Engineering students build school for 250 Ghanaian children

Nicole Gartner, General Reporter

March 21, 2013

Engineers Without Borders is a student organization that takes on projects to help communities that may need structural fixtures but cannot afford them. Their current project is the construction of a school for 250 children...

System launches PR campaign

Elizabeth Niehaus, General Reporter

March 21, 2013

The University of Wisconsin-Platteville has been a leader in helping to promote the University of Wisconsin System’s new public relations campaign, “Knowledge Powers Wisconsin.” When the @UWpowersMe Twitter account asked...

Mazur speaks about Everest climb, rescue

Shelby LeDuc, General Reporter

March 21, 2013

Contemporary mountain climber Dan Mazur visited the University of Wisconsin-Platteville on March 12 where he spoke about his mountain climbing adventures and involvement in helping create charities for the surrounding communities...

UWP student pop-punk band composes original music

Rachael Schneider, General Reporter

March 21, 2013

The Start Up, a pop-punk band out of Platteville, strives to connect with their fans while creating memorable music. According to their Facebook page, “(The band is) not preoccupied with tight jeans and glamorous egos, but...

Seniors prepare for graduation

Casey Carignan, General Reporter

March 21, 2013

Tina Holst, senior agribusiness major, prepared to graduate at Countdown to Commencement on March 13 with the same friends that she shared her first class with. “It has been a beautiful experience at this University, and...

Students create new business plans at workshops

Casey Carignan, General Reporter

March 21, 2013

The second Business Planning Workshop was held March 12 in the Markee Pioneer Student Center. Roughly 25 students attended the interactive workshop, where they networked with professionals in the business industry. Brock...

Irish Fest features Celtic Fiddler

Krystal Francis, General Reporter

March 14, 2013

The annual Irish Festival was held in honor of Saint Patrick from 5 -10 p.m. Friday, March 8, at St. Augustine’s Church in Platteville. “The festival was held at St. Mary’s for the last three years, and this is the first...

Women in EMS increases membership by 40 percent

Katie Martin, General Reporter

March 14, 2013

Members of the Women in Engineering, Mathematics and Science Program have increased in numbers by 40 percent throughout the program and 30 percent in engineering alone since 2010. The WEMS program at University of Wisconsin-Platteville...

Dodgeball Club wins tournament

Marissa Dow, General Reporter

March 14, 2013

The University of Wisconsin-Platteville fraternity Sigma Tau Gamma hosted a double elimination dodgeball tournament Saturday, March 9, at Bo Ryan Court in the Pioneer Athletic Center. Registration started at 10 a.m., and the...

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