One of the greenest buildings in Central Wisconsin has earned high marks for sustainable construction from the U.S. Green Building Council (USGBC).
The Suites@201 residence hall at the University of Wisconsin-Stevens Point was awarded a Leadership in Energy and Environmental… Read More »
Higher education is on the move — literally. In the midst of its Centennial Celebration, Mid-State Technical College (MSTC) held a groundbreaking ceremony for its new Stevens Point Campus — to be located in the former Centerpoint Mall. When completed,… Read More »
Okray Family Farms, Inc. has been around since 1905 when Joseph Okray started a trading company on the Public Square in Stevens Point, Wisconsin. Like many families in the early twentieth century, Joseph did a small amount of farming to… Read More »
The University of Wisconsin-Stevens Point is again ranked as one of the best public universities in the Midwest according to the U.S. News and World Report.
The magazine’s 2013 rankings place UW-Stevens Point tenth in the top tier of Midwestern… Read More »
A patent that opens the door for the creation of biofuels from abundantly available plant fiber has been issued to researchers at the Wisconsin Institute for Sustainable Technology (WIST) at the University of Wisconsin-Stevens Point.
WIST’s first patent is for… Read More »
According to Gene Miller, in the U.S., “We are blind to how we use energy. We don’t know what it means to live lean. Our culture isn’t oriented to being sensitive to this.” And while that may be changing with… Read More »
Central Wisconsin has been identified by the Medical College of Wisconsin (MCW) as one of two sites statewide for the development of a medical school campus. The second site is Green Bay. MCW’s Board of Trustees authorized MCW’s leadership to… Read More »
What better way to build a sustainable garden and food center than to reuse and improve a set of existing structures? That’s exactly what is happening in Stevens Point. A recent article in Central Wisconsin Business reported that the Stevens… Read More »
The following is an excerpt from Chuck Nason’s presentation on “The Pressures from Without” at the November 17 Power Breakfast (shared with his permission). Mr. Nason is Chairman of the Board for Worzalla Publishing Company.
This is not a… Read More »
Never heard of isoprene? Most of us haven’t and yet it’s an organic compound that plays a major role in our lives. Isoprene is a colorless, odorless gas found naturally in our breath and the environment — it is emitted… Read More »