1. The future looks fresh: New collaboration will boost Wisconsin water research, policy, and economy

    Photo of faculty from five UW campuses who met in July at the UW-Waukesha field station for a daylong retreat to plan Freshwater Science 101, a new course to be offered to students at UW-Madison, UW-Milwaukee, UW-La Crosse, UW Oshkosh, and UW-Parkside. Pictured are Eric Strauss, Robert Stelzer, Jake VanderZanden, Mike Carvan, Greg Kleinheinz, Jessica Orlofske, and Marlin, who gave them a tour of the station. Taking the photo was Tracy Boyer. Photo courtesy of Heidi Jeter.

    On a sunny afternoon in late September, a group of undergraduate students boarded Limnos II, UW-Madison’s Center for Limnology (CFL) pontoon boat, for a field trip on Lake Mendota with CFL […]

  2. UW-Madison: Real-time video of scenes hidden around corners is now possible

    Screenshot of video: As Ji Hyun Nam slowly tosses a stuffed cat toy into the air, a real-time video captures the playful scene — from around a corner. With further refinements, the technology could find uses in search-and-rescue, defense and medical imaging. (Caution: Video contains flashing lights, which may be a problem for some people, including those with photosensitive epilepsy or a history of migraines and headaches.)

    As Ji Hyun Nam slowly tosses a stuffed cat toy into the air, a real-time video captures the playful scene at a 20th century webcam clip — a mere five […]

  3. UW-Milwaukee anthropology field school teaches students how to unearth the past

    Photo of field school students excavating a patch of farm field to expose pit and post hole features at the Koshkonong Creek Village site. (Photo courtesy of the Anthropology Department)

    As he ventured through the field towards the dig site, Seth Schneider had to be careful where he put his feet. To his left were rows of newly planted tobacco, […]

  4. UW-Green Bay alumnus Cristian Ambrosio is on his way to pursuing a lifelong dream of becoming a physician

    Photo of Cristian Ambrosio

    UW-Green Bay alumnus Cristian Ambrosio’s definition of healing and love took a whole new meaning the day his family made a decision to care for his newborn cousin. Calling it […]

  5. UW Oshkosh named one of nation’s best schools for men in nursing for fifth year

    Logo for AAMN Best Schools for Men in Nursing

    University of Wisconsin Oshkosh College of Nursing (CON) was named one of the nation’s best schools for men in nursing during the annual American Association for Men in Nursing (AAMN)—marking […]

  6. UW-La Crosse summer internships with JF Brennan create hands-on experiences

    Photo of Peyton Paulson, a senior geography major at UWL, who traveled across the Midwest conducting bathymetric surveys as part of an internship with JF Brennan this summer. The internship helped him land a full-time job with the La Crosse-based company following his graduation in December.

    Peyton Paulson’s summer included visits to seven states and two Great Lakes. But he wasn’t your usual tourist, and this wasn’t your usual road trip. Paulson, a senior geography major at […]

  7. UW-Stevens Point students find support through Veteran Services, Veterans Club

    Photo of members of UWSP's Veterans Club in front of Old Main

    For U.S. Army veteran and University of Wisconsin-Stevens Point senior Julian Phan and other veterans on campus, the university’s Veterans Club office in the Dreyfus University Center is a safe […]

  8. UW-Green Bay restoration project will provide crucial habitat for pollinators, birds, bats and other wildlife

    Photo of UW-Green Bay's Natural Areas Ecologist, Bobbie Webster, planting wet meadow plant seeds at the Wequiock Creek Natural Area. UW-Green Bay, Sue Pischke University Photographer

    Staff from the Cofrin Center of Biodiversity, community volunteers, and UW-Green Bay students from Professor Amy Wolf’s Conservation Biology plant seeds at the Wequiock Creek Natural Area. The restoration being […]

  9. UW-Stout interior design faculty, students become part of the safe, healthier buildings movement

    Photo of (from left) UW-Stout interior design professors Julie Peterson, Nicolette Brehm and Shelley Pecha, who recently became WELL accredited professionals. / UW-Stout

    Three professors, eight students pass international WELL certification There’s good reason why buildings, from homes to work spaces to stores, should be safe and have healthy interior environments — humans […]

  10. UW-Stevens Point, Skyward partner on new campus internship center

    Photo of ​Joshua Hagen, dean of the College of Letters and Science; Chancellor Thomas Gibson; Ray Ackerlund, president of Skyward; and Cindy McCabe, head of the Department of Mathematical Sciences, helping to open the new Skyward Internship Center at UW-Stevens Point.

    University of Wisconsin-Stevens Point student interns for a local edtech software company have a new, convenient way to complete their work right on campus. The Skyward Internship Center, located in […]