1. UW-Eau Claire public history students create exhibit in Irvine Park Welcome Center in Chippewa Falls

    Photo of UW-Eau Claire public history graduate students Jordan Stish (left) and Alexi Linder discussing the exhibit they helped create in the Irvine Park Welcome Center in Chippewa Falls. (Photo by Shane Opatz)

    Visitors to Irvine Park in Chippewa Falls now can learn about the history of the city and park thanks to an exhibit in the park’s Welcome Center that was created […]

  2. Murphy masterpieces: Special program hangs artwork in UW-La Crosse Murphy Library

    Photo of UW-La Crosse art students parading their work across campus from the Center for the Arts to Murphy Library. The students participated in an initiative of Murphy Library staff Amber Leibundgut-Peterson and Marc Manke, both eager to promote the work of student artists and create a more vibrant, creative learning environment in the library.

    Special program hangs artwork in Murphy Library Art Professor Jennifer Williams is drawn back to Murphy Library each September to recollect feelings around 9-11. “I recall one painting with profound, lasting […]

  3. 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 […]

  4. After storied communications career, UWO ’73 alumnus Tom Luljak finds coda leading WPR

    Photo of Tom Luljak, a 1973 radio TV film and speech education graduate, who was named interim head of Wisconsin Public Radio in October. (Tom Krueger Photography)

    Tom Luljak has come a long way since his shaggy hair and mustache-affixed smile made the pages of the Advance-Titan to promote his rock show on WRST-FM. The 1973 graduate of the […]

  5. 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 […]

  6. A sound creator: Justin Schmitz is a fast-rising star in theatrical hotbed of D.C.

    Photo of Justin Schmitz, ’11, is the recipient of the 2020 Rada Distinguished Alumni Award. Schmitz has established himself as a leading innovator in theatrical sound design, particularly when it comes to deaf theater.

    Editor’s note: This is the second of a series of five articles introducing recipients of the UW-La Crosse Alumni Association’s Distinguished Alumni Awards. See all 2022 award recipients. He’s impressive […]

  7. Blue Devil gymnasts’ flip-for-Ukraine challenge lands national attention

    Photo of members of UW-Stout’s gymnastics team promoting their #stuckflipforabuck fundraiser for the people of Ukraine. The challenge started at UW-Stout and has spread nationally. / Kailyn Westbrook

    #stuckflipforabuck created by coach catches on with university teams, clubs across the U.S. Competitive gymnasts in the U.S. are flipping — literally — for a fundraising challenge started by University […]

  8. 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 […]

  9. 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 […]

  10. 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 […]