1. UW-Platteville alumna reflects on student teaching opportunity in Bayfield

    Photo of University of Wisconsin-Platteville alumna Jillian Meister, who wrapped up her final semester student teaching in Bayfield, Wisconsin

    University of Wisconsin-Platteville alumna Jillian Meister wrapped up her final semester student teaching in Bayfield, Wisconsin, where she received the opportunity to implement culturally responsive teaching practices in her classroom. […]

  2. $1 million NSF grant to address gender equity concerns in STEM faculty at UWO

    Photo from UW Oshkosh showing STEM research

    A multidisciplinary team at the University of Wisconsin Oshkosh has been awarded a nearly $1 million, three-year National Science Foundation grant aimed at increasing and retaining women in academic STEM […]

  3. Blugolds travel to Washington, D.C., to lobby for students in higher education with learning disabilities

    Photo of Erik Marcotte (left) and Caden Joergens who spent several days in Washington, D.C., this summer lobbying Congress for legislation regarding students in higher education with learning disabilities. The Blugolds are leaders of the UW-Eau Claire chapter of Eye to Eye-National, a mentoring movement that focuses on elementary and middle school students with ADHD and learning differences. They joined students from around the country for the national “Learning Disability Day of Action.” (Submitted photo)

    Campus leaders from the University of Wisconsin-Eau Claire joined advocates from around the country in Washington, D.C., this summer to lobby for legislation regarding students in higher education with learning […]

  4. Ultimate Frisbee: UWO student says Color of Ultimate all-star game showed her anything is possible

    Photo of UW Oshkosh's Natalie Walker, who plays Ultimate Frisbee

    University of Wisconsin Oshkosh senior Natalie Walker never dreamed being part of a new ultimate Frisbee team on campus would lead her to fun and rewarding connections with other Ultimate […]

  5. Students laud UW-River Falls’ first doctoral program

    Photo of members of the first class of UWRF doctoral candidates in Montessori studies meet to work on a class project at the University Center.

    Bridgette Williams owns a private Montessori school in Fayette County, Georgia. For the past two weeks, Williams, who is the head of the school and lead elementary guide, has been […]

  6. From dishwasher to ‘Iron Chef’

    Photo of Yia Vang, '10, owner of Union Hmong Kitchen in Minneapolis, who has established himself as one of the most celebrated chefs in he Midwest. In June, he was featured in Netflix's reboot of "Iron Chef." PHOTO CREDIT: Lauren Cutshall

    Known for Hmong cuisine, Yia Vang is a rising restaurateur Yia Vang used to wash dishes and count the days until he would never again have to work in a […]

  7. UW-Eau Claire public history students create exhibit in Irvine Park Welcome Center in Chippewa Falls

    Photo of UW-Eau Claire public history graduate students Jordan Stish (left) and Alexi Linder discussing the exhibit they helped create in the Irvine Park Welcome Center in Chippewa Falls. (Photo by Shane Opatz)

    Visitors to Irvine Park in Chippewa Falls now can learn about the history of the city and park thanks to an exhibit in the park’s Welcome Center that was created […]

  8. UW-Stevens Point to offer certificate in Native American and Indigenous Studies

    Photo of Native American headdress

    The University of Wisconsin-Stevens Point Department of History and International Studies has created a new 12-credit program designed to enrich student understanding of sovereign Indigenous nations. Starting in the fall […]

  9. An ‘over the counter’ hearing aid may put treatment within reach

    Photo of Yi Hu holding a prototype of the hearing device he developed for the over-the-counter hearing device market. The FDA is expected to issue guidelines for approval of OTC devices soon. (UWM Photo/Elora Hennessey)

    Yi Hu was always close with his grandfather, who lived in a poor, coal-mining region of China. Around 2005, his grandfather began to complain about hearing difficulty. “We knew that […]

  10. UW-Superior professor Michael Waxman starts Tutoring Without Borders, an academic service for Ukrainian children displaced by war

    Photo of UW-Superior Professor Michael Waxman tutoring a group of Ukrainian students.

    Like many Americans, Michael Waxman watched from afar with a heavy heart and a nagging question in his mind as the war in Ukraine unfolded. “What can I do to help?” he […]