1. UW-Stout online labs in computer networking keep students on track

    Photo of UW-Stout junior Joshua Ferkans

    University of Wisconsin-Stout junior Joshua Ferkans misses seeing his professors and fellow students while studying computer networking and information technology this semester. UW-Stout is using alternative learning methods because of the COVID-19 virus. However, his CNIT laboratory class moving to an alternative learning method went smoother than the Roberts resident expected and had some added benefits to […]

  2. UW-Parkside offers DIY scene painting kits for final projects

    Photo of paints used for UW-Parkside scene painting class

    UW-Parkside Theatre Arts Associate Professor Jody Sekas has adapted his scene painting class not just by channeling his inner Bob Ross and showing the students the joy of painting through online videos, but also by going above and beyond by sending them what they need to finish the class. Sixteen students are currently enrolled in […]

  3. UW Oshkosh art students, faculty show ability to adapt in unusual spring semester

    Photo of UW Oshkosh art student displaying work

    Leslie Walfish is witnessing it now, how those in the University of Wisconsin Oshkosh art department are making the best of the circumstances brought on by the coronavirus pandemic. As director of the Allen Priebe Gallery and an art instructor, her spring semester was upended when classes moved off campus last month. In a way, […]

  4. Teaching from afar: UW-La Crosse finds creative ways to engage students remotely

    Photo of Colin Belby, associate professor of Geography, taking students on a virtual field trip to Bohemian Valley near Coon Valley, Wisconsin. Belby uses a GoPro to record labs for his Earth Surface Processes and Landforms class.

    Masks made from paper bags. Outreach to local nonprofits. Remote connections to cutting-edge software. This is how some UW-La Crosse faculty are engaging their students in remote or online formats in the age of COVID-19. “Teaching online takes months of planning and preparation, and we had to make the change in just a couple weeks,” […]

  5. Small Business Development Center at UW-Green Bay turns it into overdrive

    Photo of UW-Green Bay's Tara Carr, Director of the Small Business Development Center and Associate Lecturer

    When local small businesses and entrepreneurs needed help navigating the pandemic, the Small Business Development Center (SBDC) of UW-Green Bay answered the call—literally—serving remotely, 591 distinct businesses with disaster consultation since March 15… the most of any state center (Madison was second with 163 businesses served). Wisconsin SBDCs have been the “go to” for the […]

  6. UW-Stevens Point is cooking up something special for students

    Photo of UW-Stevens Point instructor Deborah Tang, teaching cooking through online videos

      When COVID-19 took her food and nutrition students out of their kitchen classroom, a University of Wisconsin-Stevens Point faculty member brought her kitchen to them. Senior Lecturer Deborah Tang has been cooking up videos in her own kitchen since the end of March to share with the 12 students in her Introductory Foods class. […]

  7. UW-Whitewater lands another million-dollar cybersecurity grant

    Photo of UW-Whitewater student at computer - UW-Whitewater earned a cybersecurity grant

    Less than two months after receiving a $1.9-million-dollar grant to expand cybersecurity internships, the University of Wisconsin-Whitewater has won $1.1 million to help Wisconsin defense suppliers comply with federal cybersecurity requirements. This new grant, funded by the U.S. Department of Defense through the Wisconsin Execution of Cybersecurity Understanding, Remediation and Education for Defense (WISECURED) program, will require […]

  8. UW-Eau Claire, Mayo Clinic and community makers working together to produce face shields for local hospitals

    Photo of Dr. Doug Dunham, a professor of materials science and engineering and director of UW-Eau Claire’s Materials Science and Engineering Center

    When medical workers everywhere — including the Chippewa Valley — began pleading for more personal protective equipment as they battle COVID-19, Dr. Doug Dunham knew UW-Eau Claire’s Materials Science and Engineering Center could help meet the needs of the local medical community. “We have 3D printers and we have people with expertise,” says Dunham, a […]

  9. See the UW-Green Bay Lawton Gallery ‘Knees Deep’ exhibition through photos

    Photo of Knees Deep exhibit at UW-Green Bay

    The Jefreid Lotti exhibit at UW-Green Bay’s Lawton Gallery had to be suspended because of the COVID-19 response. But thanks to Curator Emma Hitzman, the public can still view Lotti’s work. More

  10. On, Wisconsin at home: UW-Madison shares ways to enjoy art and music while social distancing

    Photo of Chazen Museum of Art, UW-Madison

    While we’re all practicing social distancing, online resources from the University of Wisconsin–Madison can make you feel a little closer to campus. Follow #onwisconsinathome on Twitter and Instagram for more ideas about how we can social distance together even when apart. The Chazen Museum of Art The Badger Band marches on — virtually Helen Louise […]