Dig this

MVAC archaeology field programs provide hands-on experience This summer 18 high school students and adults joined Mississippi Valley Archaeology Center staff in Holmen to excavate a late prehistoric campsite. The arrowheads and pottery found at the site date it to…

UW-L: No. 2 in the Midwest

UW-L remains the top-ranked UW System comprehensive university For a second year in the row, UW-La Crosse has been ranked the No. 2 public university in the Midwest – and the top comprehensive in the UW System. The high rank…

Courtyard honors professor

The courtyard outside UW-La Crosse’s Centennial Hall is a reminder of former Biology Professor Daniel Sutherland. The ornamental grasses and pools collecting rainwater are reminiscent of the wetlands where he worked. “I told my daughter — it even smells how he…

Students step up as leaders

When James Hill was elected the first president of the UW-La Crosse Student Association in 1975, it was a tumultuous time. Students had been drafted to fight in the Vietnam War and anti-war protests were occurring across the country, including…

UW-L fire prevention video wins state award

The UW-La Crosse Department of Theatre Arts and UW-L Information Technology Services received a state award for the development and dissemination of “Peter’s Story,” a documentary on former UW-L student Peter Talen who died in a house fire on the…

Job helper

2011 Academic Staff Excellence Award Karla Stanek, director of Career Services and the Academic Advising Center, will receive the 2011 Academic Staff Excellence Award during the annual Academic Staff Council Kickoff Meeting at 3 p.m. Monday, Sept. 19, in the…