1. Driven by data: UW System data science program producing career-ready graduates

    Photo: UW Extended Campus facilitates the data science master's program as a collaboration among UWL, UW-Eau Claire, UW-Green Bay, UW-Oshkosh, UW-Stevens Point and UW-Superior. It is entirely online, making it a good fit for both traditional students and working professionals hoping to take the next step in their career.

    UW-La Crosse graduate student Caleb Waack is ready to launch his career in data science — and he will be joining a fellow program alumnus.  Waack, who will complete UWL’s data science master’s program in December, was recently hired by Epsilon, a media company that is part of the France-based Publicis Groupe.   In his new role, Waack […]

  2. UWO partnership with Agra Energy yields new facility to convert dairy waste into biofuel

    Photo of officials from Agra Energy and University of Wisconsin Oshkosh at the groundbreaking for Wisconsin’s first commercial facility to turn dairy farm waste into renewable biofuel. (Photo credit: UW Oshkosh)

    Marked by a groundbreaking ceremony Monday, the University of Wisconsin Oshkosh launched a new effort with biogas partner Agra Energy to build Wisconsin’s first commercial facility to turn dairy farm waste into renewable biofuel. The $20 million facility, located at Dairyland Farm in New Franken, will use pioneering technology to convert biogas waste into an […]

  3. UWO: Run With the Cops benefits Special Olympics athletes, participants ‘glow from head-to-toe’

    Photo of UW Oshkosh's Run With the Cops event benefiting Special Olympics

    More than just a race, Run With the Cops brings positivity to law enforcement and welcomed support for Special Olympics athletes. The event slated for Thursday, Oct. 6 on the University of Wisconsin Oshkosh campus includes the fun of well-stocked glow stations, an interactive law enforcement vehicle expo, doughnut eating contest and community-building with law […]

  4. UW Oshkosh researcher shows unintended consequences of e-cigarette taxes

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    Newly published research led by a University of Wisconsin Oshkosh professor might cause policymakers to pause the next time implementing e-cigarette taxes are up for debate. The Effects of E-Cigarette Taxes on E-Cigarette Prices and Tobacco Product Sales: Evidence from Retail Panel Data, published this month by Journal of Health Economics, features Chad Cotti as lead […]

  5. UWO awarded $1.6 million NSF grant for interdisciplinary research on toxic algae

    Photo of algae in a lake

    A sustainability research team at the University of Wisconsin Oshkosh begins work this week on a new $1.6 million National Science Foundation study of the social and environmental conditions that contribute to toxic algal blooms in freshwater systems. The project, a collaboration with researchers at the Norwegian University of Science and Technology (NTNU), has broad […]

  6. UW Oshkosh awarded 5-year grant to continue ‘truly transformational’ McNair Scholars Program

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    Like so many students before her, University of Wisconsin Oshkosh senior Lauren Blume’s life has changed for the better because of the Ronald E. McNair Postbaccalaureate Achievement Program. “The McNair Scholars Program allowed me to flourish into a college student who knew she could achieve her dreams,” said Blume, a psychology major from Waukesha. “It’s allowed […]

  7. ‘Once-in-a-lifetime experience’: UWO students spend summer digging into Iron Age history in Slovenia

    Photo of UW Oshkosh students at a dig site in Slovenia

    When students return to the University of Wisconsin Oshkosh this fall, many will have stories to tell about exciting summer adventures. Only a few, however, will be able to say they were among the first-ever group of American students to take part in an archaeological field school in Slovenia. “This was truly the best trip […]

  8. History major gains experience, skills from Oshkosh Public Museum internship

    Photo of Catie Gullickson, intern at the Oshkosh Public Museum

    Internships are a great way for students to gain real-world experience and skills within their field of study before graduation. This summer, senior University of Wisconsin Oshkosh history major and anthropology minor Catie Gullickson is focusing on her future by interning with the Oshkosh Public Museum. In her role, Gullickson, of Oshkosh, works in the […]

  9. $1 million NSF grant to address gender equity concerns in STEM faculty at UWO

    Photo from UW Oshkosh showing STEM research

    A multidisciplinary team at the University of Wisconsin Oshkosh has been awarded a nearly $1 million, three-year National Science Foundation grant aimed at increasing and retaining women in academic STEM (science, technology, engineering and math) departments. Jennifer Schuttlefield Christus Associate chemistry professor Jennifer Schuttlefield Christus will lead the project as the principal investigator to address […]

  10. Ultimate Frisbee: UWO student says Color of Ultimate all-star game showed her anything is possible

    Photo of UW Oshkosh's Natalie Walker, who plays Ultimate Frisbee

    University of Wisconsin Oshkosh senior Natalie Walker never dreamed being part of a new ultimate Frisbee team on campus would lead her to fun and rewarding connections with other Ultimate Frisbee college players from around the U.S. The Color of Ultimate all-star game recently in Milwaukee provided an opportunity for players of color to come […]