1. UW-La Crosse campus toy drive for Afghan children a success

    Photo of Lisa Klein, UW-La Crosse Community Engagement Coordinator, loading toys collected for Afghan children at Fort McCoy. The two-week, campus-wide effort netted around 400 toys.

    Children of Afghan refugees at Fort McCoy will have new toys to play with thanks to a UW-La Crosse toy drive. The campus-wide effort over a two-week period involved students, […]

  2. UW-Eau Claire’s COVID-19 archiving project earns Wisconsin Historical Society award

    Photo of Blugolds (from left) Breida Torres Berumen, Lucy Hobbs, and Claire Ganschow, who are capturing and preserving stories shared by people in western Wisconsin about what life has been like during COVID-19. The project is being recognized by the Wisconsin Historical Society for its important contributions to the region and state. (Submitted photo)

    A University of Wisconsin-Eau Claire-led project that captures and preserves COVID-19 stories and artifacts from the campus and surrounding communities is being honored by the Wisconsin Historical Society for its […]

  3. UW-La Crosse alum finds calling as museum marketer

    Photo of Sean Mobley, '12, a social media and content specialist for the Museum of Flight in Seattle. As a student at UW-La Crosse, Mobley recorded podcasts in his residence hall using a Guitar Hero microphone — experience that has come in handy throughout his career.

    Sean Mobley came to UWL to study engineering — his first step toward a career designing roller coasters for Walt Disney World.    But there was one problem: Mobley hated calculus.  […]

  4. UW-Milwaukee easing students’ return to campus by nurturing well-being

    Photo of a visit to Bradford Beach, one of dozens of events during Fall Welcome where students could have fun and meet other students as they returned to the campus, many for the first time since the pandemic struck. (UWM Photo/Elora Hennessey)

    Rachel Comande spent last year at UWM caught in a two-step dance between attending classes in her suite in Sandburg Residence Hall and her bedroom back home. Gone were the […]

  5. ACT fast: How the perfect program and its proactive leader changed a 58-year-old teaching student’s life

    Photo pf ACT: Alternative Careers in Teaching

    “The stars must be aligned because this is all coming together.” Michael Czerwinski remembers that line well. It was written to him in an email by Tammy Ladwig, then the […]

  6. Making a difference: Thomas Harris a driving force for UWL, area social justice

    Photo of Thomas Harris, who graduated with a master’s in college student personnel in ’01, and has received the 2021 Academic Staff Excellence Award that recognizes excellence in performance and service. Among his service on campus was a stint as hall director in Wentz Hall.

    When Thomas Harris was graduating with a bachelor’s degree, three of his UW-Stevens Point mentors told him he had what it takes to make a difference among college students. Harris drove to […]

  7. UW-Platteville to support rural entrepreneurs with new prototyping services

    Photo of UW-Platteville student in lab

    Already known as a hub for creativity and innovation in the tri-state region, the University of Wisconsin-Platteville will soon be offering additional services to budding entrepreneurs throughout the region with […]

  8. UW-Green Bay Summer Bridge Program puts students on Path to Success

    Photo of Summer Bridge Student Morgan Runaas

    All students, no matter how academically gifted, enter college with some trepidation; many are apprehensive about their ability to succeed. At UW-Green Bay, a Summer Bridge Program is helping put minds at […]

  9. UWO’s new 100% online associate degree preps students for dozens of career options

    Photo of student at laptop

    The University of Wisconsin Oshkosh is launching a new 100% online associate of arts and sciences (AAS) degree program this fall to prepare students for careers that require more education […]

  10. From the other side of the world, girl in Kenya learns computer coding at UW-Milwaukee

    Photo of Elsie Maingi from Kenya who competed Girls Who Code program offered by UW-Milwaukee

    The pandemic and a year of virtual schooling had an unexpected benefit for a little girl in Kenya who connected with Girls Who Code at UWM. “I use the computer […]