1. UW-Parkside to offer STEAM Programs

    Photo of UW-Parkside taken from the air

    STEAM-based summer programs for youth ages 11-17 will be offered by the University of Wisconsin-Parkside Professional and Continuing Education Department, July through August. The weekday programs focus on creativity and […]

  2. UW-River Falls alum’s children’s books share autism journey, family to speak on campus April 27

    University of Wisconsin-River Falls alum Lindsey Moreland holding three bokks she authored about living with autism

    At 28 months of age, University of Wisconsin-River Falls alum Lindsey Moreland was diagnosed with autism after showing classic signs including not responding to her name and banging her head […]

  3. UW-La Crosse’s Susan Crutchfield shares expertise on Helen Keller with popular radio show

    Photo of UW-La Crosse Associate Professor of English Susan Crutchfield, who in 2005, published an article about Helen Keller's short-lived career in vaudeville. Surprisingly, Crutchfield was contacted this spring by one of the most popular radio shows in America — Radiolab, which wanted to interview her for an upcoming episode.

    In 2005, Susan Crutchfield used a UW-La Crosse research grant to produce and publish an article about Helen Keller’s short-lived career in vaudeville. The article generated some initial buzz, but […]

  4. Blugolds leading new dance class for Eau Claire area children and teens with disabilities

    Photo of Blugolds leading a new dance class for Eau Claire area kids with disabilities.

    Olivia Schmidt and Scarlett Prock love their weekly dance classes, where they leap and twirl as they practice a new dance routine that they’ll perform during their first-ever recital this […]

  5. UW-Stout’s School of Education working to fill statewide need for teachers

    Photo of technology education students work on a project at UW-Stout. / UW-Stout

    Shortages grew during pandemic; university offers seven undergraduate programs Help wanted: Teachers. Across the United States the teaching profession, one historically considered critical to the future of the country, has […]

  6. UW-Platteville distinguished lecturer to share how she brings imagined worlds to life at Pixar

    Photo of Danielle Feinberg, Pixar lecturer

    The University of Wisconsin-Platteville will host Danielle Feinberg, a visual effects supervisor at Pixar Animation Studios, as this year’s distinguished lecturer. Feinberg’s lecture, “Bringing Imagined Worlds to Life,” is open […]

  7. Exploring Egypt: UWL professor, alums creating 3D database of ancient statues

    Photo of UWL Professor Dave Anderson and alums Nicolette Pegarsch (upper right) and Shannon Casey, who spent January 2022 scanning statues of the goddess Sekhmet at the Mut Temple in Luxor, Egypt. Pegarsch and Casey described it as the trip of a lifetime.

    Imagine walking around an ancient Egyptian temple or holding a 4,000-year-old artifact in the palm of your hand. UWL’s David Anderson is bringing people as close to that experience as possible […]

  8. Best in the nation: UW-Whitewater student org that focuses on mental health wins Chapter of the Year

    Photo of message on heart: "Don't be too hard on yourself"

    When Kelsey Pacetti discusses the importance of mental health — and fighting stigma around a topic that can be uncomfortable to talk about openly — she’s speaking from personal experience. […]

  9. Obesity documentary wins top Wisconsin broadcast award

    Brooke Shepherd, a recent graduate of the University of Wisconsin-River Falls, has earned a top award from the Wisconsin Broadcasters Association (WBA) for her reporting on obesity in western Wisconsin. […]

  10. UW-Whitewater student wins national writer’s prize with “dazzling and deeply felt” essay

    Photo of UW-Whitewater student Hannah Agustin

    A destructive typhoon. Her mother’s delicious breakfast. Spanish, Japanese and American colonists. The Second Coming. Disney movies. Hannah Agustin reflects on all these topics and more in her essay, “Thirteen […]