Committed to beating the odds

UW Oshkosh student Jon Heider was born without arms or legs (he formally calls himself a “congenital quad amputee”). He is a full-time student at UW Oshkosh who said he appreciates the “minor accommodations” UW Oshkosh officials have made for him. Not only does Heider attend classes at UW Oshkosh, he also lived in Taylor Hall and is a team member on the UW Oshkosh swim team, where he is...
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Transforming general education

The University Studies Program (USP) is off, running and succeeding. And the nation is watching. UW Oshkosh’s transformation of general education is the focus of one more emergent, national distinction for the state’s third largest institution. After several years in development, UW Oshkosh launched the USP in fall 2013. This transformation of general education prescribes small learning...
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Providing a responsive education

The demands for engineering technologists, more nurses and highly-skilled insurance professionals are driving new, collaborative educational offerings at UW Oshkosh. And they are also strengthening the institution’s emerging reputation as a national leader in the development of high-quality, collaborative programs that close skills gaps. In fall 2013, the University of Wisconsin System Board of...
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