1. UW-Stevens Point childcare center nationally recognized for environmental education, practices

    Photo of UCLCC children having hands on experiences with all aspects of the planting and upkeep of the garden. They also harvest and prepare food for snack times.

    The University of Wisconsin-Stevens Point’s Helen R. Godfrey University Child Learning and Care Center (UCLCC) has been recognized among the 2021 U.S. Department of Education Green Ribbon Schools award honorees. The […]

  2. 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 […]

  3. UW-Madison students team up to develop innovative solutions to dairy industry challenges

    Photo of dairy cows in barn

    Cold milk has long been offered alongside a lunch or snack in elementary schools. Over the years, the vessel for that milk has remained the same – a traditional paper […]

  4. 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, […]

  5. UW-Eau Claire, HPE collaboration a powerful partnership

    Photo of UW-Eau Claire Chancellor James Schmidt talking about a new public-private collaboration between Hewlett Packard Enterprise and the university at a Monday press conference. Pictured in the video screen is Mayo Clinic Health System Dr. Rajeev Chaudhry.

    Students and faculty at the University of Wisconsin-Eau Claire can engage in more high-performance, data-driven research thanks to a new public-private collaboration with Hewlett Packard Enterprise that dramatically increases the […]

  6. UW-La Crosse Q & A addresses vaccine concerns, misconceptions

    Photo of Peter Wilker, associate professor of microbiology, lecturing during an immunology class at UW-La Crosse.

    As vaccine eligibility opens across Wisconsin and the nation, people finally have hope for a return to normalcy. Still, the road to herd immunity requires people to sign up and […]

  7. UW-Milwaukee undergrad researcher ‘stepping back in time’ on Lake Michigan shoreline

    Photo of UWM student Mikayla Walker showing a fragment of peat with well-preserved plant and insect material unearthed at Sheridan Park in Cudahy. The fossil was found at the bottom of a bluff containing sedimentary strata deposited under a nearly mile-thick glacial at the end of the last ice age. Behind Walker are student Rene Chavez and geosciences lecturer Scott Schaefer. (UWM Photo/Troye Fox)

    Between 35,000 and 40,000 years ago, Lake Michigan’s geography looked drastically different. Much of its present-day shoreline was made up of marshes and bogs. Student researchers are studying fossils deposited […]

  8. 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 […]

  9. UW-Platteville research project brings Southwest Wisconsin into the classroom

    Photo of Tyler Vargo

    Growing up in Platteville, Tyler Vargo knows firsthand the beauty and diversity of Southwest Wisconsin, but like many rural areas, the region is significantly underrepresented on digital mapping platforms, like […]

  10. Virtual courses give UW-La Crosse senior a taste of Costa Rica, Italy

    Photo of Emma Jonas, a senior biology major, who is taking courses offered in Costa Rica and Italy through the Benjamin A. Gilman Scholarship, a national program supporting study abroad opportunities.

    The Benjamin A. Gilman Scholarship is a prestigious award given to only about 20% of applicants. Emma Jonas, a senior from UW-La Crosse, was one of those students this year. […]