Apr 2013

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...

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...

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....

Dr. George Archibald to Headline UW-BSC Commencement

4/19/13By UW-Baraboo/Sauk County

Dr. George Archibald of the International Crane Foundation will address students, faculty and staff at the University of Wisconsin-Baraboo/Sauk County Campus Commencement Ceremony, which will take place at 2 p.m. on Sunday, May 19.


UW-BSC Archaeology Club to Hold Sixth Annual Artifact Show and Identification Day

4/17/13By UW-Baraboo/Sauk County

In a region as rich in prehistoric artifacts as south-central Wisconsin, any farmer tilling a field or homebuilder digging up an empty lot can become an amateur artifact collector and a student of prehistory.

Area residents who have...

UW-Baraboo/Sauk County to Host Encore!!Art 5 Recycled Art Exhibit

4/16/13By UW-Baraboo/Sauk County

Artwork made from recycled materials will be on display at UW-BSC's James A. Schwalbach Gallery from April 22-26.  

The exhibit will include selections from the Sauk County Art Association's Encore!!Art 5 show, to be held during the Sauk...

UW-Baraboo's "Urinetown" takes on evil corporations and musicals

4/11/13By Baraboo News Republic

Give director Lauren Love points for chutzpah. It’s one thing to present a full-scale Broadway musical in a theater with no orchestra pit. It’s quite another to stage a musical that was designed never to be produced.

On Friday, the...