1. UW-Stevens Point Legacy Foundation gift of $3 million will enhance community health

    Photo of UW-Stevens Point health promotion and wellness students working with the Nekoosa School District on blood pressure screening, one of the partnerships that will be enhanced with a $3 million gift from the Legacy Foundation of Central Wisconsin.

    A $3 million gift from the Legacy Foundation of Central Wisconsin to the University of Wisconsin-Stevens Point will create a partnership to improve health and wellness of communities in South Wood County. The collaboration will identify and address challenges and opportunities related to public health. Initial partners include the Legacy Foundation, Wood County Health Department, […]

  2. UW-Milwaukee alum, business leader reflects on how students can ‘future-proof’ their careers

    Screenshot of Michael Fenlon, chief people officer at PwC and a UWM alum, talking virtually with UWM Chancellor Mark Mone about how students can protect their careers.

    Michael Fenlon, chief people officer at PwC and a UWM alum, joined UWM Chancellor Mark Mone recently for a virtual discussion about how universities and businesses can collaborate on innovative solutions to prepare the workforce for the future. At PwC, a global network of firms delivering professional services, Fenlon has helped lead the U.S. firm’s efforts to […]

  3. UW-Green Bay Summer Bridge Program puts students on Path to Success

    Photo of Summer Bridge Student Morgan Runaas

    All students, no matter how academically gifted, enter college with some trepidation; many are apprehensive about their ability to succeed. At UW-Green Bay, a Summer Bridge Program is helping put minds at ease, while helping UW-Green Bay live its core mission—access. For Morgan Runaas, an entering freshman from Evansville, Wis. the program provided a growth opportunity and […]

  4. UW-Eau Claire testing classroom air quality in preparation for fall

    Photo of UW-Eau Claire testing classroom air quality in preparation for fall

    When it comes to making campus safe for the start of the fall semester, the University of Wisconsin-Eau Claire is taking extra measures to improve safety — right down to the air that students, faculty and staff breathe. As part of the overall campus plan to reduce the risk of COVID-19 transmission on campus, Grace […]

  5. UWO’s new 100% online associate degree preps students for dozens of career options

    Photo of student at laptop

    The University of Wisconsin Oshkosh is launching a new 100% online associate of arts and sciences (AAS) degree program this fall to prepare students for careers that require more education than a high school diploma but less than a bachelor’s degree. UW Oshkosh’s online AAS program will feature affordability, flexibility and transferability while helping students […]

  6. Paw-fect idea: UW-Stout recent grad places in national Student Design Competition with pet product

    Photo of the Pup Rub Speedy Paw Protector created by UW-Stout recent graduate Claire Dronen, which earned a third place in the International Housewares Association Inspired Home Show’s annual Student Design Competition.

    Other art and design students participate in game jams, speak at Games for Change University of Wisconsin-Stout recent industrial design graduate Claire Dronen loves walking, running and being outdoors with her mixed-breed dog, Benji. To protect Benji’s paws, Dronen tried doggie boots, which Benji disliked and pulled off quickly. She then started to use wax […]