Posts tagged with 'College of Science & Health':

Alum Kirsten Bucher, a breast cancer survivor, now helps others dealing with the disease as a physician assistant at Gundersen Health System. Kirsten Bucher named Steppin’ Out in Pink advocate Posted 7:05 a.m. Thursday, May 25, 2023 Bucher faced her challenge as she learned to help others face theirs Read more about Kirsten Bucher named Steppin’ Out in Pink advocate Colleen McDowell, '04, has received the Rada Distinguished Alumni Award for her work as a thought-leader in the field of glaucoma research. The right focus Posted 7:03 a.m. Thursday, May 25, 2023 Colleen McDowell is a leader in glaucoma research Read more about The right focus UWL Associate Professor Dan Plunkett, director of the university’s Tourism Research Institute, predicts summer travel will increase from last year. Plunkett was featured in an “Ask the Experts” online article outlining tips for saving on summer travel. Summer surmises Posted 10:14 a.m. Monday, May 22, 2023 UWL rec professor offers predictions for upcoming travel season Read more about Summer surmises Marisa Barbknecht, a teaching professor in the Microbiology Department, is one of seven UWL faculty to earn a 2023 Eagle Teaching Excellence Award. Helping students grow Posted noon Thursday, May 18, 2023 Marisa Barbknecht wins 2023 Eagle Teaching Excellence Award  Read more about Helping students grow Image of a field with blue sky Growing sustainable agriculture Posted 2:48 p.m. Wednesday, May 17, 2023 WiSys-led partnership including UWL wins $1 million NSF grant to lead in sustainable ag Read more about Growing sustainable agriculture UWL senior Madeline Gile attended this year's men's basketball Final Four through her internship with the sports business program Living Sport. March Madness memories Posted 11:22 a.m. Monday, May 15, 2023 UWL’s Madeline Gile recalls transformational internship Read more about March Madness memories Tom Volk, a longtime faculty member in the Biology Department, was known for his exceptional teaching and mentorship, his vibrant style and personality, and the dignity he displayed while navigating numerous health problems.   ‘Synmycanthrosium’ Posted 9:32 a.m. Tuesday, May 9, 2023 Celebrating the life and legacy of Professor Tom Volk Read more about ‘Synmycanthrosium’ Tisha King-Heiden, professor of biology, has received this year's Prairie Springs Environmental Leadership Award for faculty. “Being honored for doing my favorite part of my job feels a bit strange, Superb scientist, motivational mentor Posted 8 a.m. Saturday, May 6, 2023 Tisha King-Heiden receives Prairie Springs Environmental Leadership Award for faculty Read more about Superb scientist, motivational mentor The Walk with an Eagle program at UW-La Crosse matches recreational therapy students with older adults, with the goal of sparking social connections through the simple act of walking and talking. Part of UWL's Community Engaged Learning program, the course is taught by Assistant Professor Jennifer Taylor. Walk with an Eagle Posted 11:08 a.m. Friday, May 5, 2023 Rec therapy program benefits students and adults 50-plus Read more about Walk with an Eagle KattiJo Deeter, '08, completed this year's Iditarod — the famed, 938-mile sled dog race from Anchorage to Nome, Alaska. Deeter reached the finish line after 10 days, 6 hours and 44 minutes — good for 16th place. A frozen finish Posted 7:04 a.m. Saturday, April 29, 2023 Alum completes famed Iditarod sled dog race Read more about A frozen finish

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