1. ‘A novel idea’: UW-La Crosse alum starts mobile library serving Viroqua

    Photo of Mary Mulvaney-Kemp (left) in front of RedLou Library, a mobile library she created to serve Viroqua-area residents. Mulvaney-Kemp, ’82, hopes the library will create more equal access to reading materials in the community.

    Having spent her career in schools and libraries, Mary Mulvaney-Kemp has seen books transform lives. But what happens when someone can’t make it to the library? Apparently, you bring the […]

  2. Blugold research team studies use of artificial intelligence during COVID-19 pandemic

    Photo of Jordan Langlois, a senior computer science major, who is part of a UW-Eau Claire undergraduate research team that studied how machine learning was used to solve problems related to COVID-19. The Blugolds’ research was published in a professional journal this summer. (Photo by Bill Hoepner)

    Jordan Langlois already had a bachelor’s degree in biology and experience working in the health care field when he decided he wanted to earn a second degree, this time in […]

  3. UW-Platteville engineering alumnus turns imagination into reality with custom playgrounds

    Photo of a creative musical playground, Clement Park in Littleton, Colorado, which UW-Platteville alumnus Tommy Jacobs helped design.

    University of Wisconsin-Platteville alumnus Tommy Jacobs spends his days bringing people’s imagination to life. As a custom lead design engineer at Landscape Structures, in Delano, Minnesota, it’s his job to take […]

  4. UW-Stevens Point: Helping more people access farmers markets

    Photo of alumna Taylor Christiansen (left) and Alissa Lick, graduate assistant in the Sustainable and Resilient Food Systems program at UW-Stevens Point, who are at the Marshfield farm market, one of six where customers and vendors are being surveyed.

    Current and former UW-Stevens Point students are working to improve access to nutritious food at farmers markets in central Wisconsin. Thanks to a U.S. Department of Agriculture grant of $200,000, […]

  5. A world without insects? UWL entomologist says art is a powerful way for us to address the destruction of the planet

    Photo of Professor Barrett Klein, UW-La Crosse biology professor

    Human destruction of the planet is growing. While scientific and media reports continue to outline categories of human-induced environmental damage, these efforts haven’t been enough to lead to substantial policy […]

  6. UW-Eau Claire students become consultants during Small Business Development Center internships

    Photo of staff members of the Wisconsin Small Business Development Center at UW-Eau Claire and student consultants who took part in a pop-up small business clinic. Back, from left, Luke Kempen, SBDC outreach program director; student consultants Allison Kind, Lauren Prellwitz and Brooke Wobschall; Robin Rundquist, SBDC financial consultant; and student consultant Emma Gilkerson. Front, from left, Harlie Juedes, SBDC outreach program director; Beth Kayhart, owner of On Track Bookkeeping; and student consultant Linnea Vesely.

    Some University of Wisconsin-Eau Claire students are receiving high-impact work experiences and workforce training while assisting hundreds of startups and growing businesses to be more successful. The Blugolds work with […]

  7. Bormann set to lead new UW-Platteville innovation center, spark creativity on campus and in region

    Photo of Joe Bormann, who will lead the new innovation center at UW-Platteville

    When the University of Wisconsin-Platteville’s newest engineering building, Sesquicentennial Hall, opens next week, it will be home to one of the largest makerspaces in the Midwest – the Huff Family Innovation […]

  8. New simulation center ready to train next generation of nurses at UW-Milwaukee

    Photo of Melissa Melcher (left), clinical assistant professor, and Bayan Alqam, teaching assistant and PhD nursing student, check a manikin in the Clinical Skills Lab at the new UWM James and Yvonne Ziemer Clinical Simulation Center. (UWM Photo/Elora Hennessey)

    Hidden behind the red brick exterior of a building in UW-Milwaukee’s Northwest Quadrant, a professional-grade nursing facility designed with clean lines and pale Panther gold paint is where the next […]

  9. UW-Stevens Point, Milwaukee Tool partner to equip CNR students

    Photo of University of Wisconsin-Stevens Point partnering with Milwaukee Tool to drive safer and more productive natural resource management practices.

    The University of Wisconsin-Stevens Point is partnering with Milwaukee Tool to drive safer and more productive natural resource management practices. Through the partnership, students in the College of Natural Resources […]

  10. Art installation inspiration: Visiting artist works with art students, UWL community to create a site-specific sculpture

    Photo of UW-La Crosse students working on a collaborative art installation with a professional visiting artist

    Artist Leslie Iwai’s brought her art process that incorporates studies in mathematics, chemistry and architecture to the UWL campus community spring semester. Iwai, an installation artist and sculptor, collaborated with UWL […]