1. UW-Parkside Theatre Arts Wins multiple awards at Kennedy Center American College Theater Festival

    Photo of UW-Parkside's Theatre Arts members

    The University of Wisconsin-Parkside Theatre Arts department was well represented at the Kennedy Center American College Theater Festival (KCACTF), Region 3 competition. Senior Briana Livesay (Wauconda, IL) won the prestigious Irene […]

  2. ‘A full-circle moment’: UW Oshkosh RTF grad is now WPR’s statewide ‘Morning Edition’ host

    Photo of Alex Crowe, a 2015 graduate of the University of Wisconsin Oshkosh’s radio TV film (RTF) program, who recently became WPR’s host of NPR’s Morning Edition.

    A broadcast journalist who got his start on the WRST-FM airwaves is now a daily fixture on Wisconsin Public Radio. Alex Crowe, a 2015 graduate of the University of Wisconsin […]

  3. Sentry Insurance $10 million gift will propel UW-Stevens Point business school

    Photo of UW-Stevens Point Chancellor Thomas Gibson (right) and Pete McPartland, chairman of the board, president and CEO of Sentry, announcing a $10 million gift to the School of Business and Economics today (Dec. 15), the largest gift the university has received.

    A $10 million gift from the Sentry Insurance Foundation will significantly expand opportunities for University of Wisconsin-Stevens Point business students, with an impact that will affect the entire region. The donation to […]

  4. UWM alumna carves out a career in business and media, with an emphasis on the positive

    Photo of UW-Milwaukee alumna Nyesha Stone: Unsure about a career in traditional journalism, Nyesha Stone instead started a communications and public relations business, Carvd N Stone. “I couldn’t get the jobs I wanted, so I decided to make my own path.” (Photo courtesy of Nyesha Stone)

    When Nyesha Stone graduated from UWM in 2018 with her degree in journalism, advertising and media studies, she wasn’t quite sure if she wanted to go into traditional newspaper journalism […]

  5. UW-Eau Claire’s Fostering Success interns making connections, building the program

    Photo of a fall 2022 team of UW-Eau Claire undergraduate and graduate students who helped the university’s Fostering Success program reach more current and future Blugolds who were in foster care or experienced homelessness as youth enroll and be successful in college. The Fostering Success leadership team includes, from left, students Molly Urmanski, Mia Johnson and Taz Smith, along with staff member Jodi Thesing-Ritter and graduate student Jessica Brooks. (Photo by Shane Opatz)

    The University of Wisconsin-Eau Claire’s Fostering Success program is making huge leaps forward thanks to a $70,000 grant it received from the UW System this summer, program leaders say. UW-Eau […]

  6. UW-Green Bay: One working mom’s homework—kids, COVID and a BSN

    Photo of Lisa Pawlak, who graduated from UW-Green Bay December 2022

    Without question, Lisa Pawlak is driven. As one of the hundreds of students graduating this winter at UW-Green Bay’s commencement ceremony, Lisa’s path to earn her bachelor of science in […]

  7. UWM research seeks to find how small microplastics become in waterways

    Photo of Laodong Guo, professor of freshwater sciences, investigating the molecular structures of microplastics to determine how small they ultimately become in waterways. (UWM Photo/Elora Hennessey)

    The tsunami of plastic waste flooding into oceans and the Great Lakes eventually breaks down into bits that are about the size of a sesame seed in a process called […]

  8. UW-Eau Claire women’s rugby club team wins national title

    Photo of the UW-Eau Claire women’s rugby club team proudly displays the Division II National Champions pennant. (UW-Eau Claire)

    The University of Wisconsin-Eau Claire women’s rugby club team won the National Collegiate Rugby Division II National Championship on Dec. 4 in Houston. UW-Eau Claire defeated Marquette University 78-0 in […]

  9. Blugold’s research aims to better prepare future teachers to instruct students with disabilities

    Photo of UW-Eau Claire recent graduate

    Maura Laesser saw the passion of special education instructors while she was a classroom assistant as a high school student, and the University of Wisconsin-Eau Claire senior has developed a […]

  10. Rising Phoenix Empowered Nadia Neziri to Test-Drive College

    Photo of Nadia Neziri, UW-Green Bay student

    There’s fast-tracking your college experience, and then there’s Nadia Neziri’s academic life in the fast lane. “I have a summer internship and I’m taking two summer classes.” While that’s not […]