1. Recent UW-Platteville grads set to make an impact in growing field of plant breeding and biotechnology

    Photo of Garrett Larsen, who worked in UW-Platteville's plant-microbe symbioses laboratory for four years.

    Garrett Larsen had a passion for plant biotechnology even before he enrolled at the University of Wisconsin-Platteville. Thanks to the Wisconsin Youth Apprenticeship Program through BioPharmaceutical Technology Center Institute and […]

  2. Power to the people: Three ways our nation’s electrical grid must change for a brighter future

    Photo of electrical wires

    The world is on the cusp of a renewable energy tipping point; with recent technology advances, green energy generation methods like solar and wind are on the rise. That’s great […]

  3. UW-Stout Fab Lab’s campus, statewide impacts continue to grow

    Photo of educators from around Wisconsin gathered in the Fab Lab on June 30, 2021. They spent the day working on varying equipment with a focus on how the learning process worked for them as opposed to the use of specific tools they may or may not have at their home institutions.

    For nearly a decade, the Discovery Center Fab Lab at UW-Stout has been a cutting-edge center to help bring innovative ideas to life. Now in its 10th year of operations, […]

  4. I want that mattress! UW-Parkside professor mentoring former student’s start-up business

    Photo of UW-Parkside Professor Abey Kuruvilla and MBA operations class

    Picture this: You spend a few days away from home at an Airbnb, hotel or Vrbo. After a couple of restful nights, you realize how much you like … the […]

  5. An ‘over the counter’ hearing aid may put treatment within reach

    Photo of Yi Hu holding a prototype of the hearing device he developed for the over-the-counter hearing device market. The FDA is expected to issue guidelines for approval of OTC devices soon. (UWM Photo/Elora Hennessey)

    Yi Hu was always close with his grandfather, who lived in a poor, coal-mining region of China. Around 2005, his grandfather began to complain about hearing difficulty. “We knew that […]

  6. Wisconsin high school teams face off in business model pitch contest at UW Oshkosh

    Photo of a Wisconsin high school team facing off in business model pitch contest at UW Oshkosh

    A student team from Kimberly High School impressed judges with their innovative clothing idea, winning the 2022 Wisconsin High School Business Model Competition held May 21 at the University of […]

  7. UW-Eau Claire art students collaborate with local business on welding project

    Photo of UW-Eau Claire student welding

     As Brittany Harp puts the finishing touches on her metal sculpture — a creation made with shapes and colors to represent the sun — the University of Wisconsin-Eau Claire […]

  8. UW-Milwaukee walkway installation spotlights the problem of electronic and construction waste

    Photo of “Circuit Boardwalk” featuring 200 square feet of tiles made primarily of discarded circuit boards and concrete composed almost entirely of recycled materials. (Photo courtesy of Nathaniel Stern)

    Unusual walkway tiles created at UW-Milwaukee using 95% recycled materials now form an inspiring path in front of the engineering building at a New York university: a pedestrian stroll that […]

  9. UW–Madison’s ultra-efficient carbon capture tech earns top 60 spot in global XPRIZE challenge

    Photo of UW–Madison XPRIZE team includes, from left, graduate students Seunghyeon Jung, Mattie Bindl, Mikhaila Calice, Jenna Greene, Keerthana Sreenivasan and Eri R. Amezcua. COURTESY OF KEERTHANA SREENIVASAN

    For a planet increasingly ravaged by the effects of climate change, removing carbon from the atmosphere could be part of a desperately needed turn in the right direction. Innovators worldwide […]

  10. Team from UW-Milwaukee and UW-Madison reaches finals of national Solar Decathlon

    Image of the Wisconsin team’s design shown in this rendering includes features such as an orientation that allows photovoltaic panels to capture the sun’s energy year-round, energy efficient windows, extra insulation and window overhangs that provide shade in the warmer months.

    Energy costs are a major concern for consumers these days. And it’s not just the so-called “pain at the pump.” Home energy costs are also rising. That’s part of the […]