1. UW-Platteville M.S. Engineering student part of Daytona 500 winning team

    Photo of UW-Platteville Master of Science in Engineering student Chris Yerges

    The win in NASCAR’s biggest race came down to a few key seconds for lead engineer Chris Yerges and his team at Front Row Motorsports. But behind each of these […]

  2. UW-Stout student’s Growing up Ojibwe game teaches about treaty rights, tribal sovereignty, wild rice, and spearfishing

    Photo of game, in which nature is a big part of Falck’s artwork, including animals. / Contributed photo

    Eleanore Falck loves bringing worlds to life. The University of Wisconsin-Stout junior majoring in game design and development-art created the game Growing up Ojibwe: The Game during a summer internship […]

  3. UW-Eau Claire nursing alumna recognized for work in public health

    Photo of UW-Eau Claire nursing alumna

    Selfless and devoted individuals stepped forward in 2020 with heroic efforts during the COVID-19 pandemic, serving as a continuous source of hope during such difficult times. Among the devoted public […]

  4. UW-La Crosse course will help law enforcement uphold human rights

    Photo of Peter Marina, an associate professor of Sociology and Criminal Justice at UW-La Crosse, who has developed a six-week online course that will help local law enforcement embrace human rights policing. "When police focus on protecting and defending the human rights of all people ... we reach a higher standard of policing that better serves all people in the community," he says.

    Peter Marina has a deep appreciation of law enforcement. As a child, he looked up to his father — a 30-year veteran of the New Orleans Police Department — the […]

  5. UW-Milwaukee ROTC cadet tops in the nation

    Photo of Douglas Machkovech (left) participating in an Army jungle operations course in Hawaii. (Photo courtesy of Douglas Machkovech)

    A recent UWM graduate is being honored as the top Army ROTC cadet in the nation. Douglas Machkovech, who graduated in December 2020, is the first-ever member of the Golden Eagle […]

  6. UW-Platteville research explores impacts of agricultural land changes on rural communities

    Photo of Hayden Pierce, a senior political science and criminal justice major who has worked on the project as a research assistant since last fall.

    Amid changes in agricultural land and record high dairy farm closings, Wisconsin’s lead industry is in the middle of a major transition, and a team of UW-Platteville researchers – including […]

  7. UW-Green Bay receives First-Gen Forward designation

    Feature photo of First-Gen Forward logo

    National Honor for Commitment to First-Generation Student Success Green Bay, Wis.— The Center for First-generation Student Success, an initiative of NASPA – Student Affairs Administrators in Higher Education and The Suder […]

  8. UW-Madison research: Invasive species often start as undetected “sleeper populations”

    Photo of students collecting data and water samples from Lake Mendota during an early morning outing in 2016 for a limnology experiment. Limnology researchers discovered the spiny water flea in Lake Mendota in 2009. PHOTO: JEFF MILLER

    When an invasive species overruns a new ecosystem, it is often assumed that the invader recently arrived at its new home and rapidly took over. But a new report in the […]

  9. ‘Be the change’: UWO alumni couple upend careers to help bring equity to healthcare

    Photo of UW Oshkosh alumni Kou and Sheng Lee Yang

    A year and a half ago Kou and Sheng Lee Yang took a leap of faith. The University of Wisconsin Oshkosh alumni and married couple had each spent about a […]

  10. UW-Whitewater entrepreneurship opportunities light a path for recent grad

    Photo of Blue Line team members, from left: Chief Operations Officer John Lapota, Marketing Director Kristen Holtan, CEO and Lead Engineer Dustin Herte, Chief Sales Officer Lukas Walter, Lead Sales Manager Tyson Curtis, and Business Development Director Benjamin Brietenbucher. (Photo from https://bluelinebattery.com/about)

    As a first-year student at the University of Wisconsin-Whitewater, Kristen Holtan was assigned to choose from myriad student organizations in the College of Business and Economics and attend at least […]