1. Construction begins on UW-Superior’s Lake Superior Research Institute Floating Classroom

    Photo: The ship will be designed by Incat Crowther and built by Midship Marine in Harvey, Louisiana. It is slated to be completed in spring of 2024 and will be sailed to Superior after ice-out where it will be docked at the LSRI’s ballast water research facility at Montreal Pier. (Photo courtesy of Incat Crowther)

    After a year and a half of planning, the University of Wisconsin-Superior’s Floating Classroom is entering the construction phase. The state-of-the-art catamaran designed with a hybrid engine will be used […]

  2. Stoutward Bound honored with state Educational Diversity Award

    Photo of Stoutward Bound participants trying the campus ropes course in August. / UW-Stout

    A highly successful program at UW-Stout that supports students each year from historically underrepresented and underserved backgrounds has been recognized with a state award. During a ceremony Oct. 21 in […]

  3. American Players Theatre credits UW-Platteville senior design team with renovation project

    Photo of American Players Theatre, photo by Hannah Jo Anderson

    In 2020, four University of Wisconsin-Platteville senior design civil engineering students were tasked with the project of solving the parking lot concerns at the American Players Theatre (APT) in Spring Green, Wisconsin. Together Ryan […]

  4. Journey to U.S. adds up to a long mathematics career for UW-Stevens Point professor

    Photo of Professor Hurlee Gonchigdanzan studying in Budapest at the Hungarian Academy of Sciences, before coming to the U.S.

    Professor Hurlee Gonchigdanzan happily reached his second decade with the UW-Stevens Point Department of Mathematical Sciences just before this school year began. Just before that, he also celebrated the anniversary […]

  5. Blugolds part of NSF study on Hmong STEM experiences

    Photo of Dr. Kong Pheng Pha, an associate professor of critical Hmong studies and women’s, gender and sexuality studies at UW-Eau Claire, is a co-principal investigator on a $2.2 million National Science Foundation study. (Photo by Bill Hoepner)

    A University of Wisconsin-Eau Claire faculty member and students will be involved in a $2.2 million National Science Foundation-funded study aimed at improving education outcomes for Hmong American students in […]

  6. New interactive mural invites exploration and engagement with science

    Photo of a mural by artists Alicia Rheal, Sharon Tang and Amy Zaremba now hanging in the Town Center of the Discovery Building. The Wisconsin Alumni Research Foundation commissioned the work, titled “Landscape of Discovery.” MICHAEL P. KING

    Bright colors, bold lines and intricate patterns framed within abstract shapes come together to form a new mural currently on display in the first-floor atrium of the Discovery Building. Created […]

  7. New UWM program aims to inspire MPS students in STEM fields and help community

    Photo of Mo Zell, interim dean of UWM's School of Architecture and Urban Planning, talking to students, their families and community members during a ribbon-cutting ceremony. (UWM Photo/Elora Hennessey)

    Visions of a vegetable harvest sprouted in Larry Keaton’s head as he marveled at the additions to his neighborhood’s community garden. Two new sturdy 10-by-15 foot wood structures with folding […]

  8. Collaborative art project at UW-Eau Claire celebrates native white pine trees

    Photo of Jacob Hallett (left) and Megan Miller, pictured in the Haas woodshop repurposing wood from a previous campus installation, worked on "Expressions of Nature" throughout the summer of 2022. (Submitted photo)

    A new collaborative art installation created by students and faculty at the University of Wisconsin-Eau Claire officially opens Wednesday, Oct. 12, in Haas Fine Arts Center, with a reception starting […]

  9. A tribute to Truman: UWL dedicates Center for the Arts to artist, alum Truman Lowe

    Photo of friends and family of the late Truman Lowe who gathered at UW-La Crosse on Monday, Oct. 3, 2022, as the university dedicated the Center for the Arts in his honor. While Lowe often avoided the limelight, those who knew him say he would have considered the dedication a significant milestone for Native America.

    A day to remember, and to build upon.  That’s how friends and family of Truman Lowe described Monday’s building dedication ceremony at UW-La Crosse — a chance to honor the […]

  10. UWO: Run With the Cops benefits Special Olympics athletes, participants ‘glow from head-to-toe’

    Photo of UW Oshkosh's Run With the Cops event benefiting Special Olympics

    More than just a race, Run With the Cops brings positivity to law enforcement and welcomed support for Special Olympics athletes. The event slated for Thursday, Oct. 6 on the […]