University of Wisconsin-La Crosse

Duluth/Superior 280 miles Minneapolis 150 miles Green Bay 206 miles Milwaukee 200 miles Madison 142 miles Chicago 283 miles Dubuque 130 miles Des Moines 245 miles Rochester 70 miles Wausau 156 miles

UWL Celebrates

George Poage (1880-1962)
Olympian
Photo courtesy of Murphy Library Special Collections/ARC, UWL.

George Poage

UWL Celebrates

George Edwin Taylor (1857-1924)
1904 US Presidential Candidate
Photo courtesy of Murphy Library Special Collections/ARC, UWL.

George Edwin Taylor

UWL Celebrates

Nathan Smith (1820-1905)
Farmer, foster parent & political advisor
Photo courtesy of Murphy Library Special Collections/ARC, UWL.

Nathan Smith

UWL Celebrates

Elizabeth Burt (1833-1899)
Businesswoman and investor
No known photo exists (photo is portrayal by Lynnetta Kopp)

Elizabeth Burth

UWL Celebrates

Black History Month

February is Black History Month and to celebrate, we'll be highlighting historical Black residents from the La Crosse region. Through the Enduring Families Project, local actors bring these individuals and their importance to our community to life. Check back each week for a new story.

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"Mens Corpusque"

The university's
official motto means mind and body.

Our "mind and body" motto is incorporated all throughout campus. Student-centered and committed to a quality education for the person as a whole.

Learn more about mind and body.

87% of students participate in rec sports

3.204 Student-athlete cumulative GPA