1. Global perspective: International experiences help shape UW-Eau Claire grad

    Photo of Hannah Javoroski, whose passion for international learning grew thanks to the opportunities offered at UW-Eau Claire.

    Hannah Javoroski traveled the U.S. extensively with her family while growing up in Milwaukee, but it was a high school trip to China that sparked a love for international experiences. “From there on, I knew I would incorporate studying abroad or traveling abroad some way or another during my collegiate career,” Javoroski says. “I am […]

  2. Award-winning UW-Milwaukee architecture student working to make design more inclusive

    Photo of Roe Jing Draus, who graduated from UWM in May with a degree in architectural studies and will return to the university to pursue a master’s degree. (Photo courtesy of Roe Jing Draus)

    Imagine being 6 years old, blind, on the autism spectrum and nonverbal. That’s Alex, a child who needs a well-designed environment to learn and thrive. In response to that challenge, UWM architecture student Roe Jing Draus designed a space for Alex, who is imaginary but reflects the challenges that many children and adults face in […]

  3. UW-Superior grad double majors in transportation logistics management and supply chain management

    Photo of Halle Kusterman '21

    Halle Kusterman ‘21 has been charting her own course since high school. A talented skateboarder, she’s been one of very few girls in a male-dominated sport since a young age. In high school, she made the decision to transfer to Northwest Passage Charter School, an expeditionary learning school, and soon she will become one of […]

  4. UW-Whitewater LIFE program — first in the state — graduates six proud Warhawks

    Photo of UW-Whitewater LIFE program graduates

    Six proud Warhawks, the first cohort of the University of Wisconsin-Whitewater’s LIFE Program, successfully completed their two-year program and crossed the stage in cap and gown in May 2021. UW-Whitewater LIFE program participant Sam Craden, left, shakes the hand of Chancellor Dwight C. Watson as he crosses the stage on May 14, 2021. (UW-Whitewater photo/Craig Schreiner) […]

  5. Madison’s tech sector booms, driven by UW innovation

    Photo of Madison, which is increasingly being noticed as a hub of tech innovation, inspired in part by UW–Madison technology and graduates. PHOTO: BRYCE RICHTER

    The strong growth of Madison’s technology sector is drawing attention nationwide. The boom is fueled in part by UW–Madison, which provides cutting-edge research, entrepreneurial graduates and researchers, and a well-educated local workforce that motivates some employers to open offices in Madison. In 2020, the country’s biggest tech migration increase took place in Madison, according to […]

  6. Helping More Students Rise: UW-Green Bay’s Rising Phoenix Program Expands with Statewide Cohort

    Photo of student sitting on shore with arms raised

    Program provides pathways to higher education for high school students The University of Wisconsin-Green Bay’s Rising Phoenix Early College High School Program is growing through continued partnership with the Wisconsin Department of Public Instruction’s GEAR UP program. GEAR UP (Gaining Early Awareness and Readiness for Undergraduate Programs) is a federal grant program focused on low-income […]

  7. UW-Platteville electrical engineering students conduct broadband internet technology survey

    Feature photo of Dr. Ma

    This past year, COVID-19 has brought many challenges for Wisconsinites, with one of the biggest struggles being internet access and network performances. To examine the issues, two University of Wisconsin-Platteville electrical engineering students, Troy Januchowski and Jacob Hanacek, spent two semesters conducting an independent study with Dr. Xiaoguang Ma, assistant professor of electrical and computer engineering. Januchowski and […]

  8. UW-Stevens Point nursing students assist with COVID-19 vaccines

    Photo of UW-Stevens Point student Nicholas Tierman receiving his COVID-19 vaccine from Hanna Christensen, one of several UWSP nursing students who are assisting with COVID-19 care and vaccination this spring.

    Real-world experience is essential to be prepared to enter a profession. That’s especially true for nurses. Several UW-Stevens Point students are getting both experience — and a financial incentive – for assisting with COVID-19 care, including vaccines. “I want to help where I can,” said Hadley Koula, a nursing student who assisted with the UW-Stevens […]

  9. UWGB alumni assist with the recruiting process during the pandemic, send 5,000 notecards to prospects

    Photo of Alumni Director Kari Moody loads-up on Phoenix pride items from The Phoenix Bookstore.

    One of the things that makes UW-Green Bay so special is the commitment to the Phoenix family—and some of our alumni have been showcasing that commitment throughout the past year. In a collaboration between the Office of Admissions and Alumni Relations, a team of alumni is engaging with prospective students for Fall 2021. When the […]

  10. UW-Eau Claire grad embraces opportunities to bring her nursing and Spanish majors together

    Photo of Lucy Hobbs, who found opportunities to bring together her nursing and Spanish majors through research, study abroad and other experiences during her years as a Blugold. The May graduate says those experiences are shaping how she sees her future in health care.

    Lucy Hobbs came to the University of Wisconsin-Eau Claire already knowing she wanted to study nursing so she could make a positive difference in the lives of others. Once she was on campus, she realized she could make an even greater impact on her future patients by adding a second major, this one in Spanish. […]