Housing Officers.


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Midwest Culturally Inclusive Conference to return to UW-Platteville in February

Authored on: Nov 11, 2019, Written by: Alison Parkins
The Midwest Culturally Inclusive Conference will return to UW-Platteville Feb. 27-28, 2020. The conference offers an opportunity for participants to strengthen their capacity to understand, support and elevate their identities and the identities of others. The conference was held consecutively from 2011-2014, drawing, at times, nearly 1,000 attendees from across the Midwest.

Fall campus

UW-Platteville hosts 47th annual High School Mathematics Contest

Authored on: Nov 11, 2019, Written by: Alison Parkins
The Department of Mathematics hosted its 47th annual High School Mathematics Contest on Nov. 6. Nearly 800 students from 33 high schools in the tri-state area competed.

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Division of Professional Studies to host divisional open house

Authored on: Nov 11, 2019, Written by: Eric Herbst
On Wednesday, Nov. 20, the University of Wisconsin-Platteville’s Division of Professional Studies will host an open house and block party showcasing its many offerings to the public.

Gabe Riviere

Riviere honored for advancing diversity work at UW-Platteville Baraboo Sauk County

Authored on: Nov 11, 2019, Written by: John Christensen

Gabe Riviere, information specialist in the Office of Student Services at University of Wisconsin-Platteville Baraboo Sauk County, has received the UW System’s Dr. P.B.


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Pioneer Pledge promises to cover tuition and fees for eligible freshmen

Authored on: Nov 11, 2019, Written by: Alison Parkins
UW-Platteville recently announced its Pioneer Pledge program, which will guarantee that the cost of undergraduate, on-campus tuition and fees will be covered for new freshmen who are Pell Grant-eligible Wisconsin residents.

Runners

Distance Education Alumni board sponsors Virtual 5K

Authored on: Oct 10, 2019, Written by: Cheryl Lange
The University of Wisconsin-Platteville Distance Education Alumni Board puts a unique spin on a 5K with their Virtual Distance Dash 5K Run/Walk and Anti-5K.