1. Recent UW-Platteville grads set to make an impact in growing field of plant breeding and biotechnology

    Photo of Garrett Larsen, who worked in UW-Platteville's plant-microbe symbioses laboratory for four years.

    Garrett Larsen had a passion for plant biotechnology even before he enrolled at the University of Wisconsin-Platteville. Thanks to the Wisconsin Youth Apprenticeship Program through BioPharmaceutical Technology Center Institute and […]

  2. National Science Foundation-funded research project at UW-River Falls to study pinene impact on atmosphere

    Photo of chemistry and biotechnology Professor Stacey Stoffregen, left, with research students Lilianna Rolands, Makayla Mobeck and Trinity Olguin.

    Three University of Wisconsin-River Falls students are honing their research skills this summer as part of a National Science Foundation grant to study the effect of pinenes, molecules released by […]

  3. UWM research: Microplastics pass through fish, but do they cause harm?

    Photo of Dong-Fang Deng (left), professor of freshwater sciences, and undergraduate Emma Kraco wrestling with some adult yellow perch in the lab where they research ways to improve the diet of farm-raised fish. (UWM Photo/Troye Fox)

    When Dong-Fang Deng and her students make feed for the fish they raise at UWM’s School of Freshwater Sciences, they often use ground fishmeal – dried fish parts from fisheries […]

  4. A health care partnership: UWL agreement with Mayo Clinic brings world-class health care to campus

    Photo caption: A new agreement between UW-La Crosse and Mayo Clinic Health System has made Mayo the permanent service provider at UWL's Student Health Center. "We are thrilled that our students will have increased access to Mayo's outstanding staff, services and technology," Chancellor Joe Gow says.

    Starting this fall, the Student Health Center at UW-La Crosse will look a little different, as a new agreement between Mayo Clinic Health System and UWL will bring Mayo Clinic care directly to […]

  5. UW-Stout: Health of Red Cedar watershed topic of LAKES students, mentors Aug. 11 community presentation

    Photo of Senior Lecturer Arthur Kneeland (center, back) with LAKES students Evelyn Dyer (left) and Sahi Chundu scooping soil samples from the riverbed.

    Eleven researchers from around U.S. invite conversations on challenges, opportunities in the region Eleven students from universities across the nation conducted research this summer to understand and improve the health […]

  6. Power to the people: Three ways our nation’s electrical grid must change for a brighter future

    Photo of electrical wires

    The world is on the cusp of a renewable energy tipping point; with recent technology advances, green energy generation methods like solar and wind are on the rise. That’s great […]

  7. Blugold alumnus stars in top summer Prime series

    Photo of Alfredo Narciso, who was all smiles at the June premiere of Amazon Prime’s top-streamed summer series.

    In early June, the New York Times published its list of the top streaming series for the summer, and among the titles was an Amazon Prime original series featuring a […]

  8. History major gains experience, skills from Oshkosh Public Museum internship

    Photo of Catie Gullickson, intern at the Oshkosh Public Museum

    Internships are a great way for students to gain real-world experience and skills within their field of study before graduation. This summer, senior University of Wisconsin Oshkosh history major and […]

  9. High schoolers explore research and careers at Freshwater Camp at UW-Parkside and UW-Whitewater

    Photo of high school students in a weeklong Freshwater Camp jointly presented by UW-Parkside and UW-Whitewater.

    As the school year cooled down, Freshwater Camp at UW-Parkside and UW-Whitewater was heating up. High school juniors and seniors from Wisconsin and northern Illinois took part in a week-long […]

  10. UW-Platteville alumna reflects on student teaching opportunity in Bayfield

    Photo of University of Wisconsin-Platteville alumna Jillian Meister, who wrapped up her final semester student teaching in Bayfield, Wisconsin

    University of Wisconsin-Platteville alumna Jillian Meister wrapped up her final semester student teaching in Bayfield, Wisconsin, where she received the opportunity to implement culturally responsive teaching practices in her classroom. […]