1. High-performance computing workshops scheduled for high school students at UW-Eau Claire

    Photo of Dr. Nora Mitchell, UW-Eau Claire assistant professor of biology, who will direct a workshop for Upward Bound students on using the supercomputing cluster to build evolutionary trees to understand relationships among species. Mitchell is shown in this photo working with UW-Eau Claire students in a biology class lab. (Photo by Shane Opatz)

    Some Eau Claire high school students will get firsthand experiences this week in the first summer workshops for high-performance computing, all taught by University of Wisconsin-Eau Claire faculty and staff […]

  2. UW-Eau Claire research project focuses on cybersecurity in businesses

    Photo of senior Sara Hansen, who is working on a research project focusing on cybersecurity in the business world, a longtime interest of the UW-Eau Claire accounting major. She received the College of Business’ 2021-22 James R. and Vicki Lord Larson Undergraduate Research Fellowship. (Photo by Bill Hoepner)

    Sara Hansen grew up working alongside her father, a self-employed jack-of-all-trades who made his living juggling multiple business projects. “I would help my dad with his many business projects, which […]

  3. Robotic milkers bring new opportunities for research, outreach, and education at UW-Platteville

    Photo of Pioneer Farm at UW-Platteville

    University of Wisconsin-Platteville’s Pioneer Farm is now home to two new state-of-the-art robotic milkers, enabling more opportunities for research and engagement across campus and the tri-state region. Funded through the Dairy Innovation Hub, […]

  4. Titan tending the timeline: How UW Oshkosh helped shape the new Marvel series ‘Loki’

    Photo of scene from new Marvel series with actor Owen Wilson at right as Mobius, a character physically resembling UW Oshkosh alum Mark Gruenwald (inset), who had a storied career at Marvel Comics until he died unexpectedly in 1996.

    Marvel fans in Wisconsin checking out the new Disney+ series Loki likely perked up when the second episode opened at a 1985 renaissance fair in Oshkosh. The new series debuted June […]

  5. UWM researchers take a leading role in finding elusive mergers of black holes with neutron stars

    Photo of an artist's interpretation showing a merger of a black hole and neutron star. The neutron star is in blue, with the rainbow colors representing pieces of the neutron star being torn off by the black hole. In these discoveries, however, the black holes likely swallowed their neutron stars whole because no light was detected in either event. (Illustration by Carl Know, OzGrav, Swinburne University)

    For the first time, researchers have confirmed the detection of a collision between a black hole and a neutron star. In fact, the scientists detected not one but two such […]

  6. Blugold senior Carl Fossum wins state championship for COVID-19 research presentation

    Photo of UW-Eau Claire senior Carl Fossum, who will graduate in May 2022 and is beginning his process of finding graduate programs where he will pursue a Ph.D. in computational chemistry. In addition to a career in research, Fossum hopes to teach at the college level. (Photo by Bill Hoepner)

    University of WIsconsin–Eau Claire senior Carl Fossum wants to be a university instructor one day to use his knowledge and teaching skills to explain computational chemistry to his students. Fossum’s […]

  7. Blugold’s journey takes her from opera singer to award-winning poet and bestselling novelist

    Photo of Jacqueline Cobian West, who graduated from UW-Eau Claire in 2003 with a major in music and a minor in English. It didn’t take her long to realize that while she loved performing, her passion was writing. The Blugold now is a an award-winning poet and a New York Times bestselling author whose young adult novels are beloved by tweens, teens, parents and teachers.

    acqueline Cobian West came to the University of Wisconsin-Eau Claire with a love for music and a passion for writing. As a Blugold, she found plenty of opportunities on and […]

  8. UW-Madison: Modeling COVID-19 infection based on movement can improve public health response

    Photo of Song Gao, UW-Madison geography professor

    An epidemic like COVID-19 relies on infected people mixing with uninfected people, — encounters that typically require one or both to move around. A new method for modeling the progression […]

  9. Engineering company partners with UW-Platteville to create Husco Scholars Program

    Photo of Husco International

    Husco International, a manufacturing and engineering company in Waukesha, Wisconsin, is giving University of Wisconsin-Platteville mechanical engineering students the opportunity to work full-time while pursuing their education. It is part […]

  10. Crunch, crunch: UWO research shows teenage T. rex had a powerful bite

    Photo of UW Oshkosh paleontologist Joseph Peterson holding a model of a juvenile T. rex jaw

    By the age of 13, the bite force of a Tyrannosaurus rex could already puncture bone. The new University of Wisconsin Oshkosh research finding published June 2 in the journal PeerJ fills a gap […]