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When people need support it is difficult to know what to say. UW-La Crosse Associate Professor Dena Huisman advises people to focus their support communication on the specific individual instead of resorting to commonly used condolence messages. What to say to someone who lost a loved one Posted 2:09 p.m. Thursday, June 16, 2022 Communicating social support isn’t about generalities, it is about personalities Read more about What to say to someone who lost a loved one Juneteenth Freedom Day Juneteenth Posted 11:14 a.m. Thursday, June 9, 2022 The history of Juneteenth and the celebration in store for 2022 Read more about Juneteenth The cost of food and gas are high. The big question is whether these prices are a permanent shift. Why are prices going up? Posted 9:16 a.m. Friday, June 3, 2022 UW-La Crosse economists explain why the inflation rate is rising and what the future holds Read more about Why are prices going up? The hiking trail at La Crosse’s Myrick Park marsh a nearby getaway for relaxation for those on the UW-La Crosse campus. How to relieve stress Posted 8:59 a.m. Thursday, May 26, 2022 UWL psychology professor shares stress management techniques Read more about How to relieve stress Gita V. Pai and Gerald S. Iguchi On being Asian American in La Crosse Posted 3:15 p.m. Friday, Feb. 18, 2022 A look at history, population growth, and a critical examination of the model minority myth Read more about On being Asian American in La Crosse UW-La Crosse students and employees of UWL’s Outdoor Connection pose at an ice cave in the Kickapoo Valley Reserve near La Farge, Wisconsin, during a February hike. From left, Dylan Chapes, Mandie Schwarz, Marianna Malin, Alexis Tate and Thana Zoske. The Outdoor Connection on campus rents equipment for outdoor adventures throughout the year. Things to do in winter Posted 9:21 a.m. Thursday, Feb. 10, 2022 January, February, March, oh my! Don’t worry about what to do — we have you covered Read more about Things to do in winter Two people at a whiteboard. One pointing at a diagram. Tips for effective workplace communication Posted 8:45 a.m. Wednesday, Jan. 5, 2022 How to improve manager-employee communication in the coming year Read more about Tips for effective workplace communication UWL History Professor James Longhurst climbs Crazy Corners road near Freeburg, Minnesota. Photo by Dan Novak. Biking in the Driftless Region Posted 1:27 p.m. Wednesday, Dec. 8, 2021 Professor reflects on history of Wisconsin city and countryside aboard a bike Read more about Biking in the Driftless Region 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