1. A call to service: UW-River Falls veterans reflect on their time in the military

    Photo of Gage McClean-Coyer, who works refueling aircraft and maintaining fuel storage facilities in the United Arab Emirates during a deployment in 2012. McClean-Coyer served in the U.S. Air Force from 2010-13. Today McClean-Coyer attends UW-River Falls, where he is set to graduate with a master’s degree in school counseling in December. Contributed photo.

    Military tenures helped prepare for life as students, afterward, veterans say As Gage McClean-Coyer reflects on the meaning of Veterans Day, he is struck by a mix of emotions. On Nov. 11 – Veterans Day – McClean-Coyer, who is set to graduate with a master’s degree in school counseling from the University of Wisconsin-River Falls […]

  2. Baraboo Sauk County hosts Engineering and Manufacturing Action Workshop with area industry leaders

    Photo of Baraboo Sauk County hosting Engineering and Manufacturing Action Workshop with area industry leaders

    More than 35 industry and academic leaders from greater Sauk County gathered at UW-Platteville Baraboo Sauk County for the second in a series of group meetings to target and expand the role of the campus with the area’s engineering enterprises. Organized by Acting Dean of UW-Platteville’s College of Engineering, Mathematics and Science Dr. Phillip J. […]

  3. With $15M boost from U.S. Navy, engineers will help detect, prevent traumatic brain injuries

    Photo of the new helmet liner system prototype that Team Wendy manufactured as a direct outcome from PANTHER research. The liner system is designed to provide enhanced protection against traumatic brain injury. Photo courtesy of Team Wendy

    With new funding from the U.S. Office of Naval Research, an interdisciplinary initiative led by the University of Wisconsin–Madison will continue to grow its research on concussions and other traumatic brain injuries. Christian Franck, a professor of mechanical engineering at UW–Madison, started the initiative, called PANTHER, in 2017. Under his leadership, it has grown to include […]

  4. Pankowskis’ record $5M gift provides major boost to UW-Stout Recreation Complex renovation

    Photo of rendering of UW-Stout Rec Complex

    Active couple is funding addition to building project that may inspire students, others to pursue a healthy lifestyle Staying physically fit, active and inspired by the world around them is a way of life for Dallas and Edye Pankowski, who enjoy downhill skiing, biking, hiking and adventure-based trips. It stands to reason then that Dallas, […]

  5. Warhawk Angie Carchesi earns national award for audio feature

    Photo of Angela Carchesi, UW-Whitewater student

    Angie Carchesi has shown impressive versatility and talent in digital media during her time at the University of Wisconsin-Whitewater. In her three-plus years on campus, she has won four awards each from the Wisconsin Broadcasters Association and the Wisconsin Community Media for her TV and radio work. She recently added a national award to an already impressive list of […]

  6. Striking a balance: How UW-Green Bay’s RN to BSN program supports nursing students beyond academics

    Photo of UW-Green Bay RN to BSN student Morgan Stary

    The dynamic nature of healthcare mandates a commitment to regular learning and professional development. In an era where online education can feel impersonal, Morgan Stary’s experience with UW-Green Bay’s RN to BSN program underscores the impact of community, commitment, and the invaluable role of advisors. Without question, Morgan Stary leads a hectic life. While she manages a […]

  7. Still marching — 50 years later: PomPons mark half-century since Orange Bowl performances

    Photo of members of the 1973-74 UWL PomPons who marched in the La Crosse Oktoberfest parade this September — 50 years after their memorable appearance at the Orange Bowl in Miami. (Jen Towner, UWL University Marketing & Communications)

    It was not a walk down memory lane, but a march down memory lane. Members of the 1973-74 UW-La Crosse PomPons reunited at the end of September to mark 50 years since their memorable performance with the rest of the UWL marching band at the Orange Bowl Parade in Miami. The group gathered on campus […]

  8. Sonia Kovalevsky Day at UW-Superior provides mathematical inspiration

    Photo of UW-Superior hosting its fifth Sonia Kovalevsky Day on November 8. The event provides mathematical activities and career information for 9th to 12th grade girls. This year’s event included more than 130 students from 15 high schools throughout Wisconsin and Minnesota. (Photo by Holden Law/University of Wisconsin–Superior)

    In only its fifth year, the University of Wisconsin-Superior’s Sonia Kovalevsky Day has helped open the world of mathematics to high school girls throughout the region. Sonia Kovalevsky Day, which UW-Superior hosted November 8, provides mathematical activities and career information for 9th to 12th grade girls increasing exposure to mathematics and its importance in education and future […]

  9. Titans soccer makes supportive IMPACT in Oshkosh girl’s cancer journey

    Photo of UW Oshkosh Women's Soccer Team

    A 9-year-old has an entire team of support—like a troop of older sisters—as she completes cancer treatments. “We were super excited to have Hallie Johnson join our team this year through (the program) Team IMPACT,” said UWO Women’s Soccer Head Coach Erin Coppernoll. “This was such a great way to connect and be real with […]

  10. UW-River Falls celebrates potential of SciTech building

    Photo of groundbreaking for UW-River Falls SciTech building: From left, UW-River Falls Chancellor Maria Gallo, Universities of Wisconsin President Jay Rothman, and River Falls business owners and UWRF alums Kristi and Jeff Cernohous participate in a groundbreaking ceremony Monday for the Science and Technology Innovation Center (SciTech) building under construction at the university. UWRF photo.

    Collaborations were key to making the project a reality, speakers say As supporters of the largest building project in the history of the University of Wisconsin-River Falls gathered on campus October 23, 2023, for a ceremony celebrating the construction of the $117 million structure, the roar of nearby construction was evidence that work on the […]