May 2013

"Cowonomics" for Kids Coming to Reedsburg

5/28/13By UW-Baraboo/Sauk County

Want to introduce your children to economics and entrepreneurship in a fun, hands-on way?  Consider enrolling them in Cowonomics, where students entering grades 3-5 will learn about earning, saving, spending, investing, and marketing while...

Archibald to Grads: "Follow Your Fantasy"

5/20/13By Baraboo News Republic

Wind blew directly into the crowd Sunday at the University of Wisconsin-Baraboo/Sauk County graduation ceremony, stealing caps, notes and programs and even threatening to take a tassel or two. But the breezy weather seemed an appropriate...

Visit Historic Mineral Point with UW-BSC Continuing Education

5/10/13By UW-Baraboo/Sauk County

There is still time to register for the Wednesday, May 29 UW-BSC bus trip to historic Mineral Point, Wisconsin. The day will start with a tour of the Pendarvis historic site, where costumed guides will demonstrate how miners lived in the early...

UW-BSC Accepting Bids for Design of New Science Building

5/9/13By UW-Baraboo/Sauk County

The UW-BSC Campus Commission is soliciting proposals for comprehensive design services for a new science facility.  Proposals should include a needs assessment, site planning and evaluation, alternative development, programming, schematic design...

UW-Baraboo/Sauk County to Host "Views from the Farm" Art Exhibit

5/1/13By UW-Baraboo/Sauk County

The works of Arliss Kelsey will be on display at the UW-Baraboo/Sauk County's James A. Schwalbach Gallery from January 24 through March 22, 2013.  Kelsey is an Iowa-based artist whose work is inspired by the landscape that surrounds her.


Science project brings unexpected result

5/1/13By Baraboo News Republic

Four local seventh-graders learned something important this spring: Scientific experiments are about the journey, not the destination.

This winter, the students entered a U.S. Army-sponsored competition for research projects conducted by...

UW-BSC Concert and Jazz Bands to Hold Spring Concert

5/1/13By UW-Baraboo/Sauk County
The UW-BSC Concert and Jazz Bands will perform together on Monday, May 6 at 7 p.m. in the R.G. Brown Theatre.  The Concert Band will be under the direction of Professor Emeritus Jerry Stich, and Jazz Band Director will be Associate Professor Dr....

Apr 2013

UW-Baraboo/Sauk County Conserves Energy, Saves Money with Green Updates

4/30/13By UW-Baraboo/Sauk County
UW-Baraboo/Sauk County is wrapping up a 9-month project to reduce its overall energy consumption and help save money on long-term energy costs. The effort, which was funded by the State of Wisconsin and the US Department of Energy, is part of UW-BSC...

Zombies, vampires and monsters: Educator uses literary demons to connect with students

4/25/13By Baraboo News Republic

The devil is in the details. But Beelzebub is in good company — Dracula, Beowulf, Victor Frankenstein and a full cast of zombies are among the characters that make their way into Frances Auld’s English classes at University of Wisconsin-Baraboo/...

Archival Footage of Al. Ringling Theatre Could Lead to Documentary

4/24/13By Baraboo News Republic

What better way to celebrate the history of America’s original movie palace than by shooting a movie about it?

Five students at the University of Wisconsin-Baraboo/Sauk County are compiling a historical video archive about the Al. Ringling...