1. UW-Eau Claire Blugold builds career and life around caring for and inspiring African American communities

    Photo of Dr. Woubeshet Ayenew, who was still in his medical residency when he found his calling, providing care to underserved populations in Minneapolis. Nearly 20 years later, he’s a respected cardiologist and community advocate in the Twin Cities, providing care while also trying to increase the number of African American physicians.

    Offering care and inspiration Dr. Woubeshet Ayenew was still in the early months of his three-year internal medicine residency at the Hennepin County Medical Center in Minneapolis when he noticed […]

  2. UWO Fox Cities student’s degree, screenwriting internship, launch career

    Photo of University of Wisconsin Oshkosh, Fox Cities campus alumna Maizie Foth, of Appleton, who said her life’s path took an unexpected and exciting turn when she secured an internship working with a Los Angeles screenwriter.

    Life doesn’t always follow a script. University of Wisconsin Oshkosh, Fox Cities campus alumna Maizie Foth, of Appleton, said her life’s path took an unexpected and exciting turn when she […]

  3. UW-Milwaukee researcher details how cells maintain protein balance that fends off disease

    Photo of Madhusudan Dey, associate professor of biological sciences at UWM, shows the atomic structure of the protein he found. The protein plays a role in the process the cell uses to maintain proteostasis – a healthy balance of cellular proteins. (UWM Photo/Elora Hennessey)

    The roughly 25,000 proteins in the human body can only do their jobs by folding into unique atomic shapes that correlate to various biological tasks. Many human disorders, including diabetes, […]

  4. UW-Platteville Computer Science + X degree program opens new opportunities for students

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    Responding to the increasing demand for computing skills in the workforce — in both technical and non-technical professions alike — the University of Wisconsin-Platteville is rolling out a new Computer Science + […]

  5. Resilient researchers: UW-La Crosse students adapt their research amid COVID-19

    Photo of Nico Lang and Cullen Schull, both May 2021 graduates, who found success adapting their biochemistry research amid COVID-19.

    A pair of UW-La Crosse biochemistry students didn’t let COVID-19 stand in the way of their research. Cullen Schull and Nico Lang, who each graduated with a bachelor’s degree in biochemistry in […]

  6. Lifting up students and closing the gap: Upward Bound at UW-Eau Claire

    Photo of Melady Vue, who grew up in Eau Claire and participated in the UW-Eau Claire Upward Bound program through high school. She later worked as a Blugold student employee in the program, and upon graduating with a degree in social work in 2015, Vue joined the full-time program staff working to help other underrepresented students attend college.

    Growing up, Melady Vue always dreamed of going to college, but she had no idea how to make her dream a reality. A presentation at her Chippewa Valley middle school […]

  7. University of Wisconsin Hospitals ranked No. 1 in Wisconsin

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    Ranked best hospital in the state by U.S. News & World Report 10 years in a row For the 10th consecutive year, U.S. News & World Report’s “Best Hospitals” ranked […]

  8. Mentors Matter: UW-Green Bay to offer mentorship certificate

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    Researchers have long established that employees with mentors report higher levels of job satisfaction, organizational commitment, compensation and promotion.* Entrepreneurs with mentors succeed in their startups at a higher success […]