1. Destination education: 69-year-old graduates with summa cum laude honors

    Photo of Mickey Peasley, UW-Platteville graduate

    Education has been the vehicle to a better life for Mickey Peasley. Last month, the soon-to-be 70-year-old earned her bachelor’s degree in business from the University of Wisconsin-Platteville. It’s a […]

  2. Collaboration at the heart of UW-Eau Claire’s $9.4 million Workforce Innovation Grant

    Photo of Wisconsin Governor Tony Evers' press conference announcing UW-Eau Claire’s $9.4 million Workforce Innovation Grant

    The University of Wisconsin-Eau Claire received a $9.4 million grant from the Wisconsin Economic Development Corp. through the agency’s Workforce Innovation Grant program. Gov. Tony Evers announced UW-Eau Claire’s award […]

  3. UW-River Falls to offer international dual degree program, partners with university in the Netherlands

    Photo of Jake Sailer of Sailer’s Food Market and Meat Processing in Elmwood discussing the balancing act between producing new and unique food products while maintaining a reliable supply of successfully branded products.

    The UW System Board of Regents has approved a new undergraduate Bachelor of Science program in international food operations management at the University of Wisconsin-River Falls (UWRF). This is a […]

  4. Journey to graduation: UW Oshkosh senior combines Pokemon passion with history degree

    Photo of University of Wisconsin Oshkosh senior Caleb Gedemer, of Little Chute

    As a professional Pokemon card player, University of Wisconsin Oshkosh senior Caleb Gedemer, of Little Chute, gained new perspectives as he traveled the world to take part in competitions. Now […]

  5. UW-Milwaukee history alum forges cultural connections at Luxembourg museum

    Photo of UWM history alumna Serena Stuettgen holding up an artifact from the archives at the Luxembourg American Cultural Society museum, where she is a curator. (Photo courtesy of Serena Stuettgen)

    The only thing that Serena Stuettgen knew about Luxembourg was that it was a small country in Europe. Even so, she applied as a curator at the Luxembourg American Cultural Society […]

  6. UW-Green Bay’s Rising Phoenix Program Expands with Computer Science Pathway for Students Across the Region

    Photo of UW-Green Bay students working at a computer

    Program addresses the computer science workforce shortage in Northeast Wisconsin The Rising Phoenix Early College High School Program is expanding through a new collaboration between UW-Green Bay and the Computer […]

  7. UW-Madison teams up with NFL on research designed to reduce head injuries in athletes

    Photo of Daniel Cobian holding a specialized mouthguard that will be used by football players involved in the study. The sensors in the mouthguard will collect data on head impacts.

    Researchers at the University of Wisconsin School of Medicine and Public Health are partnering with the National Football League (NFL) to study how on-field head impacts can inform injury reduction efforts […]

  8. New UW-Eau Claire grad ‘pays it forward,’ works to make computer science field more equitable and inclusive

    Photo of Alexis Lappe, who has excelled in the classroom as a UW-Eau Claire computer science major, but she also worked hard as a Blugold to make the STEM fields more inclusive and equitable. After she graduates in December, she plans to continue her efforts to bring more women and minorities into computer science and related fields. (Photo by Shane Opatz)

    “Pay it forward” may have become a popular saying in recent years, but it’s long been a way of life for Alexis Lappe, a University of Wisconsin-Eau Claire senior who […]

  9. UW-La Crosse student creates non-profit benefitting K-12 athletes

    Photo of UW-La Crosse football player Rusty Murphy, who was worried about the impact of COVID-19 on local K-12 student-athletes. So, he co-founded Rising Athletes, a non-profit that strives to help youth sports programs by organizing, creating and sustaining opportunities for K-12 students.

    COVID-19 affected athletes in many ways — an abrupt end to competition, canceled and shortened seasons, fewer conference and national championships, and more. But UW-La Crosse football player Rusty Murphy […]

  10. UW-Stout’s Teach Day encourages high school students to explore teaching career

    Photo of high school students from throughout Wisconsin who visited UW-Stout Nov. 15 to learn about careers and opportunities in teaching as part of a pilot program called Teach Day. / Photos by Chris Cooper

    Pilot project allows a dozen Wisconsin high schoolers to learn from UW-Stout students About a dozen Wisconsin high school students visited University of Wisconsin-Stout on Nov. 15 to learn how […]