1. 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 […]

  2. UW System schools collaborate on green-energy study

    Photo of wind turbine

    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 […]

  3. 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 […]

  4. 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, […]

  5. 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, […]

  6. 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 […]

  7. UW-Stout online labs in computer networking keep students on track

    Photo of UW-Stout junior Joshua Ferkans

    University of Wisconsin-Stout junior Joshua Ferkans misses seeing his professors and fellow students while studying computer networking and information technology this semester. UW-Stout is using alternative learning methods because of the COVID-19 […]

  8. UW-Parkside offers DIY scene painting kits for final projects

    Photo of paints used for UW-Parkside scene painting class

    UW-Parkside Theatre Arts Associate Professor Jody Sekas has adapted his scene painting class not just by channeling his inner Bob Ross and showing the students the joy of painting through […]

  9. UW Oshkosh art students, faculty show ability to adapt in unusual spring semester

    Photo of UW Oshkosh art student displaying work

    Leslie Walfish is witnessing it now, how those in the University of Wisconsin Oshkosh art department are making the best of the circumstances brought on by the coronavirus pandemic. As […]

  10. Small Business Development Center at UW-Green Bay turns it into overdrive

    Photo of UW-Green Bay's Tara Carr, Director of the Small Business Development Center and Associate Lecturer

    When local small businesses and entrepreneurs needed help navigating the pandemic, the Small Business Development Center (SBDC) of UW-Green Bay answered the call—literally—serving remotely, 591 distinct businesses with disaster consultation […]