1. New childbirth manikin helps UW-Eau Claire nursing students and community learn

    Photo of new UWEC nursing manikin. Utilizing funds from the Wisconsin Economic Development Corp. Innovation Grant, the UW-Eau Claire nursing program purchased Lucina, a new high-fidelity maternal and fetal training manikin.

    Pregnant people in rural communities are facing an uncertain future for health care options. With local clinics and providers becoming less accessible, they often are forced to decide between significant travel time or delivering in nontraditional settings. Fortunately, the University of Wisconsin-Eau Claire nursing program is ready to meet the needs of regional patients. Utilizing […]

  2. UW-Green Bay works with 13-time World Champion Green Bay Packers to offer a new ‘History of the Green Bay Packers’ noncredit certificate program

    Photo of Lambeau Field. UW-Green Bay is collaborating with the Green Bay Packers to offer a noncredit certificate on the “History of the Green Bay Packers.” Registration is open now and classes start in September. (Graphic created by UW-Green Bay with permission from the Green Bay Packers)

    Registration is open now; classes start in September UW-Green Bay, working in collaboration with 13-time World Champion Green Bay Packers, is offering a new History of the Green Bay Packers noncredit certificate program. Fans can learn the greatest story in sports by exploring the iconic history of the Packers in eight sessions available live online on […]

  3. Making a difference with data: UWL sociology students assist La Crosse County program tackling substance abuse

    Photo of La Crosse County Circuit Judge Scott Horne and UWL Associate Professor Lisa Kruse. This spring, Kruse's Methods of Social Research I students developed a system for tracking the effectiveness of the county's Drug Treatment Court, which seeks to help those who have committed drug-related offenses successfully reintegrate into society.

    A La Crosse County program designed to identify and address root causes of drug-related crime is gaining momentum — with an assist from a UW-La Crosse sociology class. The county’s Drug Treatment Court was established in 2002 with the goal of breaking a cycle of repeat offenses. Using a combination of substance abuse treatment, rehabilitation services and community supervision, it seeks to […]

  4. Exploring unknown worlds: UW-Whitewater student blends communication and science in deep sea venture

    Photo of ship

    Studying the deepest depths of the ocean to learn more about space. It might seem counterintuitive, but it describes the mission of the JOIDES Resolution, a seagoing research vessel, which departed from Portugal and is exploring extreme parts of the Atlantic Ocean from April through June. UW-Whitewater graduate student (M.S. in Communication) Sarah Treadwell (pictured below, right) is […]

  5. UW-Stevens Point students, professor research local Native American tribal history

    Photo of Dylan Potter's interest in history led him to working with Professor Rob Harper, researching local Native American tribal history and culture.

    When 2023 University of Wisconsin-Stevens Point English graduate Dylan Potter, Crandon, began his independent research with History Professor Rob Harper, he had no expectation where the work would take him – just a curiosity of how the Native American indigenous people made a life and left a mark around the Stevens Point area. Two years […]

  6. Ceremony honors 94 students who got a head start on college education

    Photo of some of this year's graduates of the M-cubed College Connections program who gathered for a photo after the ceremony in June. (UWM Photo/Elora Hennessey)

    Terry Young spent his senior year of high school taking not only high school courses, but college courses, too. And the McDowell Montessori student was also holding down a job. “It was definitely a challenge and hard to maintain that lifestyle, but I’m better prepared for the future,” he said. Young was one of a […]

  7. Putting her spin on it: UW-Stout graphic design major’s Vertigo project brings national attention

    Photo of Amanda Piotrowski, a senior in UW-Stout’s graphic design and interactive media program, who has had her Vertigo typeface recognized by several national websites. / Contributed photo

    Amanda Piotrowski hoped to make a splash when she created her “uniquely expressive, situationally very trippy and overall exciting and energizing” typeface called Vertigo. The alphabet of swirling, colorful capital letters by the UW-Stout senior, who is majoring in graphic design and interactive media, did just that. Piotrowski, from Pittsville in central Wisconsin, created a bigger splash […]

  8. Archaeologists uncover evidence of intentional burial, cave engravings by early human ancestor

    Photo of an entrance to the Dinaledi Chamber of the Rising Star Cave system, part of the Cradle of Humankind World Heritage Site near Johannesburg, South Africa. Newly found grave sites and wall engravings have led a team of archaeologists to reevaluate the meaning-making capacity of an early human ancestor, Homo naledi. Photo: Jeff Miller

    New observations and excavations in South African caves have found that Homo naledi, an early human ancestor, intentionally buried their dead and made crosshatch engravings in the cave walls nearby. Fossils of Homo naledi were first discovered in these caves 10 years ago by a team of researchers led by paleoanthropologist Lee Berger, now a National Geographic Explorer in […]

  9. Sub-Zero Group, Inc. sponsors new instrumentation lab at UW-Platteville

    Photo of leaders from UW-Platteville and Sub-Zero Group, Inc.

    Sub-Zero Group, Inc., manufacturer of leading luxury kitchen appliance brands Sub-Zero, Wolf, and Cove, continues to show its dedication to engineering at the University of Wisconsin-Platteville with a $100,000 gift to support the new Sub-Zero, Wolf, and Cove Engineering Instrumentation Lab in Sesquicentennial Hall. According to Jessica Fick, assistant dean of the College of Engineering, Mathematics and […]

  10. UW-Superior recognized for commitment to improving experiences and advancing outcomes for first-generation college students

    Photo of UW-Superior campus. UW-Superior has been recognized for commitment to improving experiences and advancing outcomes for first-generation college students.

    Selected by Center for First-generation Student Success as newest Member of the First Scholars Network The University of Wisconsin-Superior has recently been recognized as one of 76 new members of the First Scholars Network for 2023-24 by the Center for First-generation Student Success, an initiative of the National Association of Student Personnel Administrators (NASPA) and The […]