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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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Center for Ethnic Studies to host Mini-Conference focusing on Health Impact of COVID-19 on Communities of Color

SOMERS, Wis. – The UW-Parkside Center for Ethnic Studies will host the virtual mini-conference titled, “The Health Impact of COVID-19 on Communities of Color.” This event will take place on Wednesday, April 7, 2021 beginning at 3:30 p.m. CST. This conference features two-panel discussions with local leaders in healthcare and community-based organizations and a keynote […]

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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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Upcoming research presentation opportunities for UW-Parkside students

SOMERS, Wis. – UW-Parkside has been active in undergraduate research, scholarship, and creative activity (URSCA) for many years. Further, student research presentation opportunities are just around the corner including the Quick Pitch Competition, the Student Showcase, and the UW-Symposium. WiSys Quick Pitch Competition, Wednesday, April 7, 2021 The WiSys Quick Pitch event is a UW-System-based competition available to […]

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Office of Equity, Diversity, and Inclusion to Host Women’s History Month Speaker Series in March

SOMERS, Wis. – The Office of Equity, Diversity, and Inclusion (EDI) is set to host a Women’s History Month Speaker Series throughout the month of March titled Refusing to be Silenced, aligning with this year’s national theme. Women’s History Month is a celebration of women’s contributions to history, culture, and society and has been observed […]

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UW-Parkside Appoints Dr. George Vukotich to Lead Innovation and Smart Cities Center

SOMERS, Wis. – UW-Parkside recently announced the hiring of Dr. George Vukotich as founding director of the Center for Research in Innovation and Smart Cities.  “I am pleased to announce the appointment of Dr. Vukotich as founding director for our Center for Research in Innovation and Smart Cities,” said UW-Parkside Provost Rob Ducoffe. “The search […]