1. Cross-cultural care: UWL Physical Therapy students enhance skills through healthcare experiences in India

    Four, first-year UWL Physical Therapy students went to KLE Institute of Physiotherapy and also made local cultural trips in India in January. The students are from left, Sam Bach, Katie Hall, Anna Edsill and Kayla Lass.

    They all remembered the waterfall, one of their first stops in India. As UW-La Crosse physical therapy students climbed the rock steps alongside the rushing water, they noticed a man walking on his hands down the jagged path, as he pulled his legs along behind him. The sight reminded UWL student Sam Bach of a […]

  2. A bachelor’s and master’s in 5: UWO Sociology & Public Administration launch innovative ‘4+1’ program

    Photo of University of Wisconsin Oshkosh graduates. UWO is launching a new, first-in-the-Midwest “4+1” program, a Sociology & Master of Public Administration (MPA) 4+1, to help learners earn two career-oriented degrees flexibly and quickly. (UW Oshkosh)

    In as little as five years, University of Wisconsin Oshkosh students could cross the graduation stage with both bachelor’s and master’s degrees in a new, first-in-the-Midwest “4+1” program. The Sociology & Master of Public Administration (MPA) 4+1 is the latest advancement from the now-fused UWO Sociology & Public Administration department. Faculty leaders joined forces to […]

  3. Celebrate the greatest lake July 21 on Barker’s Island in Superior

    Photo of Lake Superior Day registration

    Relax, play, and learn in celebration of local fresh water at Lake Superior Day from 11 a.m. until 3 p.m. on Sunday, July 21, on Barker’s Island in Superior. Enjoy free fun for all ages, kids’ activities, stand-up paddleboarding, information booths and food vendors – all focused on appreciating the Great Lake. Lake Superior Day attendees can […]

  4. Blugold alumnus nominated for multiple Tony Awards in producing debut

    Photo of Larry Lelli, who graduated from UW-Eau Claire in 1990 with a degree in applied instrumental music and has had a nearly 30-year career on Broadway, performing as a drummer and percussionist.

    Larry Lelli didn’t know that his undergraduate work helping to organize Jazz Fest on the University of Wisconsin-Eau Claire campus would give him the skills to be a producer for two Tony Award-nominated Broadway shows more than three decades later. “Jazz Fest was a massive operation that taught me so much about, literally, operating a […]

  5. UWM leads new NSF-funded consortium to research greener, high-performance concrete

    Photo of Konstantin Sobolev, UWM professor of civil engineering, and doctoral student Meraly Lopez Morales looking over concrete samples made with various added materials. A new NSF-funded research center in the College of Engineering & Applied Science will research high-performance concrete and greener methods of making concrete so that industry can bring discoveries into use. (UWM Photo/Troye Fox)

    UW-Milwaukee’s College of Engineering & Applied Science and Oregon State University have been selected by the U.S. National Science Foundation (NSF) to establish a research center devoted to developing new knowledge to help industry create new technologies that will dramatically improve concrete’s sustainability, durability and labor efficiency, while also bringing down its cost. Use-inspired research […]

  6. UW-Whitewater at Rock County adds soccer, volleyball teams as program offerings continue to grow

    Photo of soccer players scrimmaging in Frank Holt Gymnasium at the UW-Whitewater Rock County campus on April 18, 2024. (UW-Whitewater photo/Craig Schreiner)

    The University of Wisconsin-Whitewater at Rock County continues to expand its offerings to students looking to unleash their potential in competitive athletics. After fielding the school’s first competitive volleyball team since 2018 this past fall, the Warhawks will add men’s soccer in 2024. Both teams are provisional members of the National Junior College Athletic Association (NJCAA) Region 4 and […]

  7. UW–Madison engineers mark 3D printing milestone in race to in-space manufacturing

    Photo of researchers at the University of Wisconsin–Madison who have taken a step toward in-space manufacturing of replacement electronic components by successfully 3D printing RAM device units in zero gravity for the first time. Pictured from left to right, Khawlah Ahmad Alharbi, Xuepeng Jiang, Renjie Nie, Hantang Qin, Rayne Wolf, Pengyu Zhang and Jacob Kocemba pose beside G-Force One, the jet in which they tested their zero-gravity 3D printing technique. Photo: University of Wisconsin–Madison

    In a future scenario where astronauts chart long-distance space flights, they won’t be able to call down to earth for a shipment of replacement hardware components like they do today. Before humans can venture deeper into space, engineers will need to tackle the challenge brought by inevitable wear and tear to astronauts’ kit. Researchers at […]

  8. Cooking up change: UWL alumna supports Hmong farmers with cooking show featuring local-produce-inspired dishes

    Photo of Bao Xiong, May 2024 UW-La Crosse graduate with degrees in English and Theatre Performance, who started the show, “Cooking with Bao” in 2020 during pandemic to raise money for Hmong farmers. Her volunteer work to launch a non-profit organization has resulted in securing numerous grants and donations to support Hmong farmers.

    During the pandemic, Bao Xiong noticed Hmong farmers disproportionality affected, struggling to secure COVID grants and relief funds. Some were losing their businesses and unable to meet basic needs. “I think a lot of people can resonate with the feeling of seeing someone close to them in need and wondering what they can do about […]

  9. UW-Stevens Point partners with Wausau Woodchucks for ‘Books and Baseball’

    Photo of Mrs. Wisconsin America 2022 Sasha Everett, an alum of UW-Stevens Point, who is partnering with her alma mater for a book drive at a Wausau Woodchucks baseball game.

    Mrs. Wisconsin America 2022 Sasha Everett, a 2016 alum of the University of Wisconsin Stevens Point, has turned her passion for promoting literacy into a book drive that will culminate at a Wausau Woodchucks baseball game next month. The “Books and Baseball” event, a part of Everett’s Pages with a Purpose platform, will provide a […]

  10. UWRF’s Humane Handling Institute secures $1 million gift from Rosen Family Foundation, Inc.

    Photo of Kurt Vogel, UW-River Falls professor of animal welfare and behavior and director of the Humane Handling Institute, speaks with meat industry employees during a training session on effective and humane restraint and stunning of animals at the university’s Mann Valley Farm in November 2023. The Rosen Family Foundation, Inc. has given a $1 million gift to support the Humane Handling Institute. UWRF photo.

    Investment endorses institute’s innovative, impactful animal welfare initiatives The Rosen Family Foundation, Inc. has announced a $1 million gift in support of the internationally recognized Humane Handling Institute at the University of Wisconsin-River Falls. The transformational gift to the UW-River Falls Foundation establishes the largest program endowment in the university’s history: The Rosen Family Humane […]