1. Pioneer Athletics announces exclusive partnership with Southwest Health’s Orthopedic Institute

    Photo of Pioneer Sports Medicine facility

    The University of Wisconsin-Platteville Department of Intercollegiate Athletics announced Wednesday an exclusive partnership with Southwest Health’s Orthopedic Institute and the Pioneer Sport Medicine and Sport Performance departments. Southwest Health’s Orthopedic Institute is the region’s most advanced bone, joint and sports medicine program and will serve all 16 UW-Platteville NCAA DIII sports and its 600-plus student-athletes. […]

  2. Student-led efforts reinvigorate Platteville’s ‘M’

    Photo of Members of the UW-Platteville chapter of the Society of Automotive Engineers volunteer their time maintaining the "M."

    For more than eight decades, the iconic “M” on Platte Mound has not only served as a symbolic tribute to the university’s mining history, but also a cherished outdoor space, offering hiking trails and some of the best views in Southwest Wisconsin. Cade Klefstad, a senior construction management and construction safety management major, is leading […]

  3. NSF-funded UW-Platteville research looks to leverage strengths of non-traditional engineering students

    Photo of UW-Platteville engineering class

    Dr. Ganapathy Natarajan, University of Wisconsin-Platteville associate professor of industrial engineering, is part of a team awarded a National Science Foundation grant to research ways to leverage the lived experiences of non-traditional engineering students in order to improve learning for all students in engineering classrooms. While much research has been done that focuses on the challenges of non-traditional […]

  4. UW-Platteville celebrates 45 years of pioneering distance education

    Photo collage of UW-Platteville distance education

    The University of Wisconsin-Platteville has hit another milestone in its storied history as a pioneer in distance education. This year marks the 45th year the university has provided high-quality distance education to students across the globe. UW-Platteville has come a long way since the first distance education program was launched in 1978. At that time, […]

  5. 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 […]

  6. 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 […]

  7. 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 […]

  8. 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 […]

  9. 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 […]

  10. 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 […]