1. Future UW-Eau Claire educators create a lasting impact at the Children’s Museum of Eau Claire

    Photo of future UWEC educators whose research is helping a children's museum in Eau Claire

    Research at the University of Wisconsin-Eau Claire goes beyond the lab. From breweries and dog obedience classes to Europe and South Africa, Blugolds have conducted unique undergraduate research in a wide variety of settings. Recently, nine students and their professor conducted impactful research right here in Eau Claire. After being approached by the Children’s Museum […]

  2. UW-Superior hosts Superior High School students for Transportation Day

    Photo of Superior High School students who attended UW-Superior's Transportation Day

    Recently, the transportation and logistics and supply chain management programs at UW-Superior hosted 17 Superior High School students for Transportation Day. “Transportation and logistics management and supply chain management faculty had the idea of creating an on-campus event for high school students where they could learn more about the transportation, logistics and supply chain industries as well as […]

  3. UW-La Crosse’s CaML grand opening: New media lab gets students over the humps of working with the latest A.I, virtual reality and more

    Photo of CaML Director Taylor Cole Miller giving a tour of the new media lab space.

    The metaverse. Augmented reality. Artificial intelligence. The rapidly-changing world of communication can be either feared or embraced. UW-La Crosse students will be doing the latter in a new eight-room media lab suite called the Communication and Media Lab (or the CaML for short). The CaML provides UWL College of Arts, Social Sciences, & Humanities students and faculty a […]

  4. New UW-Milwaukee master’s degree prepares students to become registered dietitians

    Photo of Lori Klos (left), associate professor, and Stephanie Send, clinical assistant professor (right), celebrating with the first cohort of students in the new MPH Nutrition and Dietetics program at UWM: Delaney Ortiz (from left of Klos), Cianna Colon, Erica Brincka, David Jakubek and Zachary Long. Not pictured is Lora Taylor de Oliveira, clinical associate professor. (UWM Photo/ Elora Hennessey)

    This fall, UW-Milwaukee (UWM) is offering a brand-new master’s of public health (MPH) degree track in nutrition and dietetics that will prepare graduates to be eligible to take the exam needed to become a registered dietitian nutritionist (RDN). It is one of only two master’s programs in dietetics available in the Milwaukee area. Effective January 2024, […]

  5. UW-River Falls celebrates opening of remodeled campus dairy plant

    Photo of UW-River Falls officials and agriculture business leaders celebrating the grand opening Friday of the Wuethrich Family/Grassland Dairy Center of Excellence, a $9 million facility that will provide students and dairy employees high-tech, hands-on training opportunities. UWRF photo.

    Wuethrich Family/Grassland Dairy Center of Excellence will boost student learning, business opportunities During a celebratory ribbon cutting and with each tour of the rebuilt Wuethrich Family/Grassland Dairy Center of Excellence at the University of Wisconsin-River Falls on Oct. 20, Michelle Farner felt emotions welling inside her. Gratitude. Accomplishment. Relief. Emotions were to be expected after […]

  6. UW-Eau Claire, New Jersey college partner to study how to grow industry collaborations

    Photo of UW-Eau Claire campus entrance. UW-Eau Claire is partnering with The College of New Jersey to examine ways for higher education institutions around the country to develop more innovative collaborations with industries.

    The University of Wisconsin-Eau Claire has more than 100 STEM-field research collaborations with regional and national industries that allow Blugolds to analyze real-world work problems and observe practical applications of their research, according to Dr. Michael Carney, UW-Eau Claire’s assistant chancellor for strategic partnerships and program development. “Many students are more energized and engaged in […]

  7. STRONG support for UW-Stout student success is at heart of $2.5M federal grant

    Photo of advisers helping first-year students register for classes at UW-Stout. / UW-Stout

    U.S. Department of Education award will boost advising, first-year experience, mental health efforts, financial wellness Comprehensive student success, leading to graduates who are career-ready and STRONG, is the goal of a new, major federal grant awarded to UW-Stout. The $2.5 million award over five years from the U.S. Department of Education will help UW-Stout expand […]

  8. Next-gen nursing: New tech investments at UW Oshkosh help prepare healthcare workforce of the future

    Photo of nursing students Michelle Cruz Olivares of Oshkosh, Wis., foreground, and Shahnoza Atahanova using technology to learn and practice their skills. (UW Oshkosh)

    Now more than ever nursing students at the University of Wisconsin Oshkosh have opportunities to prepare for healthcare environments of tomorrow with the top technology of today. Both undergraduate and graduate students for years have gained hands-on experience in the College of Nursing’s Simulation Training Center. But recent investments in new technology—including virtual reality—have expanded […]

  9. UWM research: Citizen scientists can now also use their brains to help find new pulsars

    Photo of UWM pulsar researchers

    Citizen scientists have provided important help to astronomers exploring the heavens, and now they are invited to take a more hands-on role. In their efforts to scour the universe for evidence of gravitational waves, scientists have enlisted the help of 15,000 volunteers who donated their private computers’ downtime in a citizen-science project called Einstein@Home. Begun by […]

  10. UW-Superior students take part in Wisconsin Economic Association conference

    Photo of UW-Superior economics students

    A group of University of Wisconsin-Superior students and faculty member from the School of Business and Economics recently participated at the Wisconsin Economic Association’s (WEA) annual conference in Stevens Point, Wisconsin. Akira Tanaka, a senior who is pursuing double major in economics and mathematics, presented his Summer Undergraduate Research Fellowship (SURF) project on “Global Food Insecurity and Agricultural Sustainability: A […]