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Lori Carrell knows first-hand the amount of intellectual and creative effort that has gone into reinventing general education requirements at the university level.

The University of Wisconsin Oshkosh communication studies professor and director for the Center for Excellence in Teaching and Learning is co-leading the development of the innovative redesign of general education requirements – the University Studies Program (USP).

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Michael Wolf in the College of NursingLandmark ‘University Studies Program’ earns key Faculty Senate nod

Pardon the pun, but there is little to nothing “old school” about the “University Studies Program” (USP).

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