Husky Highlights Archive

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

May 5, 2015

It took Angie Hagan, a 2001 D.C. Everest High School graduate, over a decade before she found the confidence to enroll in college. Her motivation to do so was to create a better future for her children.

So with encouragement from a friend, in the spring of 2013, she met with a Student Affairs advisor at the University of Wisconsin-Marathon County (UWMC) to explore her educational...

May 5, 2015

Students taking organic chemistry at UW-Marathon County can now perform detailed analyses to identify the chemical makeup of unknown compounds thanks to the chemistry department’s recent acquisition of a Thermo Scientific™ picoSpin™ 45 NMR (Nuclear Magnetic Resonance) Spectrometer.

The shoebox-size instrument will allow students to gain “real world” experience, says Scott Sargent, a...

May 5, 2015

In fall 2005, Mike Heinrich enrolled as a freshman at UW-Marathon County (UWMC) intending to become a high school English teacher.

However, at the same time, Mark Zuckerberg and several of his Harvard University roommates and classmates had just put the finishing touches on a free communications medium that capitalized on use of the Internet. They named it TheFacebook and, soon after...