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UW-Superior to host top high school jazz musicians

By Jim Biros SUPERIOR, Wis. – The University of Wisconsin-Superior will host many of the best high school jazz musicians from throughout the Northland for the Tri-State Jazz Band Festival on Thursday, Oct. 11. “It’s a really fun event, and it’s not just me saying that,” said Greg Kehl Moore, UW-Superior professor. “Everyone involved feels the students grow a lot from the experience at the festival and have a lot of fun.” Originally a part…

Celebrate Lake Superior Day scheduled for July 15

By Jim Biros The community is invited to celebrate Lake Superior Day on Sunday, July 15, at Barker’s Island Festival Park in Superior. The event will include free family fun with live music, kids’ activities, stand-up paddleboarding, informational booths, and food vendors from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m., all focused on celebrating and appreciating the greatest Great Lake. Prior to the festivities, North Shore SUP will host the inaugural Paddle for the People free recreational…

UW-Superior to host aeronautics and aerospace camp for high school girls

By Jim Biros The University of Wisconsin-Superior’s Transportation and Logistics Research Center will host its Aeronautics and Aerospace Camp for high school girls at UW-Superior. This event, which will take place June 25-26, is designed to teach high school girls about the opportunity for women to find careers in aeronautics and space. The participants will learn about the history of women in aviation and see potential careers on industry tours. Aeronautics and Aerospace Camp will…

Free children’s nature playgroup begins Thursday in Superior

By Jim Biros The free River Rovers Nature Playgroup for children ages 3-7 begins this week on Thursday and runs every Thursday until August 23. The group meets from 9:30 to 11:30 a.m. at the Lake Superior Estuarium located at 3 Marina Drive on Barker’s Island in Superior. Nature activities, crafts, games, snacks and stories are led by professional education staff at the Lake Superior National Estuarine Research Reserve and provided free of charge. River…

UW-Superior names alumna Jodi Slick as commencement speaker

By Jim Biros The University of Wisconsin-Superior will hold its commencement on Saturday at 2 p.m. at Siinto S. Wessman Arena on the UW-Superior campus. Alumna Jodi Slick (right) will serve as the Commencement Speaker. A 1998 graduate, Slick later returned to earn a master’s degree in Educational Administration in 2002. Slick is the founder and CEO of Ecolibrium3, a Duluth, Minn.,-based nonprofit organization working to create economic and environmental balance through the smart application…

UW-Superior to hold Equity, Diversity and Inclusion Graduation May 18

By Jim Biros The University of Wisconsin-Superior will conduct its Equity, Diversity and Inclusion Graduation Ceremony on Friday, May 18, at 5:30 p.m. in Thorpe Langley Auditorium in Old Main. A reception will follow in the Multicultural Center located in Old Main, Room 232. This public event will include graduation ceremonies for nearly 50 students involved with First Nations, Lavender, Multicultural Affairs, and Veteran and Nontraditional Student Center. “This is our favorite time of the…