1. App developed at UW-Milwaukee helps explore Black history

    Image of the Blackistory app, which was scheduled to launch on Feb. 17.

    Deborah Blanks has turned a project she started for her son in grade school into a Black history app that will launch Feb. 17. It’s free and will be available in […]

  2. New UW-Madison solvent-based recycling process could cut down on millions of tons of plastic waste

    Photo to accompany solvent-based plastic recycling research at UW-Madison

    Multilayer plastic materials are ubiquitous in food and medical supply packaging, particularly since the specific properties of layered polymers can keep moisture from fouling sterile syringes or light and oxygen […]

  3. UW-Madison: Bird’s-eye view of geology using drones offers new way to protect groundwater

    Photo of drone

    These days, researchers at the Wisconsin Geological and Natural History Survey are spending a little less time on the ground and more time in the air — looking at the […]

  4. UW-Eau Claire student researchers win award for medical innovation

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    University of Wisconsin-Eau Claire students Aaron Ellefson and Cuyler Monahan didn’t let COVID-19 deter their collaborative research into developing a clinical foam to protect cancer patients from radiation during treatment.Ellefson, […]

  5. Made at UW-Stout door pullers part of student health push

    Photo of plastic door puller, designed by two UW-Stout seniors’ whose engineering skills led to special welcome gift in residence halls.

    At UW-Stout this fall, dozens of COVID-19 safety measures — from new plexiglass barriers to surface disinfection protocols to socially-distanced classrooms and lounges — have been planned and implemented to […]

  6. UW-Madison research: Merging solar cell and liquid battery produces efficient, long-lasting solar storage

    Schematic illustration of an integrated solar flow battery. A solar cell is hooked up to tanks of chemicals that can store electricity for later use. WENJIE LI

    Chemists at the University of Wisconsin–Madison and their collaborators have created a highly efficient and long-lasting solar flow battery, a way to generate, store and redeliver renewable electricity from the […]

  7. UW-Stout engineering students help automate box frame production

    Photo of UW-Stout engineering students who are using their knowledge to benefit workers in Wisconsin

    UW-Stout School of Engineering students are using their knowledge to benefit workers in Wisconsin. Students built a system to help automate bed box frame production at the Career Development Center […]

  8. UW-Oshkosh art students get creative with Oshkosh Defense project

    Photo of an art student in a digital fabrication class, who recently gained real-world professional experience working with one of the community's most prestigious employers, Oshkosh Defense.

    UW-Oshkosh art students in a digital fabrication class recently gained real-world professional experience working with one of the community’s most prestigious employers, Oshkosh Defense. The students created innovative designs for […]

  9. UW-River Falls physics major conducting ground-breaking physics research

    Photo of UW-River Falls physics major Roman Alvarado is conducting ground-breaking robotics research that could change the lives of amputees around the world.

    UW-River Falls physics major Roman Alvarado is conducting ground-breaking robotics research that could change the lives of amputees around the world. The senior is working on the design and construction […]

  10. UW-Parkside students win Big Idea Competition

    Photo of Mya Peterson and Sam Rozzoni, UW-Parkside students who won the UW-Parkside Big Idea Award in 2019.

    UW-Parkside is proud to announce that Mya Peterson and Sam Rozzoni have earned the 2019 UW-Parkside Big Idea award for their research project about new nutrition supplements for aging populations. […]