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La Crosse is fortunate to have a vast and vibrant business community — with stores, restaurants, events and activities that will appeal to students and families of all interests. UWL supports small businesses Posted 10:57 a.m. Wednesday, Feb. 24, 2021 Shopping locally even more important amid COVID-19 Read more about UWL supports small businesses Peter Marina, an associate professor of Sociology and Criminal Justice at UW-La Crosse, has developed a six-week online course that will help local law enforcement embrace human rights policing. A better way to protect and serve Posted 11:25 a.m. Tuesday, Feb. 23, 2021 Course will help law enforcement uphold human rights Read more about A better way to protect and serve Cadets run down Grandad Bluff Road, the start of the Northern Warfare Challenge. Challenge champions Posted 11:01 a.m. Monday, March 1, 2021 Eagle Battalion wins Northern Warfare Challenge; event continues to grow Read more about Challenge champions In a letter shared Thursday, UW System President Tommy Thompson discussed plans to make the Fall 2021 semester UW System planning to maximize in-person instruction for Fall 2021 semester Posted 8:15 a.m. Thursday, Feb. 18, 2021 Goal is for 75 percent of classes to be held in person Read more about UW System planning to maximize in-person instruction for Fall 2021 semester UWL education student Samantha Griesbach raised $1,200 and donated 150 culturally responsive books to six schools near her hometown of Stratford, Wisconsin. Griesbach says she was inspired to act after watching social injustices dominate the news last summer. Doing her part Posted 8 a.m. Wednesday, Feb. 17, 2021 UWL student donates culturally responsive books to Wisconsin schools Read more about Doing her part The 2021 Campus Climate Survey will be available to students from Feb. 15 to March 29. The survey is intended to capture the university's strengths and weaknesses as it relates to campus climate, as well as ideas for change and improvement. Capturing campus climate Posted 7:23 a.m. Monday, Feb. 15, 2021 Survey to assess areas for improvement at UWL Read more about Capturing campus climate Three students working on the COVID-19 archive project at the Murphy Library Special Collections Area Research Center include, from left, Amber Boesel, Psychology and Art; Erin Spierings, Archaeology; Brittney DeChambeau, History Education. They are documenting what UWL alumni, students, faculty and staff have been experiencing during the pandemic. COVID collections Posted 1:57 p.m. Tuesday, Feb. 16, 2021 Wanted: Images, stories about COVID’s impact Read more about COVID collections Phyllis Creek and her significant other, Jeffrey, who met as UWL students in the 1980s. After a successful career in business and human resources, Creek recently joined UWL as an associate lecturer in the College of Business Administration. Sharing her knowledge Posted 10:06 a.m. Wednesday, Feb. 17, 2021 Phyllis Creek turns to teaching after successful business career Read more about Sharing her knowledge UWL Senior Vanessa Mbuyi Kaja raises the flag of the Democratic Republic of Congo for the first time on campus during a December 2020 ceremony. “I already knew I was accepted here in La Crosse, but this makes me feel like yes, I can call this my home,” noted the microbiology major. 'I'm home' Posted 2:11 p.m. Thursday, Feb. 11, 2021 Congo alum, student revel in campus flag raising Read more about 'I'm home' Story from Lantern Shaundel Spivey, director of UW-La Crosse's Upward Bound program, has been invited to serve on Gov. Tony Evers’ newly formed Advisory Council on Equity and Inclusion. The council will provide strategic guidance to the governor, lieutenant governor and Department of Administration secretary as they develop a sustainable framework to promote and advance diversity, equity and inclusion practices across Wisconsin state government. Driving diversity Posted 4:03 p.m. Tuesday, Feb. 9, 2021 UWL’s Shaundel Spivey named to governor’s advisory council Read more about Driving diversity

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