1. UW-Green Bay: An artist rediscovers her muse

    Photo of Kasie Lin Bazan, art major, posing with two pieces of her artwork inside Studio Arts' 407 Gallery. UW-Green Bay, Sue Pischke University Photographer

    Kasie Lin Bazan still remembers her first art exhibition, on the family refrigerator. “My mom, especially, has always been very encouraging with my art and signed me up for art classes when I was younger. So, I assumed that I was as good as Leonardo or anybody else.” With her mom’s encouragement and DaVinci’s inspiration, […]

  2. UW-Eau Claire receives large grant to support faculty-student research in growing field of astrophysics

    Photo of sophomore Alexis Rustin and Dr. William Wolf, assistant professor of physics and astronomy, who have been collaborating on computational astrophysics research. This summer, Rustin will be one of three Blugolds who will work with Wolf on research supported by a newly awarded National Science Foundation $526,813 CAREER grant. (Photo by Shane Opatz)

    Dr. William Wolf, assistant professor of physics and astronomy at the University of Wisconsin-Eau Claire, received a five-year, $526,813 CAREER grant from the National Science Foundation to work with undergraduate students on research. The prestigious NSF CAREER grant supports early-career faculty who have the potential to serve as academic role models in research and education and to […]

  3. Project monitors phosphorus remediation strategies; trains students for workforce

    Photo of UW-Stout students conducting water research

    The Red Cedar Watershed in west-central Wisconsin is one of the most highly impacted watersheds in Wisconsin. The Red Cedar River was listed as an EPA impaired water in 1998, and Tainter Lake and Lake Menomin have been listed as highly impaired since 1972 due to high levels of phosphorus pollution, which depresses local property […]

  4. Walk with an Eagle: UWL rec therapy program benefits students and adults 50-plus

    Photo of participants in the Walk with an Eagle program at UW-La Crosse, which matches recreational therapy students with older adults, with the goal of sparking social connections through the simple act of walking and talking. Part of UWL's Community Engaged Learning program, the course is taught by Assistant Professor Jennifer Taylor.

    UW-La Crosse recreational therapy students are gaining soft skills and practical abilities critical to successful careers in health care — one step at a time. Assistant Professor Jennifer Taylor has partnered with AARP Wisconsin and UWL Community Engagement to launch the Walk with an Eagle program, the first of its kind in the state. The program, […]

  5. First M³ College Connections students are becoming UWM graduates

    Photo of Kayla Jackson, one of the first UWM graduates who benefited from the M³ College Connections program, a partnership involving UWM, Milwaukee Area Technical College and the Milwaukee Public Schools. (UWM Photo/Troye Fox)

    Kayla Jackson is graduating from UWM in May with a bachelor’s degree and a double major in psychology and neuroscience on the pre-med track. Jackson is one of the first UWM graduates who benefited from the M³ College Connections program, a partnership involving UWM, Milwaukee Area Technical College and the Milwaukee Public Schools. She credits […]

  6. UWO Whitburn Center student interns take lead role in Oshkosh transportation survey

    Graphic og GO Transit Research being conducted by UWO interns

    They can hardly be called interns. With a variety of majors, a trio of University of Wisconsin Oshkosh students and one new graduate, have done the lion’s share of the work involved in surveying parents and compiling data about transportation needs in the city of Oshkosh. The UW Oshkosh Whitburn Center for Governance and Policy […]

  7. Ag-Water Nexus field trip explores water challenges, solutions in Southwest Wisconsin

    Photo of students learning about the groundwater sampling network at Pioneer Farm and receive a demonstration on how to sample water from wells.

    The University of Wisconsin-Platteville recently hosted students from across the state for the second Wisconsin Agriculture-Water Nexus Network field trip, funded by the Freshwater Collaborative of Wisconsin, where students explored critical issues related to the connections between agriculture and water management. The three-day field trip course was developed last year by faculty from UW-Platteville, UW-Madison, UW-Green […]

  8. UW-Stevens Point accounting student graduates in record time

    Photo of Madison Ackley, Crandon, who graduated with a degree in accounting after only two years at UW-Stevens Point.

    It’s all about the numbers for 18-year-old Madison Ackley, who broke several records when she graduated from UW-Stevens Point May 20 with a degree in accounting. She is the youngest graduate in 41 years, the second youngest overall, the youngest female and the youngest Native American to ever graduate from the university. Was it her […]

  9. UW-Stout MFA design graduate rediscovers his Hmong culture through traditional art of story cloths and Paj Ntaub

    Photo of Jackson Yang with his favorite artwork from his master's thesis, 'A Thread through History,' displayed at the University Library Art Lab.

    Jackson Yang’s education at UW-Stout has given him confidence in himself and his artwork, but his journey was deeper than his degrees. While earning his Bachelor of Fine Arts in graphic design and interactive media, he struggled with the concepts and there were times when he wanted to break down and drop out. “My family, […]

  10. M.S.E. in Counseling is UW-Superior’s fastest-growing graduate program

    Photo of UW-Superior counseling program

    Modern society is far more open about discussing mental health than at any time in the past. Many mental health professionals believe that the COVID-19 pandemic exacerbated anxiety and depression for a significant population of people.  The fact that mental health concerns are a shared experience has encouraged more of us to open up and […]