Husky Highlights

September 9, 2014

It’s probably safe to assume that your typical 29-year-old hasn’t written a leading book in his field, delivered speeches at industry conferences and already is considered an expert in his line of work. But that’s exactly what former UW-Marathon County student and Wausau native Kelly Goetsch has done during his short career in the burgeoning intersection of e-commerce and cloud computing....

September 8, 2014

Where did you grow up? Tell us about your educational background.

I lived in Pittsburgh, Pa., until I was 21. I got my Bachelors of Science in engineering at Carnegie Mellon University, and started a master’s in engineering at the University of California in Berkeley. 

Why did you choose a career in biology? Why did you decide to teach?

I took a year off from UC Berkeley...

September 8, 2014

The University of Wisconsin-Marathon County recently received a $130,720 College Success grant from Great Lakes Higher Education Guaranty Corporation for the 2014-2015 academic year.

Far too many freshmen are starting their college career on the wrong foot – earning low grades, dropping classes, continually repeating classes, or worse. Research shows that students who are placed on...