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Gracie Quinn, pictured on the right, a senior majoring in middle-childhood-early adolescence education, has teamed up with Assistant Professor of Educational Studies Charlotte Roberts to start a blog, “People Seeing People,” about homelessness in the La Crosse area. ‘People Seeing People’ Posted 2:39 p.m. Thursday, May 13, 2021 Blog aims to humanize area’s homeless population Read more about ‘People Seeing People’ Golfers head out on the course for last year’s UWL Alumni & Friends Golf Outing. This year, golfers worldwide can join in with the virtual option. Fore! Posted 4:13 p.m. Wednesday, May 12, 2021 Golf outing features onsite, virtual options Read more about Fore! Story from Lantern Graduating senior Johnathon Jaeger, a double major in philosophy and history: public and policy, is this year’s UWL Student Employee of the Year. As a digital preservation technician, he has been listening to and creating indexes for oral histories from UWL’s vast collection of interviews in the Oral History Program. Good job! Posted 8 a.m. Tuesday, May 11, 2021 Graduating senior takes top award among UWL student workers Read more about Good job! Dick Hebert, ’83, retired from the Chippewa Falls Parks, Recreation and Forestry Department in March after a nearly four-decade career. “Parks and recreation is not for everybody,” he says. “It’s a lot of work, and occasionally, you have to work nights and weekends. But I really enjoyed making the community I grew up in a better place to live, work and play.” Passion for parks Posted 2:53 p.m. Monday, May 10, 2021 Hebert leaves lasting mark on Chippewa Falls parks system Read more about Passion for parks Story from Lantern UWL will celebrate its spring graduates during three commencement ceremonies at the La Crosse Center Saturday, May 15. For health and safety reasons, no spectators will be allowed at the events. Each ceremony will be livestreamed and recorded. UWL commencement set for May 15 Posted 11:20 a.m. Monday, May 10, 2021 UWL to celebrate more than 1,500 graduates at in-person ceremonies Read more about UWL commencement set for May 15 Carl Klubertanz, director of facilities for the La Crosse Area Family YMCA, will be among the first students to graduate from UWL's Recreation Management - Professional Development master's program. Klubertanz says the program prepared him to take the next step in his career. Taking the next step Posted 10 a.m. Friday, May 7, 2021 Recreation Management master’s program helps alum unlock his future Read more about Taking the next step Former UWL Eagle Vinny Rottino, ’02, has joined the broadcast team of “Brewers Live,” providing pre- and post-game analysis on Bally Sports Wisconsin. “There have been a number of challenges,” Rottino says, “but I’d say the biggest one has been learning to talk about baseball without getting too far into the weeds.” A whole new ball game Posted 3:55 p.m. Thursday, May 6, 2021 Playing days behind him, Rottino takes swing at broadcasting Read more about A whole new ball game Story from Lantern UWL Senior Vanessa Mbuyi Kaja raises the flag of the Democratic Republic of Congo for the first time on campus during a December 2020 ceremony. The flag’s addition to the group of international flags on Badger Street was among the many accomplishments for the International Education & Engagement Office, which has received the state’s 2021 Hong Rost Memorial Leadership Award for Innovation in International Education Student Services. Best in state Posted 11:17 a.m. Wednesday, May 5, 2021 UWL International Education & Engagement Office earns top honor Read more about Best in state Faith Fisher, a sociology major and psychology minor, is one of more than 1,500 soon-to-be graduates who will be honored at UW-La Crosse’s commencement Saturday, May 15. “I’ve grown a lot since my freshman year, when I was sometimes scared to put myself out there, ‘I’ve really come out of my shell’ Posted 2:53 p.m. Tuesday, May 4, 2021 UWL May graduate reflects on transformative college experience Read more about ‘I’ve really come out of my shell’ Laura Zinnel graduates from UWL Saturday, May 15. College has been possible through hard work and scholarships, including a spot on the distinguished “UWL Maroon Tycoon” honor roll for receiving $10,000 in scholarships her senior year. Making college dreams reality Posted 4:28 p.m. Sunday, May 2, 2021 Despite obstacles, May graduate discovers how to realize childhood ambition to become a scientist Read more about Making college dreams reality

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