1. Siren Shrub: Side hustle to multi-product, multi-flavor company

    Photo of Mindy McCord and Layne Cozzolino, who have complementary skills to run their business.

    Siren Shrub Co., which takes drinks up a notch with an old-but-new concept, has taken its company up a notch in just a few short years. The women-owned business based […]

  2. Biodegradable gel boosts immune system’s attack on several cancers in mice

    Photo of a high-magnification of the hydrogel (in blue) encapsulating T cell-activating platelets (in red) and nanoparticles that release a drug to inhibit tumor-boosting cells (in green). This gel inhibited the growth of cancer cells after surgical removal of different types of tumors.

    A new biodegradable gel improves the immune system’s ability to keep cancer at bay after tumors are surgically removed. The gel, tested in mice, releases drugs and special antibodies that […]

  3. UW-Parkside students meet with members of U.S. House of Representatives Select Committee

    Photo of UW-Parkside students and leadership meeting with members of U.S. House of Representatives Select Committee - feature photo

    On Monday, April 11, members of the U.S. House of Representatives Select Committee on Economic Disparity and Fairness in Growth met with UW-Parkside students in an informal meet and greet […]

  4. UW-Platteville to offer summer coding camps to high school students

    Photo of student in UW-Platteville's cybersecurity program

    The University of Wisconsin-Platteville Department of Computer Science and Software Engineering is offering three interactive summer coding camps for high school students. The first camp, Computer Games Programming, will run from Wednesday, June 8 through […]

  5. UW Oshkosh partners with Fauna Bio in search of new treatments for human disease

    Photo of Ben Sajdak ’13, with Fauna Bio, and Dana Merriman, UWO biology professor emeritus, who will collaborate on 13-lined ground squirrel research through a new partnership.

    A new research collaboration between the University of Wisconsin Oshkosh and the California-based biotech company Fauna Bio seeks to translate disease resistance strategies found in the animal kingdom into new […]

  6. UWM brain study provides insight into how pandemic is affecting adolescents

    Photo of Krista Lisdahl (standing), professor of psychology, and graduate student Ashley Stinson looking at brain scans of adolescents participating in the ABCD Study, the largest long-term study of brain development and child health in the United States. (UWM Photo/Troye Fox)

    How much worse was the mental health of “tweens” – children between the ages of 10 and 14 – during the height of COVID-19, compared to before the pandemic? Did […]

  7. UW-Green Bay Public Opinion Poll is rising in prominence

    Photo of Prof. Aaron Weinschenk leading a classroom discussion

    The student-led research is model for other colleges and universities It’s unusual for a professional, peer-reviewed journal to feature the work of undergraduate students, so the fact that 14 students […]

  8. UW-Platteville’s Getz joins elite group of forensic anthropologists with highest professional certification

    Photo of Dr. Sara Getz

    Dr. Sara Getz, assistant professor of forensic investigation at the University of Wisconsin-Platteville earned the highest professional certification available in her field and is now a Diplomate of the American Board […]

  9. Blugolds leading new dance class for Eau Claire area children and teens with disabilities

    Photo of Blugolds leading a new dance class for Eau Claire area kids with disabilities.

    Olivia Schmidt and Scarlett Prock love their weekly dance classes, where they leap and twirl as they practice a new dance routine that they’ll perform during their first-ever recital this […]

  10. UW-Stout’s School of Education working to fill statewide need for teachers

    Photo of technology education students work on a project at UW-Stout. / UW-Stout

    Shortages grew during pandemic; university offers seven undergraduate programs Help wanted: Teachers. Across the United States the teaching profession, one historically considered critical to the future of the country, has […]