1. UW-Stout Fab Lab’s campus, statewide impacts continue to grow

    Photo of educators from around Wisconsin gathered in the Fab Lab on June 30, 2021. They spent the day working on varying equipment with a focus on how the learning process worked for them as opposed to the use of specific tools they may or may not have at their home institutions.

    For nearly a decade, the Discovery Center Fab Lab at UW-Stout has been a cutting-edge center to help bring innovative ideas to life. Now in its 10th year of operations, […]

  2. $1 million NSF grant to address gender equity concerns in STEM faculty at UWO

    Photo from UW Oshkosh showing STEM research

    A multidisciplinary team at the University of Wisconsin Oshkosh has been awarded a nearly $1 million, three-year National Science Foundation grant aimed at increasing and retaining women in academic STEM […]

  3. UWM research: What the mechanical forces behind protein folding can tell us about metastatic cancer

    Photo of Ionel Popa, UWM professor of physics, demonstrating the magnetic tweezers built by his lab members to measure the mechanical forces that act on proteins as they fold and refold. Proteins are large molecules that carry out the body’s functions required for good health. In back is research assistant Sabita Sharma. (UWM Photo/Elora Hennessey)

    Talin is a protein that controls cellular attachment and movement, but its malfunctioning also allows cancer cells to spread. DCL1 is a tumor-suppressing protein. But scientists don’t fully understand how […]