1. Construction begins on UW-Superior’s Lake Superior Research Institute Floating Classroom

    Photo: The ship will be designed by Incat Crowther and built by Midship Marine in Harvey, Louisiana. It is slated to be completed in spring of 2024 and will be sailed to Superior after ice-out where it will be docked at the LSRI’s ballast water research facility at Montreal Pier. (Photo courtesy of Incat Crowther)

    After a year and a half of planning, the University of Wisconsin-Superior’s Floating Classroom is entering the construction phase. The state-of-the-art catamaran designed with a hybrid engine will be used […]

  2. UW-Platteville collaborates to launch women in criminal justice mentor program

    Photo of a student in UW-Platteville's Criminal Justice and Forensic Investigation programs examining evidence. (Photo credit: UW-Platteville)

    The University of Wisconsin-Platteville recently rolled out its first women-focused mentoring program for criminal justice majors, in collaboration with the Wisconsin Department of Justice and the UW-Madison Center for Law, Society, and Justice. […]

  3. Journey to U.S. adds up to a long mathematics career for UW-Stevens Point professor

    Photo of Professor Hurlee Gonchigdanzan studying in Budapest at the Hungarian Academy of Sciences, before coming to the U.S.

    Professor Hurlee Gonchigdanzan happily reached his second decade with the UW-Stevens Point Department of Mathematical Sciences just before this school year began. Just before that, he also celebrated the anniversary […]

  4. UW-Eau Claire geography professor wins national award for mentoring research students

    Photo of Dr. Douglas Faulkner, professor of geography, and Grace Bowe, an environmental studies major, examining the banks of western Wisconsin rivers as part of a faculty-undergraduate student research project. Faulkner is receiving a national award for his excellence in mentoring undergraduate research students. Bowe says her professor has helped her discover a passion for studying water and water resources. (Photo by Shane Opatz)

    A University of Wisconsin-Eau Claire professor is being recognized nationally for his commitment to and excellence in mentoring undergraduate student researchers. Dr. Douglas Faulkner, professor of geography, is the recipient […]

  5. From Egypt to Superior: Menatallah (Menna) Elsamouly is one of UW-Superior’s newest international students

    On paper, Menatallah “Menna” Elsamouly is just like any other college freshman. She loves meeting new people. She enjoys playing guitar and creating videos. And she is searching for a […]

  6. Back to the past: UW-Platteville advising manager embarks on archaeological mission abroad

    Photo of Becca Bartusewich (left), advising manager for the Office of Professional Program Support, participating in an archaeological dig.

    There’s more to Becca Bartusewich than meets the eye. In addition to being an instructor, most know her as the advising manager for the Office of Professional Program Support at […]

  7. A girl’s best friend: Incoming student and her service dog are TikTok stars

    Photo of UW-Superior student Abbey Karnes with her service dog, Darby

    If you’ve been lucky enough to have a dog, you understand the bonds they form with their humans. They learn our routines and sense our moods. Ever eager to please, […]

  8. Relationships built at UW-Stevens Point send alumnus on a musical world tour

    Photo of Zachary Finnegan, 2018 UWSP alumnus, who performed on trumpet at Madison Square Garden recently as a member of singer Michael Bublé’'s band.

    On July 2 of this year, University of Wisconsin-Stevens Point 2018 alumnus Zachary Finnegan found himself on the grounds of Waddesdon Manor in Buckinghamshire, England, playing trumpet for a crowd […]

  9. UW-Green Bay workshop provides freshwater education to K-12 educators

    Photo of K-12 educators attending a workshop to learn about freshwater education

    UW-Green Bay, Atlas Science Center, NEW Water and the Freshwater Collaborative of Wisconsin partnered to offer K-12 educators a half-day workshop in August that promoted freshwater education. The goals for the summer teacher workshop were to 1) inform […]

  10. UW-Eau Claire geology majors gain skills, confidence by working on a remote mountain range above the Arctic Circle

    Photo of geology majors Bryanna Rayhorn (left) and Lindsey Henricks spent their summer living on a mountain range above the Arctic Circle while working for a geological consulting firm in northern Alaska. The area was so remote that they had to take a helicopter to get to work every day, something the Blugolds say added to their experience. Both say they gained skills and confidence, which will help them in their future careers. (Submitted photo)

    Photo caption: Geology majors Bryanna Rayhorn (left) and Lindsey Henricks spent their summer living on a mountain range above the Arctic Circle while working for a geological consulting firm in […]