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The word How often do people lie? Posted 8:14 a.m. Wednesday, Nov. 17, 2021 Research finds people lie just a little bit day-to-day — except for a few prolific liars  Read more about How often do people lie? UWL farmers market vegetables. How to eat sustainably Posted 4:22 p.m. Thursday, Sept. 16, 2021 Eight tips to find food that is good for the Earth, health, workers and cultures Read more about How to eat sustainably Red maple leaf with a hint of yellow and orange. Concentrations of diverse molecules in a leaf can make it appear multiple colors. Why do fall leaves change color? Posted 8:52 a.m. Thursday, Sept. 30, 2021 UWL scientists explain the basic science behind the beauty  Read more about Why do fall leaves change color? Feet on sidewalk with words: Passion led us here. How to attract employees to your business Posted 9:15 a.m. Thursday, Sept. 9, 2021 Communication expert shares how America’s best companies recruit and retain top quality talent Read more about How to attract employees to your business  Student holds a sticker reading Q & A: The Delta variant and coronaviruses Posted 10:17 a.m. Tuesday, Aug. 10, 2021 Immunology expert discusses vaccine efficacy, future boosters and concerns about the Delta variant Read more about Q & A: The Delta variant and coronaviruses The cost of items like lumber and gas are increasing. The big question is whether these prices will stay high. Why are prices going up? Posted 9:02 a.m. Friday, Dec. 3, 2021 UW-La Crosse economist talks about increased cost of gas, lumber and just about everything Read more about Why are prices going up? A record 4 million people quit their jobs in April, according to the U.S. Department of Labor.  The Great Resignation: Six things leadership can do to prepare Posted 12:34 a.m. Saturday, July 17, 2021 Management professor shares strategies as millions of workers leave their jobs Read more about The Great Resignation: Six things leadership can do to prepare Currently, 3,335 species of cicadas have been described and named. Seven of these are periodical cicadas like the bugs pictured on these leaves. Photo by Gene Kritsky. Cicadas Posted 10:02 a.m. Wednesday, June 30, 2021 The bug that emerges from underfoot every 17 years will make its way to Wisconsin. Entomologist answers common questions. Read more about Cicadas With many men headed to war in 1918, there wasn't enough interest from the La Crosse Normal School to form a band, so La Crosse Normal President Fassett Cotton recruited young men from Central High School. They are posing for a practice session in front of the unfinished physical education building, which was eventually named Wittich Hall. While construction started on the building in 1916, it was stopped during WWI, later opening in 1920. The university closed in mid-October 1918 due to the 1918 flu epidemic. Photo taken from the 1919 yearbook, courtesy of UWL Murphy Library Special Collections. How do pandemics change us? Posted 2:38 p.m. Monday, June 21, 2021 Professors share history lessons that could predict shifts in our post-pandemic lives. Read more about How do pandemics change us? Juneteenth Freedom Day Juneteenth Posted 2:27 p.m. Thursday, June 17, 2021 The history of June 19 and the celebration in store in 2021 Read more about Juneteenth