1. UW-Platteville alumna creates The Midwest Girl brand

    From left: Photo of Marissa (Droessler) Hoffmann and Marah Odgers.

    Never forget where you come from is the ongoing theme running through The Midwest Girl, a Dubuque, Iowa T-shirt brand founded by University of Wisconsin-Platteville alumna Marissa (Droessler) Hoffmann and her […]

  2. UW-Eau Claire nursing students raise awareness about challenges of returning to community after being incarcerated

    Photo of Brelynn Updike, who is part of a team of UW-Eau Claire nursing students and recent graduates who are raising awareness about the challenges and resources needed to support people as they return to the community after being incarcerated. The research team partnered with several Chippewa Valley organizations on a project that they hope will help give voice to these individuals. (Photo by Bill Hoepner)

    A team of University of Wisconsin-Eau Claire nursing students and recent graduates are working to raise awareness about the challenges and resources needed to support people as they return to […]

  3. ‘I fell in love with it’: How a spring UWO grad found her passion through sociology

    Photo of Green Bay native Faythe Brennan, who started out at the University of Wisconsin Oshkosh planning to study biology, but graduated in spring 2021 with a bachelor’s degree in sociology.

    Some students begin their college journey knowing exactly what they want to study and exactly where they’ll be when they finish. For others, finding the right major can be a […]

  4. High-performance computing workshops scheduled for high school students at UW-Eau Claire

    Photo of Dr. Nora Mitchell, UW-Eau Claire assistant professor of biology, who will direct a workshop for Upward Bound students on using the supercomputing cluster to build evolutionary trees to understand relationships among species. Mitchell is shown in this photo working with UW-Eau Claire students in a biology class lab. (Photo by Shane Opatz)

    Some Eau Claire high school students will get firsthand experiences this week in the first summer workshops for high-performance computing, all taught by University of Wisconsin-Eau Claire faculty and staff […]

  5. Titan tending the timeline: How UW Oshkosh helped shape the new Marvel series ‘Loki’

    Photo of scene from new Marvel series with actor Owen Wilson at right as Mobius, a character physically resembling UW Oshkosh alum Mark Gruenwald (inset), who had a storied career at Marvel Comics until he died unexpectedly in 1996.

    Marvel fans in Wisconsin checking out the new Disney+ series Loki likely perked up when the second episode opened at a 1985 renaissance fair in Oshkosh. The new series debuted June […]

  6. In spring CDC study, UW Oshkosh outpaced national average in mask-wearing

    Photo of UW Oshkosh student wearing mask during successful "MASCUP" campaign during COVID-19 pandemic

    How did the University of Wisconsin Oshkosh make it through the past year without a major coronavirus outbreak? A study conducted in collaboration with the U.S. Centers for Disease Control […]

  7. Blugold’s journey takes her from opera singer to award-winning poet and bestselling novelist

    Photo of Jacqueline Cobian West, who graduated from UW-Eau Claire in 2003 with a major in music and a minor in English. It didn’t take her long to realize that while she loved performing, her passion was writing. The Blugold now is a an award-winning poet and a New York Times bestselling author whose young adult novels are beloved by tweens, teens, parents and teachers.

    acqueline Cobian West came to the University of Wisconsin-Eau Claire with a love for music and a passion for writing. As a Blugold, she found plenty of opportunities on and […]

  8. UW-Milwaukee alum & teacher of the year stresses value of language

    Photo of UWM alum Susan Richardson teaching third grade at Milwaukee’s German Immersion School. (Photo courtesy of Susan Richardson)

    When Susan Richardson’s students take a test and come across the word perpendicular, they’re not fazed, even though they’ve learned the concept in German as “senkrecht auf einander.” “We have […]

  9. UW-Whitewater grad students boost the morale, academics of school children

    Photo of school psychology graduate students Remi Larson, left, and Liv Russo studying in Laurentide Hall on Wednesday, April 27, 2021. They participated with their cohort in online academic interventions to help students at Washington Elementary School with math and reading.

    Affirmation comes in many forms. For Remi Larson, a graduate student in school psychology at University of Wisconsin-Whitewater, it came when the fourth grader she was working with called out to his […]

  10. Mission to Mars: UW-La Crosse alum to talk June 23 about working with Mars rover

    Photo of Andrea Connell, ’08, who is part of NASA’s Jet Propulsion Laboratory in Pasadena, California, which has helped oversee planning and operations for the Mars Perseverance Rover. Connell will discuss the project during the next installment of the UWL Alumni Association’s What’s New Wednesdays series June 23, 2021.

    How to watch Andrea Connell will discuss her work on the Mars Perseverance rover at 5 p.m. Wednesday, June 23, 2021, during the UWL Alumni Associations’ What’s New Wednesdays series. […]