1. UW-Platteville research project brings Southwest Wisconsin into the classroom

    Photo of Tyler Vargo

    Growing up in Platteville, Tyler Vargo knows firsthand the beauty and diversity of Southwest Wisconsin, but like many rural areas, the region is significantly underrepresented on digital mapping platforms, like […]

  2. UW-Platteville research explores relationship between COVID-19 knowledge and emotions, sense of control

    Photo of Megan Bunyer and Dr. Kameko Halfmann conducting a study on event memory, emotion and sense of control in relation to the social distancing measures of COVID-19.

    In the fall of 2019, Megan Bunyer, a University of Wisconsin-Platteville senior psychology major from Shannon, Illinois, began exploring potential research topics, guided by particular interests she had in emotion, memory and […]

  3. First-year UW-Platteville engineering student assists with carbon nanotube research

    Photo of Eliot Driessen conducting research in the nano lab.

    University of Wisconsin-Platteville freshman Eliot Driessen, an electrical engineering major from Appleton, Wisconsin, is embarking on his first year of undergraduate research. After being awarded the Undergraduate Research, Scholarly and Creative […]

  4. UW-Platteville undergrads team up to unravel the molecular basis of plant-microbe symbioses

    Photo of UW-Platteville student Kaylee Finseth

    Often reserved for upperclass students at many universities, research has been a part of Kaylee Finseth’s college experience since nearly the time she first stepped foot on campus at the […]

  5. UW-Platteville criminal justice major researches treatment court

    Photo of Dr. Staci Strobl and Jacob Wehler

    “When you are doing research every single thing matters,” said Jacob Wehler, a University of Wisconsin-Platteville criminal justice major. “If you don’t pay attention to all the little details, you could […]

  6. UW-Platteville M.S. Engineering student part of Daytona 500 winning team

    Photo of UW-Platteville Master of Science in Engineering student Chris Yerges

    The win in NASCAR’s biggest race came down to a few key seconds for lead engineer Chris Yerges and his team at Front Row Motorsports. But behind each of these […]

  7. UW-Platteville research explores impacts of agricultural land changes on rural communities

    Photo of Hayden Pierce, a senior political science and criminal justice major who has worked on the project as a research assistant since last fall.

    Amid changes in agricultural land and record high dairy farm closings, Wisconsin’s lead industry is in the middle of a major transition, and a team of UW-Platteville researchers – including […]

  8. UW-Platteville to build largest state-owned solar array

    Photo of existing solar array on the rooftop of Engineering Hall at UW-Platteville.

    The University of Wisconsin-Platteville received state approval Thursday to construct a 2.4 megawatt solar array in Memorial Park. This will be the largest solar array owned by a Wisconsin state […]

  9. UW-Platteville engineering honored by national diversity recognition program

    Image of diversity award for UW-Platteville

    The University of Wisconsin-Platteville’s College of Engineering, Mathematics and Science is being celebrated for its commitment to diversity and inclusion. The American Society of Engineering Education (ASEE) recently recognized the college with […]

  10. UW-Platteville, UW-Stout to offer associate’s degree in hospitality and tourism

    Photo of UW-Platteville Baraboo Sauk County campus, where a new associate’s degree in hospitality and tourism will be offered, a partnership between UW-Platteville and UW-Stout.

    To further serve the needs of employees and employers in Southwest Wisconsin, UW-Platteville and UW-Stout will form a partnership starting in Fall 2021 – offering a new associate’s degree in […]