1. 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 vessel. The project received another major boost recently with a generous $100,000 challenge gift from UWS alumni, Bill and Lynne Rogers. The Rogers’ gift will […]

  2. 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 the Bronze Level Award for the ASEE Diversity Program – the highest-level award issued this cycle. “We are so pleased to take the next step with […]

  3. New UW-Madison solvent-based recycling process could cut down on millions of tons of plastic waste

    Photo to accompany solvent-based plastic recycling research at UW-Madison

    Multilayer plastic materials are ubiquitous in food and medical supply packaging, particularly since the specific properties of layered polymers can keep moisture from fouling sterile syringes or light and oxygen from making potato chips stale. But despite their utility, those ever-present plastics are impossible to recycle using conventional methods. About 100 million tons of multilayer […]