UW-Superior

College Athletes Hang Out with Local Kids at UWS Holiday Party

As part of Week of Giving, families were invited to spend the day with Yellowjackets.

SUPERIOR, Wis.- As part of UWS Athletic Department’s 4th Annual Week of Giving, kids could come and use the campus as their playground, as they spent the afternoon with college athletes. “Superior’s obviously a smaller town and we want the community’s support, and in order to get that you gotta support the community,” said Andrew Durham, a Senior on the…

Season of Song Concerts Happening at Cathedral of Christ the King

Season of Song Concerts are Happening Sunday, December 8 and Tuesday, December 10 at Cathedral of Christ the King

SUPERIOR, Wis. – Kicking off Sunday, December 8, the 22nd annual Season of Song Concerts will help ring in the holiday season. Michael Fuchs, UW-Superior Director of Choral Activities, and Tori Thompson, vocal performance major at UW-Superior stopped by FOX 21 Local News to chat about the upcoming event. The first performance is taking place Sunday, December 8 at 4:00…

College Volleyball: UW-Superior victorious in Home Finale, St. Scholastica Falls at Home

The Yellowjackets picked up a sweep of Bethany Lutheran, while the Saints fell in four sets to No. 12 St. Benedict

DULUTH, Minn.- In their home finale of the 2019 campaign, the UW-Superior women’s volleyball team made quick work of Bethany Lutheran in UMAC action in straight sets Saturday afternoon. Leading the way for the Yellowjackets was Cami Sletta with 10 kills, and Yana Carrera with 18 digs. The Yellowjackets are back in UMAC play Tuesday night at Northwestern (Minn.). For…

UW-Superior Soccer Sweeps Minnesota Morris in UMAC Play

The Yellowjacket men and women would pitch shut-outs Saturday afternoon

DULUTH, Minn.- On the women’s side of action, the UW-Superior soccer team extended its winning streak in UMAC play to five matches thanks to a 2-0 victory over visiting Minnesota Morris. Emma Street, and Kenzie Oelherking found the back of the net and Madison Gutekunst picked up her second shut-out of the season. For the Yellowjacket men, Blake Perry would…

Art and Comedy Show Comes to UW-Superior

The show celebrates comedians of past and present along with the public getting a chance to do stand-up

SUPERIOR, Wis.- A show that celebrates comedians of the past and present, that opens the conversation of things that wouldn’t be allowed back when some comedians were performing will be discussed Friday at UW-Superior. There is also fifty portraits including Bob Saget, Ellen Degeneres, and even David Letterman. Along with those portraits the public can get a chance to look…

Best of Area Orchestra Members Show Off With Honors Concert

The theme of the concert was the four seasons with performances of pieces by Vivaldi, Bach and Eric Whitacre.

SUPERIOR, Wis.- The Thorpe Langley Auditorium at UW-Superior showcased the talented high school string students. Those students got to rehearse for one day, before hitting the stage as one to perform in front of family and friends. UWS Orchestra Director Erin Aldridge says it’s a great opportunity for the kids to show off their talents to a large audience. “What…

UW-Superior Teams To Raise Money For Mental Health Awareness

The funds raised will go towards supporting healthier lives of all on campus

SUPERIOR, Wis.- On Tuesday, which is National Suicide Prevention Day, one person dies by suicide every 40 seconds in the world. Athletes at UW-Superior are trying to help raise awareness about the problem. Throughout the year, Yellowjacket sports teams are playing “Cause Games” as they are know by. Proceeds from the games will benefit the “Pruitt Center For Mindfulness and…

UW-Superior Begins 2019 School Year

Students filled the YellowJacket Union as classes are now back in session for the Yellowjackets

SUPERIOR, Wis.- Fall is in the air which means classes are back in session around the Northland as UW-Superior held their first day of the fall semester today. And with it comes students inside and out of the Yellowjacket Union beginning their homework for their classes or even hanging out with friends. One student we spoke with from St. Cloud…

University of Wisconsin-Superior Begins Prep For Students

The campus is about a week away from seeing hundreds of kids get ready for classes

DULUTH, Minn.- The calm before the storm as UW-Superior is just a week away before campus is filled with students again. 50 fall athletes moved in last week, and then about a 100 more students will be moving in next Tuesday before the rest moves in September 1st in preparation for the school year. In preparation for the school year,…

U.S. Senator Tammy Baldwin Visits UW-Superior

Baldwin got to check out a unique research hub that is protecting Lake Superior from invasive species

SUPERIOR, Wis.- U.S. Senator Tammy Baldwin of Wisconsin was in Superior today checking out how a unique research hub is working to protect Lake Superior from invasive species. Senator Baldwin told us that she has a strong bipartisan agreement just introduced in place to re-authorize the Great Lakes Restoration Initiative beginning in 2021 raising the funding from $300 million to…

Nailing Down Issues for 34th Annual Superior Days

Planning Meeting Goes Over What Group is Taking to Madison

SUPERIOR, Wis.- In less than a month delegates from the superior area will be heading to Madison to lobby state lawmakers on local political issues. It will be the 34th Annual Superior Days. Earlier today a community planning meeting was held at WITC Superior. At the meeting they were able to nail down 3 key issues they will take to…

UW-Superior Students to Perform Comedy Musical

"The 25th Annual Putnam County Spelling Bee"

SUPERIOR, Wis. – If you’re looking for a laugh in the coming weeks, you may want to check out UW-Superior’s performance of the 25th Annual Putnam County Spelling Bee. The musical will be performed April 27-28 and May 4-5 at 7:30 p.m. and April 29 and May 6 at 2 p.m. in the Manion Theatre on the UWS  campus. Written…

Annual Job and Internship Fair Offers Opportunities to Northland Community

Head of the Lakes Job and Internship Fair

SUPERIOR, Wis. – If you’re eager to find a job or interested in learning more about a new career path, The University of Wisconsin-Superior can help you do so this week.   The Head of the Lakes Job and Internship Fair is being held Thursday, March 1 at the Yellowjacket Union on UW-Superior’s campus. From 10 a.m. to 2 p.m….

Northland Native Writes & Directs Holocaust Play

Historical Play Performed at UW-Superior This Weekend

SUPERIOR, Wis. – An original play written from the view of children who experienced the holocaust is being performed at UW-Superior this weekend. “Children of the Holocaust” will be performed in the Manion Theatre on the UW-Superior campus. Performances will take place on Feb. 23 and 24 at 7:30 p.m. and Feb. 25 at 2 p.m. This original script, which…

UW-Superior to Present 20th Annual “Season of Song” Concerts

Concerts Feature Choir and Orchestra

SUPERIOR, Wis. – This weekend a holiday tradition is continuing in Superior with the Season of Song concerts. The 20th Annual “Season of Song” concerts are being held Sunday, December 3 at 4 p.m. and Tuesday, December 5 at 7:30 p.m. Both concerts will be at Cathedral of Christ the King in Superior. Dr. Katherine Chan, the Director of Choral…

Lake Superior Research Institute Celebrates 50 Years at UW-Superior

Coffee Conversation: 50 Years of LSRI

SUPERIOR, Wis. – The Lake Superior Research Institute is honoring 50 years at UW-Superior. They are celebrating with a free conference open to the public featuring keynote speaker Alexandra Cousteau. The LSRI was created in 1967 and formally recognized by the University of Wisconsin’s Board of Regents in 1969. LSRI’s mission is to conduct environmental research and provide services that…

UW-Superior Supports Military Veterans through Annual 5K

4th Annual Running for our Heroes 5K Run/Walk

SUPERIOR, Wis. – This weekend many Northlanders will be getting in a workout to honor those who have and do protect the United States of America. UW-Superior is once again hosting the Annual Running for our Heroes 5K Run/Walk. It’s taking place Saturday, Sept. 30, at 9 a.m. The event is hosted by UW–Superior’s Veteran and Nontraditional Student Center (VNSC)…

Day Dedicated to Supporting UW-Superior

Coffee Conversation: UWS Day of Giving

SUPERIOR, Wis. – This week there’s an opportunity to give back to a local university. The University of Wisconsin-Superior Foundation will host its third annual “Superior Day of Giving” on Wednesday, April 5. This is a 24-hour fundraising drive for alumni, parents, friends, community partners, local businesses, faculty, staff and students. Donors can choose where they’d like the money to…