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UW-Parkside Professional & Continuing Education Offers Online Language Courses Starting in September

SOMERS, Wis. – Take advantage of UW-Parkside’s Professional & Continuing Education online language courses starting this September and begin your journey to learn Mandarin Chinese, Russian, and Spanish.  Are you curious why so many people read Tolstoy and Dostoevsky? Join us in the Russian language class starting from scratch on September 15 and explore Russia through its language. Learn Russian and open up an area of the world that has produced […]

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UW-Parkside Providing Scholarships and Other Incentives to Encourage Vaccinations This Fall

SOMERS, Wis. – UW-Parkside leaders are encouraging faculty, staff, and students to get vaccinated as soon as they are able to help protect the health of the campus community as the fall semester is set to begin Sept. 8. “We are encouraging our entire campus community to Vax up,” said UW-Parkside Chancellor Debbie Ford.  “Supporting […]

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Capturing Wisconsin’s Latinx History: UW-Parkside Communication Students Share Podcasts During Virtual Event

SOMERS, Wis. – UW-Parkside students in Communication Professor Dr. Anjuli Brekke’s podcasting course are closing out their semester helping capture some important Wisconsin history. Her students will host a virtual listening party on Thursday, May 13, 2021, from 5:30 – 7 p.m.  During the event, guests will listen to oral history podcasts created by UW-Parkside […]

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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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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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UW-Parkside Student Honored as Newman Civic Fellow

SOMERS, Wis. – UW-Parkside junior Alisson Anguiano Salas has been named one of the 2021-2022 Newman Civic fellows. Salas joins 289 other students from 39 states, Washington D.C., and Mexico selected for the fellowships by Campus Compact, a Boston-based non-profit organization working to advance the public purposes of higher education. The Newman Civic Fellowship is […]

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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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April 15 “Parkside Day” to Engage Community in Supporting UW-Parkside

SOMERS, Wis. – The University of Wisconsin-Parkside invites alumni and other supporters to save the date for the third annual Parkside Day on April 15, 2021. Parkside Day is an annual 24-hour online challenge that supports student success and celebrates Parkside Ranger spirit.  Parkside Day 2021 will aim to reach 500 donors, helping to demonstrate […]