1. Construction begins on UW-Superior’s Lake Superior Research Institute Floating Classroom

    Photo: The ship will be designed by Incat Crowther and built by Midship Marine in Harvey, Louisiana. It is slated to be completed in spring of 2024 and will be sailed to Superior after ice-out where it will be docked at the LSRI’s ballast water research facility at Montreal Pier. (Photo courtesy of Incat Crowther)

    After a year and a half of planning, the University of Wisconsin-Superior’s Floating Classroom is entering the construction phase. The state-of-the-art catamaran designed with a hybrid engine will be used […]

  2. Stoutward Bound honored with state Educational Diversity Award

    Photo of Stoutward Bound participants trying the campus ropes course in August. / UW-Stout

    A highly successful program at UW-Stout that supports students each year from historically underrepresented and underserved backgrounds has been recognized with a state award. During a ceremony Oct. 21 in […]

  3. Driven by data: UW System data science program producing career-ready graduates

    Photo: UW Extended Campus facilitates the data science master's program as a collaboration among UWL, UW-Eau Claire, UW-Green Bay, UW-Oshkosh, UW-Stevens Point and UW-Superior. It is entirely online, making it a good fit for both traditional students and working professionals hoping to take the next step in their career.

    UW-La Crosse graduate student Caleb Waack is ready to launch his career in data science — and he will be joining a fellow program alumnus.  Waack, who will complete UWL’s data […]

  4. American Players Theatre credits UW-Platteville senior design team with renovation project

    Photo of American Players Theatre, photo by Hannah Jo Anderson

    In 2020, four University of Wisconsin-Platteville senior design civil engineering students were tasked with the project of solving the parking lot concerns at the American Players Theatre (APT) in Spring Green, Wisconsin. Together Ryan […]

  5. UW-Madison grad students work with climatologist on tool to alert communities to dangerous heat levels

    Photo of (from left) graduate students Sara Pabich, Elizabeth Berg, and Becky Rose, who are collecting data for a new heat warning system that could help save lives. PHOTO: ALTHEA DOTZOUR

    As dangerous heat levels are breaking records across the United States and the world, three University of Wisconsin–Madison graduate students are collecting data to inform a heat warning system based […]

  6. UW-Stevens Point senior sets sights on improving nutritional health for fellow veterans

    Photo of Randi Miranda, a U.S. Navy veteran and senior dietetics major, shown with her service dog, Abbey. They took part in a Veterans Day ceremony on Nov. 11 at UWSP.

    U.S. Navy veteran Randi Miranda joined military service to follow in the footsteps of her “favorite human,” her grandfather, Thomas J. Lawrence. The University of Wisconsin-Stevens Point senior from Abbotsford […]

  7. UWO partnership with Agra Energy yields new facility to convert dairy waste into biofuel

    Photo of officials from Agra Energy and University of Wisconsin Oshkosh at the groundbreaking for Wisconsin’s first commercial facility to turn dairy farm waste into renewable biofuel. (Photo credit: UW Oshkosh)

    Marked by a groundbreaking ceremony Monday, the University of Wisconsin Oshkosh launched a new effort with biogas partner Agra Energy to build Wisconsin’s first commercial facility to turn dairy farm […]

  8. UW-Platteville collaborates to launch women in criminal justice mentor program

    Photo of a student in UW-Platteville's Criminal Justice and Forensic Investigation programs examining evidence. (Photo credit: UW-Platteville)

    The University of Wisconsin-Platteville recently rolled out its first women-focused mentoring program for criminal justice majors, in collaboration with the Wisconsin Department of Justice and the UW-Madison Center for Law, Society, and Justice. […]

  9. UW-Eau Claire’s student Reef Team cares for clown fish, urchins and other marine life in saltwater aquaria

    Photo of Alaina Steinmetz, a member of UW-Eau Claire’s Reef Team student organization, who meets with other team members several times a week in Phillips Hall to maintain two large saltwater tanks and care for the organisms that live in them. Steinmetz has long been fascinated by marine life, so she was happy to discover Reef Team when she came to UW-Eau Claire. (Photo by Bill Hoepner)

    Several times a week Alaina Steinmetz, Lucas Williams and others who share a passion for all things that live in the ocean gather to observe and learn from clownfish, urchins […]

  10. Journey to U.S. adds up to a long mathematics career for UW-Stevens Point professor

    Photo of Professor Hurlee Gonchigdanzan studying in Budapest at the Hungarian Academy of Sciences, before coming to the U.S.

    Professor Hurlee Gonchigdanzan happily reached his second decade with the UW-Stevens Point Department of Mathematical Sciences just before this school year began. Just before that, he also celebrated the anniversary […]