Outlook Magazine - Fall 2020


Chris Cooper University Photographer

Emma Favill Student Designer, Marketing Communications Abbey Goers Communications Specialist, Marketing Communications

Fall 2020 • University of Wisconsin-Stout

Willie Johnson Vice Chancellor for Advancement and Alumni Relations Cheryl Keyes ‘92 Production Manager, Marketing Communications

AJ Liedl Creative and Brand Manager, Marketing Communications


Amy Luethmers Chief Marketing Officer

Doug Mell Executive Director of Communications and External Relations

M E S S A G E F R O M T H E C H A N C E L L O R 2 Hello from Chancellor Frank

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Message from Vice Chancellor Willie Johnson New scholarships created by Styers, plastics advisory board

Jerry Poling Communications Manager, Marketing Communications Pam Powers Communications Specialist, Marketing Communications Jennie Smith ‘11 Donor Relations and Special Projects Coordinator

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Snapshots of the 2019-2020 academic year

Pathways Forward final numbers

Hogan-Braker tailors to the stars and the rest of us

Adapting to the new normal

Cade Walters ‘14 Graphic Designer, Marketing Communications

Alumni-owned companies make face shields to help pandemic efforts University receives national award for helping students New funds borne from the pandemic will have long-term positive impacts Extra efforts by students, faculty, staff made it possible to finish semester Chancellor Frank drawn to UW-Stout’s applied learning approach Two-year Bowman Hall restoration wraps up, including resetting of quill Every bachelor’s, master’s program has an experiential learning component

Great Northern Corp. investing in class- room initiative to advance innovation Artist’s drawing of Elton John appears during his live performance at Oscars Love of outdoors leads four alumni to open fishing apparel company Two alumni with same name specialize in helping people have some fun


We’d love to hear from you, and your fellow alumni would too! Drop us a line about your promotion, a reunion, or just to reminisce. S T O U T T R A D I T I O N S Your Alumni Association is interested in learning what traditions were part of your days on campus. Were there bon- fires after the hockey games; did you have weekly dances; what event(s) did your fraternity or sorority hold each year? As you think back to those events, please share them with us.

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Class notes

Minnesota restaurateur honored; Stout Proud family in Texas

Stout Proud numbers

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E M A I L alumni@uwstout.edu

Nelson Field, oldest on campus, gets a facelift and artificial turf

Campus news in brief

P H O N E (715) 232-1151

Steinhilbers support Laboratory Modernization Fund

O N L I N E Share your news or ideas at www.uwstout.edu/alumni


O N T H E C OV E R Bowman Hall’s refurbished quill sits 135 feet above ground, overlooking Lake Menomin and downtown Menomonie.

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