UW-L Alum leads team to World Cup on wheels

Chris Finn remembers long afternoons in the 1980s in his Whitefish Bay, Wis., backyard. The 10-year-old imagined he was Brazilian Football Star Pele winning the World Cup as he kicked a soccer ball against the garage. He dreamed one day…

Peter’s story

Peter talen’s death in a fire brought light to the important issue of students and fire safety When UW-L theatre Associate Professor Mary Leonard approached Jim Jorstad, ’78, to create a documentary about theatre performance major Peter Talen, Jorstad had…

Ka’s Garden

Project begins with grant; proceeds will finance scholarship Authors of a book about a young girl growing a garden in Laos hope the story not only educates, but also raises money for a UW-L scholarship. Funding for “Ka’s Garden: A…

Research happens year-round, regionally

Throughout the year, UW-L professors and student researchers can be found paddling small boats in river marshes. They trudge through muddy Mississippi River Valley forest floors. And, they study squirrel hearts in a Cowley Hall science lab. All are searching…

There’s an app for that

There’s a new app for UW-La Crosse. The new UW-L mobile application is available for free from the iTunes store. The mobile application  allows users to view UW-L videos, news and current events. Those downloading the app can also find…

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…