UW-L wrestler Dan Laurent special in the gym, in class

Dan Laurent doesn’t grapple with balancing his work on the wrestling mat and in the lab. Laurent is a national champion in the heavyweight division — twice. In academics, he’s earned student-of-the-year honors — twice, all while maintaining a 3.94…

A musical exchange

The UW-L Jazz Ensemble II shared a rehearsal with neighboring Emerson Elementary kindergarteners Dec. 2 as the group practiced for it upcoming “Swinging Yuletide” concert. Kindergarten teacher Deb Bemis says she regularly brings her class to UW-L to the art…

UW-L international students have $7.7 million impact locally

That’s the largest impact of western Wisconsin’s eight higher ed institutions. International students attending the University of Wisconsin-La Crosse in 2008-09 contributed just over $7.7 million to the local economy according to NAFSA:?The Association of International Educators. That’s the largest…

UW-L wins Alumni Cup — again

Both the UW-L men’s and women’s teams won Tuesday night’s 2009 Alumni Cup basketball games against the Viterbo University V-hawks at R.W. Beggs Gymnasium at Viterbo University. The men’s game was the 21th Annual Alumni Cup between the two rivals.…