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Empty malls to sustainable senior living centers

A University of Wisconsin-Stout recent master’s degree graduate in design believes thriving senior living communities are the sustainable answer to empty shopp

Student to present research on political divisiveness and its impact on interpersonal relationships

Blocked by a former co-worker on Facebook after pointing out a fake news item, University of Wisconsin-Stout senior Madalaine McConville decided she wanted to d

Yes! I’m a Feminist event to benefit Women and Gender Studies

Student research, poetry, food and the opportunity to support the Women and Gender Studies program at University of Wisconsin-Stout.

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Professor creates crash course in alternative learning teaching

When University of Wisconsin-Stout Associate Professor Kevin W. Tharp learned all classes would be going to alternative learning methods because of the COVID-19

History professor publishes book on African-American soldiers

As he crawled through the Arizona desert, both legs wounded from gunshots, Corp. Isaiah Mays knew his fellow soldiers were counting on him. He kept thinking, “I

Band director is part of duo releasing CD on Feb. 13

The band director at University of Wisconsin-Stout will release a five-song instrumental CD that he and another local musician have recorded.