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UWL alum Amber Bydynkowski received a 2020 Governor's Service Award for helping lead WisCorp's response to COVID-19 and flash flooding in the Coulee Region. A job well done Posted 3:53 p.m. Thursday, Nov. 19, 2020 Amber Bydynkowski, ’18, receives Governor’s Service Award Read more about A job well done Eric Leis, a parasitologist and fish biologist at the La Crosse Fish Health Center, collects mussel samples from Lake Onalaska. Leis and his team are investigating high mortality rates among freshwater mussels locally and around the world. ‘A real-life game of Clue’ Posted 12:50 p.m. Tuesday, Nov. 17, 2020 What’s killing all those freshwater mussels? Read more about ‘A real-life game of Clue’ Senior Connor Lisowski's advice to other transfer students is to put yourself out there. Attracted by a ‘top-notch’ program Posted 8:59 a.m. Friday, Oct. 23, 2020 Part 2 in a series of stories celebrating UWL transfer students Read more about Attracted by a ‘top-notch’ program UWL Physics Professor Shelly Lesher has been named an American Physical Society 2020 Fellow. National colleagues are recognizing her for “advocating on behalf of the essential role of physics in society, and for demonstrating the importance of physics education for all students.” Top physics prof Posted 7:30 a.m. Thursday, Oct. 8, 2020 UWL’s Shelly Lesher named American Physical Society Fellow Read more about Top physics prof Khadel King, ‘19, is helping lead COVID-19 testing efforts at Hennepin Healthcare in the Twin Cities. King credits UWL’s Clinical Laboratory Science program for helping spark his career in medicine. Put to the test Posted 9 a.m. Wednesday, Oct. 7, 2020 Alum helps spearhead COVID testing at Minneapolis hospital Read more about Put to the test Brock McMullen, director of UWL’s Adapted Physical Education Teacher Preparation Program, works with a La Crosse area youth during an on-campus adapted sports program in 2019. UWL has received a $1.25 million U.S. Department of Education grant to help improve educational services for children with disabilities throughout the country by empowering the university’s Adapted Physical Education and School Psychology graduate programs. $1.25 million grant Posted 4:07 p.m. Tuesday, Oct. 6, 2020 Funds will make UWL’s reputable adapted phy ed, school psyc programs even better Read more about $1.25 million grant 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 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! Story from UWL Athletics Michele Thorman, retired director of UWL’s Physical Therapy program, started the Thorman Family Pay It Forward Scholarship supporting PT students who have overcome adversity. Thorman also served on the UWL Foundation Board of Directors for nine years and chaired its scholarship. PT shot in the arm Posted 6 a.m. Wednesday, Aug. 19, 2020 Leaving a Legacy: Family scholarship supports students overcoming adversity Read more about PT shot in the arm UWL student Matthew Wright says researching stress effects on the gut with Biology Professor Sumei Liu isn’t like taking a class where problems tend to work out. In research, failure and error are common. “I've learned to handle mistakes and solve problems because of this,” Wright explains. “The experience has taught me the importance of drive and grit.” Apprentice awarded Posted 8 a.m. Wednesday, Aug. 12, 2020 Leaving a Legacy: Gift supports student dreams, recruitment of top students Read more about Apprentice awarded

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