1. UWM alumna carves out a career in business and media, with an emphasis on the positive

    Photo of UW-Milwaukee alumna Nyesha Stone: Unsure about a career in traditional journalism, Nyesha Stone instead started a communications and public relations business, Carvd N Stone. “I couldn’t get the jobs I wanted, so I decided to make my own path.” (Photo courtesy of Nyesha Stone)

    When Nyesha Stone graduated from UWM in 2018 with her degree in journalism, advertising and media studies, she wasn’t quite sure if she wanted to go into traditional newspaper journalism […]

  2. UW-Eau Claire’s Fostering Success interns making connections, building the program

    Photo of a fall 2022 team of UW-Eau Claire undergraduate and graduate students who helped the university’s Fostering Success program reach more current and future Blugolds who were in foster care or experienced homelessness as youth enroll and be successful in college. The Fostering Success leadership team includes, from left, students Molly Urmanski, Mia Johnson and Taz Smith, along with staff member Jodi Thesing-Ritter and graduate student Jessica Brooks. (Photo by Shane Opatz)

    The University of Wisconsin-Eau Claire’s Fostering Success program is making huge leaps forward thanks to a $70,000 grant it received from the UW System this summer, program leaders say. UW-Eau […]

  3. UWM research seeks to find how small microplastics become in waterways

    Photo of Laodong Guo, professor of freshwater sciences, investigating the molecular structures of microplastics to determine how small they ultimately become in waterways. (UWM Photo/Elora Hennessey)

    The tsunami of plastic waste flooding into oceans and the Great Lakes eventually breaks down into bits that are about the size of a sesame seed in a process called […]

  4. These creative problem solvers make profound contributions – and good pay

    Photo of Natasja Iversen, Oshkosh, who liked problem-solving games and math. The senior, pictured with Kurt Pflughoeft, director of the UWSP Center for Data Analytics, is majoring in data analytics for a high-demand career and great return on her educational investment.

    Natasja Iversen loved math in high school. She took a computer programming class and became interested in a career path that combined them. “I found data analytics was a happy […]

  5. Transformational gift to UW-River Falls for dairy plant renovation establishes Wuethrich Family/Grassland Dairy Center of Excellence

    Photo of Chancellor Maria Gallo sharing applause with Trevor Wuethrich, Grassland Dairy Products, Inc. president, during a special gathering Thursday morning in the UWRF Dairy Pilot Plant.

    Contribution brings total Wuethrich-Grassland commitment to $1 million Following a transformational gift, the University of Wisconsin-River Falls Dairy Pilot Plant will now be known as the Wuethrich Family/Grassland Dairy Center […]

  6. High impact: UW-Stout assistant professor helps unlock a key to energy-efficient skyscrapers

    Photo of skyscrapers. Using photovoltaic windows could make skyscrapers much more energy-efficient, according to a new national study co-authored by UW-Stout Assistant Professor Vincent Wheeler. / National Renewable Energy Laboratory, Dennis Schroeder

    Use of photovoltaic windows could significantly cut energy use and CO2 emissions, national lab study finds Skyscrapers dominate city skylines, but these massive glass-walled structures can be made more energy […]

  7. UW-Stout professor among ‘strong community of women’ leading the way in cybersecurity

    Photo of Professor Holly Yuan showing female CNIT students computer servers in a lab in Micheels Hall. / UW-Stout

    Professor Yuan introduces program’s hands-on approach, encourages students to apply for Department of Defense scholarship During national Cybersecurity Awareness Month, UW-Stout cybersecurity faculty and students represented the university on panel […]

  8. New carbon nanotube-based foam promises superior protection against concussions

    Photo of postdoctoral research associate Komal Chawla, who studies the architected vertically aligned carbon nanotube foam in the lab. JOEL HALLBERG

    Developed by University of Wisconsin–Madison engineers, a lightweight, ultra-shock-absorbing foam could vastly improve helmets designed to protect people from strong blows. The new material exhibits 18 times higher specific energy […]

  9. Blugolds gain job skills, connections through UW-Eau Claire’s new international internship program

    Photo of Ellie Fernandez’s internship at a film and theater studio in London, which gave her new skills and connections as well as the opportunity to explore a city that’s always interested her. After she graduates, she is considering pursuing a career in marketing, development or production within the film industry. Fernandez is among the first Blugolds to complete internships through UW-Eau Claire’s new international internship program, which offers eight-week summer internships in several parts of the world. (Photo courtesy of Ellie Fernandez)

    When Ellie Fernandez came to the University of Wisconsin-Eau Claire, she knew she’d have plenty of interesting experiences on campus and around the world thanks to the university’s stellar business […]

  10. UW-Stout professor re-creates area landscape features to inspire award-winning digital art

    Image of UW-Stout award-winning digital art

    ‘After Arcadia’ wins juried art prize at M+DEV Midwest Game Developers conference The natural environment of west-central Wisconsin helped inspire an award-winning piece of 3D art created by a UW-Stout […]