1. Geese banding at Fond du Lac campus helps wildlife biologists learn about flight patterns, population

    Photo of goose being banded at UW Oshkosh's Fond du Lac campus

    A number of Canada geese were banded recently at the University of Wisconsin Oshkosh’s Fond du Lac campus, helping biologists learn about the birds’ migration patterns and population dynamics. Department of Natural Resources Wildlife Technician Andrew Bubolz said the banding has been taking place for years at the Fond du Lac campus and at the […]

  2. UW-Stevens Point to offer certificate in Native American and Indigenous Studies

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    The University of Wisconsin-Stevens Point Department of History and International Studies has created a new 12-credit program designed to enrich student understanding of sovereign Indigenous nations. Starting in the fall of 2022, undergraduate students will be able to supplement their major with a Native American and Indigenous Studies (NAIS) Certificate. The program combines interdisciplinary coursework […]

  3. Real problems, real solutions: UW-La Crosse students get hands-on experience through Kwik Trip Integrated Core Program

    Photo of UW-La Crosse business students Claire Mistele (left) and Jackson Lescamela detailing ways that Kwik Trip can design a work environment for the attraction and retention of new employees. The presentation was part of the Kwik Trip Integrated Core Program at UWL.

    Solving real-world problems for one of Wisconsin’s most recognizable companies. That kind of work is typically left to seasoned professionals. However, thanks to the Kwik Trip Integrated Core Program at UW-La Crosse, business students are gaining those experiences, too. During the spring semester, students worked in groups to research and address two issues currently facing the […]

  4. State grant helps UW-Stevens Point, partners meet forestry workforce needs

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    Addressing a need for skilled workers in the forestry industry, the Wisconsin Forestry Center at the University of Wisconsin-Stevens Point will receive a state grant of up to $8 million. This Workforce Innovation Grant will support education and create a pipeline to forestry careers for the next generation. Gov. Tony Evers announced the Wisconsin Economic […]

  5. UWRF Dairy Innovation Hub researches potential new uses for milk ingredients and byproducts

    Photo of UWRF Assistant Professor Grace Lewis, who is researching potential new uses for milk ingredients and byproducts in the Dairy Plant.

    University of Wisconsin-River Falls Assistant Professor Grace Lewis is looking to find value-added products for milk proteins. Lewis, who is part of the College of Agriculture, Food and Environmental Sciences, was hired and started in August through funding from the Dairy Innovation Hub to specialize in dairy processing. Her position is 60% research and 40% […]

  6. I want that mattress! UW-Parkside professor mentoring former student’s start-up business

    Photo of UW-Parkside Professor Abey Kuruvilla and MBA operations class

    Picture this: You spend a few days away from home at an Airbnb, hotel or Vrbo. After a couple of restful nights, you realize how much you like … the mattress. In fact, you wish you had one just like it. What kind of mattress is it? Where could you buy a mattress like this? […]