1. Meet UW-Superior graduating Yellowjackets

    Photo collage of UW-Superior senior spotlight

    UW-Superior 2020 graduates will forever be remembered as a group that overcame tremendous obstacles to finish what they had started. Meet graduating Yellowjackets  

  2. UW-Superior and Wisconsin SBDC helping northern businesses with disaster loan applications

    Photo of Belknap Street, Superior, Wisconsin

    Free consulting also available to help owners cope with challenges caused by COVID-19 pandemic. The Wisconsin Small Business Development Center (SBDC) Network is helping small businesses apply for federal disaster loans to mitigate the substantial economic injury as a result of the coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic. “We know that business owners are facing uncertain times as the nation combats […]

  3. UW-Superior student-athletes give back to the community

    Photo of a UW-Superior student-athlete holding up children's clothes for the university's Giving Tree

    Student-athletes had an opportunity to give back during the UW-Superior Athletic Department’s recent fourth-annual Week of Giving. In December, Yellowjackets did everything from wrapping gifts for the university’s Giving Tree, ringing bells for the Salvation Army, collecting items for a local food pantry, to hosting a free community holiday party with activities and games for […]

  4. UW-Superior student Rachael Jackman has come a long way

    Photo of UW-Superior student Rachael Jackman

    From open-heart surgery in high school to her first day of college at UW-Superior two years later, Rachael Jackman has come a long way. The supportive campus community and close proximity to family and her physicians helped Rachael choose a college that felt like home. She continues to advocate for causes she believes in, such […]

  5. New UW-Superior research facility working to protect Great Lakes

    Photo of U.S. Senator Tammy Baldwin visiting the new ballast water treatment facility at UW-Superior.

    U.S. Senator Tammy Baldwin recently toured UW-Superior’s new ballast water treatment facility at the Lake Superior Research Institute. This one-of-a-kind facility gives researchers access to new information to protect the world’s largest body of fresh water from invasive species and other threats. This influential research is funded through the federal Great Lakes Restoration Initiative, which […]

  6. Community members join UW-Superior faculty, staff for Mindfulness Leadership Workshop

    Photo of Mindfulness Leadership Workshop at UW-Superior

    More than 70 UW-Superior faculty, staff, and community members attended the Mindfulness Leadership Workshop at the Yellowjacket Union. Sponsored by the campus Pruitt Center for Mindfulness and Well-Being in coordination with Arizona State, the event brought participants together to have conversations about the importance of healthfulness, personal balance, and resiliency

  7. UW-Superior legal studies and criminal justice programs hold senior experience celebration

    Photo of participant in UW-Superior legal studies and criminal justice programs' senior experience, celebration on May 1. This allowed the 18 graduating seniors a chance to share and celebrate their capstone experiences. Several students also talked about jobs they’ve found prior to graduation.

    The University of Wisconsin-Superior legal studies and criminal justice programs held its senior experience celebration on Wednesday, May 1, in the Yellowjacket Union. A poster session highlighting significant capstone experience allowed the 18 graduating seniors a chance to share and celebrate their experiences. Following the poster session, the students took part in an awards ceremony […]

  8. Two UW-Superior students help Superior identify its retail future

    Photo of UW-Superior undergraduate student researchers Obiageli Ekwunwa (left) and Opeyemi Omiwale

    For UW-Superior students Opeyemi Omiwale and Obiageli Ekwunwa, getting involved in the Summer Undergraduate Research Fellowship program turned into a project that not only benefited them, but also the City of Superior. Both seniors from Nigeria, the two brought fresh perspectives to help revitalize the area’s retail industry. Read the full story about Opeyemi Omiwale […]

  9. Heartwarming turnout at UW-Superior’s William “Pope” Wright Jr. Student Center dedication

    Photo of the naming and dedication ceremony for UW-Superior's William “Pope” Wright Jr. Student Center held Nov. 28 in the recently refurbished space in Old Main, formerly known as the Multicultural Center.

    The naming and dedication ceremony for the William “Pope” Wright Jr. Student Center was held Wednesday, Nov. 28, in the recently refurbished space in Old Main, formerly known as the Multicultural Center. The room was packed with standing room only as current and former students, staff, faculty and community members gathered to honor the beloved […]

  10. UW-Superior hosts dedication ceremony for Medicine Wheel

    Photo of UW-Superiors new Medicine Wheel, dedicated fall 2018

    The University of Wisconsin-Superior (UWS) held a dedication ceremony on Indigenous People’s Day, Monday, Oct. 8, for the Maawanji’idiwin – “The Place Where We Come Together” Medicine Wheel and Community Gathering Area. The Medicine Wheel is located in the UWS courtyard near the Yellowjacket Union and is the first of its kind at any four-year […]