1. UW-Platteville research project brings Southwest Wisconsin into the classroom

    Photo of Tyler Vargo

    Growing up in Platteville, Tyler Vargo knows firsthand the beauty and diversity of Southwest Wisconsin, but like many rural areas, the region is significantly underrepresented on digital mapping platforms, like […]

  2. UW-Milwaukee undergrad’s research focuses on fish-fry staple yellow perch

    Photo of Emma Kraco, who worked in aquaculture for several years before deciding to go to college. UWM's Freshwater Sciences program attracted her to the university. (UWM Photo/Elora Hennessey)

    Emma Kraco was always interested in biological sciences in elementary and high school. “I loved looking for bugs, looking at tiny things up close. It just made sense to get […]

  3. UW-Platteville research explores relationship between COVID-19 knowledge and emotions, sense of control

    Photo of Megan Bunyer and Dr. Kameko Halfmann conducting a study on event memory, emotion and sense of control in relation to the social distancing measures of COVID-19.

    In the fall of 2019, Megan Bunyer, a University of Wisconsin-Platteville senior psychology major from Shannon, Illinois, began exploring potential research topics, guided by particular interests she had in emotion, memory and […]

  4. First-year UW-Platteville engineering student assists with carbon nanotube research

    Photo of Eliot Driessen conducting research in the nano lab.

    University of Wisconsin-Platteville freshman Eliot Driessen, an electrical engineering major from Appleton, Wisconsin, is embarking on his first year of undergraduate research. After being awarded the Undergraduate Research, Scholarly and Creative […]

  5. UW-Milwaukee historian tells a story of Black capitalism through beer

    Photo of John Harry, whose interest in beer antiques and memorabilia led him to choose beer history as the focus of his studies at UWM. (UWM Photo/Troye Fox)

    If it takes beer to get people interested in history, that’s fine. That’s the view of John Harry, a history graduate student who has focused his research on beer and […]

  6. UW-Platteville undergrads team up to unravel the molecular basis of plant-microbe symbioses

    Photo of UW-Platteville student Kaylee Finseth

    Often reserved for upperclass students at many universities, research has been a part of Kaylee Finseth’s college experience since nearly the time she first stepped foot on campus at the […]

  7. UWM-sponsored Lake Sturgeon Bowl celebrates its 20th year

    Photo of winners of the 2014 Lake Sturgeon Bowl, the Spring Valley High School team from Wisconsin, sitting on a huge piece of driftwood at Rialto Beach on the Pacific Ocean in Washington before competing in the National Ocean Sciences Bowl in Seattle. (Submitted photo)

    Wisconsin is 700 miles from an ocean coastline, but the state is home to numerous high school students with award-winning knowledge of oceanography. That’s in part due to the efforts of the […]

  8. UW-Stout animation major ready to take on starring academic role

    Photo of student Jonah Hammen studying a storyboard in the Animation Production class. / UW-Stout photo

    Renamed, refocused BFA program, ranked nationally and No. 1 in Wisconsin, follows consumer trends In the entertainment world, animation and animated characters are hot, from blockbuster big screen films to […]

  9. UW-Platteville criminal justice major researches treatment court

    Photo of Dr. Staci Strobl and Jacob Wehler

    “When you are doing research every single thing matters,” said Jacob Wehler, a University of Wisconsin-Platteville criminal justice major. “If you don’t pay attention to all the little details, you could […]

  10. UW-Stout student’s Growing up Ojibwe game teaches about treaty rights, tribal sovereignty, wild rice, and spearfishing

    Photo of game, in which nature is a big part of Falck’s artwork, including animals. / Contributed photo

    Eleanore Falck loves bringing worlds to life. The University of Wisconsin-Stout junior majoring in game design and development-art created the game Growing up Ojibwe: The Game during a summer internship […]