• Friday, Feb 19, 2016

Time For a Buzzer Beater

Knowing where you are at each step in your college journey is important. The deadline to apply for scholarships from Edgewood College is right around the corner: March 1, 2016.
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  • Wednesday, Feb 17, 2016

"A Meaningful Way to Benefit Our Community"

At the start of the New Year, even before classes resumed, students at Edgewood College (with a little help from Dining Services) donated more than $5,000 in food to two local food banks.
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  • Thursday, Jan 28, 2016

It's Easy to Feel Part of the Community

Under the bright lights of the Diane Ballweg Theatre stage on a cold Thursday night in January, thirty-two cast and crew members are working with David Frank, former producing artistic director of American Players Theatre in Spring Green, Wisconsin. As they prepare for the February 26 opening of Bertholt Brecht’s The Caucasian Chalk Circle , students are connecting with a director whose professional theatre experience helped APT become recognized as the “best classical theatre company in America” (Wall Street Journal).
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  • Wednesday, Jan 20, 2016

"Every Day Was a New Opportunity"

Julia Carey, a Communications Studies major from Middleton, Wis., is currently an intern in the College’s Athletic Communications Office. And she is well-qualified. Over the summer, she enjoyed an internship with FOX Sports North, living and working in the Twin Cities.
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  • Monday, Jan 4, 2016

The Importance of Student Involvement

On the far northeast corner of campus, a group of faculty and students is putting the idea of sustainability into reality. On a crisp November morning, Senior Environmental Science major Ben Pratscher and associate professor Tim Kuhman, along with several other students, planted roughly 1,500 garlic cloves that will be harvested in the spring and used in both dining areas on campus. The garden, mostly hidden from view by a number of trees on either side, complements the existing hoop house adjacent to Dominican Hall, which grows salad greens and spinach.
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  • Thursday, Nov 19, 2015

Opportunities to Get Involved

Dan Oryall ’10 has translated his student athlete experience at Edgewood College into success professionally, and then some. Oryall was a standout on the Eagle Cross Country and Track teams, and in 2010, he received his BS in Biochemistry. Shortly thereafter, he began graduate study at UW-Madison to become a Physician’s Assistant. In 2012, he began working fulltime as a General Surgery PA with Dean/St. Mary’s Hospital in Madison. Today, he competes as a triathlete. He began racing in triathlons while at the College, as a way to supplement his cross country and track training.
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  • Friday, Oct 23, 2015

An Eye-Opening Experience

Associate Professor of Philosophy Lisa King experienced new and fascinating insights on a summer trip to Senegal. Through the Council on International Educational Exchange (CIEE), King was able to join seven other educators from across the United States on a 10-day trip to the west African nation. Each morning, they listened in on lectures by local leaders and professors. In the afternoons they would travel and visit various historical sites.
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  • Monday, Oct 12, 2015

“I Turned a Challenge into a Positive Thing”

Samantha Wendt’s summer internship took her to unexpected places, but she still discovered a positive and rewarding experience. Sam, a native of Oregon, Wis., interned at the Manitowoc County Domestic Violence and Sexual Resource Center, working in every aspect of the non-profit organization. Her main duty was to simply talk with clients and help them in a variety of ways.
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  • Monday, Sep 28, 2015

Men’s Golf Achieves Both In and Out of the Classroom

The Edgewood College men’s golf team has placed themselves among the nation’s academically elite golf programs. The Eagles were one of just 24 teams nationwide, and one of only eight NCAA Division III programs to receive the 2015 President’s Special Recognition from the Golf Coaches Association of America.
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  • Friday, Sep 4, 2015

So Much Left to Learn

A 10-day summer trip to Peru yielded new insights and future learning potential for student Pauline Chavez-Hemaidan and faculty member Dr. Amie Dragoo.
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  • Tuesday, Aug 4, 2015

Independence and Confidence

Studying abroad wasn’t always part of Ashley Ligman’s college plans. “Applying…was sort of an impulsive decision, but it led to one of the best experiences of my life,” she says. In the spring of 2015, Ashley, a senior from Stevens Point, Wis., spent four months studying in Australia. Initially she wasn’t sure about spending a semester away from campus, but was sold once she discovered that she could still graduate on schedule.
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  • Friday, Jul 17, 2015

"It Opened My Eyes"

Adam Driscoll, ‘09 graduated with a B.S. degree in Computing and Information Sciences. He has been back on campus numerous times, speaking with current CIS majors about the rapidly-moving field of information technology.
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  • Monday, Jun 1, 2015

Megan Waltz MBA '15

For Megan Waltz, getting a master’s degree has been long time in the making. She says, “I talked about getting my MBA for the past fifteen years and finally took the plunge!” Waltz jumped in to the MBA in Health Systems Leadership program at Edgewood College in Spring 2012 and graduated this May, as part of the program’s first-ever graduating class.
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  • Monday, Apr 27, 2015

Undergraduate Research and Global Learning

Keely Elgin has had a busy junior and senior year. An art major, it was a class in Native American Art that sparked an interest. That interest has transformed into a fully-developed passion.
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  • Wednesday, Apr 1, 2015

Humor, the Packers, and Anatomy and Physiology

Brenda del Moral is not your average science professor. Her ‘hybrid’ version of Anatomy and Physiology is far from what you might expect. Along with the class having a very different structure, Professor del Moral believes laughter is a tool for learning.
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  • Wednesday, Mar 18, 2015

Making It Your Own

Hometown : Wauwatosa, Wis. Notable: Pursuing Ph.D. in Educational Psychology at McGill University in Montreal, Quebec, Canada. A deep dive into research at Edgewood College – combined with a semester in Rome – continues to shape Wauwatosa native Devin Mills. Those experiences, he says, led him to where he is today, at McGill University in Montreal, Canada.
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  • Monday, Mar 2, 2015

Taking Service Seriously

On January 5, 2015, Ted Kozlowski ’00 was sworn in as the mayor of Stillwater, Minnesota. His two young daughters, Amelia and Evelyn, stood at his side and his wife Rachael beamed from the front row. It was a proud moment for Kozlowski and his family.
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  • Monday, Feb 9, 2015

A Home Away From Home at Edgewood College

I knew Edgewood College was the right choice for me as soon as I set foot on campus because it felt like “home.” This College offered me the best of both worlds with an ideal location in Madison, yet still offered all the benefits of a small school. When on my first tour, it struck me how friendly, excited, and welcoming everyone was. This tight knit community is one of the many benefits of a small campus, and it is very comforting to see familiar faces wherever you go.
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