A Closer Look

As the university adopts the designation of “Wisconsin’s Polytechnic University,” it is important to establish that these programs will continue to evolve, as they have over the past 100-plus years.
John S. Wesolek, DeanThe academic future of UW-Stout will depend largely on how we move forward in developing new academic degrees. Programs that continue to be in high demand and provide our students with meaningful careers that serve societal needs must continue to be developed.



Laura Verdegan ’05, a graduate assistant in food and nutrition, researched the risk factors of female cross country runners for osteoporosis.


People take comfortable seats for granted.


There are more than 16,000 golf courses in the United States, and each one needs a general manager and business manager to operate smoothly. UW-Stout has taken a swing at producing these industry leaders.


Students create positive change through group projects. Each semester, students create social action groups through which they address community issues in Menomonie.


The department of psychology launched its new cognitive neuroscience laboratory in McCalmont Hall with a ribbon-cutting ceremony March 27.


This past October marked the 10th annual Body, Mind and Spirit Conference, which brought healing practitioners from around the nation to UW-Stout.


Carolyn Barnhart ’74 was installed as national president of Phi Upsilon Omicron.


Some of the best fine dining in Menomonie can be found on the UW-Stout campus.

Summer Outlook 2012