1. UW-Platteville wins Region 3 Soils Contest, Strobel takes top individual honors

    Photo of (pictured left to right:) Isaac Nollen, Gabriela Strobel, Nicole Plenty, Andrew Mitzelfelt, Abby Field and Dr. Chris Baxter

    The University of Wisconsin-Platteville Collegiate Soils Team took first place in the 64th annual Region 3 Collegiate Soils Contest, held Oct. 5-8. The event was held in McLean and Tazewell […]

  2. UW-Whitewater students track Blanding’s turtles for research and better conservation practices

    Photo of Blanding's turtle hatchlings like these were hatched in captivity and released in a Rock County marsh as part of a multi-year study involving UW-Whitewater students of a conservation practice called “headstarting.” (UW-Whitewater photo/Craig Schreiner)

    UW-Whitewater students Nick Rudolph and Lisa Mitchem start their day at a reclaimed marsh in Rock County. They unpack research equipment from their car and don fishing waders. Standing in […]

  3. From the far corners of the world to UW-Superior

    Photo of UW-Superior international students

    UW-Superior sees marked increase in international students this fall One of the most exciting developments at the University of Wisconsin-Superior this fall has been the significant increase in new international […]

  4. Making a difference, naturally: UWSP alumni, students conserve Central Wisconsin resources through a local nonprofit

    Photo of Asa Plonsky, Stevens Point, a 2018 graduate in biology and water resources, who works at Golden Sands coordinating two groups that manage invasive species. They also provide educational workshops and webinars to increase awareness of invasive species.

    The holistic education provided through the University of Wisconsin-Stevens Point’s College of Natural Resources (CNR) is making a difference for Central Wisconsin landowners, businesses and community members who use services […]

  5. Regents approve new partnership with Gateway Technical College, UW-Parkside, allowing students to earn two-year liberal arts degrees

    Photo of partnership between Gateway Technical College and UW-Parkside

    The University of Wisconsin Board of Regents at their meeting in October paved the way for Gateway Technical College to begin offering two, two-year liberal arts degrees. The UW Board […]

  6. Mystery radio wave signal from the heart of our galaxy found

    Image of strange radio waves from an unknown source, which have been discovered in the direction of the center of our galaxy. (Illustration by Sebastian Zentilomo)

    An international team of astronomers that includes one from UWM has discovered unusual radio signals coming from the direction of the center of the Milky Way galaxy, but they don’t […]

  7. New grant to advance entrepreneurial mindset in UW-Platteville engineers

    Image of KEEN Engineering Unleashed at UW-Platteville

    After being accepted as a member in the Kern Entrepreneurial Engineering Network (KEEN) last summer, the University of Wisconsin-Platteville was recently awarded a $290,000 grant to further its work in the Network […]

  8. New $10M UW-Madison project to study, support diverse perennial forage systems

    Photo of a UW-Madison researcher standing in a field

    With the support of a $10 million grant from the USDA National Institute of Food and Agriculture, a multi-state team of researchers is embarking on an effort to study diverse […]

  9. UW-La Crosse campus toy drive for Afghan children a success

    Photo of Lisa Klein, UW-La Crosse Community Engagement Coordinator, loading toys collected for Afghan children at Fort McCoy. The two-week, campus-wide effort netted around 400 toys.

    Children of Afghan refugees at Fort McCoy will have new toys to play with thanks to a UW-La Crosse toy drive. The campus-wide effort over a two-week period involved students, […]

  10. Research helps Blugold discover how computer science, health care intersect

    Photo of Nichol He. Thanks to his undergraduate research, Nichol He found a way to bring his passions for computer science and health care together in his future career. After He earns his degree in software engineering, the Blugold hopes to go to medical school while also continuing his research in bioinformatics. (Photo by Jesse Yang)

    Coming into college, Nichol He knew he wanted to study either computer science or pre-med, two very different academic areas that he assumed could only lead to two very different […]