1. UW-River Falls testing a regional sustainable beekeeping model

    Honey Collection

    Researchers in the Biology Department at the University of Wisconsin-River Falls recently received funding from the Wisconsin Department of Agriculture, Trade, and Consumer Protection to test a honey bee management strategy targeted towards maintaining and increasing the number of non-migratory Wisconsin beekeepers. Wisconsin beekeepers produce almost 4.5 million pounds of honey with an estimated value […]

  2. Passion project: UWM grad finds sweet spot with Indulgence Chocolatiers

    Julie Waterman was backpacking through Europe on her honeymoon when she fell in love a second time. It was outside a Dublin chocolate shop. “I immediately did a double-take, and I thought, ‘I have to go in there,’” she recalled. “And I tried a truffle, and I just thought, ‘Oh my, this is incredible.’” Waterman […]

  3. Two UW-Stout alumni lead new Boys & Girls Club in Menomonie

    Menomonie, Wis. — For two University of Wisconsin-Stout alumni, the joys of working with community youth at the new Boys & Girls Club in Menomonie far outnumber the challenges. Ashley DeMuth graduated in 2011 with a B.S. degree in vocational rehabilitation and a concentration in independent living with a focus on social work. She is […]