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Michelle Griffin-Wenzel, ’06, was recently named Wisconsin’s Outstanding Biology Teacher of the Year. The Germantown High School teacher says she loves her job because no two days are the same. Best in biology Posted 2:37 p.m. Tuesday, Jan. 19, 2021 Alum named Wisconsin’s Outstanding Biology Teacher of the Year Read more about Best in biology UW-La Crosse Physics Professor Shelly Lesher’s new podcast series — “My Nuclear Life” — explores the intersection of nuclear science and society through interviews with historians, policy makers and others. Lesher says the podcast is geared toward those in the general public who are interested in history, science or learning something new. Nuclear navigation Posted 5 a.m. Sunday, Jan. 17, 2021 UWL professor begins new podcast to spread knowledge about nuclear science Read more about Nuclear navigation For over two months, the Surge Testing program in UWL’s Cartwright Center has provided thousands of tests to UWL students, employees and community members.  Surge Testing site at UWL to close Jan. 22 Posted 1:53 p.m. Friday, Jan. 15, 2021 Other local testing options available Read more about Surge Testing site at UWL to close Jan. 22 UW-La Crosse ROTC Eagle Battalion Instructor Sgt. 1st Class JoAnn Wampole-Swanson has received high teaching marks in Wisconsin — and across the Midwest. Wampole-Swanson has been named the Wisconsin Military Science Instructor of the Year and the Midwest Brigade’s Instructor of the Year. Roll call Posted 11:11 a.m. Thursday, Jan. 14, 2021 UW-La Crosse instructor is tops in Wisconsin, Midwest Read more about Roll call From noon on Dec. 1 until noon on Dec. 2, 1,407 donors united to raise $228,348 to transform lives at UWL, supporting funds for more than 50 causes — including scholarships, research, academic programming, athletics and more. Surpassing the goal Posted 12:38 p.m. Thursday, Jan. 14, 2021 Inaugural Giving Day raises more than $228,000 Read more about Surpassing the goal Julian Bradley, '14, earned a resounding victory in the District 28 Wisconsin State Senate race in November, making him the first Black Republican to win a seat in the legislature's upper chamber. Bradley credits his late mother, a staunch Democrat, for igniting his passion for politics. Historic victory Posted 11:49 a.m. Tuesday, Jan. 12, 2021 Alum is first Black Republican to serve in Badger State Senate Read more about Historic victory Longtime UWL civil rights activist Amanda Florence Goodenough will receive La Crosse’s 2021 Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Leadership Award. The director of the university’s Research & Resource Center for Campus Climate receives the award during the annual King Community Celebration online at 7 p.m. Monday, Jan. 18. The award recognizes leadership in commitment to building community, enhancing diversity and working for justice.  MLK Leadership Award Posted 6 a.m. Sunday, Jan. 10, 2021 UWL’s Amanda Florence Goodenough recognized Read more about MLK Leadership Award UW-La Crosse lecturer Natalia Roberts, shown in this 2020 photo pre-COVID-19, teaches Russian through the UW System's Collaborative Language Program. The program was recently included in the America’s Languages Guide to Exemplary Programs and Practices in U.S. Language Education — a list of exemplary and accessible language programs at all U.S. education levels. Language listing Posted 11:48 a.m. Friday, Jan. 8, 2021 Collaborative Language Program earns prestigious distinction Read more about Language listing The UWL Screaming Eagles Marching Band didn’t get to have any football game performances last fall due to COVID-19. But 10 members from the group will take part in a virtual college marching band show that will premiere online during halftime of the College Football Playoff National Championship Game Monday, Jan. 11.  March on — on a national stage Posted 1:39 p.m. Thursday, Jan. 7, 2021 UWL Screaming Eagles Marching Band students to perform with intercollegiate band and during title game Read more about March on — on a national stage Check out the latest issue now. Science & Health News Posted 8:08 a.m. Tuesday, Jan. 12, 2021 Winter issue is online Read more about Science & Health News

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