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Majors preparing students for careers in medicine, health care

Known for strong programs in numerous career areas, UW-Stout has become a choice of students focused on another high-demand field.

For bottled water packaging, consumers prefer paperboard over plastic

A paperboard case for bottled water instead of plastic shrink wrap seems to appeal to upscale customers and would be more sustainable, according to research by

Area high school students set for Jan. 11 DECA competition

UW-Stout will host the DECA District I Career Development Conference for the 48th straight year on Saturday, Jan. 11.

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Menomonie first in state with two shovel-ready sites certified by Xcel Energy

The Stout Technology and Business Park and the Menomonie Industrial Park both have shovel-ready sites certified through Xcel Energy’s Certified Sites program.

Great-granddaughter’s visit shines light on school’s second leader

Throughout her life, Stephanie Nelson Perry has heard stories and read family history about the accomplishments of her great-grandfather, Burton Edsel Nelson.

Meteorologist follows new path to special education teaching career

In more than a decade as a meteorologist, Nick Grunseth prepared thousands of TV weather forecasts. In 2018, he had to forecast something else — his future.

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Menomonie first in state with two shovel-ready sites certified by Xcel Energy

The Stout Technology and Business Park and the Menomonie Industrial Park both have shovel-ready sites certified through Xcel Energy’s Certified Sites program.

North Hall receives over $27,000 in Focus on Energy incentives

University of Wisconsin-Stout has received $27,067 in Focus on Energy incentives through the design assistance program for work on a residence hall.

Student research examines feasibility of candy shop food truck

Research by University of Wisconsin-Stout students could help the Chippewa Candy Shop in Chippewa Falls decide if adding a candy truck would be a sweet deal.

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Graduate Q&A: Kolt Knutson

A Q&A with one of the 750 students who received a diploma Dec. 14 at UW-Stout:

Graduate Q&A: Jerica Hall

A Q&A with one of the 750 students who received a diploma Dec. 14 at UW-Stout:

Graduate Q&A: Jay Flanery

A Q&A with one of the 750 students who received a diploma Dec. 14 at UW-Stout: