1. Fantastic fellows: Community Engaged Fellowships a win-win for students, nonprofits

    Photo of UWL's inaugural Community Engaged Fellows (from left to right): Avery Frankl, Gretta Kraus and Samantha Meister. All three say their fellowship experience has provided many valuable lessons.

    As a senior management major, Avery Frankl is getting a solid education at UW-La Crosse. However, Frankl knows that not everything can be learned in the classroom. That’s why she […]

  2. When hurricanes threaten, national media turn to UWM prof’s website

    Photo of Clark Evans, professor of atmospheric science in the School of Freshwater Sciences, who maintains a website that translates meteorological data into an accessible format so that it can be used to create maps. The graphics are also available every six hours through a Twitter account that is linked to the storm data. (UWM Photo Services)

    As hurricanes loomed over the southeast United States, both the Washington Post and the New York Times consulted a database on a UWM professor’s website for information on these storms, […]

  3. Back to school: Retirees enjoy opportunity to hit the books — at no cost

    Photo of Linda Kastantin, ’91, who is one of many Wisconsin residents 60 or older taking advantage of a state program that allows them to audit college classes for free. Kastantin is auditing a constitutional law course at UWL — something she has always wanted to do.

    Retirees enjoy opportunity to hit the books — at no cost Linda Kastantin has always wanted to learn more about constitutional law. Now the retired clinic manager from Gundersen Health […]

  4. These creative problem solvers make profound contributions – and good pay

    Photo of Natasja Iversen, Oshkosh, who liked problem-solving games and math. The senior, pictured with Kurt Pflughoeft, director of the UWSP Center for Data Analytics, is majoring in data analytics for a high-demand career and great return on her educational investment.

    Natasja Iversen loved math in high school. She took a computer programming class and became interested in a career path that combined them. “I found data analytics was a happy […]

  5. Transformational gift to UW-River Falls for dairy plant renovation establishes Wuethrich Family/Grassland Dairy Center of Excellence

    Photo of Chancellor Maria Gallo sharing applause with Trevor Wuethrich, Grassland Dairy Products, Inc. president, during a special gathering Thursday morning in the UWRF Dairy Pilot Plant.

    Contribution brings total Wuethrich-Grassland commitment to $1 million Following a transformational gift, the University of Wisconsin-River Falls Dairy Pilot Plant will now be known as the Wuethrich Family/Grassland Dairy Center […]

  6. Howell returns to UW-Platteville, discusses importance of diversity and representation in mental health counseling

    Photo of Brittany Howell

    “I love my job. I love counseling,” said Brittany Howell, multicultural specialist and counselor at the University of Wisconsin-Platteville. “Being a former student of color on campus and to now help current students […]

  7. UWM film student captures reality of caring for someone with dementia

    Photo of UWM film student Riley Killian, who was inspired to pursue filmmaking when he saw "Star Wars" in fifth grade. (UWM Photo/Troye Fox)

    Caring for someone with dementia can be a difficult, loving journey. UWM first-year film student Riley Killian captured that reality in a 45-minute documentary on the experiences of caregivers – “Unconditional: […]

  8. UW-Green Bay: One working mom’s homework—kids, COVID and a BSN

    Photo of Lisa Pawlak, who is graduating from UW-Green Bay in December 2022.

    Without question, Lisa Pawlak is driven. As one of the hundreds of students graduating this winter at UW-Green Bay’s commencement ceremony, Lisa’s path to earn her bachelor of science in […]

  9. UW-Eau Claire research team works with Eau Claire Downtown Farmers Market to address food insecurity

    Photo of Eau Claire Farmers Market. A UW-Eau Claire research team working with the Eau Claire Downtown Farmers Market on a program that helps community members who are food insecure buy more fruits and vegetables. Dr. Eric Jamelske, professor of economics, leads the ongoing project, which has included dozens of Blugolds as researchers and/or volunteers. (Photo by Shane Opatz)

    As a college student living on his own for the first time, Luke Plagens already was figuring out that it’s hard to eat healthy on a small budget. However, it’s […]

  10. Future teacher hopes to make a difference in nearby classrooms and around the world

    Photo of Blugold, Maisee Yang, who found plenty of learning opportunities in and out of the classroom that will help her be successful in her future teaching career. She will graduate from UW-Eau Claire this month with an elementary education major and a teaching English as a second language (TESOL) minor. She hopes to teach fifth-eighth graders, but she also wants to someday teach abroad in Europe or Asia. (Photo by Bill Hoepner)

    When Maisee Yang graduates from the University of Wisconsin-Eau Claire this month, she will take with her a long list of goals that she hopes to accomplish during her future […]