1. Couple’s gift to UW-Stevens Point funds Pointers Athletics graduate assistant positions

    A substantial gift from a couple with careers as executives in professional sports and arena management will help support University of Wisconsin-Stevens Point Athletics through five graduate assistantships. Dan Hauser, a 1977 alumnus in business education, and his wife, Marilyn, will fund five graduate assistant positions in Pointers Athletics for two years each. The positions […]

  2. UW-Milwaukee student finding his voice in push for racial justice

    Photo of Noah Wolfe, who attended a racial justice rally this summer in Milwaukee. (Photo courtesy of MTEA)

    Noah Wolfe, a senior in education who is in an accelerated master’s degree program, is already thinking about how he can help and support his future students in urban schools. That’s one reason why he’s become involved as an ally in Black Lives Matter protests. “Throughout my time and at UWM, I’ve always been passionate […]

  3. UW-Superior receives $35,000 grant for speaker series on civic, public health during a pandemic

    Photo of Old Main at UW-Superior

    The University of Wisconsin-Superior’s Center for Community Engaged Learning has received a $35,000 grant from the Tommy G. Thompson Center on Public Leadership to host a speaker series titled, “Bridging Civic and Public Health during a Pandemic.” The speaker series, which will take place throughout the 2020-21 academic year, will include four speakers, featuring at least one elected public […]

  4. UW-River Falls student Sophie Ackerman receives WiSys research grant

    Photo of UW-River Falls student Sophie Ackerman

    University of Wisconsin-River Falls senior Sophie Ackerman is the recipient of a $4,000 Ambassador Grant by the WiSys organization to research loneliness and isolation. Ackerman’s research, “Combating the Effects of Isolation During Quarantine,” will evaluate strategies that lessen the negative effects of loneliness and isolation during a national quarantine. The research may also have uses […]

  5. UW-Whitewater poet, professor Marilyn Annucci on living in the moment

    Award-winning poet Marilyn Annucci brings us into the moment — bringing to life vivid details of memories — and encouraging us to pause to see the things we might otherwise miss.  

  6. UW-Eau Claire Dean Linda Young inducted into American Academy of Nursing class of 2020 fellows

    Photo of UW-Eau Claire Dean Linda Young

    Dr. Linda Young, dean of the College of Nursing and Health Sciences at the University of Wisconsin-Eau Claire, is among the national nursing leaders selected to be part of the 2020 Class of Fellows of the American Academy of Nursing (FAAN).Young — one of just 230 inductees in 2020 — will be recognized for her […]

  7. UW Oshkosh alumna Lindsey Toman, athletic trainer, adjusts during COVID

    Photo of National Women’s Soccer League (NWSL) athletic trainer and University of Wisconsin Oshkosh alumna Lindsey Toman ’06 (center)

    As an athletic trainer, you need to be prepared for the unexpected. You need a kit perfectly prepped to treat an in-game injury, a rehabilitation plan built to use others’ equipment while on the road and a care plan for a spectrum of players ranging from rookie to veteran. National Women’s Soccer League (NWSL) athletic […]