Campus Connection

Saturday, May 26

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Campus Connection

UWL surplus auction ending May 29

UWL will conduct a sale of surplus property in partnership with the online auctions site running through May 29.  Pre-registration and a bidder number are required prior to submitting bids. Terms and conditions of sale, along with contact information, can be found on the auction's website. This auction is located under UW System multi locations auction number 18434-147.  Included in this auction are apple computers.

Human Resources

Turn in Nature-ly Active Outdoors Challenge trackers

The Nature-ly Active Outdoor Challenge concluded on May 19. We hope employees enjoyed communing with nature during the challenge and found new activities that a person may want to continue to enjoy.

Stop by the Office of Human Resources, in 144 Graff Main Hall, to submit Nature-ly Active Outdoors Challenge Activity Trackers and to pick up a water bottle for participating. Water bottles are provided by the 2018 Employee Trust Funds grant for UWL employee wellness programming.


UWL Dining

Dining options available for the summer

Looking for a cup of coffee or maybe some lunch on campus? See what options are available during START and the dates for Patio Days. Hours of operation for the entire summer are listed here: 

UWL In the News

UWL in the news

Vietnam Vet helps others dealing with PTSD  May 11

Steenlage recently spoke on the UW-La Crosse campus, talking about the disorder and his recent return to Vietnam to help deal with it. He went back ...

Chippewa Falls, Wisconsin  May 11

Chippewa Herald

We've carefully curated this photographic history of our community from the archives of Murphy Library at the University of Wisconsin-La Crosse and ...

New Director of Parks, Recreation, and Forestry Introduced  May 12


WAUSAU, WI (WSAU) -- The City of Wausau and Marathon County ... Degree in Sports Science from the University of Wisconsin-La Crosse and a ...

Single mom, UW-La Crosse graduate beats odds to become statistician May 13

La Crosse Tribune

Single mom, UW-La Crosse graduate beats odds to become statistician ... when Voit-Ostricki graduates from the University of Wisconsin-La Crosse ...

Campus Connection: Spanish partnership helps UW-L, Gundersen  May 13

La Crosse Tribune

At the start of spring semester, University of Wisconsin-La Crosse alumnus Tom Davey knew some basic Spanish phrases — “¿Dónde está el baño?

Track and field: UW-La Crosse prepares for Division III nationals, WIAA state  May 13

La Crosse Tribune

The spring semester may have concluded this week at UW-La Crosse, but the corridors of Mitchell Hall will continue to buzz throughout May and early ...

UW La Crosse students take the final steps to finish their educations  May 14 - WKBT

LA CROSSE, Wis. (WKBT) - The University of Wisconsin La Crosse held its spring commencement ceremonies Sunday at the La Crosse Center arena.

Rusty Cunningham: Teachers deserve praise for going Above and Beyond  May 14

La Crosse Tribune

I think of Joye Miller of La Crosse Central, another Extra Effort winner whose ... Extra Effort winner is headed to the University of Wisconsin-La Crosse.

La Crosse school's Maggie McHugh named Wisconsin Middle School Teacher of Year  May 15

La Crosse's NewsTalk 1410AM 92.3FM

The sixth grade teacher at La Crosse Design Institute was named Wisconsin's ... She holds bachelor and master's degrees from UW-La Crosse.

La Crosse County Extension offers plant disease management program  May 15

La Crosse Tribune

La Crosse County UW-Extension will present a free plant disease management program led by Brian Hudelson from 1 to 3 p.m. Thursday, May 31, …

Continent-crossing birds return to area, need help to thrive May 15


Thompson, of La Crosse, leads tours to Costa Rica and Peru to raise funds and awareness ... Thompson, an adjunct faculty member in biology at both Viterbo University and UW-La Crosse, was a member of the organizing group that ...

UW Oshkosh students to experience stories of resistance and activism through Germany study ... May 15

UW Oshkosh Today

UW-La Crosse offered a four-week, LGBTQ study-broad course to Paris many years ago, and ever since I heard a presentation on that trip, I wanted to ...

UWL Spring Commencement prepares students for their next step  May 15

The University of Wisconsin-La Crosse held their Spring Commencement on Sunday, with the class of 2018 spending their final moments as university ...

UW-La Crosse celebrates small businesses May 15 - WKBT

(WKBT) - UW-La Crosse is celebrating small businesses and their impact on the community. The Wisconsin Small Business Development Center at ...

La Crosse Design Institute's Maggie McHugh named Wisconsin's middle school teacher of the year 

May 15

La Crosse Tribune

In a surprise ceremony at her school, Maggie McHugh of Sparta, a sixth-grade teacher and adviser at the La Crosse Design Institute, was named Wisconsin’s 2019 Middle School Teacher of the Year. She holds bachelor and master’s degrees from UW-La Crosse…

WIAA state tourney venues help make memories for high school athletes   May 16

Stevens Point Journal

... are the state tournament venues that are impressive for other reasons, like picturesque Veterans Memorial Stadium on the campus of UW-La Crosse ...

Ann Phillips, the Pewaukee School District's new dean of students, described as having a ...
   May 16

Milwaukee Journal Sentinel

... from the University of Wisconsin-Whitewater followed by a master's degree in professional development from the University of Wisconsin-La Crosse ..

Viterbo announces new Head Dance Coach  May 16 - WKBT

Weidner graduated from UW-La Crosse with a Bachelor's Degree in Communication Studies; Organizational and Professional Emphasis.

Stingl: Four siblings take turns being valedictorian at Milwaukee's Riverside High School  May 17

Milwaukee Journal Sentinel

He will attend UW-Madison in fall to major either in engineering or psychology. Gurtej, 18, attends UW-La Crosse and is studying exercise and sports ...


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Nabamita Dutta profile photoMiranda Panzer profile photoTaviare Hawkins profile photo Nabamita Dutta, Miranda Panzer, Taviare Hawkins and Diana Moran Thundercloud Economics, International Education, Engagement, Physics and Women's, Gender, Sexuality Studies
and Miranda Panzer, International Education, Engagement; received the award for ALANA Phenomenal Womyn's Award at ALANA's Phenomenal Womyn's Dinner on April 19 in La Crosse, WI. Asian, Latina, African, Native American (ALANA) Womyn's Student Organization recognizes womyn of color and allies for their significant contributions in the community and for their support of the student organization's members.
David Anderson profile photo David Anderson Archaeology/Anthropology
David Anderson, Archaeology/Anthropology, was named Vice President of American Research Center in Egypt. The Board of Governors of the American Research Center in Egypt (ARCE) elected David A. Anderson to serve a three-term as the Vice President of ARCE. Anderson has been serving as a member of the Board since 2015. Founded in 1948, the American Research Center in Egypt is a private, nonprofit membership organization comprised of educational and cultural institutions, professional scholars and private individuals. ARCE's mission is to support research on all aspects of Egyptian history and culture, foster a broader knowledge of Egypt among the general public, and strengthen American-Egyptian cultural ties.
Nizam Arain profile photo Nizam Arain Affirmative Action
Nizam Arain, Affirmative Action, presented "Diversifying the Workforce" at La Crosse Chamber of Commerce seminar on May 21 in La Crosse, WI. The presentation focused on strategic diversity efforts for businesses and organizations in the La Crosse area, including recruitment, retention, workplace climate and community relationships.

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Looking for housing for new faculty member — Helping a new faculty member out by searching for housing in the area. They are looking to rent an apartment or house starting in Aug. For more information, contact Abbie Lee at