1. UW-Platteville to build largest state-owned solar array

    Photo of existing solar array on the rooftop of Engineering Hall at UW-Platteville.

    The University of Wisconsin-Platteville received state approval Thursday to construct a 2.4 megawatt solar array in Memorial Park. This will be the largest solar array owned by a Wisconsin state […]

  2. UW-La Crosse Congo alum, student revel in campus flag raising

    Photo of UWL Senior Vanessa Mbuyi Kaja raising the flag of the Democratic Republic of Congo for the first time on campus during a December 2020 ceremony. “I already knew I was accepted here in La Crosse, but this makes me feel like yes, I can call this my home,” noted the microbiology major.

    Pierrot Mpemwangi waited nearly 20 years. Vanessa Mbuyi Kaja, three. The UW-La Crosse alum and current student hoped to see the flag of their homeland, the Democratic Republic of Congo, […]

  3. App developed at UW-Milwaukee helps explore Black history

    Image of the Blackistory app, which was scheduled to launch on Feb. 17.

    Deborah Blanks has turned a project she started for her son in grade school into a Black history app that will launch Feb. 17. It’s free and will be available in […]

  4. UW-Madison viral sequencing catches mutations, guides effective public health response

    Photo of UW–Madison graduate student Katarina Braun processing samples from COVID-19 patients

    Thousands of daily cases. Hundreds of thousands of deaths. Hundreds of millions of vaccine doses. As the tallies of COVID-19’s effects in the United States have mounted to a dizzying […]

  5. UW-Whitewater web resource enriches Hmong education across the U.S.

    Photo of Hmong education classroom (UW-Whitewater)

    “Many hands make work light; many ideas open the way.” —Hmong proverb The work of many hands and minds has made possible a virtual well of ideas related to Hmong […]

  6. UW-Eau Claire research team studies effects of alcohol on older people

    Photo of Dr. Doug Matthews and Quinn Petersilka, a freshman research assistant, collaborating with Mayo Clinic on research about the effects of alcohol on aging brains.

    While many senior citizens assume that having two or three drinks is harmless, a University of Wisconsin-Eau Claire research team has found that alcohol significantly affects older brains in ways […]

  7. Globally groundbreaking – UW-River Falls to offer doctoral degree in Montessori studies

    Photo of Montessori classroom

    The University of Wisconsin System Board of Regents on Feb. 5, 2021, approved a request by the University of Wisconsin-River Falls to implement a Doctor of Education (Ed.D.) degree in […]

  8. UW-Stevens Point students serve on the front lines of the pandemic

    Photo of UW-Stevens Point's Veronica Pieters

    “I’ve seen more deaths in the last 10 months than any 21-year-old should.” This statement was made by Veronica Pieters, one of the many University of Wisconsin-Stevens Point health science […]

  9. Superior Floating Classroom sails forward with $100,000 gift

    Photo of boat on lake

    In November 2019, the UW-Superior Foundation and the Lake Superior Research Institute (LSRI) announced a new Superior Floating Classroom initiative to re-establish hands-on learning and research aboard a Lake Superior […]

  10. UW-Platteville engineering honored by national diversity recognition program

    Image of diversity award for UW-Platteville

    The University of Wisconsin-Platteville’s College of Engineering, Mathematics and Science is being celebrated for its commitment to diversity and inclusion. The American Society of Engineering Education (ASEE) recently recognized the college with […]