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UW-Stout has earned a reputation for high-impact, transdisciplinary applied research that strengthens faculty and staff expertise and empowers students through real-world applications with industry and community partners.

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Student Research

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Research-based marijuana posters ask students to think before using

Abbi Schlueter was surprised when she saw the statistic: UW-Stout students think that 88% of their peers are using marijuana, but the real number is far lower.

Students design functional, trendy backpacks and pet carriers

Creating functional, yet trendy backpacks and pet carriers was the task of one University of Wisconsin-Stout class inspired by a campus executive in residence p

For bottled water packaging, consumers prefer paperboard over plastic

A paperboard case for bottled water instead of plastic shrink wrap seems to appeal to upscale customers and would be more sustainable, according to research by

Faculty Research

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History professor publishes book on African-American soldiers

As he crawled through the Arizona desert, both legs wounded from gunshots, Corp. Isaiah Mays knew his fellow soldiers were counting on him. He kept thinking, “I

Band director is part of duo releasing CD on Feb. 13

The band director at University of Wisconsin-Stout will release a five-song instrumental CD that he and another local musician have recorded.

Historic right-to-vote law to be examined on 150th anniversary

Constitutional law that ensured African-American men and others had the right to vote and the implications of the law today will be highlighted in a program.