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May 2013

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.

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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/...

UW officials defend reserves as lawmakers call for tuition freeze

4/24/13By Baraboo News Republic

Reaction to last week’s revelation that the University of Wisconsin System has built a $648 million reserve fund has run the gamut, from hyper-critical to shrugs of indifference.

While some Republican lawmakers have been up in arms, others...

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...

Sign Up Today for UW-BSC Supervisory Skills Class

4/23/13By UW-Baraboo/Sauk County

UW-BSC's Office of Continuing Education still has a few spaces open for an upcoming supervisory skills course.  "The Effective Supervisor: Keys to Great Leadership" will be held from 8:30 to 11 a.m. on Friday, May 3 in UW-BSC's Umhoefer Classroom...

Archibald Headlines UW-BSC Graduation

4/22/13By Baraboo News Republic

International Crane Foundation co-founder George Archibald will headline commencement ceremonies at the University of Wisconsin-Baraboo/Sauk County on May 19.

Archibald, who has received four honorary doctorates and many awards, including...

Summerset Festival of the Arts Receives Generous Anonymous Gift

4/22/13By UW-Baraboo/Sauk County

It seems like spring may never arrive, much less summer.  However, the staff and board of Summerset Festival of the Arts recently got a bit of sunshine.  A local anonymous donor wanted to keep the arts festival part of the local cultural...