Latest University of Wisconsin–Platteville Stories

2009-04-23 06:16:00

Adult students in University of Wisconsin Platteville extension program use webcasting to balance class and work MADISON, Wis., April 23 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- The first student from the Rock County Engineering Program will graduate next month after completing online courses recorded by Mediasite by Sonic Foundry, Inc. (Nasdaq: SOFO), the recognized market leader for rich media webcasting and knowledge management. The program was launched by UW-Rock County and UW-Platteville to educate...

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...

2008-07-16 00:00:27

Linda Doser, on the academic staff for the School of Education at the University of Wisconsin-Platteville, recently was honored with the Teacher Educator of the Year Award. The Teacher Educator of the Year is nominated by the Student Wisconsin Education Association as an educator who is both active in their Student WEA chapter and who also displays excellent teaching practices in the classroom. Before coming to UW-P, Doser taught in the Cuba City School District as a kindergarten...

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  • The call or cry of a bird or other animal to its mate or its young.
'Call-note' is newer than 'bird-call,' which originally referred to 'an instrument for imitating the note of birds' but now also refers to 'the song or cry of a bird.'