1. UW-Milwaukee researchers seek ways to abate warm-weather algae problem

    Photo of Todd Miller working with a beaker that contains Nostoc, a cyanobacteria isolated from Lake Superior that produces a novel neurotoxin. (UWM Photo/Troye Fox)

    Summer brings warm weather, sunshine and time to enjoy Wisconsin’s beautiful waters. Unfortunately, it can also bring potentially toxic blue green algae resulting from the combination of sunshine and chemicals […]

  2. UWRF Dairy Innovation Hub researches potential new uses for milk ingredients and byproducts

    Photo of UWRF Assistant Professor Grace Lewis, who is researching potential new uses for milk ingredients and byproducts in the Dairy Plant.

    University of Wisconsin-River Falls Assistant Professor Grace Lewis is looking to find value-added products for milk proteins. Lewis, who is part of the College of Agriculture, Food and Environmental Sciences, […]

  3. UW-Platteville Bee Squad discusses importance of honeybees and native pollinators

    Photo of UW-Platteville Bee Squad

    The beekeeping season is underway, and the University of Wisconsin-Platteville Bee Squad is ready to observe honeybees and native pollinators across campus. The Bee Squad, which consists of nearly a […]

  4. 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 […]

  5. ​UW-Stevens Point researching hemp farming for economic, environmental benefits

    Photo of UW-Stevens Point students Sydney Polich, Meghan Schimka, and Mike Ayensu-Mensah conducting research on hemp plants to learn more about how soil pollutants affect plant growth.

    One hundred years ago, Wisconsin was second in the nation for growing hemp. Grown mostly for its fiber and cannabidiol (CBD) oil, hemp is used to make rope, fabrics, plastics, […]

  6. UW-Platteville student researchers explore solutions for phosphorous run-off

    Photo of Olivia Kozlowska

    Phosphorous concentrations are at an almost dangerously high level in Wisconsin, says University of Wisconsin-Platteville senior Olivia Kozlowska – an environmental engineering major from Chicago, Illinois – and it’s a […]

  7. Freshwater science: Mentorship and insecticide insight

    Photo of Austin Draper, whose love of fish led him to a career in water sciences.

    Collaborative grant provided opportunity for faculty and students at two UW schools to study potential emerging water contaminants. Austin Draper never considered a career in freshwater science. Although he was […]

  8. UW-River Falls to offer international dual degree program, partners with university in the Netherlands

    Photo of Jake Sailer of Sailer’s Food Market and Meat Processing in Elmwood discussing the balancing act between producing new and unique food products while maintaining a reliable supply of successfully branded products.

    The UW System Board of Regents has approved a new undergraduate Bachelor of Science program in international food operations management at the University of Wisconsin-River Falls (UWRF). This is a […]

  9. UW-Parkside’s campus garden donates more than 1,000 pounds of fresh produce to Racine County Food Bank

    Photo of UW-Parkside garden, which donated produce to local food bank

    During this time of helping others and giving thanks, University of Wisconsin-Parkside’s campus garden has stepped up and donated 1,019 pounds of fresh produce from July to November to the […]

  10. UW-Platteville wins Region 3 Soils Contest, Strobel takes top individual honors

    Photo of (pictured left to right:) Isaac Nollen, Gabriela Strobel, Nicole Plenty, Andrew Mitzelfelt, Abby Field and Dr. Chris Baxter

    The University of Wisconsin-Platteville Collegiate Soils Team took first place in the 64th annual Region 3 Collegiate Soils Contest, held Oct. 5-8. The event was held in McLean and Tazewell […]