Crossing the Finish Line Toward a Bright Future

For Michael (Mike) Desch, the finish line sometimes felt far away.  Throughout his college career, which began in 2013, Desch struggled with his mental health, which didn’t make the college experience easy. At times he failed classes and once took a...

Through Resolve & Support, Zijie Liu Excelled

There’s one last thing Zijie Liu needs to do before her final day at Winona State University:   The only thing I want to do before I graduate is to go to the cafeteria and have one last omelet!   But there were a lot of people at WSU giving Liu a hand and...

Professor Pop-Up: Biochemistry

If you enjoy studying how everything around us is connected and how living things run, you could harness those passions into a career as a chemist.  I think the most meaningful connections a student can make during their college career come from watching their...

Meet Our 2021-22 Math & Statistics Scholarship Recipients

Every year, WSU’s Mathematics & Statistics Department awards several Foundation scholarships to students majoring in Data Science, Math Education, Mathematics, and Statistics. See what opportunities await you to fund your education and learn some quick facts...

Biology Outstanding Graduate: Shannon Moua

Why I chose Biology at WSU Because I am very curious, I thought that Biology was a great field to choose to understand Life and Mother Nature. Choosing this Major in Winona State University was a really good choice given from my parents after having my brother as a...