1. UW-Green Bay: One working mom’s homework—kids, COVID and a BSN

    Photo of Lisa Pawlak, who is graduating from UW-Green Bay in December 2022.

    Without question, Lisa Pawlak is driven. As one of the hundreds of students graduating this winter at UW-Green Bay’s commencement ceremony, Lisa’s path to earn her bachelor of science in […]

  2. Kameri Meredith: Rising to the challenge

    Photo of UWRF student-athlete Kameri Meredith, who is all smiles as she is introduced before a UW-River Falls women’s basketball game in the WIAC tournament on Feb. 21 at UW-Eau Claire. Sam Silver photo.

    Falcon student-athlete balances college, two sports, Type 1 diabetes For most college students, studying for classes is a full-time job. That job becomes tougher for those who attempt to participate […]

  3. Future teacher hopes to make a difference in nearby classrooms and around the world

    Photo of Blugold, Maisee Yang, who found plenty of learning opportunities in and out of the classroom that will help her be successful in her future teaching career. She will graduate from UW-Eau Claire this month with an elementary education major and a teaching English as a second language (TESOL) minor. She hopes to teach fifth-eighth graders, but she also wants to someday teach abroad in Europe or Asia. (Photo by Bill Hoepner)

    When Maisee Yang graduates from the University of Wisconsin-Eau Claire this month, she will take with her a long list of goals that she hopes to accomplish during her future […]

  4. UW-Stout professor among ‘strong community of women’ leading the way in cybersecurity

    Photo of Professor Holly Yuan showing female CNIT students computer servers in a lab in Micheels Hall. / UW-Stout

    Professor Yuan introduces program’s hands-on approach, encourages students to apply for Department of Defense scholarship During national Cybersecurity Awareness Month, UW-Stout cybersecurity faculty and students represented the university on panel […]

  5. Blugolds gain job skills, connections through UW-Eau Claire’s new international internship program

    Photo of Ellie Fernandez’s internship at a film and theater studio in London, which gave her new skills and connections as well as the opportunity to explore a city that’s always interested her. After she graduates, she is considering pursuing a career in marketing, development or production within the film industry. Fernandez is among the first Blugolds to complete internships through UW-Eau Claire’s new international internship program, which offers eight-week summer internships in several parts of the world. (Photo courtesy of Ellie Fernandez)

    When Ellie Fernandez came to the University of Wisconsin-Eau Claire, she knew she’d have plenty of interesting experiences on campus and around the world thanks to the university’s stellar business […]

  6. UWM alum opens children’s bookstore focusing on people of color

    Photo of Ashley Valentine standing in Rooted MKE, her bookstore and tutoring center that focuses on the needs of Black, Indigenous and other people of color. “Books were kind of a haven for me. Now that I think about it, it’s sad. I was such an avid reader and had a love for reading, but I didn’t know there were books with characters who looked like me. I didn’t think people like me were capable of the things I was reading about.” (UWM Photo/Elora Hennessey)

    When Ashley Valentine was a child, she loved to read but was disappointed that few of the characters in books looked like her. “Books were kind of a haven for […]

  7. 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 […]

  8. 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. […]

  9. 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 […]

  10. 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 […]