1. UW-Eau Claire pilot program aims to save students money by reducing textbook and materials costs

    Photo of UW-Eau Claire, which is continuing a pilot program that supports faculty who want to incorporate into their courses more teaching, learning and research materials that reside in the public domain or have been released under an open license that allows them to be used at no cost. The project aims to reduce costs associated with buying textbooks or other course materials.

    In the 11 years that Dr. Lisa Quinn-Lee has been teaching an Introduction to Social Welfare class at the University of Wisconsin-Eau Claire, she has yet to find a textbook […]

  2. How serving students with disabilities became a priority mission at UW-Whitewater

    Photo of service dog at UW-Whitewater commencement

    After Paul Lauritzen arrived on the Whitewater State College campus in the fall of 1964 to start a special education program in its college of education, he soon found himself […]

  3. UW-Parkside History Department to offer course on Kenosha Black History

    Photo of UW-Parkside Kenosha Black History Course promotional video

    UW-Parkside History Department is offering a seven-week course beginning March 29 titled “Researching Kenosha’s Black History,” taught by Professor Edward Schmitt. “For us to begin learning, healing, and making progress […]

  4. UW-Milwaukee historian tells a story of Black capitalism through beer

    Photo of John Harry, whose interest in beer antiques and memorabilia led him to choose beer history as the focus of his studies at UWM. (UWM Photo/Troye Fox)

    If it takes beer to get people interested in history, that’s fine. That’s the view of John Harry, a history graduate student who has focused his research on beer and […]

  5. UWO United We Stand: Veterans urged to get support for mental health

    Image of veterans: United We Stand, Take care of your mental health and ask for help

    After enduring heartbreaking news that another area veteran had taken their life, a University of Wisconsin Oshkosh team has formed to try and prevent more tragedies. The family of armed […]

  6. UW-La Crosse archaeology students help unearth northern Wisconsin tribe’s history

    Photo of UWL students Miles Martinez, left, and Lauren Brewer documenting archaeological materials in the UWL Archaeology Lab during the spring 2021 semester.

    A Native American pageant that brought thousands of tourists to Wisconsin’s Apostle Islands a century ago is, again, taking the stage – this time for UW-La Crosse students. The students […]

  7. UW-Platteville criminal justice major researches treatment court

    Photo of Dr. Staci Strobl and Jacob Wehler

    “When you are doing research every single thing matters,” said Jacob Wehler, a University of Wisconsin-Platteville criminal justice major. “If you don’t pay attention to all the little details, you could […]

  8. UW-Whitewater’s Center for Students with Disabilities celebrates 50 years

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    The University of Wisconsin-Whitewater’s Center for Students with Disabilities was founded a half a century ago, during the 1970-71 academic year. From that founding, the center has worked with colleagues across campus […]

  9. UW-La Crosse fraternity finds creative way to fundraise

    Photo of member Jacob Dunnum proudly showing the first catch of the day for the Ice-Fish-A-Thon 2021 on Lake Onalaska. Eight UW-La Crosse Sigma Tau Gamma members raised $3,610 for Special Olympics.

    They were fishing for more than fish. And they didn’t let their lack of catching many spoil their fun. The brothers of UW-La Crosse’s Sigma Tau Gamma wanted to do something when […]

  10. UW-Eau Claire nursing alumna recognized for work in public health

    Photo of UW-Eau Claire nursing alumna

    Selfless and devoted individuals stepped forward in 2020 with heroic efforts during the COVID-19 pandemic, serving as a continuous source of hope during such difficult times. Among the devoted public […]