1. UW-Milwaukee program that aims to build diversity in sciences produces first graduates

    Photo of Bryn Glennon (left) and Mara Charpentier (third from left), who are two of the first three UWM graduates from the PECS program, which aims to boost the number of students from underrepresented groups who become engineers and computer scientists. With them are Wilkistar Otieno (right), associate professor of engineering, and Christine Beimborn, STEM outreach specialist in engineering. (UWM Photo/Elora Hennessey)

    UW-Milwaukee has reached another milestone in helping build a more diverse workforce in the STEM (science, technology, engineering and mathematics) fields. In May, the first three students graduated from a […]

  2. UW-Eau Claire nursing students raise awareness about challenges of returning to community after being incarcerated

    Photo of Brelynn Updike, who is part of a team of UW-Eau Claire nursing students and recent graduates who are raising awareness about the challenges and resources needed to support people as they return to the community after being incarcerated. The research team partnered with several Chippewa Valley organizations on a project that they hope will help give voice to these individuals. (Photo by Bill Hoepner)

    A team of University of Wisconsin-Eau Claire nursing students and recent graduates are working to raise awareness about the challenges and resources needed to support people as they return to […]

  3. ‘I fell in love with it’: How a spring UWO grad found her passion through sociology

    Photo of Green Bay native Faythe Brennan, who started out at the University of Wisconsin Oshkosh planning to study biology, but graduated in spring 2021 with a bachelor’s degree in sociology.

    Some students begin their college journey knowing exactly what they want to study and exactly where they’ll be when they finish. For others, finding the right major can be a […]

  4. High-performance computing workshops scheduled for high school students at UW-Eau Claire

    Photo of Dr. Nora Mitchell, UW-Eau Claire assistant professor of biology, who will direct a workshop for Upward Bound students on using the supercomputing cluster to build evolutionary trees to understand relationships among species. Mitchell is shown in this photo working with UW-Eau Claire students in a biology class lab. (Photo by Shane Opatz)

    Some Eau Claire high school students will get firsthand experiences this week in the first summer workshops for high-performance computing, all taught by University of Wisconsin-Eau Claire faculty and staff […]

  5. In spring CDC study, UW Oshkosh outpaced national average in mask-wearing

    Photo of UW Oshkosh student wearing mask during successful "MASCUP" campaign during COVID-19 pandemic

    How did the University of Wisconsin Oshkosh make it through the past year without a major coronavirus outbreak? A study conducted in collaboration with the U.S. Centers for Disease Control […]

  6. Pursuing a career in biomedical research: UW-Eau Claire May ’21 graduate Jordan Munos

    Photo of Jordan Munos, who as a member of the student research team in the chemistry lab with Dr. James Phillips, found her passion for biomedical research. She is pictured here installing a liquid nitrogen trap on the preparatory vacuum line, just one of many complex instruments Blugold researchers like Munos learn to master.

    As an incoming Blugold four years ago, Jordan Munos knew she wanted to go to medical school, but wasn’t certain what major would be her best route to get there. […]

  7. UW-Milwaukee alum & teacher of the year stresses value of language

    Photo of UWM alum Susan Richardson teaching third grade at Milwaukee’s German Immersion School. (Photo courtesy of Susan Richardson)

    When Susan Richardson’s students take a test and come across the word perpendicular, they’re not fazed, even though they’ve learned the concept in German as “senkrecht auf einander.” “We have […]

  8. UW-Whitewater grad students boost the morale, academics of school children

    Photo of school psychology graduate students Remi Larson, left, and Liv Russo studying in Laurentide Hall on Wednesday, April 27, 2021. They participated with their cohort in online academic interventions to help students at Washington Elementary School with math and reading.

    Affirmation comes in many forms. For Remi Larson, a graduate student in school psychology at University of Wisconsin-Whitewater, it came when the fourth grader she was working with called out to his […]

  9. UWM engineering alumna builds a business in sustainable stormwater management

    Photo of Carrie Bristoll-Groll showing off StormGUARDen, a product her company launched that serves as a combination rain garden and rain barrel. (Photo courtesy of Carrie Bristoll-Groll)

    Wisconsin is blessed with an abundance of water. We have so much water, we often end up with too much in the wrong places at the wrong time. This water […]

  10. Listening to war: UW-La Crosse helped local veterans’ stories to be featured in statewide digital collection

    Photo collage: Murphy Library and the Oral History Program at the University of Wisconsin – La Crosse are proud to share Listening to War: Wisconsin’s Wartime Oral Histories.

    On this Memorial Day, Murphy Library and the Oral History Program at the University of Wisconsin – La Crosse are proud to share Listening to War: Wisconsin’s Wartime Oral Histories. The collection includes interviews with Wisconsin residents […]