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UW-Stevens Point Celebrates 120 years of Home Economics

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A celebration of 120 years of home economics education at the University of Wisconsin-Stevens Point included two days of events to mark the university’s family and consumer sciences and interior architecture programs. [View Photos] “TADA! A Celebration of UW-Stevens Point Textile Arts and Design Application” was held Friday and Saturday, Nov. 11-12, featuring tours of […]


Agnes Jones: 1915-2013

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Agnes Jones, a University of Wisconsin-Stevens Point pioneer, died on Monday, April 29, 2013. She was 97. Jones was head of the UWSP Department of Home Economics from 1956-81. At the height of her tenure, the department offered five bachelor’s degrees with nine different options, and two master’s degrees. During Jones’s tenure, home economics was upgraded […]