1. UW-Platteville student takes top prize in state research competition

    Photo of Joseph Creanza, a junior soil and crop science major at the University of Wisconsin-Platteville, who scored first place at the recent 2020 Student Research and Innovation Showcase.

    Joseph Creanza, a junior soil and crop science major at the University of Wisconsin-Platteville, scored first place at the recent 2020 Student Research and Innovation Showcase for his project, “Plant Essential Oils as Natural and Safe Pesticides for the Control of Soybean White Mold Disease.” The event featured 15 students from across the UW System and was […]

  2. UW-Green Bay senior Karly Skaletski talks about her favorite feature of online learning

    Photo of UW-Green Bay's Karly Skaletski

    Although UW-Green Bay is intending to be open in fall and welcoming faculty, staff and students back on campus, some classes originally scheduled for in-person instruction will be moving online or having online aspects to them for the safety of the UW-Green Bay community. Current UW-Green Bay students who transitioned to online learning in Spring […]

  3. UW-La Crosse offers curbside campus tour

    Photo of UW-La Crosse Admissions meeting visitors at the curbside to provide a folder of information about UWL and a map featuring QR codes to begin their own self-guided tour of campus with audio.

    QR codes at popular tour stops provide prospective students and families a self-guided experience Curbside pickup in the age of COVID-19 is nothing out of the ordinary. From groceries to restaurant takeout, finding service at the curb is the new norm. Now curbside pickup has come to college campus recruiting. UW-La Crosse Admissions recently rolled […]

  4. UW-Platteville student volunteers help bring learning outside

    Photo of UW-Platteville student volunteer setting up an outdoor classroom during the COVID-19 pandemic

    As the University of Wisconsin-Platteville welcomes students back to campus this week, faculty and staff are rethinking concepts of traditional learning space and bringing classrooms outside. Earlier this week, a group of 30 student volunteers built and installed 50 wooden benches, over a two-day period, to create a series of outdoor class spaces in time […]

  5. UW System schools collaborate on green-energy study

    Photo of wind turbine

    Three University of Wisconsin System schools collaborated on a study to identify ways for state manufacturers to develop more products for green-energy technologies. A report released last month, “Advancing Wisconsin’s Green Manufacturing Economy,” is the result of a yearlong study undertaken by faculty, staff members and undergraduate researchers at UW-Eau Claire, UW Oshkosh and UW-Milwaukee. […]

  6. UW-Whitewater nontraditional student brings wealth of experience to Board of Regents

    Photo of UW Regent Corey Saffold

    Corey Saffold projects the confidence of one who walks on solid ground. As a former Madison police officer, current head of safety and security for the Verona Area School District and a Black man who is an authority on police-community relations, Saffold — who is also a criminology major at the University of Wisconsin-Whitewater — […]

  7. Small manufacturer emerges more efficient after UW-Stout Lean training

    Photo of Mark Sieglaff, C&N vice president, inspecting an order of custom minitrunks for Heart O’ the Hills Camp in Hunt, Texas. C&N Manufacturing

    UW-Stout Manufacturing Outreach Center helps Boyd company improve production process, operations. At C&N Manufacturing in central Wisconsin, the daily arrival of a FedEx semi driver to take away packaged orders should have been a good sign – products were in the pipeline. Business was good. To the trained manufacturing eye, however, there was a problem. […]

  8. UW-Superior’s Rios Mendoza, colleagues awarded over $40,000 to study microplastics

    Photo of Dr. Rios Mendoza with colleagues

    University of Wisconsin-Superior associate professor of chemistry Dr. Lorena Rios Mendoza, along with colleagues from UW-Eau Claire, UW-Madison and the Lake Superior National Estuarine Research Reserve, have been awarded a grant by the Freshwater Collaborative of Wisconsin to study microplastics in the St. Louis River Estuary and western Lake Superior. “I am pleased because this research is […]

  9. UW-La Crosse alum finds success — and ways to give back — running La Crosse brewery

    Photo of Tami Plourde, ’98, a psychology major and English minor turned brewer. Plourde credits those studies at UWL for her success as being part owner of Pearl Street Brewing Co., a craft brewery in La Crosse.

    La Crosse has a long history of breweries since its founding in the mid-1800s — Gund, Heileman and City, to name a few. For long-time craft beer enthusiasts, there’s a new keg on the block. And a UWL alum is at the helm. Tami Plourde, ’98, is a psychology major and English minor turned brewer. […]