A catalyst in the community

Cities thrive when community partners identify problems, band together and find solutions. There may be no better example of it than in the teamwork demonstrated by the Oshkosh Area Community Foundation, the University of Oshkosh Foundation, two regional hoteliers and the Oshkosh Common Council and its city taxpayers, who got behind the shared effort and investment to resurrect their...
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A national leader in sustainability

Solar energy is sustaining several campus buildings, including our newest, award-winning academic center. Food waste from dining halls is captured and reused by student scientists researching how to maximize biogas production while generating campus heat and electricity. Sustainability is even a pillar of the new University Studies Program, our ground-up redesign of general education for every...
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Designers of a high-quality education

Our groundbreaking University Studies Program, a redesigned general education program launching in fall 2013, prescribes small learning communities, student peer-and-alumni mentors and an array of high-impact courses and community experiences that dovetail with the signature questions and topics a 21st Century student must explore in sustainability, cultural awareness and civic...
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A source of student, staff and faculty excellence

Irma Burgos, UW Oshkosh director of the Center for Academic Support and Diversity, is committed to the educational success of students of diversity attending the state’s third largest university. She received the UW System Regents Individual Diversity Award in 2012 for her leadership and commitment, which spans more than two decades at UW Oshkosh.   Burgos: Award ‘a tribute to...
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