Category Archives: Academics

Spring 2024 UWSP Chancellor’s Leadership Award winners announced

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Each semester, University of Wisconsin-Stevens Point’s best and brightest student leaders are presented with the Chancellor’s Leadership Award. This semester, nine students from the College of Professional Studies have been selected for this honor. These students are a select group of graduating seniors who throughout their careers at UW-Stevens Point have contributed significant leadership, demonstrated […]

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She Means Business

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She Means Business

I intended to spend a part of my evening at the Women In Business: She Means Business Panel listening to impactful, empowering, driven women of the community speak on their experiences throughout their careers. What I had not planned on, on the other hand, was meeting one of the panel members, Lyna Matesi, associate professor […]

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Inaugural Case in Point Business Solutions Competition focuses on opportunities for local tourism

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Case in Point

A champion was crowned in a competition that had students at the University of Wisconsin-Stevens Point collaborating with the Stevens Point Area Convention & Visitors Bureau to help find funding solutions for local tourism efforts. The inaugural Case in Point Business Solutions Competition had four teams, made up by 19 students, working on a specific […]

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UWSP at Wausau MBA student making her mark as an entrepreneur

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Chee Yang

University of Wisconsin-Stevens Point at Wausau student Chee Yang has learned to overcome difficulties and form her own identity to make her impact in Central Wisconsin. From being a member of a first-generation Hmong American family to graduating with her MBA from the UWSP at Wausau campus this May, she has paved her way by […]

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Fischer selected to lead School of Health Sciences and Wellness at UW-Stevens Point 

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Julia Fischer

Julia Fischer, Ph.D., CCC-SLP, has been named the assistant dean and head of the UW-Stevens Point School of Health Sciences and Wellness, announced College of Professional Studies Dean Rebecca Sommer, Ph.D.  Fischer has been serving as the school’s interim assistant dean since June 2023 and replaces Sommer, who was named CPS dean in December. She […]

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2024 Medical Laboratory Science holds signing day for placements

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Medical Lab Science

After a comprehensive interview process with health care organizations, 17 students in the medical laboratory science (MLS) program at the University of Wisconsin-Stevens Point are set to be placed at facilities around the state for six- and nine-month clinical practicums beginning in fall 2024. [View Photos] The MLS program (formerly clinical laboratory science) at UW-Stevens […]

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Tariffs and Trade

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Tariffs and Trade

Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump has indicated that he would place a 10% tariff on all products imported into the United States if elected president, with potential tariffs of up to 60% on goods imported from China. This blog will discuss recent tariffs, trade, and the potential impact of a 10% (at least) blanket tariff […]

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School of Education hosts 2024 Educators Rising Wisconsin Summit

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Educators Rising Summit 2024

Nearly 300 enthusiastic high school students from 30 school districts across the state soared as they explored future career opportunities in education at the 2024 Educators Rising Wisconsin Annual Summit and Competition Wednesday, March 6, hosted by the UW-Stevens Point School of Education. [View Photos] This year’s summit themed, “Take Flight and Soar!,” was intended […]

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Finance student taking financial literacy research to the state capitol

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Henry Niedbalski and Nik Butz

A recent legislation will require financial literacy education courses in Wisconsin high schools starting the fall of 2024. In response, University of Wisconsin-Stevens Point junior Henry Niedbalski will present his investigations on the current state of financial literacy education in schools at the 20th anniversary Research in the Rotunda event on Wednesday, March 6. [Event […]

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Literacy Lab earns Boys & Girls Club Community Award 

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Literacy Lab

A tutoring program that matches UW-Stevens Point reading students with local youth was recognized by the Boys & Girls Club of Portage County. The UWSP Literacy Lab at Jefferson Elementary was presented the 2023 Community Partnership Award during the BGC Awards Night on Feb. 27 in the Dreyfus University Center Laird Room. [Literacy Lab Photos] […]

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