1. Positive partnering: UW-La Crosse students analyze labor market for area businesses

    During spring semester, students in a UW-La Crosse Labor Economics course assisted community clients with labor market research. Here UWL students Shaun Fleischhacker and Marissa Eckrote, both right, meet with client, Sarah Fecht, vice president of human resources at Community Credit Union, for a round table discussion.

    UW-La Crosse (UWL) business student Shaun Fleischhacker helped solve a problem for a La Crosse business: how to expand its applicant pool in a competitive market. He learned how to […]

  2. UW-Eau Claire: Great Lakes grant to fund 225 new STEM internships in Chippewa Valley

    UW-Eau Claire biology major Allison Ban-Herr helped locate and identify invasive plant species as an intern with Beaver Creek Reserve in rural Fall Creek.

    As college students approach graduation, many realize that landing a job in their field will require more than what they’ve learned in the classroom. On top of a college degree, […]

  3. Healing powders: UW-Stout Discovery Center helps new business bring products to market

    From left, Aunt K’s All Natural Remedies owners Kay Widule and Sharon Horstman discuss their product with Roger Gehring of UW-Stout’s Discovery Center.

    Menomonie, Wis. — When Kay Widule was a young mom, her baby daughter had a painful diaper rash. Widule and her mother tried several over-the-counter and prescription products with no […]

  4. Pow wows to film fests, UWM student’s chronicle of a culture finds an audience

    In “Jáaji Approx.”, filmmaker Sky Hopinka takes viewers on an abstract journey through places, time and a life. The seven-minute experimental film, which has already won a number of awards, […]

  5. UW-Eau Claire Blugold research team strive to save a dying language

    Senior economics major Kristina Hoyt co-presented the Walloon language research project poster at the 2015 CERCA event.

    When UW-Eau Claire Blugolds graduate, many of them have bragging rights to some pretty impressive accomplishments. The university has seen Washington Post interns, international field researchers, Fulbright scholars and a […]

  6. Profile of UW-River Falls First-Generation Student: Matt Pechacek

    Profile of UW-River Falls First-Generation Student: Matt Pechacek

    Matt Pechacek is a first-generation student at the University of Wisconsin-River Falls.

  7. Professional dancers come to UWM to enhance their careers

    Davalois Fearon (center) rehearses with dancers Chloë Nagle, a recent BFA dance graduate, and Chelsey Becher, a sophomore in dance who spent a semester abroad in Paris (UWM Photo/Derek Rickert)

    Dancing is a lifelong passion for Davalois Fearon, a New York-based dancer, teacher and choreographer who has performed around the world. She is now also a student in UW-Milwaukee’s Master […]

  8. View from the sky: UW-Whitewater students launch drone to capture city market’s impact

    At first, the object hovering over the park, capturing the bustling scene and colorful tents of the market below, garnered little attention. Eventually, the bright sunshine reflecting off the silver […]

  9. Interviews with UW-River Falls team conducting bee research

    UW-River Falls Biology Professors Brad and Kim Mogen lead a team of students in many projects studying various aspects of bees over the course of the summer.

  10. UW-Eau Claire programs help strengthen math education in western Wisconsin

    Photos of Karen Stuttgen in the classroom teaching and interacting with students at Fall Creek Elementary School

    As a math intervention teacher in Fall Creek’s elementary school, Karen Stuttgen spends her days helping struggling students achieve grade-level success by first identifying and then working to fill the […]