Tag Archives: Aaron Krish

U.S. Department of Education Plans Changes for FAFSA

Aaron Krish akris821@uwsp.edu Starting with the 2014-2015 academic year, the U.S. Department of Education will implement changes to collect parental information on the Free Application for Federal Student Aid, regardless of the parents’ marital status or gender. “They’re redefining in some sense what a student’s parent is. I wish it were a more clear clarification, but they appear to be ... Read More »

Art Student Earns Internship at Smithsonian

Aaron Krish akris821@uwsp.edu Art and design student Tim Vermeulen recently accepted a summer internship hosted at the Smithsonian Institution to work in the art history program researching artists’ books. “I actually came across the internship by typing ‘artists’ books internship’ into an Internet search engine,” Vermeulen said. “The Smithsonian Institution’s internship program was one of the first on the list. ... Read More »

Student Ambassadors Promote Diversity

Aaron Krish akris821@uwsp.edu As a means to promote diversity throughout the residence halls and the entire campus, the University of Wisconsin-Stevens Point Residential Living has developed a program that recruits students to plan and implement diversity-related events and programs. “It’s a leadership program, and these students receive training and the opportunity to grow in these positions,” said Mary Duckworth, Program ... Read More »

Eco-Fair Celebrates Sustainability and Earth Week

Aaron Krish akris821@uwsp.edu In celebration of Earth Week, the Environmental Educators and Naturalists Association will be holding the annual Eco-Fair, featuring a variety of food, music and environmentally friendly activities in the Laird Room Thursday, April 18 from 10:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. “The goal is to remind people how important the planet is and to celebrate the Earth with ... Read More »

Fund Run Celebrates 33 Years

Aaron Krish akris821@uwsp.edu Based in a state that often focuses on drinking as part of its social atmosphere, University of Wisconsin- Stevens Point students gathered together on campus for a relay run that rose funds for alcohol awareness. The 33rd annual Steiner Hall Alcohol Awareness Fund Run, also known as SHAAFR, helped raise $1,300 and awareness about alcohol and its ... Read More »

Model UN Prepares for NY Conference

Students of the University of Wisconsin – Stevens Point’s Model United Nations (UN) organization are preparing to represent Egypt at the National Model UN conference in New York City in March 2013. Model UN is a conference that takes place all over the world. The conference is meant to simulate the happenings of the real United Nations by assigning specified ... Read More »

We Must Love One Another

To bring awareness to bullying, Zach Halliwell produced and directed the video ‘We Must Love One Another’.  Halliwell’s videos can be found on the YouTube channel WolfSpirit201. Thousands of people around the world are bullied every day over their real or perceived sexual identity. To escape the pain of being bullied many resort to ending their life because they feel ... Read More »

A Night Dedicated to Female Artists

The Women’s Resource Center is sponsoring the upcoming Female Artist Showcase to exhibit the artistic talents of women in the University of Wisconsin – Stevens Point and Stevens Point community at Kristin’s Riverwalk, Friday, November 30th at 7 p.m. The showcase has been typically been held on campus and has entailed different forms of artistic perfor­mance, such as dance, live ... Read More »

A Day in the Life of a UWSP Tour Guide

Multiple times during the week, students on the UWSP campus pass by or walk through a group of pro­spective college freshman. More often than not, these groups of high school seniors with their parents look lost and confused as the tour guides answer questions and show them the campus. Perhaps the students merely try to look dazed and confused while ... Read More »

Where the Buck Is Everybody?

The 2012 gun deer-hunting sea­son starts on Saturday, November 17. Around this time, the University of Wisconsin – Stevens Point campus becomes a little quieter, especially in the classrooms, as hunters leave for their respective hometowns and families. Hunting season is one of the big­gest events that occur during the academic year. In Wisconsin, it is considered part of the ... Read More »