Campus Attractions

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UWSP Campus Attractions

Things to do and places to see

CNR Mural

Includes a quarter-million 2x2-inch hand-decorated ceramic tiles individually placed by volunteers, finished in 1982, south wall Trainer Natural Resources Buildin.

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Intramurals and Outdoor Rentals

Rent outdoor and camping equipment, backyard games and more

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Planetarium and Observatory

The Allen F. Blocher Planetarium and the Arthur J. Pejsa Observatory hold free public programs throughout the year, A217 Science Building

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University Store

Buy Pointer apparel, gifts and books. Check website for hours. Dreyfus University Center

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Museum of Natural History 

Various exhibits, open to the public daily during the academic semesters, Albertson Hall.

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Edna Carlsten Gallery

Exhibits by noted regional, national and international artists, free and open to the public, Noel Fine Arts Center,

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Marshfield Clinic Health Systems Champions Hall

Visitors may use the Aquatic Center, Climbing Wall, Multi-Activity Center and Strength Fitness Center.

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Schmeeckle Reserve

Enjoy nature with more than five miles of trails and boardwalks, a 25-acre lake, Wisconsin Conservation Hall of Fame, visitor center and gift shop, 2419 North Point Drive.

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University Surplus Store

Open to the public. Check website for hours. 601 Division St

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Events and performances

90-FM WWSP Student Radio Station

A leading student-operated radio station in the Midwest, broadcasting on 89.9 FM, host to world’s largest Trivia contest

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Arts Bash

Annual fundraiser for art and design student scholarships.

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Pointers Athletics

A great championship tradition with a full schedule of NCAA athletics

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Theatre and Dance Department

Several theatrical and dance productions throughout the academic year.

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125th Year Anniversary

Follow the below link for special anniversary event

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American Suzuki Institute

The oldest Suzuki music training experience outside of Japan, hosted by the Aber Suzuki Center, Room 147, Noel Fine Arts Center

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Music Department

More than 200 concerts each year,

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Experience...

Annual showcase of music entertainment to raise scholarship funds for music students

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University Information and Tickets Office

Purchase tickets for events. Dreyfus University Center

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Places to eat

Basement Brewhaus

Share ideas and stories, enjoy a friendly game of billiards, a cup of coffee and even a cold beer, lower level, Dreyfus University Center.

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Common Ground Cafe

Baked goods, smoothies, coffees, first floor, Chemistry Biology Building.

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CPS Café 

Natural and organic food, open to the public Monday-Friday for breakfast and lunch, first floor, College of Professional Studies.

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DUC Food Court

Grab-and-go items, breakfast, salad bar, pizza, pasta, deli, stir fry and grilled choices, second floor, Dreyfus University Center.

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Homegrown Café

Smoothies, locally roasted coffees, lattes, selection of organic and natural foods, ice cream and bakery items, concourse, Dreyfus University Center

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Wausau Campus Attractions

Ahrnsbrak Gallery

Exhibits October through May, located in South Hall.

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Bookstore

Located near the Student Union in Room 167.

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UW Center for Civic Engagement

Theatre, small art gallery, Wisconsin Public Radio, Continuing Education and Wisconsin Institute for Public Policy and Service.

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James F. Veninga Theater

Music concerts, theatre performances, located in the UW Center for Civic Engagement.


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Marshfield Campus Attractions

Arboretum

A 99-acre public natural area.

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Bookstore

Located off the Upper Commons near the Physical Education Building.

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Everett Roehl STEM Center

Features chemistry, microbiology and nursing programs, community room

Gallery 450

Visual arts exhibits, lectures and demonstrations, Helen Connor Laird Fine Arts Building lobby.

Helen Connor Laird Theatre

Campus and community music and theatre performances, Helen Connor Laird Fine Arts Building.


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