1. UW-Stout co-op, internship program benefits record 1,130 students

    Photo of Grace Heiss, left, who was one of a record 1,130 UW-Stout students who had a co-op or internship experience in the past year. She worked at Haggar Clothing in Texas / Contributed photo

    Hands-on opportunities across state, country help bring their education into focus; Career Conference is Sept. 26-29 For Grace Heiss and more than 1,100 other University of Wisconsin-Stout students, this past […]

  2. ‘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 […]

  3. UWM soccer star fulfills dream with pro contract in Italy

    Photo of Elaina LaMacchia (in red) making a save during a UWM match. LaMacchia led the nation in goals-against average in 2021. (Milwaukee Athletics photo)

    One of the best women’s soccer players in UWM history continued her career in one of history’s great soccer nations. Elaina LaMacchia signed a professional contract with Pink Bari CF, […]

  4. 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 […]

  5. 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, […]

  6. UW-Parkside recognized for student success and college completion

    Photo of Chancellor Debbie Ford at a UW-Parkside graduation ceremony

      The American Association of State Colleges and Universities (AASCU) has awarded the University of Wisconsin-Parkside the 2022 AASCU Excellence & Innovation Award for Student Success and College Completion, a […]

  7. 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 […]

  8. 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 […]

  9. UW-Stevens Point awarded grant to help low-income science students succeed

    Photo of UW-Stevens Point science students

    A $1.5 million National Science Foundation grant will eliminate barriers for low-income students at the University of Wisconsin-Stevens Point, leading them to in-demand careers in the sciences. Providing scholarships of […]

  10. 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 […]