1. History major gains experience, skills from Oshkosh Public Museum internship

    Photo of Catie Gullickson, intern at the Oshkosh Public Museum

    Internships are a great way for students to gain real-world experience and skills within their field of study before graduation. This summer, senior University of Wisconsin Oshkosh history major and […]

  2. High schoolers explore research and careers at Freshwater Camp at UW-Parkside and UW-Whitewater

    Photo of high school students in a weeklong Freshwater Camp jointly presented by UW-Parkside and UW-Whitewater.

    As the school year cooled down, Freshwater Camp at UW-Parkside and UW-Whitewater was heating up. High school juniors and seniors from Wisconsin and northern Illinois took part in a week-long […]

  3. UW-Platteville alumna reflects on student teaching opportunity in Bayfield

    Photo of University of Wisconsin-Platteville alumna Jillian Meister, who wrapped up her final semester student teaching in Bayfield, Wisconsin

    University of Wisconsin-Platteville alumna Jillian Meister wrapped up her final semester student teaching in Bayfield, Wisconsin, where she received the opportunity to implement culturally responsive teaching practices in her classroom. […]

  4. $1 million NSF grant to address gender equity concerns in STEM faculty at UWO

    Photo from UW Oshkosh showing STEM research

    A multidisciplinary team at the University of Wisconsin Oshkosh has been awarded a nearly $1 million, three-year National Science Foundation grant aimed at increasing and retaining women in academic STEM […]

  5. UWM research: What the mechanical forces behind protein folding can tell us about metastatic cancer

    Photo of Ionel Popa, UWM professor of physics, demonstrating the magnetic tweezers built by his lab members to measure the mechanical forces that act on proteins as they fold and refold. Proteins are large molecules that carry out the body’s functions required for good health. In back is research assistant Sabita Sharma. (UWM Photo/Elora Hennessey)

    Talin is a protein that controls cellular attachment and movement, but its malfunctioning also allows cancer cells to spread. DCL1 is a tumor-suppressing protein. But scientists don’t fully understand how […]

  6. Blugolds travel to Washington, D.C., to lobby for students in higher education with learning disabilities

    Photo of Erik Marcotte (left) and Caden Joergens who spent several days in Washington, D.C., this summer lobbying Congress for legislation regarding students in higher education with learning disabilities. The Blugolds are leaders of the UW-Eau Claire chapter of Eye to Eye-National, a mentoring movement that focuses on elementary and middle school students with ADHD and learning differences. They joined students from around the country for the national “Learning Disability Day of Action.” (Submitted photo)

    Campus leaders from the University of Wisconsin-Eau Claire joined advocates from around the country in Washington, D.C., this summer to lobby for legislation regarding students in higher education with learning […]

  7. UW-Milwaukee researchers seek ways to abate warm-weather algae problem

    Photo of Todd Miller working with a beaker that contains Nostoc, a cyanobacteria isolated from Lake Superior that produces a novel neurotoxin. (UWM Photo/Troye Fox)

    Summer brings warm weather, sunshine and time to enjoy Wisconsin’s beautiful waters. Unfortunately, it can also bring potentially toxic blue green algae resulting from the combination of sunshine and chemicals […]

  8. Students laud UW-River Falls’ first doctoral program

    Photo of members of the first class of UWRF doctoral candidates in Montessori studies meet to work on a class project at the University Center.

    Bridgette Williams owns a private Montessori school in Fayette County, Georgia. For the past two weeks, Williams, who is the head of the school and lead elementary guide, has been […]

  9. UW-Eau Claire public history students create exhibit in Irvine Park Welcome Center in Chippewa Falls

    Photo of UW-Eau Claire public history graduate students Jordan Stish (left) and Alexi Linder discussing the exhibit they helped create in the Irvine Park Welcome Center in Chippewa Falls. (Photo by Shane Opatz)

    Visitors to Irvine Park in Chippewa Falls now can learn about the history of the city and park thanks to an exhibit in the park’s Welcome Center that was created […]

  10. State grant helps UW-Stevens Point, partners meet forestry workforce needs

    Photo of state grant partners

    Addressing a need for skilled workers in the forestry industry, the Wisconsin Forestry Center at the University of Wisconsin-Stevens Point will receive a state grant of up to $8 million. […]