1. UW-Whitewater Paralympian John Boie honored by President Biden at White House

    Photo of President Joe Biden, standing, shaking John Boie’s hand at a special ceremony at the Whitewater. (Photo courtesy of the White House)

    Flanked by his fellow athletes from the U.S. Paralympic and Olympic teams, University of Wisconsin-Whitewater wheelchair basketball player and gold medalist John Boie was recognized by President Joe Biden and Vice President Kamala Harris […]

  2. UWSP student earns top dietetics honor in the state

    Photo of Brookelyn Heiss, UW-Stevens Point student who won a top state honor in dietetics

    Brookelyn Heiss sets high standards for herself. The senior from Marietta, Ohio, wanted two things in a university: An accredited dietetics program and the ability to play soccer as a […]

  3. A sound creator: Justin Schmitz is a fast-rising star in theatrical hotbed of D.C.

    Photo of Justin Schmitz, ’11, is the recipient of the 2020 Rada Distinguished Alumni Award. Schmitz has established himself as a leading innovator in theatrical sound design, particularly when it comes to deaf theater.

    Editor’s note: This is the second of a series of five articles introducing recipients of the UW-La Crosse Alumni Association’s Distinguished Alumni Awards. See all 2022 award recipients. He’s impressive […]

  4. New Willie D. Davis Finance & Investment Laboratory allows students to invest in stocks with real money and see real results

    Photo of Willie D. Davis Finance & Investment Laboratory

    A new lab opening on the University of Wisconsin-Green Bay will give students access to the tools they need to become investment managers, including real money. The Willie D. Davis […]

  5. Blue Devil gymnasts’ flip-for-Ukraine challenge lands national attention

    Photo of members of UW-Stout’s gymnastics team promoting their #stuckflipforabuck fundraiser for the people of Ukraine. The challenge started at UW-Stout and has spread nationally. / Kailyn Westbrook

    #stuckflipforabuck created by coach catches on with university teams, clubs across the U.S. Competitive gymnasts in the U.S. are flipping — literally — for a fundraising challenge started by University […]

  6. UW-Platteville Bee Squad discusses importance of honeybees and native pollinators

    Photo of UW-Platteville Bee Squad

    The beekeeping season is underway, and the University of Wisconsin-Platteville Bee Squad is ready to observe honeybees and native pollinators across campus. The Bee Squad, which consists of nearly a […]

  7. UWO sustainability efforts earn US Department of Education Green Ribbon Schools honor

    Photo of UW Oshkosh river research

    The University of Wisconsin Oshkosh is celebrating Earth Day in a big way. UW Oshkosh learned Friday it has earned the prestigious U.S. Department of Education Green Ribbon Schools Postsecondary […]

  8. Afghan refugees start a new journey at UW-Milwaukee

    Photo by Afghan students Tahera and Farzana (center, in blue top and gray sweatshirt) listening during a writing class taught by Mark Sondrol, senior lecturer in the English Language Academy at UWM. (UWM Photo/Troye Fox)

    As they waited in their bus at the airport in Kabul last August, Samira and her friends kept watch out the windows in case someone might be approaching the bus […]

  9. UW–Madison’s ultra-efficient carbon capture tech earns top 60 spot in global XPRIZE challenge

    Photo of UW–Madison XPRIZE team includes, from left, graduate students Seunghyeon Jung, Mattie Bindl, Mikhaila Calice, Jenna Greene, Keerthana Sreenivasan and Eri R. Amezcua. COURTESY OF KEERTHANA SREENIVASAN

    For a planet increasingly ravaged by the effects of climate change, removing carbon from the atmosphere could be part of a desperately needed turn in the right direction. Innovators worldwide […]

  10. Prairie preservation: UW-La Crosse alum Taylor Prill puts her degree to work through restoration project

    Photo of Taylor Prill, '20, who is restoring a retired, three-acre hayfield near her hometown of Clintonville, Wisconsin, into native prairie. “I am very passionate about the restoration of native environments and am thrilled to be involved in a project like this,” she says.

    UW-La Crosse alum Taylor Prill has returned to her hometown to make her geography degree flourish. Prill is working with the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service to restore a retired, […]