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From left: Adam, Sandy, Kurt, Andrea and Alex Grunwald. Kurt, UWL’s radiation safety officer, plans to retire in June after 28 years working for UW System. He and wife, Sandy, associate vice chancellor for Academic Affairs, have raised their children at UWL. All three kids — Andrea, Adam and Alex — are current or former UWL students. Their UWL home Posted 7:04 a.m. Wednesday, Jan. 26, 2022 Born out of biochemistry research and two-step country dancing, Grunwald family has been teaching and learning on campus for a quarter century Read more about Their UWL home Christine Starshak, a first-year student majoring in biology (biomedical science concentration), won the WiSys Quick Pitch competition at UWL this fall. The contest challenges students to present their research to a panel of judges in three minutes or less. Quick Pitch Posted 11:32 a.m. Thursday, Dec. 30, 2021 UWL’s Christine Starshak takes first place with presentation on skin graft donors Read more about Quick Pitch West Salem Veterinarian Cord Brundage, a lecturer in the UWL Biology Department, takes the temperature of a cat held by UWL pre-vet student Ashlynn Lueck. UWL is working with the Coulee Region Humane Society to test a new type of pet thermometer that can be used under a dog or cat’s arm rather than rectally — often a stressful procedure for both pets and their owners. Pet partnership Posted 6:40 p.m. Wednesday, Dec. 8, 2021 UWL students probing alternative procedure Read more about Pet partnership Each house is covered in blackboard paint, allowing children to decorate them and exercise their imagination. 'Something new to call their own’ Posted 7 a.m. Monday, Nov. 8, 2021 UW-La Crosse faculty, staff create handmade toys for Afghan child evacuees Read more about 'Something new to call their own’ Manigbe Kenneh, a transfer student majoring in biology with pre-med track, says students should take advantage of the resources around them. 'My journey has not been a linear one' Posted 9:56 a.m. Friday, Oct. 22, 2021 Curiosity and strong program reputation brought transfer student Manigbe Kenneh to UWL Read more about 'My journey has not been a linear one' ROTC students from UW-La Crosse, Viterbo University and Winona State University joined forced with La Crosse's Outdoor Recreation Alliance to replace a bridge on a hiking trail in Hixon Forest. “It’s cool to look back,” UWL junior Isaiah Voiland says, “and know that you’ve made a difference.” Bridging the gap Posted 9 a.m. Sunday, Oct. 17, 2021 Local ROTC students give back through Hixon bridge project Read more about Bridging the gap A view of UW-La Crosse in fall as the leaves begin to peak. When will fall leaves peak in our region? Posted 8:47 a.m. Wednesday, Sept. 15, 2021 UWL experts explain what we can expect for a fall leaf display this season and why Read more about When will fall leaves peak in our region? Story from Currents Currently, 3,335 species of cicadas have been described and named. Seven of these are periodical cicadas like the bugs pictured on these leaves.  Photo by Gene Kritsky. Cicadas to emerge in Wisconsin in three years Posted 11:48 a.m. Friday, July 2, 2021 UWL entomologist advises we can prepare by maintaining green spaces and learning about their lives Read more about Cicadas to emerge in Wisconsin in three years Story from Currents Second cousins Lauren Gruber, ’17 (left), and McKenna Gruber, ’16 (right), have created a scholarship to honor their late grandfathers. The Nodz and Peewee Gruber Memorial Scholarship will be awarded annually to a UWL sophomore, junior or senior planning to pursue a career in healthcare. Grateful for their grandfathers Posted 8:55 a.m. Friday, June 4, 2021 Alums honor grandfathers with new healthcare scholarship Read more about Grateful for their grandfathers UWL Biology Lecturer Renee Redman, shown in this 2018 photo, has received a 2021 Board of Regents Teaching Excellence Award — a distinction given to just two instructors across the UW System. Transformative teacher Posted 2:09 p.m. Monday, April 5, 2021 UWL’s Renee Redman receives Board of Regents Teaching Excellence Award Read more about Transformative teacher

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