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.


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...

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...

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...

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...

UW-Baraboo/Sauk County Students Exhibit Research at the Capitol

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

Three University of Wisconsin-Baraboo/Sauk County students were among 150 UW System undergraduates from across the state who shared the results of their research projects at the 10th annual Posters in the Rotunda event on Wednesday, April 17....