W-Stout, Wisconsin’sPolytechnic University, was the first university to receive the Malcolm Baldrige National Quality Award, recognition for our long history of performance excellence inhigher education. Involvement and innovation typify a way of lifefor students attending UW-Stout. University of Wisconsin-Stout is a comprehensive, career-focused polytechnic university where students, faculty and staff use applied learning, scientific theory and research to solve real-world problems, grow the state economy and serve society. UW-Stout’s programs prepare students for productive careers in business, industry, technology, education, human development, and art and design. At “Wisconsin’s Polytechnic University,” students, faculty and staff use applied learning, scientific theory and research to solve real-world problems, grow the states economy and serve society. Included in each undergraduate program are General Education, Racial and Ethnic Studies and Global Perspective requirements. The courses in these categories provide the core of what it means to be a well educated university graduate. The goal is to promote human excellence through a broad foundation of skills and knowledge required to realize a meaningful personal, professional, and civic life. We take pride in many things at UW-Stout: our polytechnic designation, winning the Malcolm Baldrige National Quality Award, our eStout laptop program, the modern facilities, our partnerships with business and industry and our growing enrollment.