1. UW-Platteville students intern at local health departments, assist in COVID-19 response

    Photo of Travis Clary, who is interning at the Grant County Health Department, assisting at the vaccination clinics on campus.

    A group of University of Wisconsin-Platteville students are gaining a valuable experience in the health care field, while making an impact in local communities’ response against the COVID-19 pandemic. Travis […]

  2. UW-Whitewater student opens door for others to excel, too

    Photo of Thomas “TC” Hamilton

    Thomas “TC” Hamilton has had the kind of college experience that many students dream about. A senior psychology major at the University of Wisconsin-Whitewater, he’s studied abroad, he’s been a Warhawk Ambassador, […]

  3. UW–Madison alum’s mask makes Time magazine’s list of best inventions of 2020

    Photo of Max Bock-Aronson

    While studying abroad in Singapore as a University of Wisconsin–Madison mechanical engineering undergraduate student in 2013, Max Bock-Aronson experienced heightened levels of air pollution firsthand. He also happened to be taking an […]

  4. UW-Green Bay Nursing students proud to contribute to vaccine effort

    Photo of UW-Green Bay Nursing student Precious Vang

    When Alyssa Ehlke decided she wanted to become a nurse in 2014, she had no idea of the surprises being a student in 2020 would hold. “I think that there’s […]

  5. 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 […]

  6. UW-Eau Claire students help Blugold Brain Injury Group members tell their stories to health care providers

    Photo of undergraduate and graduate students in UW-Eau Claire’s communication sciences and disorders programs who assisted Blugold Brain Injury Group members in developing a presentation for Mayo Clinic Health System providers. In the presentation, BBIG members told providers what it’s like to live with a traumatic brain injury. Blugolds helping with the project include (seated from left) Bailey Harder and Crystal Zehm, and (standing from left) Dr. Jerry Hoepner and Hannah Yingst.

    Photo caption: Undergraduate and graduate students in UW-Eau Claire’s communication sciences and disorders programs assisted Blugold Brain Injury Group members in developing a presentation for Mayo Clinic Health System providers. In […]

  7. 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 […]

  8. UW-Eau Claire students research economic impact of COVID-19 pandemic

    Photo of Dr. Thomas Kemp teaching an economics class this semester that focuses on the economic impact of the COVID-19 pandemic. The class gives students an opportunity to research and analyze topics and data relating to the pandemic even as the crisis continues.

    As the COVID-19 pandemic began sweeping across the world last spring, closing schools, shuttering businesses and overwhelming hospitals, Sara Patoka struggled to see how she might use her knowledge and […]

  9. 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 […]

  10. UWM-sponsored Lake Sturgeon Bowl celebrates its 20th year

    Photo of winners of the 2014 Lake Sturgeon Bowl, the Spring Valley High School team from Wisconsin, sitting on a huge piece of driftwood at Rialto Beach on the Pacific Ocean in Washington before competing in the National Ocean Sciences Bowl in Seattle. (Submitted photo)

    Wisconsin is 700 miles from an ocean coastline, but the state is home to numerous high school students with award-winning knowledge of oceanography. That’s in part due to the efforts of the […]