1. Startup company strives to improve wheelchair mobility

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    To say University of Wisconsin-Parkside Chancellor Debbie Ford is enthusiastic about the potential value of Procubed LLC to students, the university, and the region’s economy would be an understatement. The […]

  2. Research leads to improved water-quality test

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    RACINE — Most people who use a beach for swimming or other recreation have experienced water-quality advisories and closed beaches. As a result of research projects under the direction of […]

  3. Survey offers a new look at Wisconsin logging

    Wisconsin’s logging business is following the same trend as many other industries: Fewer, larger, more mechanized operations. That’s according to a survey of owners of Wisconsin logging enterprises conducted last […]

  4. Following in the family footsteps at UW-Richland

    Osama Abdl Haleem describes himself as “a farmer from Boaz,” a Richland County village just 10 miles from one of the UW Colleges campuses. He is one of nine children. […]

  5. Study looks at why students leave STEM majors

    The good news: Jobs in science, technology, engineering and math (STEM) continue to grow and offer better pay than non-STEM jobs. The bad news: There aren’t enough people graduating with […]

  6. Merrill mom earns degree “virtually” from UW Colleges

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    UW Colleges Online enrolls students from all 72 Wisconsin counties and nearly all 50 U.S. states. The program is seeing consistent enrollment growth, including a 15% enrollment increase for the summer 2012 semester. This increase comes on the heels of a 16% increase for the spring 2012 semester.

  7. New farm-to-school project aims to make it easier for public schools to serve Wisconsin vegetables

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    A lot of parents want their kids’ schools to serve more fresh and local food for lunch, and schools would like to oblige, but that’s no simple task. It’s enough […]

  8. Class aims to birth software companies at UW-Madison

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    Paul Barford, a UW-Madison professor of computer science, has a proposition, and he’s got five minutes to make it. He’s consciously mimicking the “product pitch” that entrepreneurs make before venture […]

  9. Sustainable management degree sees strong growth

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    Janna Rasmussen of Fort Atkinson, WI, has a confession.  At age 47, she didn’t go back to college to launch a new career, or even to fulfill a desire to […]

  10. UW-Whitewater grads saving lives through simulation

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    UW-Whitewater alumni Mark Johanneck and Melissa Gerke work at UW Health Clinical Simulation Program at UW-Madison, WI. They credit their UW-Whitewater education with helping them get where they are today.