1. Top-notch presenter: UW-La Crosse senior aces WiSys research competition

    Photo of UW-La Crosse senior Jason Martin, who took first place in the second of three Student Research & Innovation Showcases at the WiSys SPARK Symposium on June 9, 2021. Martin's research explores how scientists can use electrochemistry to coat steel plates with zinc while controlling the properties of the zinc film (hardness and roughness, for example) by altering the electric source.

    Jason Martin’s presentation was the best of the bunch. The UW-La Crosse senior studying chemistry and biochemistry took first place in the second of three Student Research & Innovation Showcases at the […]

  2. UW-Green Bay nursing faculty train with new manikins that will offer nursing students realistic patient healthcare scenarios

    Photo of a nursing instructor training on the new hi-tech human patient simulator inside the Aurora BayCare Nursing Skills Center on the UW-Green Bay Campus. These manikins offer nursing students with realistic patient healthcare scenarios for critical thinking and clinical skills training. UW-Green Bay's partnership with Aurora BayCare ensures our nursing students are prepared to deliver high-quality, safe patient care as they prepare for their clinical courses.

    Nursing instructors in UW-Green Bay’s College of Health, Education and Social Welfare, trained recently on the new high-tech patient simulators (or manikins) inside the Aurora BayCare Nursing Skills Center on […]

  3. UWM engineering alumna builds a business in sustainable stormwater management

    Photo of Carrie Bristoll-Groll showing off StormGUARDen, a product her company launched that serves as a combination rain garden and rain barrel. (Photo courtesy of Carrie Bristoll-Groll)

    Wisconsin is blessed with an abundance of water. We have so much water, we often end up with too much in the wrong places at the wrong time. This water […]

  4. UW-Parkside undergrad wins Wisconsin Big Idea Tournament

    Photo of UW-Parkside undergraduate Gabrielle Richardson, who won the Big Idea Tournament in 2021

    Gabrielle Richardson, a UW-Parkside pre-med undergraduate majoring in Spanish and Criminal Justice, is the winner of the Wisconsin Big Idea Tournament. The tournament was sponsored by UW System and the […]

  5. UW-Milwaukee alum’s childhood dreams took him all the way to Mars

    Photo of Darian Dixon posing in front of a model of the Curiosity rover, which landed on Mars in 2012. (Photo courtesy of Darian Dixon)

    Darian Dixon spent his childhood nights staring at the glowing stars and planets adorning the walls and ceiling of his small bedroom. But weighed down by his circumstances on Earth, […]

  6. UW-Madison students team up to develop innovative solutions to dairy industry challenges

    Photo of dairy cows in barn

    Cold milk has long been offered alongside a lunch or snack in elementary schools. Over the years, the vessel for that milk has remained the same – a traditional paper […]

  7. UW–Madison alum’s mask makes Time magazine’s list of best inventions of 2020

    Photo of Max Bock-Aronson

    While studying abroad in Singapore as a University of Wisconsin–Madison mechanical engineering undergraduate student in 2013, Max Bock-Aronson experienced heightened levels of air pollution firsthand. He also happened to be taking an […]

  8. Among Us fan video animated by UW-Stout student has millions of YouTube hits

    Screenshot: UW-Stout student Chloe McChesney created an animated video for the song “Good to Be Alive” by CG5. The video already has more than 10 million plays.

    Chloe McChesney loves to use color and avoid straight lines, creating soft and visually effective animation. McChesney’s animation has created quite a following. The senior majoring in entertainment design-animation, which […]

  9. CDC recommends fitters like Badger Seal, giving it boost

    Photo of early fall 2020, when College of Engineering student employees assembled Badger Seal mask fitters outside the Grainger Engineering Design Innovation Laboratory in Wendt Commons. RENEE MEILLER, UW–MADISON COLLEGE OF ENGINEERING

    The CDC has officially recommended wearing mask fitters as one way to improve how your mask protects you, including the Badger Seal created by a team of UW–Madison engineers in […]

  10. UW-Platteville M.S. Engineering student part of Daytona 500 winning team

    Photo of UW-Platteville Master of Science in Engineering student Chris Yerges

    The win in NASCAR’s biggest race came down to a few key seconds for lead engineer Chris Yerges and his team at Front Row Motorsports. But behind each of these […]