Student Unrest: These photos depict the 1968 Black Thursday event at Wisconsin State University Oshkosh.
In the late 1960s the University took steps to diversify its student body, but it made few attempts to make the campus inclusive.
This in part led to the protest by African
Titans are champions: Athletics is an integral part of the University of Wisconsin Oshkosh’s history, although early athletes weren’t known as Titans.
Gilbert "Bud" Barlow, was elected honorary captain of the 1933 Oshkosh State Teachers College football team after a career-topping season as halfback. That year the squad outscored its opponents 77-14. Having played his three years of eligibility, Barlow helped coach in 1934 as an assistant.
The passion Chancellor Andrew Leavitt has for the Bayeux Tapestry is no secret. His knowledge of the 950-year-old chronicle of the Norman Conquest of 1066 richly embroidered on a 230-foot-long linen canvas runs deep.
Many things drive the success of championship sports teams, but they all have one thing in common: the ability to put personal ego aside and perform as a team. Teamwork is at the heart of community in sports. And it’s the foundation of University of