1. Lifting up students and closing the gap: Upward Bound at UW-Eau Claire

    Photo of Melady Vue, who grew up in Eau Claire and participated in the UW-Eau Claire Upward Bound program through high school. She later worked as a Blugold student employee in the program, and upon graduating with a degree in social work in 2015, Vue joined the full-time program staff working to help other underrepresented students attend college.

    Growing up, Melady Vue always dreamed of going to college, but she had no idea how to make her dream a reality. A presentation at her Chippewa Valley middle school […]

  2. University of Wisconsin Hospitals ranked No. 1 in Wisconsin

    Photo of doctors in surgical room

    Ranked best hospital in the state by U.S. News & World Report 10 years in a row For the 10th consecutive year, U.S. News & World Report’s “Best Hospitals” ranked […]

  3. Mentors Matter: UW-Green Bay to offer mentorship certificate

    Photo representing mentoring

    Researchers have long established that employees with mentors report higher levels of job satisfaction, organizational commitment, compensation and promotion.* Entrepreneurs with mentors succeed in their startups at a higher success […]

  4. UW-Eau Claire: Building bridges between health care and higher education to enhance patient care

    Photo of Dr. Rajeev Chaudhry, an expert in analyzing large datasets to help health care organizations improve patient care. His expertise will help UW-Eau Claire as it grows its informatics and AI programs.

    Dr. Rajeev Chaudhry has yet to step foot on UW-Eau Claire’s campus because of the COVID-19 pandemic, but the Mayo Clinic physician already is creating opportunities for Blugolds to gain […]

  5. Top-notch presenter: UW-La Crosse senior aces WiSys research competition

    Photo of UW-La Crosse senior Jason Martin, who took first place in the second of three Student Research & Innovation Showcases at the WiSys SPARK Symposium on June 9, 2021. Martin's research explores how scientists can use electrochemistry to coat steel plates with zinc while controlling the properties of the zinc film (hardness and roughness, for example) by altering the electric source.

    Jason Martin’s presentation was the best of the bunch. The UW-La Crosse senior studying chemistry and biochemistry took first place in the second of three Student Research & Innovation Showcases at the […]

  6. UW-Milwaukee program that aims to build diversity in sciences produces first graduates

    Photo of Bryn Glennon (left) and Mara Charpentier (third from left), who are two of the first three UWM graduates from the PECS program, which aims to boost the number of students from underrepresented groups who become engineers and computer scientists. With them are Wilkistar Otieno (right), associate professor of engineering, and Christine Beimborn, STEM outreach specialist in engineering. (UWM Photo/Elora Hennessey)

    UW-Milwaukee has reached another milestone in helping build a more diverse workforce in the STEM (science, technology, engineering and mathematics) fields. In May, the first three students graduated from a […]

  7. UW-Platteville alumna creates The Midwest Girl brand

    From left: Photo of Marissa (Droessler) Hoffmann and Marah Odgers.

    Never forget where you come from is the ongoing theme running through The Midwest Girl, a Dubuque, Iowa T-shirt brand founded by University of Wisconsin-Platteville alumna Marissa (Droessler) Hoffmann and her […]

  8. Solving the world’s toughest problems: UW-La Crosse student-faculty research has wide range of applications

    Photo of UW-La Crosse senior Kaelan Engholdt, who with the help of Assistant Professor David Mathias, has created an "extinction event" operator that allows computers to more effectively solve complex problems.

    A UW-La Crosse student may hold the key to solving some of the world’s most complex problems. And that’s thanks to student-faculty research opportunities available to students in many majors. […]

  9. UW-Eau Claire nursing students raise awareness about challenges of returning to community after being incarcerated

    Photo of Brelynn Updike, who is part of a team of UW-Eau Claire nursing students and recent graduates who are raising awareness about the challenges and resources needed to support people as they return to the community after being incarcerated. The research team partnered with several Chippewa Valley organizations on a project that they hope will help give voice to these individuals. (Photo by Bill Hoepner)

    A team of University of Wisconsin-Eau Claire nursing students and recent graduates are working to raise awareness about the challenges and resources needed to support people as they return to […]

  10. First-generation UW-Stout graduates, brothers hired before graduation make their family proud

    Photo of the Grulkowski brothers, first-generation UW-Stout graduates who are seeking to provide solutions in packaging and computer engineering at regional companies

    The Grulkowskis are seeking to provide solutions in packaging and computer engineering at regional companies Two brothers graduated together from University of Wisconsin-Stout this past May. And no, they’re not […]