Research

UW-Stout applies practical, creative, hands-on investigation to complex industry challenges.
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UW-Stout has earned a reputation for high-impact, transdisciplinary applied research that strengthens faculty and staff expertise and empowers students through real-world applications with industry and community partners.

Faculty, staff and students engage in applied, theoretical and creative research activities that advance knowledge and invention, and produce new works of literature, music, entertainment, and fine arts. 

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Student Research

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Graduate students propose design solutions for local museum

Students from UW-Stout's Master of Fine Arts in design program spent the spring semester collaborating with the Dunn County Historical Society to find design op

Entrepreneur students share innovative ideas as part of Research Day

A new type of trailer hitch, electronic tags to make sure food is eaten while it is still fresh and a virtual reality workout bicycle were some of the student r

Senior Show, Stout Game Expo premiere online May 15

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Faculty Research

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Professor writes book addressing ethnic and class dynamics during American Industrialization

From the Civil War to the mid-1920s America saw big business replacing small ones. Industrialization created immense wealth, but the distribution of that wealth

Professor creates crash course in alternative learning teaching

When University of Wisconsin-Stout Associate Professor Kevin W. Tharp learned all classes would be going to alternative learning methods because of the COVID-19

History professor publishes book on African-American soldiers

As he crawled through the Arizona desert, both legs wounded from gunshots, Corp. Isaiah Mays knew his fellow soldiers were counting on him. He kept thinking, “I