1. UW-Platteville to build largest state-owned solar array

    Photo of existing solar array on the rooftop of Engineering Hall at UW-Platteville.

    The University of Wisconsin-Platteville received state approval Thursday to construct a 2.4 megawatt solar array in Memorial Park. This will be the largest solar array owned by a Wisconsin state […]

  2. UW-La Crosse Congo alum, student revel in campus flag raising

    Photo of UWL Senior Vanessa Mbuyi Kaja raising the flag of the Democratic Republic of Congo for the first time on campus during a December 2020 ceremony. “I already knew I was accepted here in La Crosse, but this makes me feel like yes, I can call this my home,” noted the microbiology major.

    Pierrot Mpemwangi waited nearly 20 years. Vanessa Mbuyi Kaja, three. The UW-La Crosse alum and current student hoped to see the flag of their homeland, the Democratic Republic of Congo, […]

  3. App developed at UW-Milwaukee helps explore Black history

    Image of the Blackistory app, which was scheduled to launch on Feb. 17.

    Deborah Blanks has turned a project she started for her son in grade school into a Black history app that will launch Feb. 17. It’s free and will be available in […]

  4. UW-Eau Claire research team studies effects of alcohol on older people

    Photo of Dr. Doug Matthews and Quinn Petersilka, a freshman research assistant, collaborating with Mayo Clinic on research about the effects of alcohol on aging brains.

    While many senior citizens assume that having two or three drinks is harmless, a University of Wisconsin-Eau Claire research team has found that alcohol significantly affects older brains in ways […]

  5. Globally groundbreaking – UW-River Falls to offer doctoral degree in Montessori studies

    Photo of Montessori classroom

    The University of Wisconsin System Board of Regents on Feb. 5, 2021, approved a request by the University of Wisconsin-River Falls to implement a Doctor of Education (Ed.D.) degree in […]

  6. Warhawk alum wins statewide teaching honor

    Photo of UW-Whitewater alum Brad Miller

    Brad Miller says his favorite artists are his students. “Some will say that’s cheesy, and I’m okay with that. Every day that I get to see something that a student […]

  7. Spanish immersion class helps UW-Eau Claire Blugolds build connections in western Wisconsin

    Photo of UW-Eau Claire Spanish immersion class

    What do a western Wisconsin farm, a local coffee shop, a free medical clinic and a Catholic church have in common? They all attract Spanish-speaking community members from the Eau […]

  8. New maps show what lies beneath the water in the Milwaukee harbor

    Photo of UW-Milwaukee faculty members Kim Beckmann and John Janssen showing off the results of their joint project, a map of the aquatic ecology of the Milwaukee harbor. A host of environmental agencies are using it to help them make decisions about what restoration projects they will undertake. (UWM Photo/Troye Fox)

    Four years in the making, a unique set of maps that show what lies under the water’s surface in the Milwaukee harbor is now available both online and on signage posted […]

  9. UW-Platteville, UW-Stout to offer associate’s degree in hospitality and tourism

    Photo of UW-Platteville Baraboo Sauk County campus, where a new associate’s degree in hospitality and tourism will be offered, a partnership between UW-Platteville and UW-Stout.

    To further serve the needs of employees and employers in Southwest Wisconsin, UW-Platteville and UW-Stout will form a partnership starting in Fall 2021 – offering a new associate’s degree in […]

  10. UW-River Falls Ecological Restoration Institute opens

    Photo of UW-River Falls students learning about the wetland delineation process in application towards a restoration project..

    A cutting edge Ecological Restoration Institute has opened in the College of Agriculture, Food and Environmental Sciences at the University of Wisconsin-River Falls. The mission of the institute, part of […]