1. Making a difference, naturally: UWSP alumni, students conserve Central Wisconsin resources through a local nonprofit

    Photo of Asa Plonsky, Stevens Point, a 2018 graduate in biology and water resources, who works at Golden Sands coordinating two groups that manage invasive species. They also provide educational workshops and webinars to increase awareness of invasive species.

    The holistic education provided through the University of Wisconsin-Stevens Point’s College of Natural Resources (CNR) is making a difference for Central Wisconsin landowners, businesses and community members who use services […]

  2. UW-Eau Claire College of Business alumna honored for national leadership in STEM

    Photo of Posing for her 3D statue image with the tools of her trade at Microsoft, Beatris Mendez Gandica is honored to have been selected as a STEM ambassador in the "IF/THEN" campaign.

    It’s not unusual for Blugold alumni around the U.S. and the globe to be recognized for major accomplishments in their fields. Yet some alumni success stories stand out — literally, […]

  3. Mystery radio wave signal from the heart of our galaxy found

    Image of strange radio waves from an unknown source, which have been discovered in the direction of the center of our galaxy. (Illustration by Sebastian Zentilomo)

    An international team of astronomers that includes one from UWM has discovered unusual radio signals coming from the direction of the center of the Milky Way galaxy, but they don’t […]

  4. New grant to advance entrepreneurial mindset in UW-Platteville engineers

    Image of KEEN Engineering Unleashed at UW-Platteville

    After being accepted as a member in the Kern Entrepreneurial Engineering Network (KEEN) last summer, the University of Wisconsin-Platteville was recently awarded a $290,000 grant to further its work in the Network […]

  5. UW-La Crosse campus toy drive for Afghan children a success

    Photo of Lisa Klein, UW-La Crosse Community Engagement Coordinator, loading toys collected for Afghan children at Fort McCoy. The two-week, campus-wide effort netted around 400 toys.

    Children of Afghan refugees at Fort McCoy will have new toys to play with thanks to a UW-La Crosse toy drive. The campus-wide effort over a two-week period involved students, […]

  6. Research helps Blugold discover how computer science, health care intersect

    Photo of Nichol He. Thanks to his undergraduate research, Nichol He found a way to bring his passions for computer science and health care together in his future career. After He earns his degree in software engineering, the Blugold hopes to go to medical school while also continuing his research in bioinformatics. (Photo by Jesse Yang)

    Coming into college, Nichol He knew he wanted to study either computer science or pre-med, two very different academic areas that he assumed could only lead to two very different […]

  7. UW-Stout animation students help make a ‘Star Wars’ wish come true

    Photo of a storm trooper being filmed during “The Legend of Lex Zander,” a Make-A-Wish Foundation of Minnesota film that includes animation made by UW-Stout students. Photo courtesy Kari Jo Skogquist

    Group creates Make-A-Wish film segment for Minnesota teen Ten University of Wisconsin-Stout students, as part of their field experiences last summer, are helping make a Minnesota teen’s wish come true. […]

  8. UW-Milwaukee children’s center celebrating 50 years of care, learning, and fun

    Photo of Ryan Rupp, who attended the Children’s Learning Center as a child and now, his children are there. Rupp is pictured at the 50th anniversary celebration with his wife, Brenda Hasse-Rupp, and their two children, Arthur and Margot. (UWM Photo/Elora Hennessey)

    Fifty years ago, the Children’s Learning Center at the University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee opened its doors to serve students who needed child care. Since then, thousands of children have gotten an […]

  9. UW-Eau Claire’s COVID-19 archiving project earns Wisconsin Historical Society award

    Photo of Blugolds (from left) Breida Torres Berumen, Lucy Hobbs, and Claire Ganschow, who are capturing and preserving stories shared by people in western Wisconsin about what life has been like during COVID-19. The project is being recognized by the Wisconsin Historical Society for its important contributions to the region and state. (Submitted photo)

    A University of Wisconsin-Eau Claire-led project that captures and preserves COVID-19 stories and artifacts from the campus and surrounding communities is being honored by the Wisconsin Historical Society for its […]

  10. UW-La Crosse alum finds calling as museum marketer

    Photo of Sean Mobley, '12, a social media and content specialist for the Museum of Flight in Seattle. As a student at UW-La Crosse, Mobley recorded podcasts in his residence hall using a Guitar Hero microphone — experience that has come in handy throughout his career.

    Sean Mobley came to UWL to study engineering — his first step toward a career designing roller coasters for Walt Disney World.    But there was one problem: Mobley hated calculus.  […]