1. 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 […]

  2. 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 […]

  3. UW-Stout shredded campus office paper being recycled into tissue paper

    Photo of UW-Stout student Heather Kent, a senior business administration major from Altoona, shredding office paper in the Human Resources office./UW-Stout photo

    Earth Week activities April 16-22 include campus clean-up, hike and plastics discussion University of Wisconsin-Stout’s shredded office paper is finding new life at Cascades in Eau Claire as tissue paper. […]

  4. UW–Madison alum’s mask makes Time magazine’s list of best inventions of 2020

    Photo of Max Bock-Aronson

    While studying abroad in Singapore as a University of Wisconsin–Madison mechanical engineering undergraduate student in 2013, Max Bock-Aronson experienced heightened levels of air pollution firsthand. He also happened to be taking an […]

  5. UW-Eau Claire pilot program aims to save students money by reducing textbook and materials costs

    Photo of UW-Eau Claire, which is continuing a pilot program that supports faculty who want to incorporate into their courses more teaching, learning and research materials that reside in the public domain or have been released under an open license that allows them to be used at no cost. The project aims to reduce costs associated with buying textbooks or other course materials.

    In the 11 years that Dr. Lisa Quinn-Lee has been teaching an Introduction to Social Welfare class at the University of Wisconsin-Eau Claire, she has yet to find a textbook […]

  6. UW-Platteville research explores relationship between COVID-19 knowledge and emotions, sense of control

    Photo of Megan Bunyer and Dr. Kameko Halfmann conducting a study on event memory, emotion and sense of control in relation to the social distancing measures of COVID-19.

    In the fall of 2019, Megan Bunyer, a University of Wisconsin-Platteville senior psychology major from Shannon, Illinois, began exploring potential research topics, guided by particular interests she had in emotion, memory and […]

  7. How serving students with disabilities became a priority mission at UW-Whitewater

    Photo of service dog at UW-Whitewater commencement

    After Paul Lauritzen arrived on the Whitewater State College campus in the fall of 1964 to start a special education program in its college of education, he soon found himself […]

  8. UW-Eau Claire students help Blugold Brain Injury Group members tell their stories to health care providers

    Photo of undergraduate and graduate students in UW-Eau Claire’s communication sciences and disorders programs who assisted Blugold Brain Injury Group members in developing a presentation for Mayo Clinic Health System providers. In the presentation, BBIG members told providers what it’s like to live with a traumatic brain injury. Blugolds helping with the project include (seated from left) Bailey Harder and Crystal Zehm, and (standing from left) Dr. Jerry Hoepner and Hannah Yingst.

    Photo caption: Undergraduate and graduate students in UW-Eau Claire’s communication sciences and disorders programs assisted Blugold Brain Injury Group members in developing a presentation for Mayo Clinic Health System providers. In […]

  9. First-year UW-Platteville engineering student assists with carbon nanotube research

    Photo of Eliot Driessen conducting research in the nano lab.

    University of Wisconsin-Platteville freshman Eliot Driessen, an electrical engineering major from Appleton, Wisconsin, is embarking on his first year of undergraduate research. After being awarded the Undergraduate Research, Scholarly and Creative […]

  10. UW-Eau Claire students research economic impact of COVID-19 pandemic

    Photo of Dr. Thomas Kemp teaching an economics class this semester that focuses on the economic impact of the COVID-19 pandemic. The class gives students an opportunity to research and analyze topics and data relating to the pandemic even as the crisis continues.

    As the COVID-19 pandemic began sweeping across the world last spring, closing schools, shuttering businesses and overwhelming hospitals, Sara Patoka struggled to see how she might use her knowledge and […]