1. Accounting in the real world: UWL students gain hands-on experience through partnership with Mid-City Steel

    Photo of Paul Bagniefski, far left, president of Mid-City Steel, leading UW-La Crosse accountancy students on a tour of the company's manufacturing facilities. This spring, students are gaining real-world accounting experience through a partnership with Mid-City Steel — part of UWL's Community Engaged Learning program.

    UW-La Crosse accounting students are gaining invaluable experience they could never obtain from a textbook.  Through UWL’s Community Engaged Learning program, Assistant Professor Mehtap Eklund’s cost accounting class (ACC 325) is offering financial guidance to Mid-City Steel, a La Crosse-based steel fabricator.  The partnership allows students to discover and address accounting challenges that often arise in the […]

  2. UW-Stout game design and animation programs ranked among best in country

    Photo of a student trying a virtual reality game during a recent Stout Game Expo.

    Three programs from UW-Stout’s School of Art and Design are the best in the state, according to new national rankings. Ranked No. 1 in Wisconsin are two Bachelor of Fine Arts programs: game design and development-art; and animation and digital media, along with the Master of Fine Arts in design. The rankings are by Princeton […]

  3. Help from afar: Bike ride aims to help Afghan students at UWM

    Photo of Farzana (left) and Khatera, who are two of the 10 students who came to Milwaukee and UWM after escaping Afghanistan. (UWM Photo/Elora Hennessey)

    A young woman from Nepal is reaching out from Minnesota to organize a bike ride to support a group of Afghan women at UWM. Anita Tamang, who just graduated from Luther College in Decorah, Iowa, and now works as a community health coordinator and researcher in Duluth, heard about the students who had fled from Afghanistan when […]

  4. Car and writer: UWM journalism grad lands a job at storied auto magazine

    Photo of UWM alum Jack Fitzgerald, who writes about cars both new and classic for Car and Driver magazine. (Photo courtesy of Jack Fitzgerald)

    Jack Fitzgerald’s grandfather was an engineer with Corvette Racing, and he passed his love of cars to his grandsons. Fitzgerald remembers picking up old editions of Car and Driver magazine and reading the articles on his grandfather’s couch. These days, Fitzgerald is the one writing the articles. Fitzgerald, who graduated from UWM in 2022, is a […]

  5. UW-Parkside students recognized for research communication skills at WiSys Quick Pitch competition

    Photo of UW-Parkside Chancellor Dr. Debbie Ford, center-right, and WiSys Regional Intellectual Property and Licensing Associate Allee Marti, left, congratulating UW-Parkside students Elise Zevitz, center-left, and Elisa Kurber, right, for their successful participation in the WiSys Quick Pitch @ UW-Parkside (Photo courtesy of Laura Mason, UW-Parkside).

    UW-Parkside students Elise Zevitz and Elisa Kurber were recognized for their outstanding research communication skills in the WiSys Quick Pitch @ UW-Parkside on April 19. The student “pitch” competition challenges UW System students to consider the impact of their research and effectively communicate it to the public. Participants have three minutes to impress a panel […]

  6. UW-Platteville Project Management master’s program named nation’s top value for third straight year

    For the third straight year, the University of Wisconsin-Platteville Master of Science in Project Management program has been named the nation’s top value by GreatValueSchools.org. The rankings were based on several metrics, prioritizing yearly tuition and graduation rate. Project managers provide countless benefits to any organization, including leading and organizing teams, improving communication and collaboration, and increasing efficiency […]

  7. Badgers win national debate championship

    Photo of members of the UW-Madison debate team, from left to right, Aliya Seet, Zachary Heintz, Sophie LaRose, Emily Distler, Ethan Park, William Darbyshire and MK Denton. PHOTO BY PRANAV GOPAN

    You don’t hear “Jump Around” blasted at many debate tournaments. That changed when a team of Badgers won the national championship at the annual Yaatly Online Debating League in Denver on April 8-9, setting off a raucous celebration from the UW–Madison contingent, including the song best known for rocking Camp Randall Stadium during football games. Six […]

  8. Nonprofit professionals gain education and insight at inaugural spring conference

    Photo of attendees at the sold-out inaugural Nonprofit Education & Development Network Conference, held on April 5, 2023, at Lambeau Field.

    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 […]

  9. UWM engineering students create solution that saves company $840,000 per year

    Photo of Easton Dobson (left) and Colin Haagensen flanking Steve Coolidge, general manager of AAA Sales & Engineering on the floor of the company’s Oak Creek plant. Dobson, Haagensen and another student, Ryan O’Day, worked on a project that benefited the company and gave the students real-world experience. (UWM Photo/Troye Fox)

    The three UWM senior engineering students stood on the workroom floor of a Wisconsin manufacturing company, about to tell 70 older, experienced machinists how to improve their inventory system. Easton Dobson, Colin Haagensen and Ryan O’Day promised their audience that the idea they were about to hear — an idea that originated with management and […]

  10. Ready to act: UWO student nurses lead on-campus emergency intervention training

    Photo of UWO nursing students holding emergency intervention training for faculty, staff and others at the Fond du Lac campus.

    Knowing what to do in an emergency can mean the difference between life and death. University of Wisconsin Oshkosh senior nursing students recently shared lifesaving skills with faculty and staff and several students at UW Oshkosh’s Fond du Lac and Fox Cities campuses. The presentations on the use of automated external defibrillators (AED) and Stop […]