1. Freshwater science: Mentorship and insecticide insight

    Photo of Austin Draper, whose love of fish led him to a career in water sciences.

    Collaborative grant provided opportunity for faculty and students at two UW schools to study potential emerging water contaminants. Austin Draper never considered a career in freshwater science. Although he was […]

  2. High schoolers jump into freshwater science

    Photo of high school student Quienten Anger measuring nitrate value in the Chippewa River with Professor J. Brian Mahoney. Willow Anderson in the background.

    Summer program provides hands-on experiences studying lakes, rivers and streams throughout Wisconsin. What’s the best way to get high school students interested in water sciences? Get their feet wet, literally. […]

  3. Collaboration at the heart of UW-Eau Claire’s $9.4 million Workforce Innovation Grant

    Photo of Wisconsin Governor Tony Evers' press conference announcing UW-Eau Claire’s $9.4 million Workforce Innovation Grant

    The University of Wisconsin-Eau Claire received a $9.4 million grant from the Wisconsin Economic Development Corp. through the agency’s Workforce Innovation Grant program. Gov. Tony Evers announced UW-Eau Claire’s award […]

  4. UW-Stout lab renovations include new maker space for fashion, engineering students

    At University of Wisconsin-Stout, Wisconsin’s Polytechnic University, all of the academic programs have an experiential learning component. For students from seven of those programs, the applied learning and collaborative experiences […]

  5. UW-Platteville students conduct research at largest pavement research facility

    Photo of (from left) Dr. Danny Xiao, Dylan Notsch, Will Straka, and Nic Oesau.

    Three University of Wisconsin-Platteville civil engineering students recently conducted research at MnROAD, the largest full-scale pavement research facility of its kind in the world, located near Albertville, Minnesota. The research project, led by Dr. […]

  6. Journey to graduation: UW Oshkosh senior combines Pokemon passion with history degree

    Photo of University of Wisconsin Oshkosh senior Caleb Gedemer, of Little Chute

    As a professional Pokemon card player, University of Wisconsin Oshkosh senior Caleb Gedemer, of Little Chute, gained new perspectives as he traveled the world to take part in competitions. Now […]

  7. UW-Milwaukee history alum forges cultural connections at Luxembourg museum

    Photo of UWM history alumna Serena Stuettgen holding up an artifact from the archives at the Luxembourg American Cultural Society museum, where she is a curator. (Photo courtesy of Serena Stuettgen)

    The only thing that Serena Stuettgen knew about Luxembourg was that it was a small country in Europe. Even so, she applied as a curator at the Luxembourg American Cultural Society […]

  8. UW-Green Bay’s Rising Phoenix Program Expands with Computer Science Pathway for Students Across the Region

    Photo of UW-Green Bay students working at a computer

    Program addresses the computer science workforce shortage in Northeast Wisconsin The Rising Phoenix Early College High School Program is expanding through a new collaboration between UW-Green Bay and the Computer […]

  9. UW-Madison teams up with NFL on research designed to reduce head injuries in athletes

    Photo of Daniel Cobian holding a specialized mouthguard that will be used by football players involved in the study. The sensors in the mouthguard will collect data on head impacts.

    Researchers at the University of Wisconsin School of Medicine and Public Health are partnering with the National Football League (NFL) to study how on-field head impacts can inform injury reduction efforts […]

  10. A greener business model: How the private sector can lead where government hasn’t

    Photo of UW-Milwaukee professor Melissa Scanlan, who provides a blueprint for an alternate business model that incorporates green practices, pays living wages and preserves community jobs in her new book, “Prosperity in the Fossil-Free Economy.” (UWM Photo/Elora Hennessey)

    Countries have debated how to combat climate change since the early 1990s. And yet little progress has been made as governments grapple with how to set and enforce emissions-reduction commitments. […]