1. UW-Stout professor’s research shows economic losses to rivers, lakes and streams from large-scale animal farms

    Photo of cows eating in a barn. / Photo courtesy of U.S. Department of Agriculture

    Manure management must be part of policy discussion, Raff says A University of Wisconsin-Stout economics assistant professor in the social science department is part of a groundbreaking research study on […]

  2. UW-Green Bay Nursing students proud to contribute to vaccine effort

    Photo of UW-Green Bay Nursing student Precious Vang

    When Alyssa Ehlke decided she wanted to become a nurse in 2014, she had no idea of the surprises being a student in 2020 would hold. “I think that there’s […]

  3. UW-Eau Claire pilot program aims to save students money by reducing textbook and materials costs

    Photo of UW-Eau Claire, which is continuing a pilot program that supports faculty who want to incorporate into their courses more teaching, learning and research materials that reside in the public domain or have been released under an open license that allows them to be used at no cost. The project aims to reduce costs associated with buying textbooks or other course materials.

    In the 11 years that Dr. Lisa Quinn-Lee has been teaching an Introduction to Social Welfare class at the University of Wisconsin-Eau Claire, she has yet to find a textbook […]

  4. UW-Green Bay Leading Regional Efforts to Locate National Estuarine Research Reserve on Green Bay

    Photo of UW-Green Bay estuarine researchers on a boat

    Public kick-off event is April 12 (and again April 15) Green Bay, Wis.—The University of Wisconsin-Green Bay, in partnership with local and national agencies, is leading efforts to recognize local […]

  5. Blugolds in sports industry to discuss COVID’s effect on business

    Photo of Curt Krizan, the Fiesta Bowl’s chief financial and ticket revenue officer, who says people working in the sports industry had to remain flexible, have an open mind and be creative during the past year dealing with COVID-19.

    University of Wisconsin-Eau Claire alumni who work in the sports industry will discuss during an upcoming webinar how COVID-19 has radically affected their businesses. The webinar, titled “COVID’s Effect on […]

  6. How serving students with disabilities became a priority mission at UW-Whitewater

    Photo of service dog at UW-Whitewater commencement

    After Paul Lauritzen arrived on the Whitewater State College campus in the fall of 1964 to start a special education program in its college of education, he soon found himself […]

  7. UW-Parkside History Department to offer course on Kenosha Black History

    Photo of UW-Parkside Kenosha Black History Course promotional video

    UW-Parkside History Department is offering a seven-week course beginning March 29 titled “Researching Kenosha’s Black History,” taught by Professor Edward Schmitt. “For us to begin learning, healing, and making progress […]

  8. UWO United We Stand: Veterans urged to get support for mental health

    Image of veterans: United We Stand, Take care of your mental health and ask for help

    After enduring heartbreaking news that another area veteran had taken their life, a University of Wisconsin Oshkosh team has formed to try and prevent more tragedies. The family of armed […]

  9. Veteran finds hope for her dog, others, in UW-Madison melanoma treatment study

    Photo of Chester, a 12-year-old beagle mix, who is enrolled in a study funded by the Department of Veterans Affairs to evaluate a novel immunotherapy in dogs with melanoma. The study funds the canine clinical trials at UW Veterinary Care. PHOTO COURTESY OF BRITTNEY MAEHL

    When Brittney Maehl, a veteran of the Navy, learned of the opportunity to help her dog Chester – and other cancer patients – through a clinical trial funded by the Department of […]

  10. UW-La Crosse archaeology students help unearth northern Wisconsin tribe’s history

    Photo of UWL students Miles Martinez, left, and Lauren Brewer documenting archaeological materials in the UWL Archaeology Lab during the spring 2021 semester.

    A Native American pageant that brought thousands of tourists to Wisconsin’s Apostle Islands a century ago is, again, taking the stage – this time for UW-La Crosse students. The students […]