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Wednesday, January 16, 2019
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Jan. 16, 2019 Menomonie, Wis. — A retired University of Wisconsin-Stout lecturer hopes every day that someone will step forward and donate a kidney to change her life. Lynn LaVenture, who taught for 18 years in education and counseling, needs the kidney so she no longer would have to be hooked to a dialysis machine for four hours a day, three days a week. A kidney would ...read more
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Wednesday, January 16, 2019
Support groups, classes and events in February 2019 at Mayo Clinic Health System sites in northwest Wisconsin Note: Search Classes & Events at mayoclinichealthsystem.org to register online (if noted) or for more information. Classes are free, unless noted.   Barron Events are at Mayo Clinic Health System – Northland in Barron, 1222 E. Woodland Ave., unless noted.Blood Pressure Screening, ...read more
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Tuesday, January 15, 2019
Jan. 14, 2019 Menomonie, Wis. — Creating a healthier community one person at a time is the focus of an initiative to start a health and well-being center at University of Wisconsin-Stout. Cristy Linse recently began work as director of the Initiative for the Creation of the UW-Stout Center for the Study and Promotion of Health and Wellbeing. Linse started working on incubator grant funds to ...read more
Categories: Community, Press Release
Thursday, January 10, 2019
Menomonie, Wis. — In the third edition of the textbook “Family Ties and Aging” co-authored by Ingrid Arnet Connidis and Amanda E. Barnett, University of Wisconsin-Stout associate professor of human development and family studies, Barnett dedicates the book to her late grandmother, Elizabeth Trowbridge, who showed her how to age with grace and style. The book, on the intersection of family ...read more
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Thursday, December 27, 2018
Menomonie, Wis. — With videos, posters, computer screensavers and more, University of Wisconsin-Stout integrated marketing communications students presented a branding project to the Bridge to Hope, a local agency that helps sexual assault, domestic violence and human trafficking victims. Students in Professor Kevin McDonald’s two classes explained their ideas at the end of the fall semester to ...read more
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Wednesday, July 25, 2018
Menomonie, Wis. —  A University of Wisconsin-Stout graduate student has been selected to receive a fellowship from the National Board for Certified Counselors. Megan Schilling, of Ellsworth, who is studying clinical mental health counseling with concentrations in alcohol and substance abuse and dependency and eating disorders, recently received the National Board for Certified Counselors ...read more
Categories: Education, Press Release
Monday, March 26, 2018
Menomonie, Wis. —  A decades long dream came true for the University of Wisconsin-Stout chapter of the Club Managers Association of America this month. The student organization was named the Chapter of the Year, largest chapter, at the World Club Managers Conference in San Francisco, Calif., March 2-6, earning $1,000 and a trophy. The UW-Stout chapter also won the Club of the Future contest by ...read more
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Monday, March 26, 2018
Prediabetes and You, a Hidden Risk [Eau Claire, WI – March 26, 2018] – Tuesday, March 27, is American Diabetes Association (ADA) Alert Day®, and the Eau Claire YMCA wants residents of the Eau Claire community to know their risk for prediabetes and type 2 diabetes, as well as preventive steps they can take that day to reduce the chances of developing the disease. In the United States alone, ...read more
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Friday, March 23, 2018
American tale to provide family-friendly entertainment opens April 6   News link: https://www.uwstout.edu/about-us/news-center/university-theatre-brings-musical-big-fish-harvey-hall-theatre-opening-april-6 March 22, 2018 Menomonie, Wis. —  In “Big Fish” Edward Bloom tells tall tales of a witch, a giant, a mermaid and a werewolf. Yet in those fantastical stories, Bloom, performed by ...read more
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Wednesday, March 21, 2018
News link: https://www.uwstout.edu/about-us/news-center/state-senate-resolution-honors-life-chancellor-emeritus-sorensen-0March 20, 2018 Menomonie, Wis. — The Wisconsin state Senate unanimously approved a resolution Tuesday, March 20, honoring the life and accomplishments of the late University of Wisconsin-Stout Chancellor Emeritus Charles W. Sorensen.The resolution was authored by state Sen. ...read more
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Wednesday, March 21, 2018
Menomonie, WI - P.G.A. Golf Professional Jim Maguire was recently hired as the General Manager and Head Golf Professional at Tanglewood Greens in Menomonie, WI.  He was previously in the same capacity at Prairie du Chien Country Club in Prairie du Chien, WI.  Maguire has been a member of the P.G.A. of America since 1997, and his ties to the Chippewa Valley run deep.  He served as the Head Men’s ...read more
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Tuesday, March 20, 2018
​JERRY POLING | MARCH 14, 2018 The intersections of free speech, political censorship and minorities will be the topic of a presentation and discussion at UW-Stout. The university’s Center for the Study of Institutions and Innovation will feature Walter Kimbrough, Dillard University of New Orleans, and Charles H.F. Davis III, University of Southern California, from 7 to 8:30 p.m. Tuesday, March ...read more
Categories: Education, Press Release
Tuesday, March 20, 2018
CHIPPEWA FALLS, WI, March 19, 2018- Spectrum Industries is proud to announce that Brian Myhre has been named Channel Manager. Myhre has spent 30 years with Spectrum in various roles.  As Channel Manager, Myhre will be connecting partners with Spectrum and their Territory Managers. He will make working with Spectrum an easier process and help sales grow. As one of Spectrum’s top salesman the past ...read more
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