1. UW-River Falls: Food Ready Space opens at St. Croix Valley Business Incubator Center

    Photo of Myron Marko, a UWRF alum who graduated in May 2021, is renting one of the Food Ready Spaces for his business Holy Donuts.

    When the new 3,000-square-foot Food Ready Space opened in February at the St. Croix Valley Business Incubation Center, it required no marketing before all seven spaces were filled with entrepreneurs […]

  2. Leader of the Pack: Brian Gutekunst’s path from UW-La Crosse to general manager in Titletown

    Photo of UW-La Crosse alum Brian Gutekunst, who is entering his fifth season as general manager of the Green Bay Packers. His time at UWL, including a stint as a student assistant football coach, was crucial to his development as a talent evaluator. PHOTO CREDIT: Evan Siegle, packers.com

    In 1994, a shoulder injury seemed to spell the end of Brian Gutekunst’s time with the UW-La Crosse football team.  Coach Roger Harring had other ideas.  “It was evident my […]

  3. New UW-Stout cybersecurity major aims to take a bite out of internet crime

    Photo of Professor Holly Yuan instructing students in a computer networking lab at UW-Stout. / UW-Stout

    Cybersecurity has become an issue of personal, national and international concern, with internet attacks harming individuals, businesses, government institutions and drawing scrutiny in U.S. elections. Americans lost $6.9 billion in […]

  4. Team from UW-Milwaukee and UW-Madison reaches finals of national Solar Decathlon

    Image of the Wisconsin team’s design shown in this rendering includes features such as an orientation that allows photovoltaic panels to capture the sun’s energy year-round, energy efficient windows, extra insulation and window overhangs that provide shade in the warmer months.

    Energy costs are a major concern for consumers these days. And it’s not just the so-called “pain at the pump.” Home energy costs are also rising. That’s part of the […]

  5. Johnson family makes record gift of $10 million to the UW-Platteville Foundation for student scholarships

    Photo of Todd Johnson at student scholarship announcement

    In a ceremony today, University of Wisconsin-Platteville Chancellor Dennis J. Shields announced a monumental gift of $10 million from Todd and Susan Johnson – the largest gift to support the university […]

  6. UW-Madison hurricane application gets upgrade in time for 2022 hurricane season

    Photo of three concurrent Atlantic hurricanes captured by geostationary weather satellite GOES-East on Sept. 8, 2017. Hurricanes Katia, Irma and Jose were among several destructive storms that year which devastated parts of the Caribbean, Gulf of Mexico and the US. The Advanced Dvorak Technique, developed by CIMSS researchers, allows forecasters to rapidly determine tropical cyclone intensity, giving advanced warnings of storm potential and aiding emergency planning. IMAGE COURTESY RICK KOHRS

    With the 2022 Atlantic hurricane approaching in June, forecasters at the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration’s National Hurricane Center will have access to the most advanced storm measurement software yet […]

  7. UW-Eau Claire, Badger Boys State sign agreement to bring annual event to campus

    Photo of (from left) Nathan Gear of the American Legion of Wisconsin, Robert Batty of Badger Boys State, and Chancellor James Schmidt, who officially signed the memorandum of understanding for the campus to host the youth leadership program for the next three years. (Photo by Shane Opatz)

    The University of Wisconsin-Eau Claire and Badger Boys State on Friday officially agreed to have the university host the annual civic leadership program for high school students on campus starting […]

  8. UW-River Falls alum’s children’s books share autism journey, family to speak on campus April 27

    University of Wisconsin-River Falls alum Lindsey Moreland holding three bokks she authored about living with autism

    At 28 months of age, University of Wisconsin-River Falls alum Lindsey Moreland was diagnosed with autism after showing classic signs including not responding to her name and banging her head […]

  9. UW-Whitewater at Rock County announces the Studer Family Scholarship

    Photo of UW-Whitewater students

    Thanks to a generous donation from the Studer Family Foundation, University of Wisconsin-Whitewater’s Rock County campus is offering 10 full-ride scholarships to Rock County high school students who will be graduating in […]

  10. UW-La Crosse’s Susan Crutchfield shares expertise on Helen Keller with popular radio show

    Photo of UW-La Crosse Associate Professor of English Susan Crutchfield, who in 2005, published an article about Helen Keller's short-lived career in vaudeville. Surprisingly, Crutchfield was contacted this spring by one of the most popular radio shows in America — Radiolab, which wanted to interview her for an upcoming episode.

    In 2005, Susan Crutchfield used a UW-La Crosse research grant to produce and publish an article about Helen Keller’s short-lived career in vaudeville. The article generated some initial buzz, but […]