Husky Highlights Archive

Husky Highlights, UW-Marathon County’s online newsletter, is no longer published. Please enjoy these archived stories.

November 10, 2014

With an average of 5,000 new cases coming into the Marathon County district attorney’s office each year, Theresa Wetzsteon never is at a loss for things to do.

“No two days have ever been the same,” says Wetzsteon (pronounced Wet-Stone), who joined the department in 2002 and became its deputy district attorney in 2006. “I never get caught up, but I’ve never had a bad day either.

November 10, 2014

The Wisconsin State Council on Affirmative Action, a citizens’ advisory group, has chosen the University of Wisconsin-Marathon County as a 2014 Diversity Award winner for its efforts to create a safe and inclusive campus culture that fosters learning for all students.

When announcing the 2104 award winners, State Council on Affirmative Action Chair Chris Zenchenko cited UWMC’s...

November 10, 2014

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

Sioux Falls, South Dakota. You know, that place you slept on the way to the Black Hills. After completing high school in Sioux Falls, I went to the University of Minnesota – Morris to major in physics and minor in music. After realizing the precision of physics was not for me, I transferred to the Twin Cities campus of...