1. Sub-Zero Group, Inc. sponsors new instrumentation lab at UW-Platteville

    Photo of leaders from UW-Platteville and Sub-Zero Group, Inc.

    Sub-Zero Group, Inc., manufacturer of leading luxury kitchen appliance brands Sub-Zero, Wolf, and Cove, continues to show its dedication to engineering at the University of Wisconsin-Platteville with a $100,000 gift to support the new Sub-Zero, Wolf, and Cove Engineering Instrumentation Lab in Sesquicentennial Hall. According to Jessica Fick, assistant dean of the College of Engineering, Mathematics and […]

  2. UW-Platteville business students provide assistance to Honduran entrepreneurs

    Photo of student teams, who were paired with clients in Honduras, giving them the unique opportunity to help under-resourced entrepreneurs, while navigating a different language and culture. Pictured in back row: Evan Benkovich, Bryant Keeffer, and Nick Schaal; middle row: Darian Wright, John Biernat, and Alex Schulz; and in front at the desk: Joshua Ellsoos. (Photo credit: UW-Platteville)

    “Perspective” is a word that was mentioned frequently when students of Dr. Caryn Stanley’s Quality Management course reflected on their spring capstone project. Every year, Stanley, associate professor in the University of Wisconsin-Platteville School of Business, pairs teams of students with a local business client for a semester-long project where the students evaluate and propose […]

  3. Ag-Water Nexus field trip explores water challenges, solutions in Southwest Wisconsin

    Photo of students learning about the groundwater sampling network at Pioneer Farm and receive a demonstration on how to sample water from wells.

    The University of Wisconsin-Platteville recently hosted students from across the state for the second Wisconsin Agriculture-Water Nexus Network field trip, funded by the Freshwater Collaborative of Wisconsin, where students explored critical issues related to the connections between agriculture and water management. The three-day field trip course was developed last year by faculty from UW-Platteville, UW-Madison, UW-Green […]

  4. UW-Platteville robotics team first to win VEX U world championship in back-to-back years

    Photo of WiscoBots team members, pictured left to right: Agii Kerwin, Austin Attig, Max Van Rossum, John Bertello, Scott McDermott, Jimmy McGovern, Henry Hathaway and Nathan Sandvig. Photos courtesy of VEX and WiscoBots.

    The University of Wisconsin-Platteville Robotics Club’s VEX U team, WiscoBots, traveled to Dallas, Texas, to compete in the VEX Robotics World Championship April 27-29, where they won the VEX U College and University Competition and became the first team in VEX U history to win the world championship in back-to-back years. “Being the first team […]

  5. UW-Platteville Project Management master’s program named nation’s top value for third straight year

    For the third straight year, the University of Wisconsin-Platteville Master of Science in Project Management program has been named the nation’s top value by GreatValueSchools.org. The rankings were based on several metrics, prioritizing yearly tuition and graduation rate. Project managers provide countless benefits to any organization, including leading and organizing teams, improving communication and collaboration, and increasing efficiency […]

  6. UW-Platteville, Nicolet College partnership brings
 engineering bachelor’s degrees to the Northwoods

    Photo of UW-Platteville officials touring Nicolet College labs and classrooms during their visit and signing ceremony that opens the door for Northwoods residents to earn engineering bachelor’s degrees. Academic leaders from both institutions are pictured here in Nicolet’s metal fabrication lab.

    Northwoods students looking to earn a bachelor’s degree in engineering will have several new options thanks to a new, broad-based transfer agreement between Nicolet College and the University of Wisconsin-Platteville. Officials from both institutions recently gathered at Nicolet for a transfer agreement signing ceremony. Nicolet students and staff, representatives from local high schools, and members […]

  7. Students present research on reducing ammonia emissions and odors

    Three University of Wisconsin-Platteville students are looking at biochar as a way to reduce ammonia emissions and odors off of manure storages, which many farms in Wisconsin use. According to the students’ research, manure storages are good for many environmental reasons, but are also a source of odor and greenhouse gas emissions. Jeffrey Smolinski, Zach […]

  8. UW-Platteville, UW Oshkosh partner to introduce new pathway to nursing degree

    Photo of Chancellors from UW-Platteville and UW Oshkosh signing an agreement to offer a unique 3+1 dual bachelor degree program.

    In a ceremony today, officials from the University of Wisconsin-Platteville and University of Wisconsin Oshkosh signed an agreement to offer a unique 3+1 dual bachelor degree program, providing UW-Platteville students with a pathway to earn a bachelor’s in nursing, while saving time and money. Through the new program, UW-Platteville students can receive a Bachelor of Science […]

  9. Engineering students present concrete durability project at Research in the Rotunda

    Photo of Dylan Notsch and Will Straka (left to right) studying the effects of anti-icing on concrete.

    Two University of Wisconsin-Platteville engineering students are studying the effects of anti-icing on concrete and presented their findings at the 19th annual Research in the Rotunda on March 8 in the state Capitol. Senior Dylan Notsch and sophomore Will Straka are assisting Dr. Danny Xiao, associate professor of civil and environmental engineering, on the project titled, “Impact of […]

  10. Findorff’s equipment donation enhances Construction Lab at UW-Platteville

    Photo of Findorff’s equipment donation to UW-Platteville's Construction Lab

    In its latest show of support to the University of Wisconsin-Platteville’s Construction Management and Construction Safety programs, Findorff donated a telehandler, to be used in the university’s Construction Lab. Officials from UW-Platteville celebrated the arrival of the new equipment last week and remarked on the impact it will have on students’ experience in the program. “We pride […]