1. UW-Platteville Baraboo Sauk County student supports small businesses through research opportunity

    Photo of Katelyn Zajicek

    Growing up, Katelyn Zajicek saw firsthand the entrepreneurial spirit of her grandparents and parents who are all small business owners. Now Zajicek, a business administration major at the University of Wisconsin-Platteville Baraboo Sauk County, is researching the question, “How Will Small Hometown Businesses Survive the Age of Technology?” She will present her findings on March […]

  2. UW Oshkosh: Olympics provide perfect jumping off point for teaching geography

    Photo of Heike Alberts with the Olympic flame at the Vancouver Paralympics in 2010.

    As a geographer and sports lover, University of Wisconsin Oshkosh’s Heike Alberts naturally adores the Olympics, especially the winter games that showcase some of the world’s most beautiful snowcapped landscapes. A native of Berlin, Germany, Alberts has been an avid fan of the Olympics for decades. She attended the 2010 Paralympics in Vancouver and dreams […]

  3. UW-Whitewater to offer an online bachelor’s in supply chain management

    Photo of person studying; UW-Whitewater to offer an online bachelor’s in supply chain management

    The University of Wisconsin-Whitewater College of Business and Economics will deliver a 100 percent online Bachelor of Business Administration in supply chain management beginning this fall. “The complexity of supply chains has become dinner table conversation, and the demand for supply chain management professionals has increased exponentially,” said Paul Ambrose, interim dean of the College of Business and Economics. […]

  4. Guatemalan immersion program helps Blugolds build Spanish skills, cultural awareness

    Photo of Emma Felty, who was among the 15 UW-Eau Claire students who spent part of the Winterim session helping Guatemalan coffee farmers with their harvest. The Blugolds traveled to Guatemala as part of an international immersion program, which focused on social and environmental justice. The students were immersed in local communities, living with host families and interacting with community members, including coffee farmers. (Submitted photo)

    When Haley Blagdon and Emma Felty came to the University of Wisconsin-Eau Claire, they both already knew they wanted to explore new places and meet people who’ve had different life experiences. So, an immersion program that takes students to Guatemala during Winterim was just the kind of opportunity they were hoping to find as Blugolds. […]

  5. UW-Milwaukee: Meet the Neeskay’s New Captain

    Photo of Max Morgan, SFS alum and Neeskay captain

    Last October, Max Morgan landed his dream job: captain of the Neeskay, the UW-Milwaukee (UWM) School of Freshwater Sciences’ research vessel. The Neeskay is the only research vessel that explores the Great Lakes year-round. It allows UWM students, faculty, and scientists, as well as partner researchers, to focus on answering fundamental questions essential to the […]

  6. UW-Platteville student researchers explore solutions for phosphorous run-off

    Photo of Olivia Kozlowska

    Phosphorous concentrations are at an almost dangerously high level in Wisconsin, says University of Wisconsin-Platteville senior Olivia Kozlowska – an environmental engineering major from Chicago, Illinois – and it’s a problem she hopes her research will address. Kozlowska will present her project, “Evaluation of Filter Media for Phosphorous Removal Systems” at next month’s annual Research in […]

  7. New UWO research links continents to key transitions in Earth’s oceans, atmosphere and climate

    Photo depicting UW Oshkosh research on continents

    A new study led by University of Wisconsin Oshkosh geologist Timothy Paulsen advances the understanding of the role continents have played in the chemical evolution of Earth’s oceans, with implications for understanding atmospheric oxygenation and global climate oscillations. “In this publication, one scientifically important article is featured to highlight the state of the science,” said […]

  8. New Immersive Simulator Lets Game Players Reimagine Land Use Based on Real Science

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    UW–Madison researchers teamed with New England conservation nonprofit Mass Audubon to create an online learning game that lets players model how different zoning choices would affect the environment, jobs, housing and other real-world factors for any location in the contiguous U.S. Built using a variety of state and federal data sets, the free game, known as iPlan, lets […]

  9. UW-Platteville announces plans to address substitute teacher shortage

    Photo of UW-Platteville graduation cap

    The University of Wisconsin-Platteville School of Education announced a plan to help address the critical shortage of substitute teachers in the state by offering current UW-Platteville students an opportunity to have an associate degree conferred, while in the process of earning their bachelor’s degree, in order to meet the state’s substitute teacher eligibility requirements. Wisconsin requires substitute […]

  10. Fish and frogs may hold the secret to reversing blindness in humans

    Photo of fish swimming

    When a person’s optic nerve is damaged, by disease or injury, their eyesight goes with it. The nerve can’t be healed, and blindness is permanent. That’s not the case for fish, which can regenerate their optic nerve in as little as 12 days and regain their eyesight about 80 days after an injury. Amphibians, like […]