1. UW-La Crosse professor begins new podcast to spread knowledge about nuclear science

    Photo of UW-La Crosse Physics Professor Shelly Lesher

    UW-La Crosse Physics Professor Shelly Lesher loves to talk about nuclear science. So much, in fact, that her unique approaches were noticed when she was awarded a prestigious Yale Presidential Fellowship at Yale University in 2019-20. Now she’s taking that interest online. The past five years Lesher has taught a “Navigating Global Nuclear Issues” course at UWL to […]

  2. Warhawk alum wins statewide teaching honor

    Photo of UW-Whitewater alum Brad Miller

    Brad Miller says his favorite artists are his students. “Some will say that’s cheesy, and I’m okay with that. Every day that I get to see something that a student creates out of their own imagination gives me so much love for the world. It is hard to find many artists today that are excited […]

  3. UW-Madison: Bird’s-eye view of geology using drones offers new way to protect groundwater

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    These days, researchers at the Wisconsin Geological and Natural History Survey are spending a little less time on the ground and more time in the air — looking at the ground. Hydrogeologist David Hart and WGNHS licensed drone operator Grace Graham are developing drone-based techniques to reduce groundwater contamination and improve drinking water quality, especially […]

  4. Prairie restoration gives UW-Stout environmental science students better feel for their major

    Photo of UW-Stout environmental science students walking through a prairie at Menomin Park near Lake Menomin while doing plant research.

    On a recent fall morning, leaves falling through a blue sky, small groups of University of Wisconsin-Stout students walked through shoulder-high grass on a prairie. At Menomin Park, near Lake Menomin, they high-stepped over the dense growth wet with dew, then dropped plastic rings the size of Hula Hoops over spots they previously had marked […]

  5. New Wisconsin partnerships focus on farmer health and well-being

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    Photo credit: StockMediaSeller/Shutterstock.com University of Wisconsin-Madison Division of Extension and the Southwestern Wisconsin Community Action Program (SWCAP) are partnering with agencies, organizations and others to provide education, resources, and support to Wisconsin farmers, ag service professionals, mental health, and healthcare providers to mitigate farm stress and reduce suicide risk in rural communities. In many Wisconsin […]

  6. Spanish immersion class helps UW-Eau Claire Blugolds build connections in western Wisconsin

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    What do a western Wisconsin farm, a local coffee shop, a free medical clinic and a Catholic church have in common? They all attract Spanish-speaking community members from the Eau Claire area who are helping UW-Eau Claire students improve their Spanish-language skills and grow their cultural competencies. “Language isn’t something you keep to yourself,” Bethany […]