1. UW-Parkside Theatre Arts Wins multiple awards at Kennedy Center American College Theater Festival

    Photo of UW-Parkside's Theatre Arts members

    The University of Wisconsin-Parkside Theatre Arts department was well represented at the Kennedy Center American College Theater Festival (KCACTF), Region 3 competition. Senior Briana Livesay (Wauconda, IL) won the prestigious Irene […]

  2. UWM alumna carves out a career in business and media, with an emphasis on the positive

    Photo of UW-Milwaukee alumna Nyesha Stone: Unsure about a career in traditional journalism, Nyesha Stone instead started a communications and public relations business, Carvd N Stone. “I couldn’t get the jobs I wanted, so I decided to make my own path.” (Photo courtesy of Nyesha Stone)

    When Nyesha Stone graduated from UWM in 2018 with her degree in journalism, advertising and media studies, she wasn’t quite sure if she wanted to go into traditional newspaper journalism […]

  3. Brush with fame: UW-Stout’s Tozer paints in semifinals of U.K. portrait reality show

    Photo of Assistant Professor Tim Tozer talking in his Drawing 1 course at UW-Stout. (UW-Stout)

    Art professor stands out during popular national competition in his native country As an assistant professor of art at UW-Stout for the past 13 years, Tim Tozer has spent many […]

  4. UW-Stevens Point biochemistry graduate combines love of research, health care

    Photo of Chloe Gulbronson (right), who served as a tutor for chemistry, biology, physics and math and also mentored tutors while pursuing her degree at UW-Stevens Point. Here, she’s with students Mitchell Imlan and Josie Voigt in the Chemistry Biology Building drop-in tutoring lab.

    Chloe Gulbronson is intrigued by biochemistry and the molecular mechanics of disease. Her father’s profession, physical therapy, and a disease diagnosis triggered her interest at a young age. “I’m fascinated […]

  5. UW-Whitewater students ‘excel’ in international challenge testing their prowess in spreadsheet applications

    Photo of UW-Whitewater's Excel challenge team

    Excel spreadsheets and the ever-popular phenomena of Esports might seem like an unlikely pair, but both are key concepts in a new global competition that two University of Wisconsin-Whitewater students […]

  6. Reptile read: UWL alum authors book detailing state’s turtles, frogs and more

    Photo of Josh Kapfer, ’99 & ’02, who is the co-author and primary editor “Amphibians and Reptiles of Wisconsin,” a new book offering a detailed look at these organisms. Kapfer is a professor and certified wildlife biologist at UW-Whitewater.

    Growing up in Stoughton, Wisconsin, Josh Kapfer always had an intense interest in wildlife — particularly amphibians and reptiles.  Like many, his first wildlife experiences were capturing turtles and frogs […]

  7. UW-Whitewater to host Special Olympics in 2023

    Photo of Special Olympics (submitted photo)

    More than 1,800 Special Olympics Wisconsin athletes and coaches will gather at the University of Wisconsin-Whitewater to compete in the 2023 State Summer Games. The event is scheduled to take […]

  8. Students get a boost from UWM’s American Indian education program

    Photo of Elizabeth Hennessey, who chose to specialize in American Indian education in part because she wanted to learn more about her own background and help other American Indian students learn more about their shared heritage. (UWM Photo/Kyle Bursaw)

    Jason Dropik is a school administrator working on a school superintendent certification. Holly Lebeck, a junior, is earning an education degree in social studies, preparing to work with fourth- through […]

  9. Fantastic fellows: Community Engaged Fellowships a win-win for students, nonprofits

    Photo of UWL's inaugural Community Engaged Fellows (from left to right): Avery Frankl, Gretta Kraus and Samantha Meister. All three say their fellowship experience has provided many valuable lessons.

    As a senior management major, Avery Frankl is getting a solid education at UW-La Crosse. However, Frankl knows that not everything can be learned in the classroom. That’s why she […]

  10. When hurricanes threaten, national media turn to UWM prof’s website

    Photo of Clark Evans, professor of atmospheric science in the School of Freshwater Sciences, who maintains a website that translates meteorological data into an accessible format so that it can be used to create maps. The graphics are also available every six hours through a Twitter account that is linked to the storm data. (UWM Photo Services)

    As hurricanes loomed over the southeast United States, both the Washington Post and the New York Times consulted a database on a UWM professor’s website for information on these storms, […]