1. NSF grants UW-Platteville $1.5 million for new civil and environmental engineering scholarship program

    Photo of a UW-Platteville Civil Environmental Engineering class

    The University of Wisconsin-Platteville is the recipient of a $1.5 million grant from the¬†National Science Foundation, which will create a unique scholarship program for civil and environmental engineering students and help bring an increased focus on equity in infrastructure to the field. The Sociocultural and Place-Aware Civil and Environmental Scholars, or SPACES, program will establish […]

  2. UW-Stout watershed monitoring program renewed with nearly $90,000 state grant

    Photo of Kal Breeden, left, and Dylan Kostuch wading through a stream in Dunn County as part of the water monitoring program. / UW-Stout

    Professors and students at University of Wisconsin-Stout have contributed for many years to efforts to reduce toxic, blue-green algae blooms and improve water quality in area lakes, rivers and streams. One of the latest projects, the Red Cedar Basin Monitoring Program, began this summer thanks to a nearly $72,000 grant from the Freshwater Collaborative of […]