Posts tagged with 'Transformational education':

UWL's Wall of Fame pays tribute to former athletes, coaches and staff for their exceptional ability and enhancement of school tradition. Eight to be inducted into Wall of Fame Posted 10:08 a.m. Wednesday, Sept. 2, 2020 Inductees honored for their contributions to UWL athletics Read more about Eight to be inducted into Wall of Fame 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 UW-La Crosse marketing major Olivia Steingraber, left, and her business partner, UW-Madison student Megan Kronseer, wear T-shirts from their business. Pivoting during the pandemic Posted 2:25 p.m. Friday, Aug. 28, 2020 College seniors appeal to peoples’ needs in a pandemic, by selling loungewear that sparks ‘meaningful conversations’   Read more about Pivoting during the pandemic 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! Archaeology professor David Anderson, seen in this 2018 photo, has created 3D scans of ancient ruins and artifacts. The American Research Center in Egypt is using these scans to provide virtual tours of Egyptian tombs amid COVID-19. ‘It’s almost like you’re there’ Posted 8:56 a.m. Friday, Aug. 28, 2020 Prof’s 3D scans bring ancient Egypt to your living room Read more about ‘It’s almost like you’re there’ Adam Hoffer, director of the Menard Family Initiative at UW-La Crosse, has compiled a collection of briefs highlighting innovative ways the Coulee Region responded to COVID-19. Innovation during crisis Posted 12:58 p.m. Tuesday, Aug. 25, 2020 Menard Initiative highlights creative solutions amid COVID-19 Read more about Innovation during crisis UW-La Crosse senior Matthew Vehlow, a first-generation student from Wausau, has utilized the Student Support Services Office for math and science tutors, along with academic advising for his major in microbiology. Supporting students Posted 1:16 p.m. Wednesday, Aug. 19, 2020 UWL program earns $2.25 million grant Read more about Supporting students 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 alums Jerrilyn (Jerri) and Bruce Brewer are retired educators from Western Technical College and the Bangor School District, respectively. Their gift to the UWL Foundation supports their value of education. Bruce earned a Bachelor of Science in 1978 and a Master of Education in Professional Development in 1990. Jerrilyn earned a Bachelor of Education in 1970 and a Master of Science in Reading in 1986 and a Doctorate in Education in 1995.
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Apprentice awarded Posted 3:08 p.m. Monday, Aug. 17, 2020 Leaving a Legacy: Gift supports student dreams, recruitment of top students Read more about Apprentice awarded San Jose State University professor Elizabeth Skovran, ‘96, is studying how methylotrophic bacteria can be used to recycle rare earth elements found in smartphones. This work has major implications for those pursuing more sustainable technology and manufacturing.
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Phoning it in Posted 3:07 p.m. Monday, Aug. 17, 2020 Alum finds impactful new way to use smartphones: destroy them. Read more about Phoning it in

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