1. Top-notch presenter: UW-La Crosse senior aces WiSys research competition

    Photo of UW-La Crosse senior Jason Martin, who took first place in the second of three Student Research & Innovation Showcases at the WiSys SPARK Symposium on June 9, 2021. Martin's research explores how scientists can use electrochemistry to coat steel plates with zinc while controlling the properties of the zinc film (hardness and roughness, for example) by altering the electric source.

    Jason Martin’s presentation was the best of the bunch. The UW-La Crosse senior studying chemistry and biochemistry took first place in the second of three Student Research & Innovation Showcases at the […]

  2. Solving the world’s toughest problems: UW-La Crosse student-faculty research has wide range of applications

    Photo of UW-La Crosse senior Kaelan Engholdt, who with the help of Assistant Professor David Mathias, has created an "extinction event" operator that allows computers to more effectively solve complex problems.

    A UW-La Crosse student may hold the key to solving some of the world’s most complex problems. And that’s thanks to student-faculty research opportunities available to students in many majors. […]

  3. Mission to Mars: UW-La Crosse alum to talk June 23 about working with Mars rover

    Photo of Andrea Connell, ’08, who is part of NASA’s Jet Propulsion Laboratory in Pasadena, California, which has helped oversee planning and operations for the Mars Perseverance Rover. Connell will discuss the project during the next installment of the UWL Alumni Association’s What’s New Wednesdays series June 23, 2021.

    How to watch Andrea Connell will discuss her work on the Mars Perseverance rover at 5 p.m. Wednesday, June 23, 2021, during the UWL Alumni Associations’ What’s New Wednesdays series. […]

  4. Listening to war: UW-La Crosse helped local veterans’ stories to be featured in statewide digital collection

    Photo collage: Murphy Library and the Oral History Program at the University of Wisconsin – La Crosse are proud to share Listening to War: Wisconsin’s Wartime Oral Histories.

    On this Memorial Day, Murphy Library and the Oral History Program at the University of Wisconsin – La Crosse are proud to share Listening to War: Wisconsin’s Wartime Oral Histories. The collection includes interviews with Wisconsin residents […]

  5. Playing days behind him, UWL Eagle Rottino takes swing at broadcasting

    Photo of former UWL Eagle Vinny Rottino, ’02, who has joined the broadcast team of “Brewers Live,” providing pre- and post-game analysis on Bally Sports Wisconsin. “There have been a number of challenges,” Rottino says, “but I’d say the biggest one has been learning to talk about baseball without getting too far into the weeds.”

    Former UWL Eagle Vinny Rottino is back with the Milwaukee Brewers. But this time, he’s traded his bat and glove for a microphone. Rottino, ’02, has joined the broadcast team […]

  6. UW-La Crosse Q & A addresses vaccine concerns, misconceptions

    Photo of Peter Wilker, associate professor of microbiology, lecturing during an immunology class at UW-La Crosse.

    As vaccine eligibility opens across Wisconsin and the nation, people finally have hope for a return to normalcy. Still, the road to herd immunity requires people to sign up and […]

  7. Virtual courses give UW-La Crosse senior a taste of Costa Rica, Italy

    Photo of Emma Jonas, a senior biology major, who is taking courses offered in Costa Rica and Italy through the Benjamin A. Gilman Scholarship, a national program supporting study abroad opportunities.

    The Benjamin A. Gilman Scholarship is a prestigious award given to only about 20% of applicants. Emma Jonas, a senior from UW-La Crosse, was one of those students this year. […]

  8. UW-La Crosse archaeology students help unearth northern Wisconsin tribe’s history

    Photo of UWL students Miles Martinez, left, and Lauren Brewer documenting archaeological materials in the UWL Archaeology Lab during the spring 2021 semester.

    A Native American pageant that brought thousands of tourists to Wisconsin’s Apostle Islands a century ago is, again, taking the stage – this time for UW-La Crosse students. The students […]

  9. UW-La Crosse, UW campuses aim to be global leaders in freshwater science

    Photo of UW-La Crosse grad student Courtney Baker investigating microplastics in the Mississippi River in this 2019 photo. Through the Freshwater Collaborative, UWL students and faculty will continue to be global leaders in freshwater science and critical aquatic issues.

    The future is water.  As the world turns its attention to climate change, the availability of clean water and other critical aquatic issues, the Freshwater Collaborative of Wisconsin — a partnership of Wisconsin’s 13 […]

  10. UW-La Crosse fraternity finds creative way to fundraise

    Photo of member Jacob Dunnum proudly showing the first catch of the day for the Ice-Fish-A-Thon 2021 on Lake Onalaska. Eight UW-La Crosse Sigma Tau Gamma members raised $3,610 for Special Olympics.

    They were fishing for more than fish. And they didn’t let their lack of catching many spoil their fun. The brothers of UW-La Crosse’s Sigma Tau Gamma wanted to do something when […]