1. UWM researchers take a leading role in finding elusive mergers of black holes with neutron stars

    Photo of an artist's interpretation showing a merger of a black hole and neutron star. The neutron star is in blue, with the rainbow colors representing pieces of the neutron star being torn off by the black hole. In these discoveries, however, the black holes likely swallowed their neutron stars whole because no light was detected in either event. (Illustration by Carl Know, OzGrav, Swinburne University)

    For the first time, researchers have confirmed the detection of a collision between a black hole and a neutron star. In fact, the scientists detected not one but two such […]

  2. Blugold senior Carl Fossum wins state championship for COVID-19 research presentation

    Photo of UW-Eau Claire senior Carl Fossum, who will graduate in May 2022 and is beginning his process of finding graduate programs where he will pursue a Ph.D. in computational chemistry. In addition to a career in research, Fossum hopes to teach at the college level. (Photo by Bill Hoepner)

    University of WIsconsin–Eau Claire senior Carl Fossum wants to be a university instructor one day to use his knowledge and teaching skills to explain computational chemistry to his students. Fossum’s […]

  3. UW-Stout graphic design major’s GOAT Milk? concept gets national acclaim

    Photo of Daniel Nesja’s GOAT Milk? advertising campaign, which took a silver in the American Advertising Awards. / Contributed photo

    Nesja’s print design earns silver in American Advertising Awards An advertising concept by a University of Wisconsin-Stout graphic design major has earned a second major honor. In the spring, Daniel […]

  4. UW-Madison: Modeling COVID-19 infection based on movement can improve public health response

    Photo of Song Gao, UW-Madison geography professor

    An epidemic like COVID-19 relies on infected people mixing with uninfected people, — encounters that typically require one or both to move around. A new method for modeling the progression […]

  5. Crunch, crunch: UWO research shows teenage T. rex had a powerful bite

    Photo of UW Oshkosh paleontologist Joseph Peterson holding a model of a juvenile T. rex jaw

    By the age of 13, the bite force of a Tyrannosaurus rex could already puncture bone. The new University of Wisconsin Oshkosh research finding published June 2 in the journal PeerJ fills a gap […]

  6. UW-Green Bay nursing faculty train with new manikins that will offer nursing students realistic patient healthcare scenarios

    Photo of a nursing instructor training on the new hi-tech human patient simulator inside the Aurora BayCare Nursing Skills Center on the UW-Green Bay Campus. These manikins offer nursing students with realistic patient healthcare scenarios for critical thinking and clinical skills training. UW-Green Bay's partnership with Aurora BayCare ensures our nursing students are prepared to deliver high-quality, safe patient care as they prepare for their clinical courses.

    Nursing instructors in UW-Green Bay’s College of Health, Education and Social Welfare, trained recently on the new high-tech patient simulators (or manikins) inside the Aurora BayCare Nursing Skills Center on […]

  7. 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 […]

  8. Mission to Mars: UW-La Crosse alum to talk June 23 about working with Mars rover

    Photo of Andrea Connell, ’08, who is part of NASA’s Jet Propulsion Laboratory in Pasadena, California, which has helped oversee planning and operations for the Mars Perseverance Rover. Connell will discuss the project during the next installment of the UWL Alumni Association’s What’s New Wednesdays series June 23, 2021.

    How to watch Andrea Connell will discuss her work on the Mars Perseverance rover at 5 p.m. Wednesday, June 23, 2021, during the UWL Alumni Associations’ What’s New Wednesdays series. […]

  9. UW-Parkside undergrad wins Wisconsin Big Idea Tournament

    Photo of UW-Parkside undergraduate Gabrielle Richardson, who won the Big Idea Tournament in 2021

    Gabrielle Richardson, a UW-Parkside pre-med undergraduate majoring in Spanish and Criminal Justice, is the winner of the Wisconsin Big Idea Tournament. The tournament was sponsored by UW System and the […]

  10. UW-Green Bay Manitowoc faculty and students bring ‘Cool Chemistry’ show to the masses with a video version

    Image of UW-Green Bay's Cool Chemistry program

    For years, faculty members at UW-Green Bay’s Manitowoc and Sheboygan campuses (formerly UW-Manitowoc and UW-Sheboygan) have been putting the “cool” in chemistry with Cool Chemistry shows each year to get […]