1. UW-Oshkosh alumnus moves forward, gives back

    Photo of UW-Oshkosh alumnus Patrick Gaughan, Class of ’71, in Central Africa working with Smile Train in his second career as a registered nurse.

      UW-Oshkosh alumnus Patrick Gaughan, Class of ’71, is taking lifelong learning seriously. After a 28-year career in public service with the city of Jacksonville, Florida, he returned to school to become a registered nurse and has since discovered a whole new world overseas as a medical missionary. His inspiring work with Smile Train in […]

  2. Women in STEM Career Day inspires at UW-Platteville

    Photo of participants in UW-Plattevile's Women in STEM Careers Day

    This fall, 160 high school students attended UW-Platteville’s Women in STEM Career Day. Participants learned about career options in Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics through exciting demonstrations and hands-on projects working in teams. Each year, over 650 women and girls benefit from STEM programs at UW-Platteville, which has seen female enrollment in the College of Engineering, Mathematics […]

  3. UW-Green Bay’s James Kabrhel receives Underkofler Award for Teaching

    Photo of UW-Green Bay's James Kabrhel

    For James Kabrhel, inspiring his students to fall in love with science is the greatest joy of his job. The UW-Green Bay, Sheboygan Campus chemistry teacher is putting the “cool” back into science with his popular “Cool Chemistry” shows and interactive student projects. Because of his efforts, he was recently recognized with the prestigious Underkofler […]

  4. Little Scholars program at UW-Whitewater wins state diversity award

    Photo of second graders in the Little Scholars Program visiting UW-Whitewater college pen pals

    What started as a pen-pal project between UW-Whitewater students and 2nd graders in Beloit, Wis., has transformed into an award-winning mentorship program. The Little Scholars Program recently won an outstanding achievement award from the Wisconsin State Council on Affirmative Action. College students write letters to their little buddies, and the groups visit one another during […]

  5. UW-Superior student Rachael Jackman has come a long way

    Photo of UW-Superior student Rachael Jackman

    From open-heart surgery in high school to her first day of college at UW-Superior two years later, Rachael Jackman has come a long way. The supportive campus community and close proximity to family and her physicians helped Rachael choose a college that felt like home. She continues to advocate for causes she believes in, such […]