1. Cancer research project provides UW-Superior students with hands-on experience

    Photo of University of Wisconsin-Superior assistant professor Dr. Jenean O’Brien, left, who is hopeful that her research will aid in better understanding muscle and immune development to provide insight into rhabdomyosarcoma (RMS), a devastating pediatric muscle cancer.

    Research involving zebrafish at UW-Superior could play a role in learning more about a pediatric cancer Fluorescent light illuminates rows of tanks organized neatly on three shelves. Small black and […]

  2. UW-Superior’s Lake Superior Research Institute launches new major project to prevent spread of invasive species

    The Lake Superior Research Institute at the University of Wisconsin-Superior has launched the Great Waters Research Collaborative. Research will focus on preventing introductions and spread of invasive species by ships.

    The UW-Superior Lake Superior Research Institute (LSRI) announced the launch of its Great Waters Research Collaborative (GWRC), a major project devoted to assessing effectiveness of tools for sustainable industrial, commercial and public […]

  3. New UW-Superior class helps veterans adjust to academic life

    Photo of aerial view of UW-Superior campus

    Setting foot on a college campus requires a great deal of adjustment for many students. Budgeting time for classes, studying, extracurricular activities and even just a few moments of rest […]

  4. UW-Superior awarded $42,000 Ecofootprint Grant

    The University of Wisconsin-Superior is the recipient of an Enbridge $42,330 Ecofootprint Grant. Funds donated to the UW-Superior will support efforts to continue studying the microplastic sources to Lake Superior in […]

  5. UW-Superior’s Jim Dan Hill Library wins Governor’s Award

    The University of Wisconsin-Superior’s Jim Dan Hill Library recently received the Governor’s Award for Archival Achievement for the preservation of the Fraser Shipyards papers and technical drawings. “To me, this […]

  6. UW-Superior researcher warns of harmful effects of microplastics in Great Lakes

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    When it comes to finding small plastic particles in the Great Lakes, nobody does it better than Dr. Lorena Rios-Mendoza. It’s a job she is passionate about, because the quality […]

  7. UW-Superior researchers monitoring regional waters under EPA’s Great Lakes Restoration Initiative

    The pavement abruptly turned into a gravel road. The road soon turned onto an ATV trail that narrowed until finally coming to a ford on the Iron River just north […]

  8. UW-Superior scientists to examine treated ballast water’s effect on harbor

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    Determining how clean a ship’s ballast water must be to prevent the spread of aquatic invasive species is the goal of the latest research partnership between the Northeast-Midwest Institute and […]

  9. UW-Superior now offers online program for Certification in Transportation and Logistics

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    People seeking jobs or promotions in the fields of transportation and logistics can earn professional certification through a new online program offered by the Center for Continuing Education at the […]

  10. Lac Courte Oreilles Ojibwa Community College and UW-Superior to begin new program to prepare more Native American teachers

    A $1.1 million federal grant will enable Lac Courte Oreilles Ojibwa Community College and the University of Wisconsin-Superior to launch a collaborative program to prepare more Native American teachers, including […]