1. UW Oshkosh researcher shows unintended consequences of e-cigarette taxes

    Illustration of e-cigarettes

    Newly published research led by a University of Wisconsin Oshkosh professor might cause policymakers to pause the next time implementing e-cigarette taxes are up for debate. The Effects of E-Cigarette […]

  2. ‘A novel idea’: UW-La Crosse alum starts mobile library serving Viroqua

    Photo of Mary Mulvaney-Kemp (left) in front of RedLou Library, a mobile library she created to serve Viroqua-area residents. Mulvaney-Kemp, ’82, hopes the library will create more equal access to reading materials in the community.

    Having spent her career in schools and libraries, Mary Mulvaney-Kemp has seen books transform lives. But what happens when someone can’t make it to the library? Apparently, you bring the […]

  3. UW-Platteville engineering alumnus turns imagination into reality with custom playgrounds

    Photo of a creative musical playground, Clement Park in Littleton, Colorado, which UW-Platteville alumnus Tommy Jacobs helped design.

    University of Wisconsin-Platteville alumnus Tommy Jacobs spends his days bringing people’s imagination to life. As a custom lead design engineer at Landscape Structures, in Delano, Minnesota, it’s his job to take […]

  4. UW-Stevens Point: Helping more people access farmers markets

    Photo of alumna Taylor Christiansen (left) and Alissa Lick, graduate assistant in the Sustainable and Resilient Food Systems program at UW-Stevens Point, who are at the Marshfield farm market, one of six where customers and vendors are being surveyed.

    Current and former UW-Stevens Point students are working to improve access to nutritious food at farmers markets in central Wisconsin. Thanks to a U.S. Department of Agriculture grant of $200,000, […]

  5. A world without insects? UWL entomologist says art is a powerful way for us to address the destruction of the planet

    Photo of Professor Barrett Klein, UW-La Crosse biology professor

    Human destruction of the planet is growing. While scientific and media reports continue to outline categories of human-induced environmental damage, these efforts haven’t been enough to lead to substantial policy […]

  6. Art installation inspiration: Visiting artist works with art students, UWL community to create a site-specific sculpture

    Photo of UW-La Crosse students working on a collaborative art installation with a professional visiting artist

    Artist Leslie Iwai’s brought her art process that incorporates studies in mathematics, chemistry and architecture to the UWL campus community spring semester. Iwai, an installation artist and sculptor, collaborated with UWL […]

  7. Magic man: Renowned hypnotist Chris Jones got his start at UW-La Crosse

    Photo of Chris Jones, '08, a world-renowned hypnotist and comedian who had his big break hypnotizing Howie Mandel during a 2015 episode of NBC’s “America’s Got Talent.” Jones got his start performing card and magic tricks at UW-La Crosse.

    Chris Jones remembers one of his first times performing in front of an audience. It was the mid-2000s, and he was representing the now-defunct Baird Hall in the Mr. UW-La […]

  8. UW-Platteville faculty, student researchers to create microgrid cybersecurity testbed

    Photo of Dr. Yanwei Wu and Dr. Xiaoguang Ma (pictured left to right), along with Dr. Fang Yang, who will research and build a prototype of a smart microgrid testbed.

    A group of faculty and student researchers at the University of Wisconsin-Platteville are working to contribute solutions to the increasing threat of cyberattacks on critical infrastructure. With the help of […]

  9. ‘Once-in-a-lifetime experience’: UWO students spend summer digging into Iron Age history in Slovenia

    Photo of UW Oshkosh students at a dig site in Slovenia

    When students return to the University of Wisconsin Oshkosh this fall, many will have stories to tell about exciting summer adventures. Only a few, however, will be able to say […]

  10. UW-Stout professors, students are wading in to lead water testing projects

    Photo of UW-Stout Assistant Professor Nicole Hayes, left, guiding three high school students as they conduct tests on Gilbert Creek west of Menomonie. / UW-Stout

    State grants support efforts to improve water quality, help train university and high school students Gilbert Creek in Dunn County slips through marshland and oak savanna between chest-high grasses and […]