1. UW-Green Bay’s Marina Delbecchi said she was never alone in her new virtual journey

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    Marina Delbecchi is an organizational leadership major. Her minors are public administration, political science and global studies. “Having classes that are all online or majority online can be tough, but my professors at UWGB never made me feel alone on this journey. It’s easy to forget that any annoyances we may have with online classes, our professors do too, so […]

  2. UW-Stevens Point certified as Bee Campus USA

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    The University of Wisconsin-Stevens Point is taking part in a nationwide program to improve environments and awareness of threatened bee and pollinator species. Certified as a Bee Campus USA, UW-Stevens Point joins other cities and campuses across the country in providing pollinating insects and birds with healthy habitat, rich in a variety of native plants […]

  3. Small Business Development Center at UW-Green Bay turns it into overdrive

    Photo of UW-Green Bay's Tara Carr, Director of the Small Business Development Center and Associate Lecturer

    When local small businesses and entrepreneurs needed help navigating the pandemic, the Small Business Development Center (SBDC) of UW-Green Bay answered the call—literally—serving remotely, 591 distinct businesses with disaster consultation since March 15… the most of any state center (Madison was second with 163 businesses served). Wisconsin SBDCs have been the “go to” for the […]

  4. UW-Eau Claire, Mayo Clinic and community makers working together to produce face shields for local hospitals

    Photo of Dr. Doug Dunham, a professor of materials science and engineering and director of UW-Eau Claire’s Materials Science and Engineering Center

    When medical workers everywhere — including the Chippewa Valley — began pleading for more personal protective equipment as they battle COVID-19, Dr. Doug Dunham knew UW-Eau Claire’s Materials Science and Engineering Center could help meet the needs of the local medical community. “We have 3D printers and we have people with expertise,” says Dunham, a […]

  5. UW-Platteville student creates a community-wide mutual aid and care network

    Photo of University of Wisconsin-Platteville senior Kayla Golden

    When classes are in session, University of Wisconsin-Platteville senior Kayla Golden usually finds herself busy, whether it’s with her electrical engineering coursework or conducting research on the latest transistor technology. So, when the university made the recent decision to extend spring break for a week, as a result of the COVID-19 pandemic, Golden found herself with […]

  6. UW-Superior and Wisconsin SBDC helping northern businesses with disaster loan applications

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    Free consulting also available to help owners cope with challenges caused by COVID-19 pandemic. The Wisconsin Small Business Development Center (SBDC) Network is helping small businesses apply for federal disaster loans to mitigate the substantial economic injury as a result of the coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic. “We know that business owners are facing uncertain times as the nation combats […]

  7. UW-Parkside professor and students help showcase local businesses

    Screenshot of The Root Magazine, created by UW-Parkside Professor Kristen Bartel and her digital photography students in support of local businesses

    UW-Parkside students in Professor Kristen Bartel’s digital photography class recently partnered with downtown Racine businesses to create The Root Magazine. In the new publication, which is named after the city’s historic river, UW-Parkside photography students use their creativity to help showcase the unique aspects of local businesses. The nonprofit initiative Visioning a Greater Racine invested […]

  8. UW-Eau Claire’s Blugold Beginnings nationally recognized

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    UW-Eau Claire’s Blugold Beginnings – which was recently recognized nationally – works to inspire underrepresented, low-income, and first-generation students to believe that a college education is possible. The program not only motivates K-12 students but also supports current Blugolds, improving their retention, grade-point averages, and graduation rates.

  9. UW-Milwaukee collaborating on effort to improve student achievement, close equity gap

    Photo of UW-Milwaukee collaborative effort known as M-Cubed

    A collaborative effort to improve student achievement and close the equity gap in Milwaukee is showing early signs of success. A partnership among UW-Milwaukee, the Milwaukee Area Technical College, and Milwaukee Public Schools – called M3 (pronounced M-cubed) – is helping to improve graduation rates, provide better support to parents, and increase participation in the Early […]

  10. UW-Oshkosh responding to Wisconsin’s need for special education teachers

    Photo of UW-Oshkosh special education student teacher in the classroom while student teaching

    UW-Oshkosh is responding to the growing need for special education teachers. The university has launched two new programs for those seeking to re-specialize, add a license, or find an alternative route to licensing. Special education major Roxanne Kakreka recently completed her student-teaching hours, building positive relationships with students to help them feel safe and comfortable […]