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“M” 75th anniversary - July 16, 2012

---The 75th anniversary of the completion of the famous “M” was celebrated in 2012.

This link is from WLUK Fox 11 in Green Bay. Several media outlets, including TV stations in Wisconsin ran this information.
http://www.fox11online.com/dpp/news/wisconsin/uw-plattevilles-m-marks-75-years

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Milwaukee Journal Sentinel

UW-Platteville experiences enrollment boom – Jan. 2, 2012

—The fastest-growing campus in the University of Wisconsin System has a tri-state advantage. See article. 

Wisconsin State Journal

On Wisconsin: Platteville’s Manx Museum dedicated to Isle of Man immigrants – Aug. 12, 2012

—The Cornish get much of the publicity in this neck of the wooded and crop-covered hills of southwest Wisconsin. But the Cornish, who came here from Cornwall, England, to mine and farm, had company in their migration from Europe. See article. 

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UW-Platteville draft hopeful Ryan McWhethy - April 24, 2013

—Former UW-Platteville football player might be the best non-Badger hopeful to be taken in the 2013 NFL Draft. Here's our conversation with Ryan at last month's UW Pro Day. See article.

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Telegraph Herald

Platteville’s ‘M’ is Magnificent! – Sept. 9, 2012

—It stands more than 150-feet high and is marked with an iconic, 241-foot high “M,” the world’s largest. See article.

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Platteville, Wis.: Renovations planned at UW-Platteville buildings – Nov. 20, 2012

—Over the summer of 2013, the University of Wisconsin-Platteville’s Dobson and Melcher halls will undergo renovations. See article.

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UW-Platteville class exhibit features photographs - Dec. 4, 2012

—The University of Wisconsin-Platteville Nohr Gallery, in the lower level of Ullsvik Hall, is hosting the Photo III class exhibit, “Captured,” through Friday, Dec. 21. See article.

 

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Professor records rare compositions - UW-Platteville’s Barry Ellis will showcase the works of James Clifton Williams in a concert and on a CD - Dec. 5, 2012

—The recording of one man’s all-but-forgotten music is the capstone of a Platteville music professor’s years of work. See article.

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Learn about the nuances of nanotechnology – The director of the University of Wisconsin-Platteville center explains what’s ahead for the budding technology - Dec. 10, 2012

—In December 2008, the University of Wisconsin-Platteville unveiled the Nanotechnology Center for Collaborative Research and Development. See article.

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Lomax reflects on criminal justice career – Jan. 3, 2012

—With the holidays over, Joe Lomax plans to settle into serious retirement mode. See article.

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UW-Platteville professor selected as Teaching Fellow - Jan. 3, 2012     

—Dr. Melissa Gormley, associate professor of history in the University of Wisconsin-Platteville’s Department of Social Sciences, has been selected by the UW System Office of Professional and Instructional Development to serve as a Wisconsin Teaching Fellow for the 2013-14 academic year. See article.

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Residence hall work progresses – Bridgeway Commons, a 416-bed facility, is expected to be completed in August - Jan. 14, 2013

—Work is progressing on Bridgeway Commons, the University of Wisconsin-Platteville’s newest residence hall. See article.

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Nurturing that entrepreneurial spirit – UW-Platteville kicks off program that links the business aspect with every major – Jan. 13, 2013

—Like a cold-water trickle emerging from a limestone outcropping and growing into a sustainable, life-giving waterway, so too is the concept of entrepreneurship. See article.

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 Learn UW-Platteville’s role in South Pole science - Jan. 18, 2013

—Wisconsin has played a major role in the construction and management of one of the world’s largest, most interesting pieces of scientific equipment: the IceCube Neutrino Observatory, located at the South Pole in Antarctica. See article.

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UW-Platteville’s shuttle bus service off to successful start – The university reports that the service has provided more than 8,000 rides so far – Jan. 25, 2013

—The University of Wisconsin-Platteville’s shuttle bus service, which began last fall, is off to a successful start in its first four months of operation. See article.

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Funds to aid police departments in Grant County – Federal grant will help ‘modernize’ management system for crime records  - Jan. 31, 2013

—The University of Wisconsin-Platteville Police Department is sharing a $128,000 federal grant with seven Grant County law enforcement agencies. See article.

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 ‘Like 4 or 5 holidays wrapped into 1’ - Festival at the University of Wisconsin-Platteville celebrates the Chinese Lunar New Year  - Feb. 4, 2013  

—An event Sunday combined Christmas with a birthday party and New Year’s Day with a family reunion  and had nothing to do with either the Ravens or 49ers. See article.

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Remembering MLK’s ‘dream’ – UW-Platteville professor also highlights 2 other men who played key roles in organizing the march - Feb. 7, 2013

—Although the 1963 March on Washington was made famous by Martin Luther King Jr.’s “I Have a Dream” speech, the historic event would not have occurred without the efforts of two other African-American men. See article.

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UW-Platteville student first to take over UW Twitter account - Feb. 12, 2013

—University of Wisconsin-Platteville student Jamie Procarione is the first individual from the 13 four-year UW institutions to take over the UW System’s Twitter account. See article.

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 Heartland to return, auditions schedule - Feb. 14, 2013

—After a summer off in 2012 for facility renovations, the Heartland Festival at the University of Wisconsin-Platteville will return for its 12th season. See article.

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UW-Platteville director bares some details about Nearly Naked Run – Feb. 19, 2013

—Kim Schmelz shivers at the thought of Thursday’s weather forecast for the University of Wisconsin-Platteville’s inaugural Nearly Naked Run. See article.

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Nearly Naked Run draws big response – Feb. 26, 2013

—The inaugural Nearly Naked Run on the University of Wisconsin-Platteville campus attracted 100 participants on Feb. 21, most of them students, as well as a team of alumni. See article.

 

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Early Wisconsin huts topic of UW-Platteville event - Feb. 26, 2013

—“Badger Huts and Other Early Housing in the Lead Mine District” is the topic of a presentation Sunday, March 3 at the Rollo Jamison Museum, 405 E. Main St. See article.

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UW-Platteville a finalist in broadcasting contest - March 2, 2013

—TV-5, the University of Wisconsin-Platteville's video production organization, is a finalist in the National Broadcasting Society's annual production competition. See article.

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Professor publishes 4th textbook – March 3, 2013

—For Aric Dutelle, "CSI" isn't just a TV show. It's the University of Wisconsin-Platteville associate professor's life's work, and the topic of his fourth textbook, "An Introduction to Crime Scene Investigation, Second Edition." See article.

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Former CIA agent to speak at UW-Platteville - March 5, 2013

—A former CIA agent who found herself in the middle of a 2003 political firestorm will serve as the University of Wisconsin-Platteville's distinguished lecturer next month. See article.

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UW-Platteville chooses Campus Read book– March 10, 2013

—Last year, the University of Wisconsin-Platteville implemented Campus Read, a program designed to get students and faculty on campus engaged in reading a book that provokes thoughtful discussion and reflection. See article.

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UW-Platteville blood drive breaks record for number of pints – March 10, 2013

—The University of Wisconsin-Platteville's recently concluded and final American Red Cross three-day blood drive of the academic year yielded 806 pints, breaking UW-P's spring record of 755 pints donated last spring. See article.

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Ambassador with Dubuque ties coming to UW-Platteville - March 15, 2013

—A west Africa ambassador with Dubuque ties is visiting the University of Wisconsin-Platteville. See article.

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UW-Platteville program receives $45,000 grant - March 19, 2013

—The Wisconsin Office of Justice Assistance recently awarded a $45,000 grant to the University of Wisconsin-Platteville's forensic investigation program. See article.

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Lancaster woman among three UW-Platteville finalists for Alice in Dairyland post – March 28, 2013

—A Lancaster woman is one of four finalists for the 66th Alice in Dairyland, the state's agricultural ambassador. She and two other finalists are University of Wisconsin-Platteville graduates. See article.

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UW-Platteville Rocketry Team readies for April event – March 28, 2013

—The UW-Platteville Rocketry Team will take to the skies Saturday, April 6, at the Milwaukee School of Engineering and Richard Bong State Park outside of Brighton to test fly its self-designed rocket in the Collegiate Rocket Launch Competition. See article.

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UW-Platteville lecturer’s album reaches No. 1 - March 29, 2013

—"Escape Is Not A Place," an album by Stephen Shepherd, a singer-songwriter and English lecturer at the University of Wisconsin-Platteville, has peaked at No 1. on the Top 50 U.S. Roots Music Internet Radio Airplay Chart in the True Country category. See article.

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Platteville looks to avoid confusion over parks - April 1, 2013

—While the city of Platteville ponders changing the name of the downtown City Park to either Veterans Park or Veterans Memorial Park, there's already a park in town that memorializes veterans. See article.

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Plame Wilson discusses Iraq War, political fallout – April 18, 2013

—It's been 10 years, but Valerie Plame Wilson said she will never forget the chaos brought upon her family by the George W. Bush administration. See article.

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Speaker: North Korea a world threat – April 23, 2013

—Five major world powers have labeled Iran and North Korea as "serious challenges" to the world's nuclear security, saying they have defied U.N. sanctions. See article.

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Platteville: Suzanne Traxler joins UW-P administration – April 23, 2013

—Suzanne Traxler, who has spent the past 23 years supporting information technology in higher education, is the new assistant vice chancellor for information technology and chief information officer at the University of Wisconsin-Platteville. See article.

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Fallen to be remembered in tribute at UW-Platteville - April 26, 2013

—Jesse Grindey, of Hazel Green, Jakob Roelli, of Darlington, and Christopher Splinter, of Platteville, are among 128 Wisconsinites honored by Remembering Our Fallen, a photographic traveling tribute of those who gave their lives in the service of their country since Sept. 11, 2001. See article.

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Toil for a better soil - May 5, 2013

—Working on his family's 75-cow dairy farm near Brodhead, Jordan Riemer always keeps his eyes and ears open for all things green. See article.

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UW-Platteville top state recycling school – May 7, 2013

—The University of Wisconsin-Platteville's colors are orange and blue. For an eight-week period earlier this spring, they could have been green. See article.

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Room honors late professor emeritus – May 18, 2013

—From the time he arrived at the Wisconsin State Teachers College at Platteville in 1949, Tom Hendrickson made his mark on the university. See article.

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T-shirts become art for UW-Platteville building – May 20, 2013

—Students at the University of Wisconsin-Platteville are making art from old T-shirts. See article.

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UW-Platteville promotes Joanne Wilson to assistant chancellor for academic affairs – May 28, 2013

—Joanne Wilson is the new assistant vice chancellor for academic affairs at the University of Wisconsin-Platteville, effective Saturday, June 1. See article.

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2012 UW-Platteville graduate earns prestigious award – May 28, 2013

—Lisa Repp, a 2012 graduate of the University of Wisconsin-Platteville's online master's degree in project management, has earned the prestigious 2013 North American James R. Snyder International Student Paper of the Year Award. See article.

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UW-Platteville concrete canoe team wins regional competition, advances to nationals – May 28, 2013

—The University of Wisconsin-Platteville's concrete canoe team won the recent Midwest Conference regional competition in Mankato, Minn. See article.

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Students create an app for UW-Platteville information – June 3, 2013

—University of Wisconsin-Platteville software engineering students worked to create a UW-Platteville smartphone app for their senior capstone project. See article.

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Platteville: UW-Platteville Children’s Center receives 5-star rating - June 4, 2013

—The University of Wisconsin-Platteville Children's Center has met the highest level of quality standards and received a five-star rating through the Youngstar program, a state organization with the Department of Children and Families. See article.

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Adrienne Jones: Justice Scalia and Section 5 of the Voting Rights Act of 2006 - June 9, 2013
—This month, the U.S. Supreme Court will issue its decision in Shelby v. Holder, on the constitutionality of Section 5 of the Voting Rights Act, the section that forces certain "covered" states to have voting law changes reviewed by the Department of Justice for approval or "pre-clearance." See article.

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UW-Platteville student named to Wisconsin System Board of Regents – June 11, 2013

—Gov. Scott Walker announced the appointment of University of Wisconsin-Platteville junior Joshua Inglett to the UW System Board of Regents today. See article.

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UW-Platteville College for Kids helps students think outside the toolbox – July 9, 2013

—A battle broke out in the University of Wisconsin-Platteville's Boebel Hall early Monday afternoon. See article.

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UW-Platteville residence hall receives sustainability award – July 9, 2013

—The University of Wisconsin-Platteville's Rountree Commons residence hall was awarded the Platinum GreenStone Sustainability Award from Capstone On-Campus Management. See article.

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Platteville: Website says UW-Platteville's online master's in engineering affordable - July 30, 2013

—The University of Wisconsin-Platteville is among the top schools in the nation for an affordable online master's degree in engineering, according to GetEducated.com, a consumer group that publishes online university rankings. See article.

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Teens work the crime scene: High school students learn investigative techniques at UW-Platteville Forensic Science Camp - July 31, 2013

—CSI-Platteville began Tuesday with an extensive investigation near the University of Wisconsin-Platteville Pioneer Farm. See article. 

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Students take 2nd place at manufacturing competition - Aug. 6, 2013

—A team of University of Wisconsin-Platteville students in the spring Manufacturing Processes class fared well at a national competition. See article.

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Platteville: UW-Platteville ranks high for return on investment – Aug. 13, 2013

—The University of Wisconsin-Platteville ranks among the top of Wisconsin's four-year public and private colleges and universities when it comes to return on investment. See article.

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UW-Platteville student joins UW System Board of Regents - Aug. 17, 2013

—A University of Wisconsin-Platteville student is the newest member of the University of Wisconsin System Board of Regents. See article.

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Bridgeway Commons will be ready for students – Aug. 20, 2013

—Bridgeway Commons, the newest residence hall on the University of Wisconsin-Platteville campus, will be ready when students return for the fall semester. See article.

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Sunflower tour blooms in Platteville – Aug. 22, 2013

—Sunflower production and the by-products will be examined on a tour at 4 p.m. Monday, Aug. 26, in Platteville. See article.

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Concert preview Chris Cagle, Jason Michael Carroll and Scarletta – Aug. 23, 2013

—Performances will be part of a weekend of Welcome Weekend events for returning students. See article.

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The rising sunflower – Aug. 27, 2013

—Birds like sunflowers, and the hope is tri-state-area farmers will, too – as another for-profit crop. See article.

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UW-Platteville at forefront in Brazilian program – Aug. 30, 2013

—First Asia, now South America – the University of Wisconsin-Platteville is increasing its global footprint. See article.

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Bridgeway Commons opens whole new set of options at UW-Platteville- Aug. 30, 2013

—University of Wisconsin-Platteville soccer player Michael Prudisch gives a thumbs-up to Bridgeway Commons' Stations Dining Hall. See article.

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UW-Platteville, NICC reach articulation agreement- Sept. 1, 2013

—Top administrators at the University of Wisconsin-Platteville and Northeast Iowa Community College recently signed an articulation agreement that will allow early childhood program class credits from NICC to transfer to UW-P. See article.

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UW-Platteville technology team receives $2,000 grant – Sept. 3, 2013

—The For Inspiration and Recognition of Sciences and Technology Robotics team at the University of Wisconsin-Platteville has received a $2,000 grant from Alliant Energy. See article.

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The two faces of health care reform – Sept. 6, 2013

—Federal health care reform is here. See article.

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Statue made at UW-Platteville will be honored – Sept. 10, 2013

—A statue made at the University of Wisconsin-Platteville 25 years ago in tribute to those who fought in the Vietnam War will be honored. See article.

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Good food means ‘Our Survival’ – Sept. 13, 2013

—On his drive to Platteville from the Milwaukee area Thursday morning, Will Allen noticed most of the farm fields were devoted to growing corn and soybeans. He wasn't impressed. See article.

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Artists make quick work of their projects during Art Slam – Sept. 24, 2013

—Art Slam at Voices from the Warehouse District was a bit like a moving painting Saturday night. See article.

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Telethon will benefit Wisconsin Badger Camp - Oct. 22, 2013

—Southwest Wisconsin businesses, Wisconsin Badger Camp and the University of Wisconsin-Platteville are preparing for the 2013 UW-P Christmas Telethon in support of Wisconsin Badger Camp. See article.

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UW-Platteville mediation team wins double championship - Oct. 22, 2013

—The University of Wisconsin-Platteville mediation team won a double championship at the 12th annual Peacemaker Challenge Intercollegiate Mediation Tournament recently at UW-P's Markee Pioneer Student Center. See article.

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UW-Platteville band, wind ensemble will perform Oct. 29 - Oct. 23, 2013

—The University of Wisconsin-Platteville Symphony Band and Symphonic Wind Ensemble will perform together at the second annual Band Extravaganza concert at 7:30 p.m. Tuesday, Oct. 29, in the Richard and Helen Brodbeck Concert Hall, Center for the Arts.

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UW-Platteville chancellor named to board of national association - Oct. 29, 2013

—The chancellor of the University of Wisconsin-Platteville recently joined the board of a prominent college and university association. See article.

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'Octubaween' planned for UW-Platteville tonight - Oct. 31, 2013

—The University of Wisconsin-Platteville Department of Performing and Visual Arts' music program will host "Octubaween" at 7:30 tonight, at the Center for the Arts. See article.

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Check out Double Reed Day Saturday - Oct. 31, 2013

—The University of Wisconsin-Platteville Department of Performing and Visual Arts will host Double Reed Day from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Saturday, Nov. 2, at the Center for the Arts. Registration will begin at 9 a.m. See article.

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Celebrate the new Steinway at UW-Platteville - Nov. 1, 2013

—To celebrate and display its new Steinway "D" concert piano, the University of Wisconsin-Platteville Department of Performing and Visual Arts will host the Steinway Gala from 3 to 4:30 p.m. Sunday, Nov. 3, at the Center for the Arts. Tickets are $10 for general admission and $5 for students. See article.

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Concert preview: Trombone Shorty and Orleans Avenue - Nov. 5, 2013

—Concert: Trombone Shorty and Orleans Avenue. See article.

 

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UW-Platteville student wins award for painting - Nov. 7, 2013

—Robert Jinkins, senior fine arts major at the University of Wisconsin-Platteville, received the Joseph E. Burk award from the 2013 annual Wisconsin Regional Art Association. See article.

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UW-Platteville to host play, film about AIDS epidemic - Nov. 12, 2013

—The University of Wisconsin-Platteville will host a play and a film about the AIDS epidemic. See article.

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UW-Platteville designated as military friendly - Nov. 12, 2013

—The University of Wisconsin-Platteville, with 35 years of experience in distance education, has been named to the Military Friendly Schools list by Victory Media Inc. See article.

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UW-Platteville symphonic group will give concert Monday - Nov. 13, 2013

—The University of Wisconsin-Platteville's Symphonic Wind Ensemble will perform in concert at 7:30 p.m. Monday, Nov. 18, in the Richard and Helen Brodbeck Concert Hall, Center for the Arts. See article.

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Event preview: The Ultra Lounge - Nov. 14, 2013

—Concert: "The Ultra Lounge Show," part of the University of Wisconsin-Platteville's Performing Arts Series. See article.

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UW-Platteville choirs to perform on Nov. 17 - Nov. 14, 2013

—The University of Wisconsin-Platteville's choirs will perform at 3 p.m. Sunday, Nov. 17, at the Richard and Helen Brodbeck Concert Hall in the Center for the Arts on the UW-P campus. See article.

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UW-Platteville students volunteer at community arboretum - Nov. 19, 2013

—University of Wisconsin-Platteville students, including 14 members of the Alpha Gamma Rho fraternity, recently volunteered for service at the Platteville Community Arboretum. See article.

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UW-Platteville crops team places second in recent contests – Dec. 22, 2013

—The University of Wisconsin-Platteville collegiate crops team placed second in the Kansas City, Kan., and Chicago collegiate crops contests. See article.

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Workshop on poetry planned - Nov. 26, 2013

—Kara Candito, assistant professor of creative writing and English literature at the University of Wisconsin-Platteville, will host a poetry workshop, "Revision and Reimagination," at Shake Rag Alley Center for the Arts in Mineral Point, from 6-8:30 p.m. Monday, Dec. 2. See article.

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Record participation, increasing diversity-FFA's growing appeal - Dec. 15, 2013

—In Matt Lansing's agriculture education classroom on the Western Dubuque High School campus, vegetables grow under a bright sun lamp and small tilapia swim in a large tank. See article.

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UW-Platteville assistant chancellor tapped to lead state group - Dec. 17, 2013

—A University of Wisconsin-Platteville assistant chancellor for admission and enrollment services recently was named the president-elect of the Wisconsin Association of Collegiate Registrars and Admissions Officers. See article.

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UW-Platteville photography show ends today - Dec. 20, 2013

—The last day to view an exhibit by the University of Wisconsin-Platteville's Photography III class is today. The exhibit is in the Nohr Gallery in Ullsvik Hall. See article.

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Platteville: UW-Platteville School of Business designation approved - Dec. 24, 2013

—The University of Wisconsin-Platteville has officially declared a new School of Business. See article.

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UW-Platteville Pioneer Farm leaves visitors impressed - Jan. 9, 2014

—What University of Wisconsin-Madison Chancellor Rebecca Blank already knew was reinforced today in her first visit to UW-Platteville Pioneer Farm. See article.

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UW-Platteville's ticketing has expanded features - Jan. 11, 2014

—The University of Wisconsin-Platteville University Box Office has a new online ticketing system called "Box Office," provided by vendor SeatAdvisor Inc. See article.

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Improvement of state taxes topic of forum at UW-Platteville - Jan. 16, 2014

—Should Wisconsin reduce its state taxes? Which ones? Those are the questions being asked by Wisconsin Gov. Scott Walker's administration during a series of forums being held throughout the state. See article. 

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'Broadway's Next H!T' comes to Platteville - Jan. 23, 2014

—The University of Wisconsin-Platteville's Center for the Arts will present "Broadway's Next H!T Musical," at 7 p.m. Thursday, Jan. 30, in the Richard and Helen Brodbeck Concert Hall. See article. 

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UW-Platteville will host annual festival, Chinese New Year - Jan. 23, 2014

—The sixth annual Spring Festival Chinese New Year will take place 1—3 p.m. Sunday, Feb. 2, in Velzy Commons, Ullsvik Hall at the University of Wisconsin-Platteville. See article.

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Goat milk sees steady rise in popularity — Wisconsin Dairy Goat Association holds state convention at UW-Platteville - Feb. 8, 2014

—Katie Hedrich's parents spent part of their honeymoon visiting a Tennessee goat farm. On family vacations later, the couple and their five children would visit dairy goat farms. See article.

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Ambitious student building a sailboat — UW-P junior takes on a challenging project for an engineering class - Feb. 10, 2014

—Growing up in Appleton, Hayley Cullen spent numerous summers boating at nearby 137,700-acre Lake Winnebago. See article.

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U-WP designated as military friendly - Feb. 11, 2014

—Military Advanced Education has given the University of Wisconsin-Platteville the designation of a Top Military-Friendly University in its 2014 Guide to Military-friendly Colleges & Universities. See article.

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UW-P to host Tri-State Honors Band Festival - Feb. 12, 2014

—The eighth annual University of Wisconsin-Platteville Tri-State Honors Band Festival concerts will take place at 7:30 p.m. Friday, Feb. 14 and 4 p.m. Saturday, Feb. 15, in the Center for the Arts. See article.

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UW-P to stage drama - Feb. 14, 2014

—The University of Wisconsin-Platteville Department of Performing and Visual Arts' Theatre and Pioneer Players will present Marsha Norman's play, "'night Mother." See article.

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Rockford Register Star

Eichholtz presents research at conference – Dec. 3, 2012

---Miles Eichholtz of Byron was one of three University of Wisconsin-Platteville students who, along with their professor, Dr. Sabina Burton, presented research at the 2012 Annual Meeting of the Midwestern Criminal Justice Association in Chicago this fall. See article.

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Landon Jarzynski wins Chancellor Scholarship at UW-Platteville – Dec. 3, 2012

—Landon Jarzynski of Rockford was named a University of Wisconsin-Platteville Chancellor Scholarship recipient. See article.

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Kevin Hartenberger attends Irrigation Association Conference – Nov. 19, 2013

—Rockford native Kevin Hartenberger, a senior at the University of Wisconsin-Platteville, was selected to attend the Irrigation Association Conference held Nov. 4-8 in Austin, Texas. See article.

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Austin Javurek named Pioneer Pete mascot at UW-Platteville - Jan. 2, 2014

—Austin Javurek of Rockford is one of five Pioneer Pete mascots for the University of Wisconsin-Platteville. See article. 
 

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DeForest Times-Tribune

Meinholz to be honored Dec. 15 by UW-Platteville - Dec. 5, 2012

—The University of Wisconsin-Platteville will honor four recipients of the Outstanding Alumni Award during commencement on Saturday, Dec. 15. See article.

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 Dodgeville Chronicle

Dodgeville natives are published in UW-Platteville writing anthology - Nov. 22, 2012

—Two Dodgeville residents who are now sophomores at the University of Wisconsin-Platteville were selected to have their essays published in Stylus: An Anthology of Freshmen Writing. See article.

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Las Vegas Sun

Author strips down city to find ‘Everyday Las Vegas’ - April 27, 2013

—Urban geography professor Rex Rowley knows what it’s like to live in Las Vegas. See article.

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The Platteville Journal

UW-Platteville, NICC reach articulation agreement – Sept. 5, 2013

—UW–Platteville and Northeast Iowa Community College signed an articulation agreement Aug. 27 that would allow early childhood program class credits from NICC to transfer to UW–Platteville. See article.

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UW-Platteville-cast statue honors Vietnam vets – Sept. 18, 2013

—The work of artist Bob Kanyusik, the late UW–Platteville professor Weldon T. “Bud” Wall and his students was honored at a tribute ceremony at The Highground in Neillsville Saturday. See article.

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UW-Platteville holds third Culturally Inclusive Conference – Sept. 18, 2013

—UW–Platteville held its third annual Midwest Culturally Inclusive Conference Thursday and Friday. See article.

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Ripped from the (old) headlines: Horrific Crime Scene Revisited revisits 1970s crime - Oct. 30, 2013

—The Horrific Crime Scene Revisited, an annual educational exhibit where visitors can explore and examine a re-created murder scene and make their own determinations based on the forensic evidence that is presented, is returning for its third year to the UW–Platteville Forensic Investigation Crime Scene House today from noon to 8 p.m. See article.

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Restorative justice conference at UW-Platteville Friday - Nov. 13, 2013

—The “Currents of Restorative Justice” conference will be held in the UW–Platteville Ullsvik Hall Nohr Gallery Friday, Nov. 15 from 8:30 a.m. to 4 p.m. See article.

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UW-Platteville choir concert Nov. 23 - Nov. 13, 2013

—More than 130 students and staff in UW–Platteville’s Concert Choir, University Singers and Chamber Choir will sing music from noted operas throughout history at the Fall Mixed Choir Concert in the Richard and Helen Brodbeck Concert Hall in the Center for the Arts Saturday, Nov. 23 at 3 p.m. See article.

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UW-Platteville engineering students develop use for quadcopters - Jan. 8, 2014

—Quadcopters are a growing point of interest for students involved in the Society of Physics Students at UW–Platteville. See article.

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UW-Madison chancellor talks collaboration at UW-Platteville - Jan. 15, 2014

—UW-Platteville officials hosted UW-Madison Chancellor Rebecca M. Blank at the UW-Platteville Pioneer Farm. See article.

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UW-Platteville student receives Civil Air Patrol highest honor

—Gov. Scott Walker presented Civil Air Patrol Cadet Jacob Napp with the Gen. Carl A. Spaatz Award, the Civil Air Patrol's highest cadet honor. See article.

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UW-Platteville Confucius Institute Chinese Festival Feb. 2

—UW-Platteville's Confucius Institute will host its sixth annual Chinese Festival in Ullsvik Hall Velzy Commons. See article.

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THE FENNIMORE TIMES

Elias Cox a crowd pleaser at UW-Platteville - Sept. 26, 2013

—The next time you are at the big game, keep an eye on the rambunctious mascot before you. It just might be someone you know. See article.

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The Oregonian

"Pacific Art Experiment artist draws from inside her truck" (written by Emily Fuggeta at The Oregonian) (UW-Platteville alumna Deborah Bouchette featured)

—When it comes to her art, Deborah Bouchette is in the driver's seat — literally. See article.

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The Portland Tribune

"A trucks tale: Chaucer as artist" (written by Cari Hackmann at The Portland Tribune) (UW-Platteville alumna Deborah Bouchette featured)

—What do you get when you cross an artist with an Intel employee?
The answer is hanging from the ceiling of Pacific University’s Kathrin Cawein Gallery: a labyrinth of wild and scribbly, colorful, map-like designs on 35 silk tapestries. See article.

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REEDSBURG TIMES-PRESS

Dells woman finalist for Alice in Dairyland

—A Wisconsin Dells woman is a finalist to be the next Alice in Dairyland. See article.

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Cypress Creek Mirror

Lizette Saenz earns scholarship to summer camp at University of Wisconsin-Platteville - April 25, 2013

—Lizette Saenz, from Houston, TX, a student in the Aldine Independent School District has been awarded an Aldine Summer Camp Scholarship to attend a summer camp on the campus of the University of Wisconsin-Platteville in Platteville, Wis. See article.

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The Potpourri – Tomball, Texas

Lizette Saenz earns scholarship to summer camp at University of Wisconsin-Platteville

—Lizette Saenz, from Houston, TX, a student in the Aldine Independent School District has been awarded an Aldine Summer Camp Scholarship to attend a summer camp on the campus of the University of Wisconsin-Platteville in Platteville, Wis. See article.

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The Villages Daily Sun - The Villages, Fla.

'Doc' Tietze met stars throughout his career - July 27, 2013

—It was just what the doctor ordered. Back in 1962, when William “Doc” Tietze was director of bands at the University of Wisconsin-Platteville, he had the opportunity to direct the swing band while trumpeter Doc Severinsen sat in as guest soloist. See article.

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Juneau County Star Times

UW-Platteville team does well - Dec. 21, 2013

—In November, four members of the University of Wisconsin-Platteville dairy judging team traveled to Louisville, Ky., to the North American Livestock Exposition Dairy Judging Contest. See article.

 

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The Star (Sun Prairie)

Senior design project with Southwest Health Center - Dec. 13, 2013

—Sun Prairie resident Joshua Terrill was among four University of Wisconsin-Platteville industrial engineering students who have the opportunity to not only apply their education in a real-life setting, but potentially help the Platteville community at the same time. See article. 

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Prairie Athletic Club part of university student project – Dec. 21, 2013

—Dr. Dino Ress, professor of sustainable and renewable energy systems at the University of Wisconsin-Platteville, is currently supervising two student projects. Both projects are being funded by the Pioneer Academic Center for Community Engagement. See article.

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Sun Prairie native presents criminalistics work at conference - Feb. 14, 2014

—Sun Prairie native Jen Yoder was among the six students and two faculty from the University of Wisconsin-Platteville Chemistry Department who recently attended and presented research at the 42nd annual meeting of the Midwestern Association of Forensic Scientists in Dayton, Ohio. See article.

Television

WMTV NBC 15 – Madison

Cheerleaders sparkle at local university - Feb. 4, 10 p.m. 

—UW-Platteville is known as an engineering school, but lately, their cheerleading squad has been getting all the attention. See article.

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KCRG – ABC Cedar Rapids, Iowa

Former Intelligence Specialist Weighs-in on Evansdale Abduction Case – Nov. 15, 2012

—Dr. Sabina Burton is a former intelligence specialist with an emphasis in forensic psychology and terrorism. See video.

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 College near northeast Iowa uses ‘forensics house’ to teach CSI – Nov. 15, 2012

—Tucked away 30 miles north of Dubuque, there’s a small white house surrounded by fields and farmland. See video.

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KCCI News 8 – Des Moines, Iowa

UW-Platteville Forensic Investigation Crime Scene House

—The house is the site of crime scene after crime scene. KCCI anchor Kevin Cooney takes you inside the CSI house to show you how students learn the science of solving crimes. 

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WISC TV 3 - Madison, Wis.

Students get hands-on training in crime scene house - May 2, 2013

—Students study crime scene investigation in a special house built for a program at UW-Platteville. See video.

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UW-Platteville volleyball coach set to make history on and off court - Aug. 28, 2013

—Deb Schulman is the winngest coach in UW-Platteville history, set to earn her 600th win on the volleyball court this weekend. See story.

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KWWL 7 - Iowa, City, Iowa

UW-Platteville students recreate 1970s murder scene

—The University of Wisconsin-Plateville held an annual educational exhibit called the Horrific Crime Scene Revisited Wednesday in Platteville. See story.

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WKOW 27 - Madison, Wis.

Students to recreate 1970s murder scene

—More than 500 people are expected to visit an exhibit detailing a gruesome crime from the 1970s, at the UW Platteville Wednesday. See story.

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UW-Platteville students train in Texas - Jan. 16, 2014

—A dozen University of Wisconsin-Platteville students are spending part of their winter break in Texas, working. See article. 

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ABC 13 — Houston, Texas

Future teachers getting experience in area classrooms. - Jan. 2014
—Eighteen University of Wisconsin-Platteville School of Education students were recently featured on ABC-affiliate KTRK-TV in Houston, Texas for their work student teaching pre-school students in Aldine, Texas. See video.

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Radio

Energy FM – Isle of Man radio station

Manx museum opens in Wisconsin - Aug. 14, 2012

—The North American Manx Society has announced the opening of the first North American Manx Museum in Wisconsin. See story.

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KDTH – Dubuque


—Assistant Chancellor for Diversity and Inclusion, Jennifer DeCoste discusses the 2013 Midwest Culturally Inclusive Conference - August 8, 2013. Listen.

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Lazer 103.3 – Des Moines, Iowa

—KCCI’s Kevin Mooney discusses UW-Platteville’s Forensic Investigation Crime Scene House - Feb. 27, 2013. Listen.

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WGLR 97.7 – Platteville, Wis.

—Amy Seeboth, Sustainability Coordinator, discusses sustainability initiatives at UW-Platteville. - June 10, 2013. Listen.

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—Michael Breitner discusses the 2013-14 UW-Platteville Performing Arts Series. - Sept. 23, 2013. Listen.

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—Kim Schmelz and Katie Friar discuss Homecoming 2013 events. - Sept. 30, 2013. Listen.
 

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—Ashley Lanz, treasurer of the Residence Hall Association, discusses the American Red Cross blood drive. - Oct. 14, 2013.  Listen.

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—Diana Johnson and Dana Cecil discussing the Horrific Crime Scene Revisited event. - Oct. 28, 2013. Listen.

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—Keith Lucas, assistant director of Ridge and Valley Restorative Justice discusses the upcoming Restorative Justice Conference. - Nov. 4, 2013. Listen.

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—Elias Cox, a sophomore from Fennimore, Wis., was the guest on Doug Wagen's Guest Spotlight Show on 97.7 FM WGLR radio on Friday, Jan. 6. Cox is one of three students who work as Pioneer Pete, UW-Patteville's mascot. Listen.

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—Sandie Brick-Margelofsky, program manager for the Robert and James Wright Center for Non-Traditional and Veteran Students was the guest on Doug Wagen's Guest Spotlight show on 97.7 WGLR Radio on Monday, Jan. 13. Listen.

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—Dr. Robert Snyder, professor of video production and social media, was on Doug Wagen's "Guest Spotlight" show on 97.7 FM WGLR on Jan. 27. Snyder discussed his research work dealing with the history of the United States' spying programs. Listen.

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—Tracey Roberts, senior lecturer in the department of social sciences, was Doug Wagen's guest on WGLR 97.7 FM on Feb. 3. She discussed the first-ever Wisconsin History Symposium planned for campus in April. Listen.

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—Matthew Mutiva, public relations representative for this year's Ebony Weekend at UW-Platteville was Doug Wagen's guest on WGLR 97.7 on Feb. 10. Listen.

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WISCONSIN PUBLIC RADIO NEWS

A peek into a raptor pen at the Four Lakes Rehabilitation Center - July 1, 2013

—The midday sun is what makes it possible for hawks to soar their highest. Listen.

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UW-Platteville wants public’s help in hunt for old oak trees – July 10, 2013

—People in southwest Wisconsin who know of large, old oak trees are being asked to help with a study on climate change. Listen.

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KDTH AM 1370 - VOICES OF THE TRI-STATES

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The Country Today

A white letter year: ‘M’ on Platteville hilltop celebrates 75th anniversary – June 20, 2012

—If the “M” on the side of the Platte Mound could talk, it would undoubtedly have lots of stories to tell from its 75 years of overlooking the southwest Wisconsin countryside. See article.

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UW-Platteville senior builds soil business – April 3, 2013

—In spring 2011, Jordan Riemer heard his renewable energy professor Tim Zauche mention a new potting mix he and agriculture professor Michael Compton had developed and patented. He couldn’t help but stay after class to ask about it. See article.

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Platteville to host national soils judging contest - April 9, 2013

—UW-Platteville will host the 53rd annual National Collegiate Soils Contest from Sunday through Friday, April 21-26. See article.

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Rain holds off for national soils contest at Platteville – April 30, 2013

—After an unseasonably wet and cool spring, UW-Platteville associate professor of soil and crop science Chris Baxter said organizers of the National Collegiate Soils Contest were fortunate that the tap finally shut off during the competition at the school last week. See article.

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Interim tag dropped from Pioneer Farm director’s title – July 9, 2013

—The interim tag has been dropped from Pioneer Farm director Charles Steiner’s title, giving him the permanent position after nearly two years in the interim post. See article.

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Agriculture.com

University of Wisconsin’s Schuler named 2012 National Guernsey Queen - July 11, 2012

—For the next year, Kami Schuler of Platteville, Wis., a junior animal science major at the University of Wisconsin-Platteville will be serving as the National Guernsey Queen. See article.

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Dairy Herd

Volunteers shine bright at World Dairy Expo (Dr. Mark Zidon) - Dec. 16, 2014

—Five individuals were bestowed Friends of Expo honors for their outstanding service supporting World Dairy Expo. See article.

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American Farm Bureau Federation

Wisconsin Resident Wins YF&R Collegiate Discussion Meet - Feb. 14, 2014

—The winner of the American Farm Bureau Young Farmers & Ranchers Collegiate Discussion Meet announced Sunday at the American Farm Bureau Federation Young Farmers & Ranchers Conference in Virginia Beach, Va., is Ethan Giebel of Lyndon Station, Wis. See article.

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Wisconsin Farm Bureau Federation

UW-Platteville’s Schuler earns National Guernsey Queen title - July 16, 2012

—For the next year, Kami Schuler of Platteville, Wis., a junior animal science major at the University of Wisconsin-Platteville will be serving as the National Guernsey Queen. See article.

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Issuu.com

Great time to be a Platteville Pioneer - Dr. Michael Compton guest column – Jan. 4, 2013

—The calendar year 2012 is coming to an end and we anticipate the excitement that a new year will bring. See article.

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Forensic Magazine

Crime Scene House Advances Forensic Science Education – July 17, 2012

—Since its doors first opened in May 2012, the University of Wisconsin-Platteville’s Forensic Investigation Crime Scene House has served as an important resources for students, faculty, safety and law enforcement officials and others. See article.

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Forensic Investigation Program to Graduate First Three Students – Dec. 6, 2012

—The University of Wisconsin-Platteville Forensic Investigation Program, which first offered a major focused on the documentation and collection of physical crime scene evidence in 2011, will graduate its first three students this month. See article.

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DEA makes $160,000 equipment donation to Forensic Investigation – Dec. 19, 2012

—The University of Wisconsin-Platteville Forensic Investigation Program and UW-Platteville Department of Chemistry and Engineering Physics were the recent recipients of a generous donation of equipment from the U.S. Drug Enforcement Administration. See article.

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Horrific Crime Scene Revisited Exhibit to Feature Recreated Wisconsin Crime Scene - Oct. 18, 2013

The Horrific Crime Scene Revisited, an annual educational exhibit where visitors can explore and examine a re-created murder scene and make their own determinations based on the forensic evidence that is presented, is returning for its third year to the University of Wisconsin-Platteville Forensic Investigation Crime Scene House on Wednesday, Oct. 30, from noon until 8 p.m. See article.

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Manx.net – Isle of Man News

President of Tynwald attends 51st NAMA convention – Sept. 3, 2012 – Sept. 3, 2012 – Sept. 3, 2012

—President of Tynwald Clare Christian MLC has written top convey expressions of appreciation to the North American Manx Association (NAMA) as well as to the Chancellor of the University of Wisconsin-Platteville and the Governor of the State of Wisconsin on her return from the United States where she attended the 51st NAMA convention. See article.

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US News and World Report

Colleges Encourage More International Student Engagement – Students’ desire for inclusion has spurred new campus initiatives across the United States - Oct. 10, 2012

—Many American college campuses are mini melting pots, bringing together students from countries across the world. See article.

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Knowledge Powers Wisconsin

Pioneer Farm helps Grant County 4-H Livestock team advance to third national contest – Dec. 7, 2012

—The University of Wisconsin-Platteville’s Pioneer Farm has long since been a source of educational opportunities for students and the university as well as community members, in particular, the Grant County 4-H Livestock Team, which competed in Kansas City, Mo. In early November at the American Royal Competition. See article.

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U.S. Rep. Ron Kind presents National Science Foundation grant - Nov. 7, 2012

—Wednesday afternoon (Oct. 31) was decidedly full for United States Representative Ron Kind (D-Wisconsin), but that’s to be expected for the Third Congressional District’s representative. See article.

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Pioneer Launch Lab looking for growth in its second semester - Nov. 6, 2012

—With one semester of experience, the University of Wisconsin-Platteville’s Pioneer Launch Lab is off to a great start in its second semester. See article.

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Bringing the Universe to Wisconsin presents at UW-Platteville - Feb. 18, 2013

—Six University of Wisconsin-Platteville graduates returned to campus to present their experience living in Antarctica and working on the $280 million project, Wisconsin IceCube Particle Astrophysics Center for the National Science Foundation. See article.

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 Forensic investigation program to graduate first three students - Dec. 6, 2012

—The University of Wisconsin-Platteville Forensic Investigation Program, which first offered a major focused on the documentation and collection of physical crime scene evidence in 2011, will graduate its first three students this month. See article.

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UW-Platteville nano lab serves quality education – March 19, 2013

—The University of Wisconsin-Platteville prides itself on administering quality education using state-of-the-art classrooms and equipment for students to receive hands-on experience, eventually guiding them to successful careers. The engineering physics department has been doing just that. See article.

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DEA donates $160,000 for UW-Platteville forensic, chemistry equipment – April 8, 2013

—The University of Wisconsin-Platteville Forensic Investigation Program and UW-Platteville Department of Chemistry and Engineering Physics were the recipients of a generous donation of equipment from the U.S. Drug Enforcement Administration. Received were six balances and a gas chromatograph mass spectrometer with a combined value of $160,000. See article.

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Society to benefit from increased popularity of ag degrees at UW-Platteville – April 30, 2013

—“I knew that having an agricultural degree would give me the chance to make a difference, whether that is on a local level by helping farmers to grow healthy crops, or a global scale in helping to feed our growing population,” said Laura Kanis of Viroqua, Wis., who will graduate in May from the University of Wisconsin-Platteville with a degree in soil and crop science. See article.

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Agriview.com

RWDCA welcomes Troester as assistant manager - Dec. 20, 2012

—The Red and White Dairy Cattle Association has hired Anna Troester as their full-time Assistant Manager. See article.

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UW-Platteville to offer engineering design certificate - Jan. 22, 2014

—UW-Platteville, a 35-year pioneer in distance education, has created an online certificate in engineering design. See article. 

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UW-Platteville signs credit for life experience agreement with ASTD - Feb. 12, 2014

—UW-Platteville and its Distance Learning Center has signed a credit for life experience agreement to award graduate credit for the Certified Professional in Learning and Performance credential, as awarded by the American Society of Training and Development's Certification Institute. See article. 

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WisPolitics.com

UW-Platteville Foundation receives $7,000 AT&T award to enhance cyber security course and develop new online graduate course – Specialized Class Trains Students on How to Recognize and Pursue Perpetrators of Cyber Crime - Jan. 29, 2013

—The UW-Platteville Foundation was presented with a $7,000 Innovation & Investment Award from AT&T today to enhance its cyber security course and develop a new online graduate course in cyber security in the university’s Department of Criminal Justice. See article. 

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UW-Platteville: Former CIA agent selected as UW-Platteville Distinguished lecturer – March 4, 2013

—Valerie Plame Wilson’s experiences as a covert CIA operations officer and subsequent outing from the agency were made into a Hollywood movie. See article.

 

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ESPN W.COM

Sarah Cronk spreads cheer through Sparkle Effect - March 28, 2013

—Quick: What comes to mind when you think of high school cheerleaders? The catfighting smack-talkers in "Bring It On?" Sue Sylvester's conniving Cheerios on "Glee?" That awful Pamela chick who kept trying to steal Michael J. Fox away from Boof in "Teen Wolf?"

It's time to start seeing cheerleaders differently. See article.

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THE SPARKLE EFFECT

University of Wisconsin-Platteville cheer and stunt team

—The Sparkle Effect loves trailblazers, and we're so excited to Spotlight the first Sparkle Effect team at the collegiate level: the University of Wisconsin-Platteville Cheer and Stunt team! See article.

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Wisconsin Agriculturist

UW-Platteville Sigma Alpha Alumni Chapter Chartered - May 8, 2013

—There's a new women in agriculture group at University of Wisconsin-Platteville. See article.

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DUBUQUE 365 INK (page 8) 

Curtain to rise again on UW-Platteville’s Heartland Festival - May 23, 2013

—Following a one-year hiatus due to renovations of the University of Wisconsin’s Center for the Arts, the 2013 Heartland Festival is set to bring up the curtain June 7. See article.

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Planet Foundry.com

UW-Platteville students melt meteorite with metallurgist Richard Furrer – May 24, 2013

—For students in the University of Wisconsin-Platteville College of Business, Industry, Life Science and Agriculture, hands-on application of coursework is an essential element of comprehending concepts, particularly for those in the Industrial Studies Department. See article.

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Siliconbeat.com

Not your 'CSI' crime scene

—How about a visit to the Horrific Crime Scene Revisited exhibit in Wisconsin? See article.

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