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Underground piping and tunnel construction project to start at UW-Parkside April 26

SOMERS, Wis. – Beginning April 26, 2021, the UW-Parkside campus will begin a construction project to make repairs to the underground utility piping and tunnel on campus. The work will be divided into two phases and will last until approximately August 11, 2021. This work will affect traffic patterns on campus. There will be construction […]

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Parkside to Dedicate New Multipurpose Turf Center in Honor of Former Coach Rick Kilps

KENOSHA, Wis. – The new multipurpose indoor turf center in the Sports & Activity Center at the University of Wisconsin-Parkside will be dedicated as the Rick Kilps Center, Director of Athletics Andrew Gavin announced on Monday. The facility name honors the legendary Rick Kilps, a 1975 graduate that served the University for more than 25 years in various […]

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UW System recognizes UW-Parkside’s Dr. Francis Mann as a 2021 Regent Scholar for distinction in research, innovation, entrepreneurship

SOMERS, Wis. – The University of Wisconsin System today announced three recipients of the 2021 Regent Scholar Awards, including UW-Parkside Associate Professor and Department of Chemistry Co-Chair Dr. Francis “Frannie” Mann. Dr. Mann joins her colleagues Dr. Haijian Sun from UW-Whitewater and Dr. Ava Udvadia from UW-Milwaukee as this year’s Regent Scholar recipients. They will […]

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UW-Parkside to Host 2021 Spring Commencement Virtual Ceremony and In-Person Celebrations May 15

SOMERS, Wis. – The University of Wisconsin-Parkside announced it will host a hybrid Spring Commencement Ceremony on May 15, including a virtual ceremony and in-person celebrations. The virtual ceremony starts at 9 a.m. and includes livestreamed and prerecorded segments for each college, including opening messages from Chancellor Debbie Ford, Provost Rob Ducoffe and the college […]

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Gateway Names Vega as District Ambassador; Kenosha, Racine, and Elkhorn Ambassadors Also Named

Alexis Deschler Jesus Vega Jr. has been named Gateway Technical College’s newest District Campus Ambassador and will now be the student voice of the college to communities in Kenosha County, Racine County and Walworth County as well as at speaking engagements during public events held by the college each year. Vega was initially selected as […]

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History Department to Offer Course on Kenosha Black History

SOMERS, Wis. – UW-Parkside History Department is offering a seven-week course beginning March 29 titled “Researching Kenosha’s Black History,” taught by Professor Edward Schmitt. “For us to begin learning, healing, and making progress as a community after the painful events of the last year, it is crucial to understand the essential contributions and challenges of […]

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Art = Heart Award Winners Announced

SOMERS, Wis. – Five local K-12 students have been recognized for showing their heart in artistic ways as part of UW-Parkside’s Art = Heart exhibition. University faculty and staff selected the five as award winners, and you can view their artwork and the entire exhibition virtually at the Art = Heart website. “For this exhibition, […]

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UW-Parkside Professor Dana Oswald Recipient of the 2021 Bonnie Wheeler Fellowship

SOMERS, Wis. – UW-Parkside Associate English Professor Dana Oswald is the 2021 Bonnie Wheeler Fellowship recipient. The Wheeler Fellowship has been offered to women at the associate professor level in Medieval Studies to ensure career advancement by affording them time to complete scholarly work since 2011. In addition to summer funding, each recipient is paired […]

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Carthage College to Host Virtual Event Featuring the President and CEO of Froedtert Health

KENOSHA, WI- The Carthage College Business and Professional Coalition will welcome Catherine Jacobson, president and CEO of Froedtert Health, for a virtual engagement on Tuesday, March 30 at noon. Jacobson will discuss the pandemic’s effect on our region and how industry leaders are approaching the future of healthcare. “Catherine Jacobson is a visionary leader with […]

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Post-prom to be held at fairgrounds May 15

UNION GROVE – The Racine Founders Rotary Club-sponsored Post-prom will be held Saturday, May 15, from 6 p.m. to midnight at the Racine County Fairgrounds here. With the theme “An Enchanted Evening,” this year’s event is moving to the fairgrounds to facilitate a safe, outdoor event, the Rotary announced Friday. Post-prom has been held at […]