1. Prairie restoration gives UW-Stout environmental science students better feel for their major

    Photo of UW-Stout environmental science students walking through a prairie at Menomin Park near Lake Menomin while doing plant research.

    On a recent fall morning, leaves falling through a blue sky, small groups of University of Wisconsin-Stout students walked through shoulder-high grass on a prairie. At Menomin Park, near Lake […]

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

    Photo of UW-Stevens Point students

    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 […]

  3. Special education teacher residency program supporting rural schools, UW–Madison students

    Photo of school bus traveling through rural area

    Tim Raymond knows all too well the challenges rural school districts in Wisconsin can face in filling open teaching positions — especially in high-need subject areas like special education. Three years […]

  4. UW-La Crosse alum stars on hit singing show “The Voice”

    Photo of Aaron Scott, a 2007 alum of UW-La Crosse, who was featured this fall on NBC's "The Voice." Scott passed his blind audition and stamped his ticket to Hollywood. Competing on the show, he says, was a once-in-a-lifetime experience.

    For Aaron Scott, the road to stardom began in a dorm room. In 2005-06, Scott was a junior at UW-La Crosse — spending his days studying art education, wishing he […]

  5. WiSys names UW-Parkside’s Dr. Francis Mann 2020 Innovator of the Year

    Photo of UW-Parkside's Dr. Francis Mann - feature photo

    For exemplary contributions to Wisconsin innovation, WiSys honors UW-Parkside’s Dr. Francis “Frannie” Mann as a 2020 Carl E. Gulbrandsen Innovator of the Year. Mann, an associate professor of chemistry and […]

  6. UW-Milwaukee grads of online learning program put skills to use immediately amid pandemic

    Photo accompanying UW-Milwaukee story on grads of online program putting skill to use immediately amid pandemic

    Most students anticipate gradually putting their knowledge to work after they leave the university. However, four students who graduated in May from the School of Education’s Adult, Continuing, and Higher […]

  7. J’Vaun Walker, basketball recruit and stand-out scholar, chose UW-Superior for the family feeling

    Photo of J’Vaun Walker, basketball recruit and stand-out scholar, who chose UW-Superior for the family feeling

    From Japan, to England, to Germany, Idaho, Virginia, Texas and now…Superior, Wisconsin – J’Vaun Walker has lived all over the world and aims to make a positive mark at UW-Superior. […]

  8. Thrive academy partnership with UWO Fox Cities prepares clients, trains future teachers

    The Thrive Career Academy at the University of Wisconsin Oshkosh, Fox Cities campus offers valuable lessons beyond the classroom―for both university students and clients in the community program. Thrive participants […]

  9. Sustainability efforts win UW-Whitewater national recognition

    Photo of national award recognizing UW-Whitewater's sustainability efforts

    The U.S. Department of Education has named the University of Wisconsin-Whitewater a Green Ribbon School, one of only five colleges nationwide to be so designated in 2020. The award is based on […]

  10. UW-Eau Claire senior is first-known student to curate outside exhibition at Foster Gallery

    Photo of UW-Eau Claire senior Caleb Carr, who is passionate about art and feels a social responsibility to speak up about sustainability and the future of our planet.

    Caleb Carr grew up on a southwest Wisconsin farm and, from a young age, understood the importance of natural resources and the environment in his family’s rural lifestyle. The University […]