Latest Alverno College Stories

2008-09-25 09:00:30

To: STATE EDITORS Contact: Mick Hans of EPA, +1-312-353-5050, hans.mick@epa.gov; or Jerry Huffman of WAICU, +1-608-256-7761, Ext. 225, jerry.huffman@waicu.org CHICAGO, Sept. 25 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/--U.S. Environmental Protection Agency Region 5 announced today that it has signed an agreement with 16 independent Wisconsin colleges and universities that allow the schools to perform their own compliance audits for seven major environmental laws. The audit agreement calls for 16 members...

2008-09-13 15:00:14

By DAVE TIANEN It's a weekend poised to move booties and hearts. Global Union, the annual, free world music festival presented by Alverno College, returns to Humboldt Park today and Sunday. Eclectic as always, this year's event will feature music and players from India, Cuba, Greece, Iran, Mali, Brazil, Russia and Kenya. The festival runs from noon to 7 p.m. both days, with the music presented in the Humboldt Park band shell near the corner of Oklahoma and Howell avenues. Seventeen...

2008-08-22 15:00:44

By ERICA PEREZ The highly anticipated U.S. News & World Report magazine's annual college rankings edition hits newsstands Monday. Officials at the University of Wisconsin-La Crosse are sure to be happy. The school jumped from 22 to 17 in the rankings of master's universities in the Midwest region. Beloit College also got a nod as No. 37 among liberal arts schools in the "Great Schools, Great Prices" section, and Alverno College is a an up-and-coming school to watch. Alverno's...

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