1. 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 […]

  2. Leader of the Pack: Brian Gutekunst’s path from UW-La Crosse to general manager in Titletown

    Photo of UW-La Crosse alum Brian Gutekunst, who is entering his fifth season as general manager of the Green Bay Packers. His time at UWL, including a stint as a student assistant football coach, was crucial to his development as a talent evaluator. PHOTO CREDIT: Evan Siegle, packers.com

    In 1994, a shoulder injury seemed to spell the end of Brian Gutekunst’s time with the UW-La Crosse football team.  Coach Roger Harring had other ideas.  “It was evident my […]

  3. UW-River Falls alum’s children’s books share autism journey, family to speak on campus April 27

    University of Wisconsin-River Falls alum Lindsey Moreland holding three bokks she authored about living with autism

    At 28 months of age, University of Wisconsin-River Falls alum Lindsey Moreland was diagnosed with autism after showing classic signs including not responding to her name and banging her head […]

  4. UW-Platteville’s Getz joins elite group of forensic anthropologists with highest professional certification

    Photo of Dr. Sara Getz

    Dr. Sara Getz, assistant professor of forensic investigation at the University of Wisconsin-Platteville earned the highest professional certification available in her field and is now a Diplomate of the American Board […]

  5. Student Health Service director at UW-Stevens Point leads with kindness

    Photo of Dr. Helen Luce, who became medical director of UW-Stevens Point's Health Service five months before the pandemic began

    Flexibility, adaptability and kindness. These words were a motto to Helen Luce, D.O., and her team in UW-Stevens Point Student Health Service for the past two years. They dispensed large […]

  6. Blugold still swinging for the fences after spinal cord injury changed his life

    Photo of Zach Caterer (left) who presented the undergraduate student research he is doing with Dr. Michael Walsh (right) during the Research in the Rotunda event in March in Madison. (Photo by Shane Opatz)

    Zach Caterer grew up playing baseball, so he knows that if a pitcher throws you a curveball, you must adjust your swing if you want to hit a home run. […]

  7. Exploring Egypt: UWL professor, alums creating 3D database of ancient statues

    Photo of UWL Professor Dave Anderson and alums Nicolette Pegarsch (upper right) and Shannon Casey, who spent January 2022 scanning statues of the goddess Sekhmet at the Mut Temple in Luxor, Egypt. Pegarsch and Casey described it as the trip of a lifetime.

    Imagine walking around an ancient Egyptian temple or holding a 4,000-year-old artifact in the palm of your hand. UWL’s David Anderson is bringing people as close to that experience as possible […]

  8. Blugold ‘shoots for the stars’ as his journey takes him from homeless to medical school

    Photo of Dr. Kurt Wiegel (left) and Broc Kelley, who have worked together on synthetic organic chemistry research for more than a year. Kelley has earned a full scholarship to the UW School of Medicine and Public Health in Madison. (Photo by Shane Opatz)

    Dr. Kurt Wiegel has been teaching chemistry at the University of Wisconsin-Eau Claire for more than 20 years, so it takes a lot for a student to surprise him. Still, […]

  9. From firefighter to nurse, this Marinette Campus student aims to serve

    Photo of Riley Autore, a sophomore at UW-Green Bay, Marinette Campus

    World, meet Riley Autore, a sophomore at UW-Green Bay, Marinette Campus. Challenges and obstacles are no match for this adventurer who is working to become a nurse. She’s had to […]

  10. UW-Whitewater student wins national writer’s prize with “dazzling and deeply felt” essay

    Photo of UW-Whitewater student Hannah Agustin

    A destructive typhoon. Her mother’s delicious breakfast. Spanish, Japanese and American colonists. The Second Coming. Disney movies. Hannah Agustin reflects on all these topics and more in her essay, “Thirteen […]