1. Help on the way: UW-La Crosse to offer unique program to grow state’s school psychologists

    Photo of Rob Dixon, director of the UW-La Crosse school psychology program, who says the university’s new online program addresses Wisconsin’s extreme shortage of school psychologists. It’s the first in the state — and one of only three in the country — to offer online studies in school psychology designed for full-time teachers.

    A new online program at UW-La Crosse aims to help address Wisconsin’s extreme shortage of school psychologists. Working with the Wisconsin Department of Public Instruction and Department of Education on […]

  2. Pandemic response: UWO researchers find better communication, clearer lines of authority needed

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    City managers and village administrators across the state say their experiences responding to the COVID-19 pandemic showed the need for better communication and clearer lines of authority regarding public health, […]

  3. UW-River Falls students learn teamwork, research skills to make older combines more efficient and profitable for small farms

    Photo of students Rames Frisch, in tractor, Alex Pierson and Kyle Leis conducting research to determine how to improve a 1960s combine’s performance.

    University of Wisconsin-River Falls agricultural engineering and agricultural engineering technology students are researching ways to make older combines more efficient and improve profitability for smaller farmers. The research is part of a $150,000 United […]

  4. Freshwater Collaborative of Wisconsin awards $3.42 million in funding to train next generation of water scientists

    Photo of students at UW-La Crosse

    Freshwater Collaborative of Wisconsin Tackles Grand Water Challenges and Provides Support for New Courses, Research Opportunities and Hands-On Experiences for UW Students  MILWAUKEE, Wis.—The Freshwater Collaborative of Wisconsin will provide […]

  5. Best in the nation: UW-Whitewater student org that focuses on mental health wins Chapter of the Year

    Photo of message on heart: "Don't be too hard on yourself"

    When Kelsey Pacetti discusses the importance of mental health — and fighting stigma around a topic that can be uncomfortable to talk about openly — she’s speaking from personal experience. […]

  6. A science trailblazer retires: Stem cell researcher James Thomson’s legacy changed the future of biology

    Photo of James Thomson, who says the unique landscape at UW–Madison helped stem cell science thrive in ways that aren’t possible at most universities. DAVID NEVALA FOR THE MORGRIDGE INSTITUTE

    The developing human body will eventually grow from a tiny two-celled zygote to a massively complex system comprising more than 37 trillion cells. If a single cell represented one second […]

  7. UW-Platteville students explore new methods of energy harvesting

    Photo of UW-Platteville student Jordan Meciej

    A group of mechanical engineering majors at the University of Wisconsin-Platteville are researching new ways to harvest energy and will present their findings to legislators, state leaders and the public […]

  8. UW-Eau Claire ramping up study abroad programs during spring semester

    Photo of Ricky Schiff, who is among the 90 Blugolds who are studying abroad in a dozen countries this semester. Schiff’s program in Winchester, England, was canceled three times because of COVID-19, so he’s making the most of his experience this spring. (Submitted photo)

    The old saying about if at first you don’t succeed try, try again certainly rings true for Preston Krautkramer and Ricky Schiff, University of Wisconsin-Eau Claire students who are finally […]

  9. Bachelor of Business Administration now offered at Baraboo Sauk County campus

    Photo of students walking at UW-Platteville Baraboo Sauk County

    The University of Wisconsin-Platteville is now offering students the opportunity to earn a Bachelor of Business Administration in management on the UW-Platteville Baraboo Sauk County campus, making it the first […]

  10. UW-Platteville electrical engineering students selected to present carbon nanotube research

    Photo of UW-Platteville student presenting research on electrical engineering at 2022 Research in the Rotunda event

    Two University of Wisconsin-Platteville electrical engineering students will showcase their research project, “Carbon Nanotube Electronics” at this year’s Research in the Rotunda held on March 9 in the state Capitol. Devon Lee, a junior […]