1. UW-La Crosse alumnus and artist builds community from clay

    UW-La Crosse alumnus, artist builds community from clay

    Clay Stomps started as a way for UW-La Crosse alumnus Joel Pfeiffer to get clay for his art — gathering people to mix powdered clay and water with their feet. More than 100 clay stomps later, this Wisconsin art teacher is building community worldwide. Now that’s some fancy footwork! The influential family tradition continues with […]

  2. UW-Stevens Point student serves community children with summer internship

    Photo of UW-Stevens Point student Jessica Enstad

    UW-Stevens Point student Jessica Enstad interned this summer at the Boys & Girls Club of Portage County, a popular resource for area youth. This family and consumer science major is among 50 UW-Stevens Point students who work or volunteer there each year and among hundreds of students overall who volunteer more than 10,000 hours annually […]

  3. SBDC at UW-River Falls honored by Small Business Administration

    Photo of UWRF SBDC ribbon-cutting

    The UW-River Falls’ Small Business Development Center positively influences the local economy through strategic partnerships with area businesses. Last year alone, the center assisted 19 startups and grew its capital infusion to over $3 million. This year, the center earned a prestigious award for client outreach, helping to further improve the economic impact of Wisconsin small businesses.

  4. UW-Milwaukee Honors College students give back with service trip to New Orleans

    UW-Milwaukee Honors College students give back with service trip to New Orleans

    Every year, students from the Honors College at UW-Milwaukee take a spring break to help others. This year’s destination was the Big Easy, New Orleans. Among many good deeds with influential impact, students sorted Mardi Gras beads to keep them from jamming sewer pipes, cleared vacant lots of trash, and helped with a variety of […]

  5. New UW-Madison nursing immersion program offers students hands-on experience at respite camp

    Photo of new UW-Madison nursing immersion program, which offers students meaningful, hands-on experience at respite camp

    A new summer immersion program at UW-Madison helps prepare nursing students to provide services for people with a broad spectrum of disabilities. Students in the summer respite camp meet with campers and caregivers, dispense medications, and staff the nursing station. The students gain new skills and a better understanding of the importance of accessibility, ultimately […]

  6. UW-Green Bay first-year students lend a helping hand

    Photo of UW-Green Bay first-year students volunteering at a local preserve

    Imagine what 1,000 hours of volunteerism can do for a small, local community organization. More than 550 first-year students from three UW-Green Bay campuses pitched in for two hours to help clear area trails, trim invasive species, and pile wood at Barkhausen Waterfowl Preserve in Suamico, Wisconsin. Their efforts helped the new students develop team-building […]

  7. UW-Eau Claire recognized for comprehensive support for LGBTQ+ students

    Photo of Christopher Jorgenson, director of UW-Eau Claire’s Gender and Sexuality Resource Center

    UW-Eau Claire continues to be recognized for its comprehensive support for LGBTQ+ students — including twice being named the best college in Wisconsin for inclusivity. Behind those rankings is the leadership of Christopher Jorgenson, director of UW-Eau Claire’s Gender and Sexuality Resource Center. Jorgenson is proud to see Blugolds seek out resources that help them […]

  8. Field Museum sustainability officer deepens expertise through UW Extended Campus program

    Photo of Carter O’Brien, who was driven to deepen his expertise as the Sustainability Officer at Chicago’s Field Museum and is now a student in the Sustainable Management master’s program

    Carter O’Brien was driven to deepen his expertise as the Sustainability Officer at Chicago’s Field Museum. He is now thrilled to use skills that he is currently learning in the Sustainable Management master’s program to troubleshoot real-world challenges on the job. The flexible online format and topnotch content are why busy professionals like O’Brien – […]

  9. UW-Oshkosh is buzzing about student entrepreneurial venture

    Photo of UW-Oshkosh student team helping to promote an entrepreneurial venture

    A team of UW-Oshkosh students is preparing to test a product called Bee Shield™, designed to improve survival of honeybee colonies in cold-weather climates. This collaborative initiative between the UW-Oshkosh and WiSys matches student entrepreneurs and inventors with the ultimate goal of taking a product to market. Watch “Hive Central” video

  10. UW-River Falls to begin dual credit program with River Falls High School

    Photo of River Falls students studying

    This fall, high school students in River Falls can earn college credit before ever stepping onto the UW-River Falls campus. A groundbreaking dual credit agreement with the River Falls School District offers students the chance to take approved UW courses. The program is designed to be an affordable investment for students interested in banking college […]