Category Archives: Academics

Adapting physical education for all abilities

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Adapted Physical Education Swim/Gym Program

For more than 30 years, students at the University of Wisconsin-Stevens Point have created a special bond with students within the Stevens Point Area Public School District who have different abilities. For 10 Fridays each semester, the university’s longstanding Swim/Gym program brings K-12 students with mild to severe disabilities to the university where they are […]

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Federal Government Spending, Budget Deficits, and The Federal Debt

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Federal Government Spending, Budget Deficits, and The Federal Debt

Funding the federal government (and government shutdowns) has become a hot political topic lately. This blog will explain what the government spends its money on, how the government is financed, and how and why federal debt has increased. Federal Government Spending Federal government spending consists of three major categories: mandatory spending, discretionary spending, and spending […]

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Sentry School of Business and Economics launches branding project

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An exciting new project is underway at the University of Wisconsin-Stevens Point Sentry School of Business and Economics as the school has retained Carnegie to help with an important research and consensus-building project to clarify and define “who we are” as well as provide opportunities for growth in enrollment, reputation and awareness for the institution. […]

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Inflation, Interest Rates and the Labor Market: How They’re Related (or Not)

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Inflation, Interest Rates and the Labor Market: How They’re Related (or Not)

In September, the Federal Reserve decided to keep its target interest rate, the federal funds rate, unchanged. In March 2022, the Federal Reserve began the upward trek for interest rates, with 11 rate increases occurring through August 2023. The objective of the rate increases was to lower consumer and business spending, which in turn would […]

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PBS Wisconsin: Kevin Bahr on the Condition of the US Economy in 2023

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Kevin Bahr on PBS Wisconsin

UW-Stevens Point finance professor emeritus Kevin Behr joins PBS Wisconsin to explain how economic measures showing a booming job market, higher pay, falling inflation rates and interest rate hikes are impacting Wisconsin. Watch Now

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MBA student’s marketing journey drives launch of Stevie’s food truck

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Stevie's Food Truck

When Olivia Molle took on her University of Wisconsin-Stevens Point Master of Business Administration fellowship in fall of 2021, she had no idea where it would take her. She just knew the assignment – to find an idea that would raise awareness of UW-Stevens Point’s brand on campus and in the community, then develop that […]

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UW-Stevens Point athletic training program offers support at U.S. Senior Open

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Athletic Training

The 43rd U.S. Senior Open at SentryWorld–one of the biggest events in Central Wisconsin history–took years to plan and thousands of volunteers to organize. But it wasn’t just the professional golfers inside the ropes who were the focus when it came to health and safety on the course.   Several University of Wisconsin-Stevens Point students and […]

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The Importance of Interpreters/Translators for the Advancement of Equity

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The Importance of Interpreters/Translators for the Advancement of Equity

A national expert on language access and communication with multilingual individuals spoke to attendees in-person and virtually during “The Importance of Interpreters/Translators for the Advancement of Equity” presentation on Thursday, June 22 in the UW-Stevens Point Laird Room. [View Photos] Keynote speaker Ana Soler, Ph.D., addressed significant disparities faced by marginalized populations in Wisconsin, such […]

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UW-Stevens Point hosts health care career camp

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Health Careers Camp

High school students enjoyed interactive activities during the UWSP Health Careers Camp, facilitated by UW-Stevens Point faculty/staff and community health care professionals at Aspirus Health and Marshfield Clinic Health System. Campers learned about a variety of health care careers, participated in simulation labs and workshops, and experienced behind-the-scenes field trips to area hospitals and medical […]

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CPS Dean’s List honors announced for Spring 2023

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Dean's List

A total of 562 undergraduate students had a GPA over 3.75–including 252 with a perfect 4.0–to earn dean’s list honors for the 2023 spring semester in the College of Professional Studies at the University of Wisconsin-Stevens Point. Congratulations to all! CPS Dean’s List by major (number of 4.0): CPS Dean’s List (* indicates 4.0):Students must […]

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