Judith Waller and Jim Brey speak to the crowd at the opening of their collaborative exhibit, small problems Big Trouble, on April 11.

UW-Fox professor promotes environmental awareness with her paintings

UW-Fox professor of art Judith Waller created the paintings for small problems Big Trouble (spBT) which was displayed in the Aylward Gallery April 1 through May 10.

Waller collaborated with emeritus professor of geology and geography Jim Brey and 21 other scientists on the exhibit.

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Jacob Dahlke

What do you do to prepare for finals?

"I just go over the material, usually do it three days in advance, and if I have any questions I go to a teacher or professor."

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Two UW-Fox clubs team up for a good cause

UW-Fox's business club and Phi Theta Kappa (PTK) teamed up to hold the third annual St. Joe’s Food Drive in the campus atrium April 6 to 10.

St. Joseph Food Program (St. Joe’s) is a Menasha food pantry that distributes 30 tons of food and non-perishable items to hundreds of community members weekly, according to their website.

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Sophomore Greycen Johnson writes a paper in the Emeritus Room on the UW-Fox campus April 28.

Students and teachers feel stress as semester closes

According to the National Alliance on Mental Illness (NAMI), more than 80 percent of college students felt overwhelmed in the past year and 45 percent have felt hopeless.

“Classroom work... whether that’s projects, tests, and getting these done on time, and just being organized so you can manage the class requirements can be a stressor,” Hannah Keesler, UW-Fox mental health counselor said.

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Chloe Dougherty takes a photo of Cassandra Dominguez for Selfies for Silence as part of UW-Fox's LGBT awareness event.

Allies stay silent to increase awareness

UW-Fox Gay-Straight Alliance (GSA) held their own Day of Silence event April 17.

The Day of Silence is an annual event when students across the country pledge to be silent for one day to peacefully protest bullying and harassment towards lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender (LGBT) youth and supporters.

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Vinnie Albin and John Bray act on stage in Perry Hall during a production of Failure: A Love Story.

Cast and crew make Failure a success

UW-Fox Valley's theatre brought the production Failure: A Love Story to Perry Hall April 16 to 18 and 23 to 25.

Philip Dawkins, playwright of Failure: A Love Story, came to UW-Fox's premiere of the play and answered audience members' questions after the performance about how the play came to be.

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Author Bill Berry talks about his book, Banning DDT, in the Union at UW-Fox April 22 as part of the Fox Cities Book Festival.

Authors come to Menasha as part of book festival

Twelve authors spoke at the UW-Fox campus from April 20 to 26 as part of the 8th annual Fox Cities Book Festival.

Other book festival events were held throughout the Fox Valley in coffee shops, libraries, businesses and schools.

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Recharge & refocus: Ways to make time for yourself

As a student, free time is fleeting, especially if your to-do list includes taking care of others and/or performing at least competently at work. In a recent Student Health 101 survey, one in five respondents said they feel daily that they don’t have enough time for themselves. Here’s how to prevent your schedule from steamrolling you into exhaustion.

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