1. From UW-Stevens Point course to the Broadway stage

    Photo of Felix Torrez-Ponce, UWSP graduate

    The journey to performing under the bright lights of Broadway usually begins with an audition. For University of Wisconsin-Stevens Point bachelor of fine arts acting alumnus Felix Torrez-Ponce, Green Bay, […]

  2. Making waves: UWL research vessel could hit the water later this year

    Photo of the Research Vessel Prairie Springs — a 32-foot, state-of-the-art, aluminum vessel supporting UW-La Crosse's River Studies Center — which is expected to be completed this summer. Construction of the vessel is funded through a nearly $500,000 gift from Prairie Springs: The Paul Fleckenstein Trust to the La Crosse Community Foundation. Pictured is the Cass Street Bridge in La Crosse, Wisconsin, which crosses the Mississippi River. (UWL University Marketing & Communications)

    A research vessel that will transform aquatic science education in Wisconsin is getting closer to hitting the water.  Faculty from the UW-La Crosse River Studies Center visited Seattle recently to meet with officials from Munson Boats, the company manufacturing […]

  3. UW-Milwaukee FlexRide proves microtransit can connect unemployed with jobs

    Photo of Eric Lynde (from left) of the Southeastern Wisconsin Regional Planning Commission and UWM Professor Robert Schneider (right) meeting FlexRide driver Mitchell Smith at the Sherman Phoenix pickup location. It is one pickup site for a ride to employers in Butler and Menomonee Falls. (UWM Photo/Troye Fox)

    Suburban employers have job vacancies they can’t fill. There are plenty of job seekers in Milwaukee County, but many don’t own a vehicle and the Milwaukee County Transit System can […]

  4. UW-Whitewater professor wins Fulbright award to study desert ecology

    Photo of Romero pausing to have her own photograph taken while checking trail cameras. (Photo courtesy of Andrea Romero)

    For Andrea Romero, the rainforests of Costa Rica have become almost a second home. She has been conducting research on the wildlife ecosystem in the Central American country for nearly […]

  5. Student research spotlight: Madeline Marchiafava at Research in the Rotunda

    Photo of Marchiafava: "Being interviewed by Madison media at the rotunda was a great experience," she says. "The chance to talk to a reporter about my research and possibly to reach even more people was exciting."

    For recent University of Wisconsin-Eau Claire graduate Madeline Marchiafava, the benefits of collaborative faculty-student research didn’t end with commencement in December — they kept coming by way of a March […]

  6. UW-Parkside students present research at Research in the Rotunda

    Photo of UW-Parkside attendees at Research in the Rotunda on March 8, 2023.

    Eleven students represented the University of Wisconsin-Parkside among nearly 150 undergraduates across the University of Wisconsin System to showcase their outstanding research at the 19th annual Research in the Rotunda […]

  7. Students gain confidence, make connections at Research in the Rotunda event

    Photo of nine UW-River Falls students who presented their Research in the Rotunda projects at the state Capitol on March 8. Participants and university staff at the event include (back row, left to right) Diego Theisen, Cierra Kirkwood, and Dylan Jensen; (front row, left to right) Sophia Cobian, McKinley Davis, Emma Etten, UWRF Chancellor Maria Gallo, Beth Mcilquham, Sierra Kolodjski, Yihong Deng, Faculty Adviser Grace Lewis, and URSCA Director Molly Gerrish. Beth Schommer/UWRF photo.

    Experience credited with building not only research but relationship skills   As the nine University of Wisconsin-River Falls students presenting their research projects at Wisconsin’s state Capitol in Madison on […]

  8. UW-Platteville student presents research on shifting cybersecurity ‘social engineering’

    Photo of UW-Platteville Richland student Justin Yeung has designed research to test the effectiveness of different social engineering techniques hackers are using.

    Maintaining the edge on hackers requires regularly shifting to new ideas and innovative cybersecurity techniques. Misled or deceived end-users have long been the easiest hack to make to get data flowing […]

  9. Challenge champions: UWL Eagle Battalion emerges victorious in Northern Warfare Challenge

    Photo of cadets who completed several challenges at Fort McCoy — rifle marksmanship, knot-tying, treatment of a hypothermic casualty and fire-starting — before ending with a 17-mile ruck march through La Crosse’s Hixon Forest trail system.

    The Eagle Battalion at UW-La Crosse outpaced 45 other teams to claim victory in the Northern Warfare Challenge Feb. 24 and 25. Teams from throughout the Midwest traveled to the […]

  10. Blugold passionate about future career serving and advocating for the aging population

    Photo of Annabelle Howat, a health care administration major, who has found countless opportunities in and out of the classroom to prepare for a career serving the aging population.

    With a passion for helping people, Annabelle Howat knows the University of Wisconsin-Eau Claire’s health care administration program — with its “a head for business and a heart for caring” […]