1. UW Oshkosh Model United Nations team earns Outstanding Delegation award for 40th straight year

    Photo of 14 UWO Model UN delegates, who worked with other students from around the world to address global issues and picked up top awards in the process.

    Forty years of excellence is hard to beat. But, for the University of Wisconsin Oshkosh Model United Nations team, it’s not about the scoreboard. The UWO “Model UN” program measures its milestones differently, and the latest is stunning: four decades of consistent, award-winning excellence on a national stage. Building on its legacy, the Model UN […]

  2. UW-Superior showcases new esports team

    Photo of the University of Wisconsin-Superior celebrating the addition of esports to its list of extracurricular activities on Thursday, March 28, with a showcase event in its new esports gaming room.

    The University of Wisconsin-Superior celebrated the addition of esports to its list of extracurricular activities on Thursday, March 28, with a showcase event in its new esports gaming room. “We are proud to offer one of the first formal, extracurricular esports programs in the region that has professional coaches, a dedicated gaming room with Alienware PCs, monitors […]

  3. UW-Whitewater Costa Rica travel-study changes students’ lives

    Photo of UW-Whitewater students and faculty on the road in January during a 12-day travel-study class for aspiring health care professionals in Costa Rica. (Photo courtesy Jodie Parys.)

    Danijela Gallo found the affirmation she was looking for. Montana Petersen found new perspectives on the pace of life. Billy Williams found an experience he describes as “home.” The three University of Wisconsin-Whitewater students were part of a 12-day faculty-led travel study class for students interested in health and aging. The course, held in Atenas, Costa Rica, […]

  4. UW-Eau Claire expands speech therapy and audiology service options for community

    Photo of UW-Eau Claire campus in fall

    The University of Wisconsin-Eau Claire’s Center for Communication Disorders (CCD) is expanding its speech-language health care service options to respond to community needs after the announcement that multiple clinics and hospitals are closing in the Chippewa Valley. HSHS Sacred Heart Hospital in Eau Claire and HSHS St. Joseph’s Hospital in Chippewa Falls will close along […]

  5. Bugging out: UW-La Crosse grad students give local children an intro to insects

    Photo of graduate students from Professor Barrett Klein's biology lab sharing a lesson on insects with children from Red Balloon Early Learning Center in La Crosse.

    La Crosse’s Red Balloon Early Learning Center buzzed with excitement last week as UWL graduate students taught children about the creepy, crawly world of insects.  Led by students from Professor Barrett Klein’s biology lab, the children learned about insect biology, created their own bugs from Play-Doh and even had the chance to pet a hissing cockroach.  “Introducing […]

  6. UW-Stevens Point alum named head of Wisconsin Wildlife Federation

    Photo of Cody Kamrowski, UW-Stevens Point '16, with his dog, Nova, working to preserve outdoor habitats.

    Cody Kamrowski, Melrose, had specific career goals as he graduated from the University of Wisconsin-Stevens Point in May 2016 with a major in natural resources social and policy sciences. “I deeply value natural resources and want to preserve them for future generations to enjoy it just as I have,” he said at the time. Today, Kamrowski […]

  7. From First-Generation Student to UW-Platteville Engineer: Karla Sanchez

      When Karla Sanchez was growing up, college seemed like an impossible dream. Born to Mexican immigrants, she spoke primarily Spanish until first or second grade and struggled with her early education. “Growing up in my household, college was really never a topic of conversation,” Sanchez said. “So, I kind of grew up with the […]

  8. SkillsUSA brings more than 300 middle, high school students to UW-Stout for leadership, technical competitions

    Photo of a student team completing its robot in the Urban Search and Rescue event / UW-Stout

    Industry, educators work together to prepare young people for future careers, solve skills gap More than 300 students from 36 middle school and high schools across the state participated in the SkillsUSA Regional Competition at UW-Stout, gaining hands-on skills in leadership and technology to prepare for their future careers in industry and business. Students competed in 28 events […]

  9. UW-Superior assistant professor awarded the John Rezmerski Manuscript Prize

    Photo of Meg Muthupandiyan, University of Wisconsin–Superior assistant professor of writing, who was recently awarded the John Rezmerski Manuscript Prize by the League of Minnesota Poets for her poetry volume, “Of the Earth and Other Desires.” (Photo credit: B. Muthupandiyan)

    University of Wisconsin-Superior Assistant Professor of Writing Meg Muthupandiyan was recently awarded the John Rezmerski Manuscript Prize by the League of Minnesota Poets for her poetry volume, “Of the Earth and Other Desires.” “I was delighted to hear ‘Of the Earth’ received the award,” said Muthupandiyan.  “I am currently completing another project, and the news was a […]

  10. UW-Eau Claire to offer new major in professional studies

    Photo of UW-Eau Claire students walking across bridge

    The University of Wisconsin-Eau Claire will offer a bachelor of science in professional studies major starting in fall 2024 to promote bachelor’s degree completion for students who have either earned an associate degree or have significant college credits. The UW System Board of Regents on Feb. 9 approved the new major that will provide a […]