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New name for Carlson Hall likely

April 11, 2012

Carlson Hall will soon be known as Laurentide Hall, pending approval from the UW System Board of Regents. The board will meet tomorrow at UW-Superior, and the name request is on its agenda. Associate Dean of Letters & Sciences David Travis said he is ready for the change. “I’ve been calling it La...

Demolition clearing the way for new construction on campus

November 29, 2011

Though no work has been done to the exterior of Carlson Hall, Dean of the College of Letters and Sciences Mary Pinkerton said progress is being made on the renovation. According to Pinkerton, crews from Dirty Ducts, a Madison company specializing in mold, lead and asbestos abatement, had permissi...

Tuition increase necessary for big picture

September 21, 2011

The 5.5 percent increase in tuition this school year is a direct effect of the state’s budget repair bill passed by the state legislature in March. As college students, money is always tight and the $322 dollar increase will be felt by many. However, when assessing this issue it’s important...

Carlson remodeling an ‘important change’ for university

March 29, 2011

Some know Carlson Hall as the campus building that has sat empty for almost two years since the inception of Hyland Hall. However, Gov. Scott Walker’s 2011-2013 capital budget proposal calls for a $17 million makeover to the former home of the College of Business and Economics, and a total of $35...

Capital budget includes money for Carlson Hall renovation

March 15, 2011

Gov. Scott Walker has proposed spending $1.1 billion in his capital budget on building projects over the next two years, including $17 million to renovate Carlson Hall. Walker’s proposal would be a 28.8 percent decrease from the current capital budget.   Also occurring over the weekend was th...

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