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New Annual Cyber Security Training Mandatory for University Employees

This year is the first installment of mandatory annual cyber security training for all faculty and staff at the University of Wisconsin-Stevens Point. The Cyber Security Training became mandatory on July 21, 2017, when UW-System Administrative Policy 1032 was revised. The trainings are intended to protect the security of UWSP’s database by educating faculty, staff and student employees. Chad Johnson, ... Read More »

Student-Athlete Profile: Taylor Barrett

A senior at the University of Wisconsin-Stevens Point, starting post player Taylor Barrett has earned playing time in each of her four seasons on the UWSP women’s basketball team and broke into the starting lineup as a junior. The Monroe High School graduate is majoring in psychology with an emphasis in human services and with a minor in sociology at UWSP. ... Read More »

Humans of Point

Elizabeth Olson is a junior English major and professional writing minor. What are you looking forward to over Thanksgiving weekend? The food, of course. After a few months of eating like a Survivor contestant, I’m very excited for my grandma’s homemade stuffing and pecan pie. Do you have any traditions? Every year, my grandpa insists that we all gather around the ... Read More »

Humans of Point

Merita Mehmedi is a junior English major. What’s the best part of winter in Wisconsin? The worst?  I am originally from Florida, so I never really saw snow growing up, so I would say the best part of winter in Wisconsin is the snow because everything looks so beautiful covered in it and I always get excited for the first ... Read More »

Sustainable Humans of Point: Jazmine Bevers

Jazmine Bevers is a senior communications and forestry management major. What does sustainability mean to you? It means creating a world that can sustain not only humans but every other living thing on it as well as its resources through technology, inclusivity and diversity. Why do you think sustainability is important? I think it’s important because we are living on ... Read More »

Battle of the Comedians Comes to Campus

The first comedy open mic night at the University of Wisconsin-Stevens Point was held on Saturday, Oct. 21. UWSP holds open mic nights every other Monday at the Basement Brewhaus, but this event was special as it was only for stand-up comedy. “The comedy Open Mic Night came about because, previously, Centertainment Productions has held battle of the bands, where ... Read More »

Student-Athlete Profile: Sarah Peplinski

Sarah Peplinski, a Stevens Point Area Senior High School alumna, is the current goal keeper for the University of Wisconsin-Stevens Point women’s soccer team. Peplinski is enrolled as a senior at UWSP and is majoring in Philosophy with a concentration on religious studies. The 22-year-old played Women’s Soccer for San Jose State Spartans her freshmen year of college before transferring ... Read More »

Just inCASE You Didn’t Know about the New SIEO

Two of the universities largest programming units, Campus Activities, and the Student Involvement and Employment Office have merged to create Campus Activities and Student Engagement, CASE. The merge took place when Susan Lebow, the previous Assistant Director of SIEO, took a new position. Due to budget cuts associated with declining enrollment, the decision was made to merge SIEO with Campus ... Read More »

Sustainable Humans of Point: Zach Jones

Zach Jones is a senior natural resources planning major. What does sustainability mean to you? Too me, sustainability means that a system can continue to function indefinitely without impairing the ability of future generations – of all life, not just humans – to have the same quality of life that we have been able to enjoy.  In order to be sustainable, society will ... Read More »

Student Body Play Sheds Light on Important Issues

Every semester, the Department of Theatre and Dance brings lively performances to the stages of the Noel Fine Arts Center. These productions strive to entertain and delight audiences. The first play of this semester brings a different goal. “Student Body” was written by Frank Winters and is a new play, published in 2016, that tackles some serious issues students encounter ... Read More »