1. UW-Whitewater entrepreneurship opportunities light a path for recent grad

    Photo of Blue Line team members, from left: Chief Operations Officer John Lapota, Marketing Director Kristen Holtan, CEO and Lead Engineer Dustin Herte, Chief Sales Officer Lukas Walter, Lead Sales Manager Tyson Curtis, and Business Development Director Benjamin Brietenbucher. (Photo from https://bluelinebattery.com/about)

    As a first-year student at the University of Wisconsin-Whitewater, Kristen Holtan was assigned to choose from myriad student organizations in the College of Business and Economics and attend at least […]

  2. UW-Stout students’ alternative design for cube packaging of coconut oil wins national award

    Photo of UW-Stout's award-winning Coconut Cubes packaging

    Coconut oil is becoming a popular product in many people’s kitchens and baths as they discover the benefits it can add to their cooking and self-care routines, as an alternative […]

  3. UW-Platteville to build largest state-owned solar array

    Photo of existing solar array on the rooftop of Engineering Hall at UW-Platteville.

    The University of Wisconsin-Platteville received state approval Thursday to construct a 2.4 megawatt solar array in Memorial Park. This will be the largest solar array owned by a Wisconsin state […]

  4. App developed at UW-Milwaukee helps explore Black history

    Image of the Blackistory app, which was scheduled to launch on Feb. 17.

    Deborah Blanks has turned a project she started for her son in grade school into a Black history app that will launch Feb. 17. It’s free and will be available in […]

  5. Globally groundbreaking – UW-River Falls to offer doctoral degree in Montessori studies

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    The University of Wisconsin System Board of Regents on Feb. 5, 2021, approved a request by the University of Wisconsin-River Falls to implement a Doctor of Education (Ed.D.) degree in […]

  6. Superior Floating Classroom sails forward with $100,000 gift

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    In November 2019, the UW-Superior Foundation and the Lake Superior Research Institute (LSRI) announced a new Superior Floating Classroom initiative to re-establish hands-on learning and research aboard a Lake Superior […]

  7. New UW-Madison solvent-based recycling process could cut down on millions of tons of plastic waste

    Photo to accompany solvent-based plastic recycling research at UW-Madison

    Multilayer plastic materials are ubiquitous in food and medical supply packaging, particularly since the specific properties of layered polymers can keep moisture from fouling sterile syringes or light and oxygen […]

  8. UW-Madison: Bird’s-eye view of geology using drones offers new way to protect groundwater

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    These days, researchers at the Wisconsin Geological and Natural History Survey are spending a little less time on the ground and more time in the air — looking at the […]

  9. UW-Eau Claire student researchers win award for medical innovation

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    University of Wisconsin-Eau Claire students Aaron Ellefson and Cuyler Monahan didn’t let COVID-19 deter their collaborative research into developing a clinical foam to protect cancer patients from radiation during treatment.Ellefson, […]

  10. UW-Stevens Point program offers careers in caring for children when they need it most

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    When a child is sick, needs emergency stitches or an MRI, a hospital or clinic visit can be scary. A child life specialist can ease the anxiety for both the […]