1. UW-Platteville, Nicolet College partnership brings
 engineering bachelor’s degrees to the Northwoods

    Photo of UW-Platteville officials touring Nicolet College labs and classrooms during their visit and signing ceremony that opens the door for Northwoods residents to earn engineering bachelor’s degrees. Academic leaders from both institutions are pictured here in Nicolet’s metal fabrication lab.

    Northwoods students looking to earn a bachelor’s degree in engineering will have several new options thanks to a new, broad-based transfer agreement between Nicolet College and the University of Wisconsin-Platteville. Officials from both institutions recently gathered at Nicolet for a transfer agreement signing ceremony. Nicolet students and staff, representatives from local high schools, and members […]

  2. Students showcase their research at national conference

    Photo of UW System President Jay Rothman conversing with UW-River Falls students Lauren Loock, center, and Linnea Milner Thursday as they presented their work during the National Conference of Undergraduate Research at UW-Eau Claire. Bill Hoepner photo.

    Undergraduates discuss, display their expertise to a large audience As soon as Ali Thome-Hough and Emma Etten entered the large room where they would present their research as part of the National Conference on Undergraduate Research (NCUR) Friday morning, they knew this wasn’t just any event. The duo, University of Wisconsin-River Falls students, instantly noticed […]

  3. From Ukraine to UWM, tennis player finds a new life

    Photo of Nadiia Konieva, who has taken a long journey from escaping the war in Ukraine to Poland and then to Milwaukee, where she’s a freshman psychology student and tennis player. (Milwaukee Athletics photo)

    A week after the Russians invaded Ukraine, 16-year-old Nadiia Konieva set off on a journey that led her to the women’s tennis team at UWM. Konieva and her mother, Iryna, fled to Poland from their home in Kharkiv, leaving behind her father, Serhii, other family and all of her friends. Kharkiv, Ukraine’s second largest city, lies […]

  4. UW-Parkside announces new metaversity partnership

    Image of Innovation & Smart Cities, University of Wisconsin-Parkside

    The University of Wisconsin-Parkside announced a new partnership with VictoryXR which will lead the university into the virtual reality education metaverse space. UW-Parkside is joining an elite and rapidly growing group of universities who are creating a digital replication, or digital-twin, of the university’s physical classrooms, buildings, and areas. This metaversity allows UW-Parkside to add […]

  5. UW-Whitewater student broadcaster wins statewide scholarship as other Warhawks take home awards for excellence

    Photo of UW-Whitewater journalism students attending the Wisconsin Broadcasters Association Student Seminar in Middleton, Wis. in February 2023

    For University of Wisconsin-Whitewater journalism student McClane Noffke, the message is clear: the skills and experience she is acquiring as an undergraduate student are in demand. At the Wisconsin Broadcasters Association Student Seminar in Middleton on Feb. 25, Noffke was one of about 20 Warhawks who experienced “speed networking,” a job fair and training — all directed […]

  6. UW-Superior student team wins first place in national logistics and supply chain case competition

    Photo of the team of University of Wisconsin-Superior transportation and logistics management and supply chain management students, which included Matt Thompson, Laura Kumimatsu and Kallahan Kappes, and coached by Mei Cao (second from left), who earned first place in the annual UNF Logistics & Supply Chain Management Case Competition. (Photo courtesy of University of Wisconsin-Superior)

    UW-Superior is one of ten Intermodal Association of North America (IANA) scholarship universities and has competed in the Case Competition since 2015 A team of University of Wisconsin-Superior transportation and logistics management and supply chain management students earned first place in the annual UNF Logistics & Supply Chain Management Case Competition hosted by the University of North Florida in […]

  7. UW-Stout to offer minor in esports coaching beginning in the fall

    Photo of UW-Stout esports team player. Players compete from their new arena in Heritage Hall. The arena includes new computers, monitors and chairs that are standard in competitive gaming. / UW-Stout

    Growing popularity of competitive sport, university’s established varsity team help lead to first such program in state UW-Stout is taking the lead again in the esports field in Wisconsin. After becoming the first UW System school to offer an interscholastic esports — competitive video game — team in 2020, the university will be the first […]

  8. From UW-Stevens Point course to the Broadway stage

    Photo of Felix Torrez-Ponce, UWSP graduate

    The journey to performing under the bright lights of Broadway usually begins with an audition. For University of Wisconsin-Stevens Point bachelor of fine arts acting alumnus Felix Torrez-Ponce, Green Bay, that audition happened last spring while he was a student in the university’s Senior Showcase course. The class led to an opportunity to meet with […]

  9. Marching Band returns to UW-River Falls after 30 years

    Photo of Tom Barnett, UW-River Falls marching band director, leading the UWRF pep band at Smith Stadium at Ramer Field in October 2022 prior to the start of a home game against UW-Eau Claire.

    Alumni and university support makes dream a reality More than three decades after it last appeared on campus, the University of Wisconsin-River Falls is getting ready to strike up the marching band again. The Marching Falcons will be directed by trumpet Professor Tom Barnett, director of UWRF’s athletic bands, and make appearances at university football […]

  10. Cookin’ with gas: UWO professor earns patent for flameless industrial oven

    Photo of Olszewski posing next to the prototype of his flameless impingement oven, designed and built in the Teaching and Energy Research Industrial Lab on the Oshkosh campus. The oven recently was granted a U.S. patent. (Photo credit: UW Oshkosh)

    Call it a hot new invention. Pawel Olszewski, a University of Wisconsin Oshkosh associate mechanical engineering technology professor, recently was granted a U.S. patent for his flameless impingement oven, designed and built in the Teaching and Energy Research Industrial Lab (TERIL) on the Oshkosh campus. “I’m so happy,” said Olszewski, who began the patent process back in […]