1. UW-Milwaukee grads of online learning program put skills to use immediately amid pandemic

    Photo accompanying UW-Milwaukee story on grads of online program putting skill to use immediately amid pandemic

    Most students anticipate gradually putting their knowledge to work after they leave the university. However, four students who graduated in May from the School of Education’s Adult, Continuing, and Higher […]

  2. UW-Green Bay science faculty go the extra distance to provide high-impact practices during Covid-19

    Photo of bluffs and river

    UW-Green Bay professors and instructors, including John Luczaj (Geoscience, Water Science) is accommodating field trips this season for Natural and Applied Sciences, transforming existing and new trips into virtual interactive […]

  3. UW-La Crosse alum says dual degree program ‘opens many doors’

    Photo of Zach Heinkel, '18, a composite materials engineer with the Carderock Division of the Naval Surface Warfare Center in Bethesda, Maryland, who is part of a four-person team using 3D printers to produce masks, visors and hands-free door openers for employees at various naval facilities.

    A UW-La Crosse alum has found an effective tool for fighting COVID-19: 3D printers. Zach Heinkel, a composite materials engineer with the Carderock Division of the Naval Surface Warfare Center […]

  4. Made at UW-Stout door pullers part of student health push

    Photo of plastic door puller, designed by two UW-Stout seniors’ whose engineering skills led to special welcome gift in residence halls.

    At UW-Stout this fall, dozens of COVID-19 safety measures — from new plexiglass barriers to surface disinfection protocols to socially-distanced classrooms and lounges — have been planned and implemented to […]

  5. UW-Platteville student takes top prize in state research competition

    Photo of Joseph Creanza, a junior soil and crop science major at the University of Wisconsin-Platteville, who scored first place at the recent 2020 Student Research and Innovation Showcase.

    Joseph Creanza, a junior soil and crop science major at the University of Wisconsin-Platteville, scored first place at the recent 2020 Student Research and Innovation Showcase for his project, “Plant Essential Oils […]

  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-Madison research: Merging solar cell and liquid battery produces efficient, long-lasting solar storage

    Schematic illustration of an integrated solar flow battery. A solar cell is hooked up to tanks of chemicals that can store electricity for later use. WENJIE LI

    Chemists at the University of Wisconsin–Madison and their collaborators have created a highly efficient and long-lasting solar flow battery, a way to generate, store and redeliver renewable electricity from the […]

  8. UW-La Crosse’s Carl Foster honored for scientific contributions to speed skating

    Photo of Carl Foster, an exercise and sport science professor at UW-La Crosse, who has been named to the U.S. Speed Skating Hall of Fame. Foster is being inducted as a contributor to the sport after spending three decades as an exercise physiologist for Team USA.

    Carl Foster and speed skating were an unlikely pair, but they couldn’t have been a more perfect match. A Texas native who wasn’t exposed to the sport until after college, […]

  9. 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, […]

  10. UW-Platteville instructor finds innovative way to deliver criminal justice course during COVID-19 crisis

    Photo of a dock being used as a virtual teaching crime scene for UW-Platteville forensics students

    During the COVID-19 crisis, University of Wisconsin-Platteville faculty and staff have risen to the challenge by adapting and designing novel ways of realigning course delivery to ensure students continue to […]