1. Prairie restoration gives UW-Stout environmental science students better feel for their major

    Photo of UW-Stout environmental science students walking through a prairie at Menomin Park near Lake Menomin while doing plant research.

    On a recent fall morning, leaves falling through a blue sky, small groups of University of Wisconsin-Stout students walked through shoulder-high grass on a prairie. At Menomin Park, near Lake […]

  2. New Wisconsin partnerships focus on farmer health and well-being

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    Photo credit: StockMediaSeller/Shutterstock.com University of Wisconsin-Madison Division of Extension and the Southwestern Wisconsin Community Action Program (SWCAP) are partnering with agencies, organizations and others to provide education, resources, and support […]

  3. Spanish immersion class helps UW-Eau Claire Blugolds build connections in western Wisconsin

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    What do a western Wisconsin farm, a local coffee shop, a free medical clinic and a Catholic church have in common? They all attract Spanish-speaking community members from the Eau […]

  4. UW-Eau Claire student researchers win award for medical innovation

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    University of Wisconsin-Eau Claire students Aaron Ellefson and Cuyler Monahan didn’t let COVID-19 deter their collaborative research into developing a clinical foam to protect cancer patients from radiation during treatment.Ellefson, […]

  5. New maps show what lies beneath the water in the Milwaukee harbor

    Photo of UW-Milwaukee faculty members Kim Beckmann and John Janssen showing off the results of their joint project, a map of the aquatic ecology of the Milwaukee harbor. A host of environmental agencies are using it to help them make decisions about what restoration projects they will undertake. (UWM Photo/Troye Fox)

    Four years in the making, a unique set of maps that show what lies under the water’s surface in the Milwaukee harbor is now available both online and on signage posted […]

  6. UW-Stevens Point program offers careers in caring for children when they need it most

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    When a child is sick, needs emergency stitches or an MRI, a hospital or clinic visit can be scary. A child life specialist can ease the anxiety for both the […]

  7. UW-Platteville, UW-Stout to offer associate’s degree in hospitality and tourism

    Photo of UW-Platteville Baraboo Sauk County campus, where a new associate’s degree in hospitality and tourism will be offered, a partnership between UW-Platteville and UW-Stout.

    To further serve the needs of employees and employers in Southwest Wisconsin, UW-Platteville and UW-Stout will form a partnership starting in Fall 2021 – offering a new associate’s degree in […]

  8. Special education teacher residency program supporting rural schools, UW–Madison students

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    Tim Raymond knows all too well the challenges rural school districts in Wisconsin can face in filling open teaching positions — especially in high-need subject areas like special education. Three years […]

  9. UW-La Crosse alum stars on hit singing show “The Voice”

    Photo of Aaron Scott, a 2007 alum of UW-La Crosse, who was featured this fall on NBC's "The Voice." Scott passed his blind audition and stamped his ticket to Hollywood. Competing on the show, he says, was a once-in-a-lifetime experience.

    For Aaron Scott, the road to stardom began in a dorm room. In 2005-06, Scott was a junior at UW-La Crosse — spending his days studying art education, wishing he […]

  10. WiSys names UW-Parkside’s Dr. Francis Mann 2020 Innovator of the Year

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    For exemplary contributions to Wisconsin innovation, WiSys honors UW-Parkside’s Dr. Francis “Frannie” Mann as a 2020 Carl E. Gulbrandsen Innovator of the Year. Mann, an associate professor of chemistry and […]