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Zach Heinkel, '18, a composite materials engineer with the Carderock Division of the Naval Surface Warfare Center in Bethesda, Maryland, is part of a four-person team using 3D printers to produce masks, visors and hands-free door openers for employees at various naval facilities. Engineering solutions to COVID-19 Posted 2:10 p.m. Monday, Aug. 31, 2020 Alum says dual degree program ‘opens many doors’ Read more about Engineering solutions to COVID-19 Last week, UWL leadership shared a message with the campus community regarding racial injustice, police brutality and recent events in Kenosha. Statement on racial injustice Posted 7:49 a.m. Monday, Aug. 31, 2020 UWL strongly condemns the use of police brutality in any of its forms Read more about Statement on racial injustice Lisa Klein (right), community engagement coordinator at UWL, receives a donation of homemade masks from Ruth Kinstler of the Coulee Region Senior Volunteer Program. The masks will be available to students and families during UWL's move-in window, Sept. 2-6. Masking up, moving in Posted 11:10 a.m. Monday, Aug. 31, 2020 Volunteers donate 300-plus masks for UWL move-in Read more about Masking up, moving in An aerial of the final project complete with UWL colors, maroon and gray. Photo Essay: Summer Projects Posted 8 a.m. Sunday, Aug. 30, 2020 Photos of the summer building projects at UW-La Crosse Read more about Photo Essay: Summer Projects UW-La Crosse marketing major Olivia Steingraber, left, and her business partner, UW-Madison student Megan Kronseer, wear T-shirts from their business. Pivoting during the pandemic Posted 2:25 p.m. Friday, Aug. 28, 2020 College seniors appeal to peoples’ needs in a pandemic, by selling loungewear that sparks ‘meaningful conversations’   Read more about Pivoting during the pandemic Former UWL Eagles baseball players Trevor Burmeister and Seth Feldman put together Woodside Sandlot at the Wisconsin Dells Woodside Complex in Mauston to allow high school, collegiate and minor league baseball players to play despite challenges with COVID-19. Play ball! Posted 7 a.m. Friday, Aug. 28, 2020 Pair of baseball alums lead summer program Read more about Play ball! In a pair of new rankings, UWL is recognized for offering students a solid return on their investment and for minimizing student debt. Big bang for their buck Posted 2:32 p.m. Thursday, Aug. 27, 2020 Study identifies UWL as sound investment for students Read more about Big bang for their buck Renewing the Wisconsin Idea Posted 1:52 p.m. Wednesday, Aug. 26, 2020 UW System president calls for investment in public universities Read more about Renewing the Wisconsin Idea Ruth Kinstler, left, of RSVP hands Lisa Klein, UWL Community Engagement, a donation of homemade masks for students on campus. Move-in will look different this year. Students will return over five days instead of two. And, all students and guests on campus will be required to wear facemasks and abide by physical distancing policies. UW-La Crosse students returning Posted 3:24 p.m. Monday, Aug. 24, 2020 Heavier traffic expected in campus area Sept. 2-6 Read more about UW-La Crosse students returning UW-La Crosse Art Professor Jennifer Williams paints a portrait of Tami Plourde, co-owner and director of sales and marketing at Pearl Street Brewery. Williams is visiting La Crosse business owners to put them on canvas to provide an  insight into what people are going through during the pandemic. Her project is called, “Painting us Forward.” Pandemic paintings Posted 9:49 a.m. Wednesday, Aug. 26, 2020 Professor captures images of despair, hope Read more about Pandemic paintings

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