1. UW-Green Bay: Nonprofit professionals gain education and insight at inaugural spring conference

    Photo of participants in inaugural spring conference for nonprofit professionals organized by UW-Green Bay's Division of Continuing Education & Community Engagement.

    The inaugural Nonprofit Education & Development Network Conference, held on April 5, 2023, at Lambeau Field was a sold-out event! The event, ‘Nonprofit Resilience: Reset, Renew & Inspire,’  brought together more than 250 talented thought leaders and community members from the nonprofit sector to focus on building resilience and helping to inspire industry professionals. The one-day event […]

  2. UW-Milwaukee FlexRide proves microtransit can connect unemployed with jobs

    Photo of Eric Lynde (from left) of the Southeastern Wisconsin Regional Planning Commission and UWM Professor Robert Schneider (right) meeting FlexRide driver Mitchell Smith at the Sherman Phoenix pickup location. It is one pickup site for a ride to employers in Butler and Menomonee Falls. (UWM Photo/Troye Fox)

    Suburban employers have job vacancies they can’t fill. There are plenty of job seekers in Milwaukee County, but many don’t own a vehicle and the Milwaukee County Transit System can provide service only to the county line. To try to solve this mismatch, UWM urban planners partnered with the Southeastern Wisconsin Regional Planning Commission (SEWRPC) […]

  3. Cecil Garvin, esteemed teacher of Ho-Chunk language, to receive honorary degree from UW–Madison

    Photo of Cecil Garvin, a highly respected Ho-Chunk elder who has devoted much of his professional life to the preservation and promotion of the Ho-Chunk language and Indigenous culture, pictured at his home in Madison. PHOTO: JEFF MILLER

    The University of Wisconsin–Madison will award an honorary doctorate degree this May to Cecil Garvin, a highly respected Ho-Chunk elder who has devoted much of his professional life to the preservation and promotion of the Ho-Chunk language and culture. Garvin is a primary author of many of the language materials presently used in K-12 education […]

  4. Students present research on reducing ammonia emissions and odors

    Three University of Wisconsin-Platteville students are looking at biochar as a way to reduce ammonia emissions and odors off of manure storages, which many farms in Wisconsin use. According to the students’ research, manure storages are good for many environmental reasons, but are also a source of odor and greenhouse gas emissions. Jeffrey Smolinski, Zach […]

  5. UW-Whitewater professor wins Fulbright award to study desert ecology

    Photo of Romero pausing to have her own photograph taken while checking trail cameras. (Photo courtesy of Andrea Romero)

    For Andrea Romero, the rainforests of Costa Rica have become almost a second home. She has been conducting research on the wildlife ecosystem in the Central American country for nearly two decades. Lately, her focus has been on scavenging — how rainforest creatures use the carcasses of dead animals to maintain the circle of life […]

  6. Student research spotlight: Madeline Marchiafava at Research in the Rotunda

    Photo of Marchiafava: "Being interviewed by Madison media at the rotunda was a great experience," she says. "The chance to talk to a reporter about my research and possibly to reach even more people was exciting."

    For recent University of Wisconsin-Eau Claire graduate Madeline Marchiafava, the benefits of collaborative faculty-student research didn’t end with commencement in December — they kept coming by way of a March invitation to present at Research in the Rotunda, the annual UW System event at the Capitol showcasing research activities across state campuses that contribute to […]

  7. UW-Parkside students present research at Research in the Rotunda

    Photo of UW-Parkside attendees at Research in the Rotunda on March 8, 2023.

    Eleven students represented the University of Wisconsin-Parkside among nearly 150 undergraduates across the University of Wisconsin System to showcase their outstanding research at the 19th annual Research in the Rotunda on March 8. Together with their faculty advisers, students shared their research findings on a variety of important topics with legislators, state leaders, UW alumni, […]

  8. UWL, Viterbo students connect for hands-on health simulations

    Photo of some of the UW-La Crosse and Viterbo University students in health professions who met last year to participate in a hands-on simulation to work collaboratively with goals of helping patients meet their health goals.

    UW-La Crosse and Viterbo University students in health professions plan to make an “IMPACT” during an upcoming training. The 7th annual Interprofessional Model of Patient Care Training (IMPACT) runs from 4-7 p.m. Thursday, March 30, in part at the Health Science Consortium, 1300 Badger St. With more than 150 students participating, some will be at Viterbo […]

  9. UW-Platteville, UW Oshkosh partner to introduce new pathway to nursing degree

    Photo of Chancellors from UW-Platteville and UW Oshkosh signing an agreement to offer a unique 3+1 dual bachelor degree program.

    In a ceremony today, officials from the University of Wisconsin-Platteville and University of Wisconsin Oshkosh signed an agreement to offer a unique 3+1 dual bachelor degree program, providing UW-Platteville students with a pathway to earn a bachelor’s in nursing, while saving time and money. Through the new program, UW-Platteville students can receive a Bachelor of Science […]

  10. UW-Stout’s Child and Family Study Center looks to strengthen Wisconsin’s child care workforce

    Photo of the Child and Family Study Center, which helps train future teachers, counselors and dietitians to build Wisconsin's child care workforce and support families. / UW-Stout

    Center at the heart of Heritage Hall project provides critical career training through community service Families from around Wisconsin are facing significant shortages of quality child care programs, caused in large part by a shortage of licensed early childhood staff. UW-Stout is committed to building the state’s child care workforce through its Child and Family […]