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Jameson Bothe, ’07, and his colleagues at Merck pharmaceutical company were crucial to the development and distribution of Lagevrio, an oral drug that treats COVID-19. Fighting COVID with chemistry Posted 7:02 a.m. Sunday, Feb. 5, 2023 UWL alum played key role in developing COVID-19 treatment Read more about Fighting COVID with chemistry From left, Silje Steinsbekk, professor in the Department of Psychology, Norwegian University of Science and Technology, and Jennifer St. Sauver, professor of epidemiology, Mayo Clinic College of Medicine and Science. Free public health insight sessions Posted 9 a.m. Thursday, Sept. 8, 2022 Gain research-backed insights on childhood health and living with Covid-19 Sept. 22-23 at UWL  Read more about Free public health insight sessions A student unloads boxes from a truck during move in days fall 2021. What to bring to college Posted 2:50 p.m. Friday, Aug. 12, 2022 The top five items to bring to college in 2022, plus full packing list Read more about What to bring to college UW System Interim President Tommy Thompson began his visit to UWL Monday, Feb. 28, with a question-and-answer session with Chancellor Joe Gow, attended by campus and community leaders. Tommy Thompson Day Posted 8 a.m. Wednesday, March 2, 2022 Thompson visits UWL for final time as UW System’s interim president Read more about Tommy Thompson Day UWL staff and faculty delivered gift baskets to Gundersen and Mayo health systems on Tuesday, thanking healthcare workers for their dedication throughout the pandemic. 'One small way to thank them' Posted 8:19 a.m. Wednesday, Feb. 9, 2022 UWL delivers gift baskets to local healthcare workers Read more about 'One small way to thank them' As a show of appreciation for local health care workers, UWL is collecting donations and thank-you notes for staff at Gundersen and Mayo. Help thank local health care workers Posted 2:50 p.m. Friday, Jan. 28, 2022 UWL collecting gifts, thank-you notes through Friday, Feb. 4 Read more about Help thank local health care workers Madelynn Logan, a sophomore psychology major, was one of eight UWL students to receive a $7,000 scholarship through UW System's 70 for 70 student vaccination campaign. 'Biggest birthday gift I've ever received' Posted 3:07 p.m. Wednesday, Dec. 8, 2021 70 for 70 scholarship has special timing, impact for UWL’s Madelynn Logan Read more about 'Biggest birthday gift I've ever received' Benjamin Wittig is a graduate student at UW-La Crosse studying Recreation Management. Over the last year, Wittig has worked as UWL Associate Professor Daniel Plunkett’s graduate assistant researching the effects of COVID-19 on travel and tourism. Outdoor Recreation – It’s Truly Coulee Posted 9:37 a.m. Tuesday, Oct. 12, 2021 UWL grad student shares what happened to Coulee Region travel and tourism during COVID-19 Read more about Outdoor Recreation – It’s Truly Coulee With its $9.1 million allocation from the Higher Education Emergency Relief Fund (HEERF) III, UWL is awarding all Federal Pell Grant recipients (as of Sept. 20, 2021) a $2,000 financial aid grant. Grants are also available to non-Pell students through an application process. Another round of relief Posted 8 a.m. Friday, Oct. 1, 2021 UWL to distribute $9.1M in HEERF III grants to students Read more about Another round of relief Area residents between the ages of 50 and 90 are sought for UW-La Crosse research on wearing face masks with exercise. Participants who conclude the study will receive one-month free membership to the university’s La Crosse Exercise and Health Program. Pictured is a LEHP participant working with a UWL student on campus prior to COVID. Help wanted Posted 11:24 a.m. Monday, Sept. 20, 2021 Older adults sought for UWL research study on masking and exercise Read more about Help wanted

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