1. UW-River Falls student Sophie Ackerman receives WiSys research grant

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    University of Wisconsin-River Falls senior Sophie Ackerman is the recipient of a $4,000 Ambassador Grant by the WiSys organization to research loneliness and isolation. Ackerman’s research, “Combating the Effects of […]

  2. UW-Eau Claire Dean Linda Young inducted into American Academy of Nursing class of 2020 fellows

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    Dr. Linda Young, dean of the College of Nursing and Health Sciences at the University of Wisconsin-Eau Claire, is among the national nursing leaders selected to be part of the […]

  3. UW Oshkosh alumna Lindsey Toman, athletic trainer, adjusts during COVID

    Photo of National Women’s Soccer League (NWSL) athletic trainer and University of Wisconsin Oshkosh alumna Lindsey Toman ’06 (center)

    As an athletic trainer, you need to be prepared for the unexpected. You need a kit perfectly prepped to treat an in-game injury, a rehabilitation plan built to use others’ […]

  4. UW-Green Bay senior Karly Skaletski talks about her favorite feature of online learning

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    Although UW-Green Bay is intending to be open in fall and welcoming faculty, staff and students back on campus, some classes originally scheduled for in-person instruction will be moving online […]

  5. UW-La Crosse offers curbside campus tour

    Photo of UW-La Crosse Admissions meeting visitors at the curbside to provide a folder of information about UWL and a map featuring QR codes to begin their own self-guided tour of campus with audio.

    QR codes at popular tour stops provide prospective students and families a self-guided experience Curbside pickup in the age of COVID-19 is nothing out of the ordinary. From groceries to […]

  6. UW System schools collaborate on green-energy study

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    Three University of Wisconsin System schools collaborated on a study to identify ways for state manufacturers to develop more products for green-energy technologies. A report released last month, “Advancing Wisconsin’s […]

  7. UW-Superior’s Rios Mendoza, colleagues awarded over $40,000 to study microplastics

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    University of Wisconsin-Superior associate professor of chemistry Dr. Lorena Rios Mendoza, along with colleagues from UW-Eau Claire, UW-Madison and the Lake Superior National Estuarine Research Reserve, have been awarded a grant by […]

  8. Grant to fund new UW-Eau Claire certificate in humanities, health research

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    The global pandemic has provided insight into how human behavior affects critical health care decisions, says Dr. Louisa Rice, professor and chair of the University of Wisconsin-Eau Claire’s history department. […]

  9. UW-Milwaukee alum finds her fit running Girls on the Run

    Photo of Tina Jones, executive director of Girls on the Run of Southeastern Wisconsin, standing with some of the kids involved in the program. “What I love about this organization is that we are there to build strong girls and look at the whole girl,” she said. “It’s not just the physical component of things, it’s the emotional component and the social component.” (Photo courtesy of Tina Jones)

    It’s not often that someone looks at a job description and decides it’s a perfect fit. But that’s what happened to Tina Jones, who earned her master’s degree from the […]

  10. UW-Whitewater Warhawk earns national chemistry accolade

    Photo of Kumpaty Hephzibah, left, with Robert Rider in the lab in 2019.

    Robert Rider, a chemistry major at the University of Wisconsin-Whitewater, will participate in a prestigious national educational outreach and workforce development program in chemistry at Brookhaven National Laboratory in Upton, […]