1. Sonia Kovalevsky Day at UW-Superior provides mathematical inspiration

    Photo of UW-Superior hosting its fifth Sonia Kovalevsky Day on November 8. The event provides mathematical activities and career information for 9th to 12th grade girls. This year’s event included more than 130 students from 15 high schools throughout Wisconsin and Minnesota. (Photo by Holden Law/University of Wisconsin–Superior)

    In only its fifth year, the University of Wisconsin-Superior’s Sonia Kovalevsky Day has helped open the world of mathematics to high school girls throughout the region. Sonia Kovalevsky Day, which UW-Superior hosted November 8, provides mathematical activities and career information for 9th to 12th grade girls increasing exposure to mathematics and its importance in education and future […]

  2. UW-Superior hosts Superior High School students for Transportation Day

    Photo of Superior High School students who attended UW-Superior's Transportation Day

    Recently, the transportation and logistics and supply chain management programs at UW-Superior hosted 17 Superior High School students for Transportation Day. “Transportation and logistics management and supply chain management faculty had the idea of creating an on-campus event for high school students where they could learn more about the transportation, logistics and supply chain industries as well as […]

  3. UW-Superior students take part in Wisconsin Economic Association conference

    Photo of UW-Superior economics students

    A group of University of Wisconsin-Superior students and faculty member from the School of Business and Economics recently participated at the Wisconsin Economic Association’s (WEA) annual conference in Stevens Point, Wisconsin. Akira Tanaka, a senior who is pursuing double major in economics and mathematics, presented his Summer Undergraduate Research Fellowship (SURF) project on “Global Food Insecurity and Agricultural Sustainability: A […]

  4. UW-Superior Ukrainian student to pursue economic degree to rebuild home country

    Photo of Oleksandr Danylov, a 17-year-old incoming first-year UW-Superior student from Ukraine

    In large parts of the world, degrees from American universities are the gold standard of higher education. Oleksandr Danylov, a 17-year-old incoming first-year student from Ukraine, is coming to UW-Superior for just that. “In our country American degrees are very quality proof, so it’s not so hard really to find a job,” he said. “It […]

  5. UW-Superior recognized for commitment to improving experiences and advancing outcomes for first-generation college students

    Photo of UW-Superior campus. UW-Superior has been recognized for commitment to improving experiences and advancing outcomes for first-generation college students.

    Selected by Center for First-generation Student Success as newest Member of the First Scholars Network The University of Wisconsin-Superior has recently been recognized as one of 76 new members of the First Scholars Network for 2023-24 by the Center for First-generation Student Success, an initiative of the National Association of Student Personnel Administrators (NASPA) and The […]

  6. M.S.E. in Counseling is UW-Superior’s fastest-growing graduate program

    Photo of UW-Superior counseling program

    Modern society is far more open about discussing mental health than at any time in the past. Many mental health professionals believe that the COVID-19 pandemic exacerbated anxiety and depression for a significant population of people.  The fact that mental health concerns are a shared experience has encouraged more of us to open up and […]

  7. UW-Superior student team wins first place in national logistics and supply chain case competition

    Photo of the team of University of Wisconsin-Superior transportation and logistics management and supply chain management students, which included Matt Thompson, Laura Kumimatsu and Kallahan Kappes, and coached by Mei Cao (second from left), who earned first place in the annual UNF Logistics & Supply Chain Management Case Competition. (Photo courtesy of University of Wisconsin-Superior)

    UW-Superior is one of ten Intermodal Association of North America (IANA) scholarship universities and has competed in the Case Competition since 2015 A team of University of Wisconsin-Superior transportation and logistics management and supply chain management students earned first place in the annual UNF Logistics & Supply Chain Management Case Competition hosted by the University of North Florida in […]

  8. Three jobs, two majors and one goal: At UW-Superior, Drew Kerner found the path to success

    Photo of UW-Superior student Drew Kerner

    For Drew Kerner, who is originally from the tiny town of Radisson, Wisconsin (population: 240), attending the University of Wisconsin-Superior is akin to life in the big city. “Superior and Duluth are beautiful. I just love it here,” Kerner shared. “It’s like the perfect blend of the city lifestyle I want with the country life […]

  9. UW-Superior students write and record radio spots telling stories of Indigenous women

    Photo of KUWS studio

    Students in Chantal Norrgard’s Study of First Nations Women class partnered with KUWS to write and record radio spots that tell the story of Indigenous women and their historical significance. Through the project, students learn to recognize the importance of First Nations women in the United States today and in history, and to educate others […]

  10. Construction begins on UW-Superior’s Lake Superior Research Institute Floating Classroom

    Photo: The ship will be designed by Incat Crowther and built by Midship Marine in Harvey, Louisiana. It is slated to be completed in spring of 2024 and will be sailed to Superior after ice-out where it will be docked at the LSRI’s ballast water research facility at Montreal Pier. (Photo courtesy of Incat Crowther)

    After a year and a half of planning, the University of Wisconsin-Superior’s Floating Classroom is entering the construction phase. The state-of-the-art catamaran designed with a hybrid engine will be used for education and research on Lake Superior. The UW-Superior Lake Superior Research Institute (LSRI) will operate the boat in Superior, Wisconsin. The plan for a […]