1. UW-Parkside Theatre Arts Wins multiple awards at Kennedy Center American College Theater Festival

    Photo of UW-Parkside's Theatre Arts members

    The University of Wisconsin-Parkside Theatre Arts department was well represented at the Kennedy Center American College Theater Festival (KCACTF), Region 3 competition. Senior Briana Livesay (Wauconda, IL) won the prestigious Irene […]

  2. ‘A full-circle moment’: UW Oshkosh RTF grad is now WPR’s statewide ‘Morning Edition’ host

    Photo of Alex Crowe, a 2015 graduate of the University of Wisconsin Oshkosh’s radio TV film (RTF) program, who recently became WPR’s host of NPR’s Morning Edition.

    A broadcast journalist who got his start on the WRST-FM airwaves is now a daily fixture on Wisconsin Public Radio. Alex Crowe, a 2015 graduate of the University of Wisconsin […]

  3. UW-Eau Claire’s Fostering Success interns making connections, building the program

    Photo of a fall 2022 team of UW-Eau Claire undergraduate and graduate students who helped the university’s Fostering Success program reach more current and future Blugolds who were in foster care or experienced homelessness as youth enroll and be successful in college. The Fostering Success leadership team includes, from left, students Molly Urmanski, Mia Johnson and Taz Smith, along with staff member Jodi Thesing-Ritter and graduate student Jessica Brooks. (Photo by Shane Opatz)

    The University of Wisconsin-Eau Claire’s Fostering Success program is making huge leaps forward thanks to a $70,000 grant it received from the UW System this summer, program leaders say. UW-Eau […]

  4. UW-Eau Claire women’s rugby club team wins national title

    Photo of the UW-Eau Claire women’s rugby club team proudly displays the Division II National Champions pennant. (UW-Eau Claire)

    The University of Wisconsin-Eau Claire women’s rugby club team won the National Collegiate Rugby Division II National Championship on Dec. 4 in Houston. UW-Eau Claire defeated Marquette University 78-0 in […]

  5. UW-Whitewater students ‘excel’ in international challenge testing their prowess in spreadsheet applications

    Photo of UW-Whitewater's Excel challenge team

    Excel spreadsheets and the ever-popular phenomena of Esports might seem like an unlikely pair, but both are key concepts in a new global competition that two University of Wisconsin-Whitewater students […]

  6. Blugold’s research aims to better prepare future teachers to instruct students with disabilities

    Photo of UW-Eau Claire recent graduate

    Maura Laesser saw the passion of special education instructors while she was a classroom assistant as a high school student, and the University of Wisconsin-Eau Claire senior has developed a […]

  7. Reptile read: UWL alum authors book detailing state’s turtles, frogs and more

    Photo of Josh Kapfer, ’99 & ’02, who is the co-author and primary editor “Amphibians and Reptiles of Wisconsin,” a new book offering a detailed look at these organisms. Kapfer is a professor and certified wildlife biologist at UW-Whitewater.

    Growing up in Stoughton, Wisconsin, Josh Kapfer always had an intense interest in wildlife — particularly amphibians and reptiles.  Like many, his first wildlife experiences were capturing turtles and frogs […]

  8. Rising Phoenix Empowered Nadia Neziri to Test-Drive College

    Photo of Nadia Neziri, UW-Green Bay student

    There’s fast-tracking your college experience, and then there’s Nadia Neziri’s academic life in the fast lane. “I have a summer internship and I’m taking two summer classes.” While that’s not […]

  9. UWRF alum couple’s gift provides lasting impact, establishes James and Margery Belisle Concourse at Falcon Center

    Photo of ceremony: The upper level of UWRF's Falcon Center, through which nearly all Falcon fans pass to attend home basketball and hockey games, will now be known as the James and Margery Belisle Concourse, following the 1954 graduates' $250,000 gift to the UW-River Falls Foundation. The couple wasn't able to attend the dedication ceremony but the Belisles' nephews and niece represented the family. From left: UWRF Assistant Chancellor for University Advancement Rick Foy and family members Craig, Jean, Lynn, Keith and Rich Geurkink.

    $250,000 donation supports endowed academic scholarships, men’s basketball program From the time they arrived on the campus of then Wisconsin State College-River Falls in the early 1950s, James and Margery […]

  10. UW-Whitewater to host Special Olympics in 2023

    Photo of Special Olympics (submitted photo)

    More than 1,800 Special Olympics Wisconsin athletes and coaches will gather at the University of Wisconsin-Whitewater to compete in the 2023 State Summer Games. The event is scheduled to take […]