F1RST Articles

F1RST puts a fresh spin on stories about campus life, updates on alumni and in-depth features connecting the accomplishments of Carroll alumni, faculty and staff to today's headlines.

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End of Play

2/18/2019
Researchers say many children today suffer from a play deficit. We take a look at why that matters.

Todd Wehr Memorial Library exterior at night

Carroll University at Night

2/16/2019
A modern university runs 24/7. Photographer Kyle Zehr captured the late nights and early mornings of those who make it work.

Ray Pierce playing in a basketball game against Marquette University

Driven to Succeed

2/13/2019
Men's Basketball team member Ray Pierce embodies the Pioneer athletic tradition

Sue Lewis in her office

Office Hours: Sue Lewis

2/11/2019
We visit the office of Sue Lewis, professor of biology and marine biology at Carroll.

Kate Gentry

Two Students Donate Bone Marrow

10/25/2018
A pair of Pioneers donated bone marrow after learning about the process during a registration drive sponsored by student organization Love Your Melon

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Summer at Carroll

10/24/2018
It’s summer. Commencement is past. The folding chairs have been removed from Main Lawn. The residence halls have been aired out. And the campus falls quiet...

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Faces of Carroll

10/21/2018
The images and stories that came out of “(in)sight: a portrait project” create a vivid portrait of the Carroll community

Illustration of a brain overlaid on a photo of a patient talking to a psychologist

Career connection

10/20/2018
Psychology alumnus builds a bridge to workplace for Carroll students

Beautiful clouds

For Christ and Learning

10/19/2018
The Rev. Elizabeth McCord writes about making space for our spiritual wellness.

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For Christ and Learning

5/30/2018
The Rev. Elizabeth McCord writes about an Alternative Spring Break trip – one of many ways Carroll students serve the community.

Mystery Worm Book Open

Mystery Worm Book

5/26/2018
It's a religious book of sorts, but this ancient book from the library archives is a mystery itself.

Carroll student with students at the Hawthorne Lab School

Hawthorne Lab School

5/25/2018
Carroll's education department begins a lab school partnership with Waukesha public schools.

Microscope

Carroll CSI

5/22/2018
Carroll University's forensics program proves worth investigating.

Mississippi River

2,320 Miles of Service

5/21/2018
This Carroll alumna and her husband paddled the mighty Mississippi with a purpose–to help others.

Tiger at the Milwaukee County Zoo

Zoological Research

1/26/2018
Carroll students go to the source to study animal behavior for research projects at Milwaukee County Zoo.

Photo illustration of Reacting to the Past

Reacting to the Past

1/25/2018
Innovative teaching methodology has student role-playing historic events.

research at Prairie Springs

Research at Prairie Springs

9/22/2017
Two recent graduates trade their gowns for lab coats and head back to Prairie Springs Environmental Education Center and Greene Field Station to continue their research.

cadaver body bag

Carroll's new cadaver lab

9/22/2017
Day one in Carroll's new cadaver lab in the Michael and Mary Jaharis Science Laboratories building.

service dog

Dog majors in service

9/21/2017
Kia the service dog is a familiar face on campus, but it's all business when she's on the job.

Picture of a Navy Ship

Witness to history

9/21/2017
Carroll history students participate in a Library of Congress project to gather first-person war stories.

Dan Pokwinsky

One last pint with Pokey

9/21/2017
Long-time Club 400 owner and Carroll alumnus, Dan "Pokey" Pokwinski '79, puts landmark business up for sale.

lab rats

Rodent tales

6/1/2017
In Carroll's animal behavior lab, the lucky rats are just tickled.

Therapeutic abilities clinic

Therapeutic Abilities Clinic

2/1/2017
Out in the community, Carroll health science students learn the role of the human touch in health care.

Alumni polka band

Pioneer polka band

9/2/2016
These Carroll alumni are marching to their own (polka) beat.

Jack Miller's Cabin

Alaskan pioneer

6/1/2016
Alumnus Jack Miller lives a true pioneer life in Alaska.

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