1. Companies share how UW-Madison students fit their talent needs

    Photo of UW-Madison career fair

    In the last year, nearly 8,500 companies have sought out students from UW-Madison to meet their talent needs. The companies often work through the Office of Business Engagement to set up mock interview sessions, classroom projects, and even job shadowing. They also meet with students at large-scale career fairs on campus.

  2. UW-River Falls to begin dual credit program with River Falls High School

    Photo of River Falls students studying

    This fall, high school students in River Falls can earn college credit before ever stepping onto the UW-River Falls campus. A groundbreaking dual credit agreement with the River Falls School District offers students the chance to take approved UW courses. The program is designed to be an affordable investment for students interested in banking college […]

  3. Community members join UW-Superior faculty, staff for Mindfulness Leadership Workshop

    Photo of Mindfulness Leadership Workshop at UW-Superior

    More than 70 UW-Superior faculty, staff, and community members attended the Mindfulness Leadership Workshop at the Yellowjacket Union. Sponsored by the campus Pruitt Center for Mindfulness and Well-Being in coordination with Arizona State, the event brought participants together to have conversations about the importance of healthfulness, personal balance, and resiliency

  4. UW-Superior legal studies and criminal justice programs hold senior experience celebration

    Photo of participant in UW-Superior legal studies and criminal justice programs' senior experience, celebration on May 1. This allowed the 18 graduating seniors a chance to share and celebrate their capstone experiences. Several students also talked about jobs they’ve found prior to graduation.

    The University of Wisconsin-Superior legal studies and criminal justice programs held its senior experience celebration on Wednesday, May 1, in the Yellowjacket Union. A poster session highlighting significant capstone experience allowed the 18 graduating seniors a chance to share and celebrate their experiences. Following the poster session, the students took part in an awards ceremony […]

  5. UW-River Falls student Murry named Ag Engineering Undergrad Student of the Year

    Photo of Joe Shakal, chair of the Agricultural Engineering Technology Department at UW-River Falls, presenting senior Lindsey Murry with the 2019 ASABE Agricultural Engineering Undergraduate Student of the Year Award.

    Lindsey Murry is the first graduate in UW-River Falls’ new agricultural engineering program. Named the 2019 Agricultural Engineering Undergraduate Student of the Year by the Wisconsin Chapter of the American Society of Agricultural and Biological Engineers (ASABE), this McNair Scholar is not only being acknowledged for her academic excellence but also her extracurricular activities and invaluable […]

  6. UW-Milwaukee students benefit from internships

    Photo of Simrah Awan, a marketing major with a certificate in international business, is a communications and public relations intern at Baird. Her role includes writing and developing communication plans and content that support the firm's strategic initiatives. Awan also monitors media coverage, prepares talking points for events, and writes for workplace charitable giving campaigns. (UWM Photo/Mikaila Dusenberry)

    An internship can be a priceless part of a college education. About 90 percent of employers prefer candidates with work experience, according to a 2017 survey published by the National Association of Colleges and Employers. Each year, thousands of UWM students complete internships with more than 1,200 Milwaukee-area employers. Those internships mean UWM students get […]

  7. UW-Madison students remember Black Student Strike

    Photo of a recent UW-Madison panel discussion at the Memorial Union, in which several of the former students shared their experiences.

    UW-Madison students helped create an oral history project about the Black Student Strike 50 years ago. Joined by white supporters, the students boycotted classes, took over lecture halls, and blocked building entrances while galvanizing community support behind their demands to enroll more African-American students and hire more faculty of color. Several of the former students […]

  8. Getting into the business of undergraduate research at UW-Stevens Point

    As part of his undergraduate research, UW-Stevens Point junior Tyler Hillery is helping Central Wisconsin employers create a hiring process that minimizes employee turnover and saves training dollars. Hillery and his faculty adviser Nikolaus Butz are applying a “Grit Scale” of personality traits, such as courage and endurance, to help local businesses retain employees. Hillery […]

  9. UW-Stout, Mabel Tainter create new Red Cedar Film Festival

    Photo of UW-Stout students in a summer cinema course.

    UW-Stout has collaborated with the Mabel Tainter Center for the Arts to create the Red Cedar Film Festival in Menomonie, which will debut in July. The downtown festival venues will include UW-Stout’s historic Harvey Hall Theatre and involve university students majoring in entertainment design and video production. Organizers hope the festival gives an economic boost to the […]

  10. Biology professor Marilyn Tufte celebrates 50 years at UW-Platteville

    Photo of Dr. Marilyn Tufte, who is celebrating 50 years of teaching biology at UW-Platteville

    At its annual employee recognition luncheon, UW-Platteville celebrated the amazing career of one of its professors. Dr. Marilyn Tufte reflected on her 50 years as a biology professor on campus. During her tenure, she designed her own laboratory in Boebel Hall and 40 years later is now helping with the redesign. Read an interview with […]