1. UW-Green Bay Leading Regional Efforts to Locate National Estuarine Research Reserve on Green Bay

    Photo of UW-Green Bay estuarine researchers on a boat

    Public kick-off event is April 12 (and again April 15) Green Bay, Wis.—The University of Wisconsin-Green Bay, in partnership with local and national agencies, is leading efforts to recognize local […]

  2. How serving students with disabilities became a priority mission at UW-Whitewater

    Photo of service dog at UW-Whitewater commencement

    After Paul Lauritzen arrived on the Whitewater State College campus in the fall of 1964 to start a special education program in its college of education, he soon found himself […]

  3. UW-Eau Claire students help Blugold Brain Injury Group members tell their stories to health care providers

    Photo of undergraduate and graduate students in UW-Eau Claire’s communication sciences and disorders programs who assisted Blugold Brain Injury Group members in developing a presentation for Mayo Clinic Health System providers. In the presentation, BBIG members told providers what it’s like to live with a traumatic brain injury. Blugolds helping with the project include (seated from left) Bailey Harder and Crystal Zehm, and (standing from left) Dr. Jerry Hoepner and Hannah Yingst.

    Photo caption: Undergraduate and graduate students in UW-Eau Claire’s communication sciences and disorders programs assisted Blugold Brain Injury Group members in developing a presentation for Mayo Clinic Health System providers. In […]

  4. Veteran finds hope for her dog, others, in UW-Madison melanoma treatment study

    Photo of Chester, a 12-year-old beagle mix, who is enrolled in a study funded by the Department of Veterans Affairs to evaluate a novel immunotherapy in dogs with melanoma. The study funds the canine clinical trials at UW Veterinary Care. PHOTO COURTESY OF BRITTNEY MAEHL

    When Brittney Maehl, a veteran of the Navy, learned of the opportunity to help her dog Chester – and other cancer patients – through a clinical trial funded by the Department of […]

  5. 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 […]

  6. UW-La Crosse, UW campuses aim to be global leaders in freshwater science

    Photo of UW-La Crosse grad student Courtney Baker investigating microplastics in the Mississippi River in this 2019 photo. Through the Freshwater Collaborative, UWL students and faculty will continue to be global leaders in freshwater science and critical aquatic issues.

    The future is water.  As the world turns its attention to climate change, the availability of clean water and other critical aquatic issues, the Freshwater Collaborative of Wisconsin — a partnership of Wisconsin’s 13 […]

  7. CDC recommends fitters like Badger Seal, giving it boost

    Photo of early fall 2020, when College of Engineering student employees assembled Badger Seal mask fitters outside the Grainger Engineering Design Innovation Laboratory in Wendt Commons. RENEE MEILLER, UW–MADISON COLLEGE OF ENGINEERING

    The CDC has officially recommended wearing mask fitters as one way to improve how your mask protects you, including the Badger Seal created by a team of UW–Madison engineers in […]

  8. UW-Madison research: Invasive species often start as undetected “sleeper populations”

    Photo of students collecting data and water samples from Lake Mendota during an early morning outing in 2016 for a limnology experiment. Limnology researchers discovered the spiny water flea in Lake Mendota in 2009. PHOTO: JEFF MILLER

    When an invasive species overruns a new ecosystem, it is often assumed that the invader recently arrived at its new home and rapidly took over. But a new report in the […]

  9. Pollinator Patch Program work continues through winter to help create rare bee habitat at UW-Parkside

    Photo of Rusty Patch Bumblebee, a rare bee for which UW-Parkside is trying to restore habitat

    Cross country skiers, snowshoers and other winter outdoor enthusiasts may be surprised to see workers clearing trees and brush along UW-Parkside’s Wayne E. Dannehl Cross Country Course this month. They […]

  10. UW-Platteville to build largest state-owned solar array

    Photo of existing solar array on the rooftop of Engineering Hall at UW-Platteville.

    The University of Wisconsin-Platteville received state approval Thursday to construct a 2.4 megawatt solar array in Memorial Park. This will be the largest solar array owned by a Wisconsin state […]