1. UW-Green Bay Nursing students proud to contribute to vaccine effort

    Photo of UW-Green Bay Nursing student Precious Vang

    When Alyssa Ehlke decided she wanted to become a nurse in 2014, she had no idea of the surprises being a student in 2020 would hold. “I think that there’s […]

  2. UW-Eau Claire pilot program aims to save students money by reducing textbook and materials costs

    Photo of UW-Eau Claire, which is continuing a pilot program that supports faculty who want to incorporate into their courses more teaching, learning and research materials that reside in the public domain or have been released under an open license that allows them to be used at no cost. The project aims to reduce costs associated with buying textbooks or other course materials.

    In the 11 years that Dr. Lisa Quinn-Lee has been teaching an Introduction to Social Welfare class at the University of Wisconsin-Eau Claire, she has yet to find a textbook […]

  3. UW-Platteville research project brings Southwest Wisconsin into the classroom

    Photo of Tyler Vargo

    Growing up in Platteville, Tyler Vargo knows firsthand the beauty and diversity of Southwest Wisconsin, but like many rural areas, the region is significantly underrepresented on digital mapping platforms, like […]

  4. Virtual courses give UW-La Crosse senior a taste of Costa Rica, Italy

    Photo of Emma Jonas, a senior biology major, who is taking courses offered in Costa Rica and Italy through the Benjamin A. Gilman Scholarship, a national program supporting study abroad opportunities.

    The Benjamin A. Gilman Scholarship is a prestigious award given to only about 20% of applicants. Emma Jonas, a senior from UW-La Crosse, was one of those students this year. […]

  5. UW-Milwaukee undergrad’s research focuses on fish-fry staple yellow perch

    Photo of Emma Kraco, who worked in aquaculture for several years before deciding to go to college. UWM's Freshwater Sciences program attracted her to the university. (UWM Photo/Elora Hennessey)

    Emma Kraco was always interested in biological sciences in elementary and high school. “I loved looking for bugs, looking at tiny things up close. It just made sense to get […]

  6. UW-Green Bay Leading Regional Efforts to Locate National Estuarine Research Reserve on Green Bay

    Photo of UW-Green Bay estuarine researchers on a boat

    Public kick-off event is April 12 (and again April 15) Green Bay, Wis.—The University of Wisconsin-Green Bay, in partnership with local and national agencies, is leading efforts to recognize local […]

  7. Blugolds in sports industry to discuss COVID’s effect on business

    Photo of Curt Krizan, the Fiesta Bowl’s chief financial and ticket revenue officer, who says people working in the sports industry had to remain flexible, have an open mind and be creative during the past year dealing with COVID-19.

    University of Wisconsin-Eau Claire alumni who work in the sports industry will discuss during an upcoming webinar how COVID-19 has radically affected their businesses. The webinar, titled “COVID’s Effect on […]

  8. UW-Platteville research explores relationship between COVID-19 knowledge and emotions, sense of control

    Photo of Megan Bunyer and Dr. Kameko Halfmann conducting a study on event memory, emotion and sense of control in relation to the social distancing measures of COVID-19.

    In the fall of 2019, Megan Bunyer, a University of Wisconsin-Platteville senior psychology major from Shannon, Illinois, began exploring potential research topics, guided by particular interests she had in emotion, memory and […]

  9. How serving students with disabilities became a priority mission at UW-Whitewater

    Photo of service dog at UW-Whitewater commencement

    After Paul Lauritzen arrived on the Whitewater State College campus in the fall of 1964 to start a special education program in its college of education, he soon found himself […]

  10. UW-Eau Claire students help Blugold Brain Injury Group members tell their stories to health care providers

    Photo of undergraduate and graduate students in UW-Eau Claire’s communication sciences and disorders programs who assisted Blugold Brain Injury Group members in developing a presentation for Mayo Clinic Health System providers. In the presentation, BBIG members told providers what it’s like to live with a traumatic brain injury. Blugolds helping with the project include (seated from left) Bailey Harder and Crystal Zehm, and (standing from left) Dr. Jerry Hoepner and Hannah Yingst.

    Photo caption: Undergraduate and graduate students in UW-Eau Claire’s communication sciences and disorders programs assisted Blugold Brain Injury Group members in developing a presentation for Mayo Clinic Health System providers. In […]