1. 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. […]

  2. 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 […]

  3. 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 […]

  4. Powerful partners: UWL, Brennan agreement strengthens college experience

    Photo of Ryan Sands, a 2015 UWL graduate, who says the new partnership of his alma mater with his employer J.F. Brennan Company will help students receive specific skills making them job-ready. “This should build networking with local employers and provide training on potential career fields for future students,” says Sands.

    The J.F. Brennan Company is partnering with UWL to strengthen research, curriculum and the company’s talent pipeline. The Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) signed Tuesday, Oct. 18, will get students on […]

  5. Blugolds part of NSF study on Hmong STEM experiences

    Photo of Dr. Kong Pheng Pha, an associate professor of critical Hmong studies and women’s, gender and sexuality studies at UW-Eau Claire, is a co-principal investigator on a $2.2 million National Science Foundation study. (Photo by Bill Hoepner)

    A University of Wisconsin-Eau Claire faculty member and students will be involved in a $2.2 million National Science Foundation-funded study aimed at improving education outcomes for Hmong American students in […]

  6. New interactive mural invites exploration and engagement with science

    Photo of a mural by artists Alicia Rheal, Sharon Tang and Amy Zaremba now hanging in the Town Center of the Discovery Building. The Wisconsin Alumni Research Foundation commissioned the work, titled “Landscape of Discovery.” MICHAEL P. KING

    Bright colors, bold lines and intricate patterns framed within abstract shapes come together to form a new mural currently on display in the first-floor atrium of the Discovery Building. Created […]

  7. UW-Eau Claire geography professor wins national award for mentoring research students

    Photo of Dr. Douglas Faulkner, professor of geography, and Grace Bowe, an environmental studies major, examining the banks of western Wisconsin rivers as part of a faculty-undergraduate student research project. Faulkner is receiving a national award for his excellence in mentoring undergraduate research students. Bowe says her professor has helped her discover a passion for studying water and water resources. (Photo by Shane Opatz)

    A University of Wisconsin-Eau Claire professor is being recognized nationally for his commitment to and excellence in mentoring undergraduate student researchers. Dr. Douglas Faulkner, professor of geography, is the recipient […]

  8. New UWM program aims to inspire MPS students in STEM fields and help community

    Photo of Mo Zell, interim dean of UWM's School of Architecture and Urban Planning, talking to students, their families and community members during a ribbon-cutting ceremony. (UWM Photo/Elora Hennessey)

    Visions of a vegetable harvest sprouted in Larry Keaton’s head as he marveled at the additions to his neighborhood’s community garden. Two new sturdy 10-by-15 foot wood structures with folding […]

  9. UW-Green Bay, Aurora BayCare Medical Center and HSHS St. Vincent partner to address nursing shortage

    Photo of participants in UW-Green Bay, Aurora BayCare Medical Center and HSHS St. Vincent partnership to address nursing shortage

    Innovative Partnership Working to Address Nursing Shortage: Gov. Evers’ Workforce Innovation Grant to Train Nursing Instructors and Nurses As a nurse, Nichole Lauf’s experience and empathy have guided countless patients through […]

  10. Business builder: UWL’s Michail Walker recognized for work with businesses

    Photo of Michail Walker, business consultant and outreach specialist with the UWL Wisconsin Small Business Development Center, who has been named to the 7 Rivers Alliance’s Rising Stars Under 40 list.

    He’s helped hundreds of western Wisconsin small businesses steer through the pandemic. But UW-La Crosse’s Michail Walker says he’s the one benefitting from those partnerships. “One of my favorite things about helping […]