Photos: January at UWL

Relive the month through some of our favorite images

Posted 10 a.m. Friday, Feb. 2, 2024


A new year. A new leader. And a renewed sense of purpose as the spring semester begins. Take a look at some of our favorite photos from January at UWL.



Interim Chancellor Betsy Morgan addresses staff and faculty during her opening address for the spring semester. Morgan said she hopes to bring strength and stability as the university continues its search for a permanent chancellor.
A moment of laughter during Morgan's address.
A quiet campus on a frigid day before the start of the spring semester.
Interim Chancellor Betsy Morgan in her new office. Behind her is a pair of paintings by UWL Assistant Professor of Art Zachary Stensen.
UWL and Western Technical College announced an agreement allowing students in five fields — early childhood education, sociology, philosophy, history, and race, gender and sexuality studies — to transfer credits from one school to the other.


UWL received the StormReady designation from the National Weather Service. To be recognized as StormReady, an organization must maintain a 24-hour emergency operations center, have multiple ways to receive NWS warnings and alert the public, keep a formal emergency management plan, and more.


Assistant Professor of Art Zachary Stensen shows off the printmaking studio in the Truman T. Lowe Center for the Arts.
Inside the printmaking lab.
UWL alum Jenny DeRocher is a librarian for the La Crosse Public Library Archives. DeRocher earned her bachelor's degree in history and often researched local historical events for her classes.


Looking through the La Crosse Public Library Archives.
UWL Assistant Professor of Biology Adam Schneider is working with research assistant Ellie Euler to analyze branched broomrape, an invasive weed harmful to tomato crops. Euler is a senior at Holmen High School.


UWL international students joined the UWL Police Department and Fishing Club for a day of ice fishing on Lake Onalaska. For many international students, it was their first exposure to the Wisconsin pastime.
All smiles after reeling in a fish — with the help of UWL Police Detective Adrian Meyer.
A catch and a kiss.
Organizers called this year's ice fishing expedition the most successful one yet.