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Dubuque Telegraph Herald

UWP student hitting the target with bulletproof insert – Jan. 4, 2016
—Alarmed by recent school shootings, a University of Wisconsin-Platteville student has designed a bulletproof panel that can fit into backpacks. See article.

UWP students rev up for snowmobile competition - Jan. 23, 2016
—Isaac Peterson, sporting a Green Bay Packers T-shirt and protective eye gear, hustled about the basement workshop Wednesday afternoon on the University of Wisconsin-Platteville campus. See article.

Students expand their horizons during ebony weekend at UW-P — Feb. 6, 2016
During one segment of her speech today during University of Wisconsin-Platteville’s Ebony Weekend, Charlene Carruthers asked students in the audience of about 70 if they felt safe on campus. See article.

'Unapologetically black' UW-Platteville emphasizes taking life head on - Feb. 7, 2016
—During one segment of her speech Saturday during University of Wisconsin-Platteville's Ebony Weekend, Charlene Carruthers asked students in the audience of about 70 if they felt safe on campus. See article.

From being burned to military service, UW-P alumnus to share stories of overcoming adversity - Feb. 18, 2016
— Curt Patrouille will never forget the moment his best friend set him on fire. The University of Wisconsin-Platteville alumnus said he and a buddy were working on a vehicle. See article.

Shields: Celebrating contributions to campus and community - Feb. 21, 2016
—This year the University of Wisconsin-Platteville is celebrating 150 years of its existence as an institution of higher learning. See article.

UW-Platteville students try to get the jump on Japanese hops - Feb. 23, 2016
—Three college students and an assistant professor are working diligently to stop the spread of an invasive plant in southwest Wisconsin. See article.

Prominent grads discuss UW-P's impact - March 6, 2016
—University of Wisconsin-Platteville has produced graduates who have excelled in various fields. See article.

UW-P students' frog research to be showcased - March 8, 2016
—Two University of Wisconsin-Platteville students' research of cricket frog calls will be showcased next month. See article.

Heartfelt reunion between Bo Ryan, current Badgers coach at UW-P event - April 20, 2016
—It's difficult for Greg Gard to put into words. As the new head basketball coach at the University of Wisconsin, the Cobb native gets emotional when reflecting on what Bo Ryan has meant to him after more than 23 years of learning under and coaching alongside the legendary Badgers coach. See article.

Country star Hunter Hayes shines through rain in Platteville - May 2, 2016
—Although the only "Storm Warning" was onstage, rain ponchos were selling fast when country music star Hunter Hayes took the stage Saturday night in Platteville. See article.

Budding balloon tycoon hopes UW-P degree helps build business - May 7, 2016
—Brian Quinn always felt he was getting a little more out of his business classes than most students. See article.

Person who makes a difference: UW-Platteville professor to assist Syrian refugees - May 9, 2016
—In recent years, Daniel Leitch has watched the Syrian refugee situation unfold from a distance. See article.

Long-time UW-Platteville UW-Platteville volleyball coach retires - May 9, 2016
—Deb Schulman will retire after 28 years as the head volleyball coach at the University of Wisconsin-Platteville, effective Aug. 1. See article.

Have you Heard: UW-Platteville students celebrate agriculture through art - May 10, 2016
—Twenty University of Wisconsin-Platteville students are creating artwork to highlight the agricultural nature and landscape of the region, as well as the history of the university’s Pioneer Farm — a 430-acre farm that provides education, research and outreach opportunities, while promoting the agriculture industry. See article.

UW-P unveils new summer concert series - May 31, 2016
—The University of Wisconsin-Platteville will present its inaugural Backyard Concert Series, featuring free outdoor live music, adjacent to the Center for the arts on the UW-P campus. See article.

UWP names new police chief - June 7, 2016
—The University of Wisconsin-Platteville has selected Joseph Hallman its next chief of police. See article.

UW-Platteville unveils free summer concert series - June 9, 2016
—Under the shade of tall trees Wednesday at the University of Wisconsin-Platteville, a pair of indie rockers ushered in the school’s new Backyard Concert Series. See article.

Researchers probe common chemical's cancer-fighting properties - July 3, 2016
—University of Wisconsin-Platteville senior Jessica Symons of Benton, Wis., is conducting innovative cancer research that bridges the gap between biology and engineering. See article.

More than the Score: UW-Platteville duo wins PdC fishing touranment - July 12, 2016
—A pair of University of Wisconsin-Platteville students captured the FLW College Fishing Central Conference Tournament on the Mississippi River at Prairie du Chien, Wis., on Saturday. See article.

Karsten edits new book on gender, race and ethnicity at work - July 17, 2016
—Margaret Foegen Karsten, professor and internship coordinator in the University of Wisconsin-Platteville School of Business, has edited a new book, “Gender, Race, and Ethnicity in the Workplace.” See article.

Three area youth to perform with 'Kids from Wisconsin' on July 30 - July 18, 2016
—The Kids from Wisconsin troupe will perform at 7 p.m. Saturday, July 30, at the University of Wisconsin-Platteville’s Center for the Arts Brodbeck Concert Hall, 755 W. Main St. See article.

UW-P study shows football no more dangerous to brain than other sports - July 22, 2016
—Matthew Rogatzki has some good news for fans of football. See article

New artwork commemorates Platteville tornado - Aug. 8, 2016
—Two students from the University of Wisconsin-Platteville have created a commemorative, functional piece of artwork for Rountree Commons residence hall using wood that was felled in the university’s Memorial Park during the June 2014 tornado. See article.

Shields: Celebrating diversity as important locally as globally - Aug. 21, 2016 - See article.

Pop superstar bring 1 last party to UW-P before semester starts - Sept. 6, 2016
—Pop superstar Mike Posner made sure University of Wisconsin-Platteville students enjoyed one last party Monday night before plunging into their fall semester. See article.

Different perspectives on use of police force at UWP event - Sept. 16, 2016
—Law enforcement officers and civilians spent Friday hearing various and sometimes conflicting perspectives on the use of appropriate police force at the 21st Century Policing Conference at the University of Wisconsin-Platteville. See article.

Zumba Effect: UW-P uses dancing students to increase sexual assault awareness - Sept. 28, 2016
—A small group of students danced Wednesday on the campus of University of Wisconsin-Platteville, following the direction of a Zumba instructor as music blared. See article.

New UW-Platteville program like 'giant erector set.' - Oct. 23, 2016
—University of Wisconsin-Platteville students soon will launch a new chapter in the school's construction program. See article.

UW-P to host Horrific Crime Scene Revisited - Oct. 28, 2016
—The University of Wisconsin-Platteville’s sixth annual Horrific Crime Scene Revisited will take place from 3 to 7 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 29, and from 2 to 6 p.m. Sunday, Oct. 30, at the Forensic Investigation Crime Scene House at Pioneer Farm, 29065 College Farm Road. See article.

Milwaukee Journal Sentinel

Wisconsin police conference focuses on race - Sept. 17, 2016
—Building trust between communities and law enforcement requires difficult conversations about race, national experts and local activists told participants at a 21st Century Policing conference Friday at the University of Wisconsin-Platteville. See article.

Platteville Journal

Bo and a surprise guest - April 20, 2016
—Bo Ryan was Tuesday morning’s Distinguished Lecturer at UW–Platteville’s Williams Fieldhouse, on the basketball court named for him. See article.

Wisconsin State Journal

UW-Platteville professor uses knowledge of history to create high-stakes thriller - June 26, 2016
—For his first mystery novel, historian David Krugler chose to immerse readers in the Soviet spy game as World War II draws to a close. See article.


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