1. New Sport Performance and Injury Research Lab to boost UWO kinesiology research efforts

    Photo of Kevin Biese, assistant kinesiology professor and graduate student Abby Godejohn ’22, preparing to use motion capture markers in one of the rooms that make up the new Sport Performance and Injury Research Lab at UW Oshkosh.

    The kinesiology and athletic training department at the University of Wisconsin Oshkosh is taking its research game to the next level. With the launch of the new Sport Performance and Injury Research Lab (SPIRL), the UW Oshkosh kinesiology team has expanded research possibilities for both faculty and students. Its mission is to enhance the knowledge of appropriate […]

  2. UW-Platteville to host inaugural Construction Safety Summit, welcome professionals from across country

    Photo of construction site

    The University of Wisconsin-Platteville, along with industry partners, is hosting the inaugural Construction Safety Summit, March 27-30. The event is open to construction safety professionals at any stage in their career, as well as manufacturers and distributors in the safety field. “This Construction Safety Summit aims to bring the culture of safety in the construction […]

  3. On the upswing: Growing state golf industry reinforces need for GEM program graduates

    Photo of UW-Stout golf enterprise management students learn about course management issues from Professor Kris Schoonover. / UW-Stout

    Wisconsin has long been known for its great cheese, cranberries, beer and sausage, but in the past couple of decades it has become a destination for something else: Great golf. In 2021, the state had seven of the top 50 public courses, best in the U.S., drawing tourists from around the country and world. More […]

  4. Distinctive dress: UWL alum starts business for those with special needs

    Photo of Sarah Burch, ’10, center, started working with individuals with special needs when she volunteered at Special Olympics while attending UWL. She has created Enrich Each Other Apparel, a clothing line that provides meaningful employment opportunities and job skills training to individuals with disabilities alongside peers without disabilities.

    An athlete all her life, Sarah Burch thought about adding coaching to her teaching plans. Instead, she called an audible that not only sparked an interest in working with those with disabilities, but eventually a special clothing business to help them.  Burch started working with individuals with special needs when she volunteered at Special Olympics […]

  5. UW-Platteville business major to perform Native American hoop dance Super Bowl weekend

    Photo of Nedallas Hammill, Courtesy: Native Spirit Productions

    As millions of people from around the world prepare to watch the Super Bowl on Feb. 12, one University of Wisconsin-Platteville student will be showcasing his talents and sharing his culture with football fans in Glendale, Arizona. The NFL invited Nedallas Hammill, the 2020 teen world champion Native American hoop dancer, to perform Super Bowl […]

  6. UWM alum passing along the magic of music to youth with Latino Arts Strings

    Photo of Dinorah Márquez Abadiano (center) posing with some of her students before a performance: Natali Rodriguez (from left), Zaara Bonilla, Lili Hernandez Dingel, Lucy Apolinar and Carolina Islas. (UWM Photo/Troye Fox)

    A seed planted by a Texas music teacher several generations ago is still bearing fruit on the south side of Milwaukee. “My first teacher was Mr. James Angerstein, who is still alive today. I tell my students he is your musical grandfather. He was the kind of teacher who became a father figure, a mentor …. […]

  7. Kaiser family commits $1 million to UW-Platteville Foundation

    Photo of Teah and Corey Kaiser

    To Corey Kaiser, a 2018 graduate of the University of Wisconsin-Platteville, “Midwest Nice” is more than just a slogan. “To me, ‘Midwest Nice’ means we would rather see people do well,” said Kaiser. “That’s something that has always resonated with me, whether throughout my business career or my personal life.” Kaiser and his wife, Teah, […]

  8. UW-Parkside Theatre Arts Wins multiple awards at Kennedy Center American College Theater Festival

    Photo of UW-Parkside's Theatre Arts members

    The University of Wisconsin-Parkside Theatre Arts department was well represented at the Kennedy Center American College Theater Festival (KCACTF), Region 3 competition. Senior Briana Livesay (Wauconda, IL) won the prestigious Irene Ryan Best Classical Performance acting award at KCACTF, Region 3. Colton Smith (Lawrence, KS), also a senior Theatre Arts major, earned the Irene Ryan Best […]

  9. ‘A full-circle moment’: UW Oshkosh RTF grad is now WPR’s statewide ‘Morning Edition’ host

    Photo of Alex Crowe, a 2015 graduate of the University of Wisconsin Oshkosh’s radio TV film (RTF) program, who recently became WPR’s host of NPR’s Morning Edition.

    A broadcast journalist who got his start on the WRST-FM airwaves is now a daily fixture on Wisconsin Public Radio. Alex Crowe, a 2015 graduate of the University of Wisconsin Oshkosh’s radio TV film (RTF) program, recently became WPR’s host of NPR’s Morning Edition. The show runs from 5 to 9 a.m. weekdays, blending the national […]

  10. Sentry Insurance $10 million gift will propel UW-Stevens Point business school

    Photo of UW-Stevens Point Chancellor Thomas Gibson (right) and Pete McPartland, chairman of the board, president and CEO of Sentry, announcing a $10 million gift to the School of Business and Economics today (Dec. 15), the largest gift the university has received.

    A $10 million gift from the Sentry Insurance Foundation will significantly expand opportunities for University of Wisconsin-Stevens Point business students, with an impact that will affect the entire region. The donation to the School of Business and Economics is the largest one-time gift in Sentry Insurance Foundation’s history, and the largest the university has ever received. To […]