1. UW-Platteville congratulates spring graduates

    Screenshot of UW-Platteville graduation video collage

    UW-Platteville salutes its graduating Pioneers, who share what they learned and offer words of inspiration. Watch

  2. UW-Platteville instructor finds innovative way to deliver criminal justice course during COVID-19 crisis

    Photo of a dock being used as a virtual teaching crime scene for UW-Platteville forensics students

    During the COVID-19 crisis, University of Wisconsin-Platteville faculty and staff have risen to the challenge by adapting and designing novel ways of realigning course delivery to ensure students continue to receive an outstanding, rigorous education, including hands-on learning experiences. One instructor who developed an innovative way is Dan Román, lecturer of forensic investigation at UW-Platteville, who modified […]

  3. UW-Platteville student creates a community-wide mutual aid and care network

    Photo of University of Wisconsin-Platteville senior Kayla Golden

    When classes are in session, University of Wisconsin-Platteville senior Kayla Golden usually finds herself busy, whether it’s with her electrical engineering coursework or conducting research on the latest transistor technology. So, when the university made the recent decision to extend spring break for a week, as a result of the COVID-19 pandemic, Golden found herself with […]

  4. Women in STEM Career Day inspires at UW-Platteville

    Photo of participants in UW-Plattevile's Women in STEM Careers Day

    This fall, 160 high school students attended UW-Platteville’s Women in STEM Career Day. Participants learned about career options in Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics through exciting demonstrations and hands-on projects working in teams. Each year, over 650 women and girls benefit from STEM programs at UW-Platteville, which has seen female enrollment in the College of Engineering, Mathematics […]

  5. Ribbon-cutting for new UW-Platteville hydroponics student-managed business

    Ribbon-cutting ceremony at UW-Platteville for new hydroponics student-managed business

    Students at UW-Platteville are gaining access to fresh lettuce grown on campus year-round through a new hydroponics student-managed business. The 1,500-square-foot hydroponics space, built and operated solely by students, will supply nearly all lettuce used by UW-Platteville Dining Services. When in full production, 6,000 plants are grown using 25 gallons of water daily – a 95% water […]

  6. UW-Platteville construction projects to benefit student learning

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    At UW-Platteville, innovation and workforce development is at the forefront of two upcoming building projects to begin next year. Faculty and staff input have been instrumental in designing collaborative learning areas, a green roof, and other hands-on experiences that will make science building Boebel Hall and new engineering building Sesquicentennial Hall living, learning classrooms.

  7. UW-Platteville Richland student documents a life dedicated to the preservation of prehistoric Native American culture

    Photo of UW-Platteville Richland nontraditional student Chris Hynek presenting his research at Research in the Rotunda; Hynek is documenting his father’s life, which was dedicated to preserving prehistoric Native American culture.

    UW-Platteville Richland nontraditional student Chris Hynek is documenting his father’s life, which was dedicated to preserving prehistoric Native American culture. Hynek has painstakingly archived and digitized the quarterly journal Prehistoric American, which his father edited for many years. Hynek shared his research at UW System’s 16th annual Research in the Rotunda in April. Read more […]

  8. UW-Platteville student designs Mars greenhouse concept for NASA

    Photo of Eva Birtell, a junior environmental horticulture and biology major who completed a NASA research internship

    UW-Platteville student Eva Birtell’s research is out of this world, literally. The junior environmental horticulture and biology major is part of a student team that placed in the top five in a NASA-sponsored challenge to propose greenhouse concepts for Mars. Birtell joined the challenge after completing an internship at NASA, where she contributed to research on […]

  9. Biology professor Marilyn Tufte celebrates 50 years at UW-Platteville

    Photo of Dr. Marilyn Tufte, who is celebrating 50 years of teaching biology at UW-Platteville

    At its annual employee recognition luncheon, UW-Platteville celebrated the amazing career of one of its professors. Dr. Marilyn Tufte reflected on her 50 years as a biology professor on campus. During her tenure, she designed her own laboratory in Boebel Hall and 40 years later is now helping with the redesign. Read an interview with […]

  10. Farming of the future: UW-Platteville researchers explore sustainability and improved production

    PLATTEVILLE, Wis. – How do agriculture producers meet the world’s increasing demands for food, fiber and fuel using the same amount of agricultural land? To help answer this question, a team of University of Wisconsin-Platteville researchers – in collaboration with both local and global partners – have been exploring best practices for sustainable agriculture for the past several […]