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For bottled water packaging, consumers prefer paperboard over plastic

A paperboard case for bottled water instead of plastic shrink wrap seems to appeal to upscale customers and would be more sustainable, according to research by

Student teams second, third in national textile design competition

University of Wisconsin-Stout apparel design and development teams placed second and third in the 2019 Advanced Textiles Student Design Competition in Orlando,

Student research examines feasibility of candy shop food truck

Research by University of Wisconsin-Stout students could help the Chippewa Candy Shop in Chippewa Falls decide if adding a candy truck would be a sweet deal.

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Langreck receives January University Staff Appreciation Award

Seth Langreck has received the University Staff Employee Appreciation Award for January at University of Wisconsin-Stout.

Food and nutrition professor encourages healthy eating on a budget

Homeless and unemployed, Nichole Manson of Menomonie finally realized she needed to start the road to recovery.

Twin brothers, scientists advance photovoltaic windows

Just over a year ago now, University of Wisconsin-Stout Assistant Professor Vincent Wheeler stopped in Denver to visit his twin brother, Lance.