1. New way forward: Collaboration on community transportation course set

    Photo of a La Crosse MTU bus making a stop downtown at Grand River Station. PHOTO CREDIT: Susan Gaeddert

    How we get to work, school and home is important: It impacts health, climate, economy, opportunity, housing and safety. But transportation decisions are often technical, with complicated processes and time-consuming […]

  2. 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 […]

  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. 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 […]

  5. 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 […]

  6. 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 […]

  7. Powerful supercomputing capabilities reshape undergrad research and teaching at UW-Eau Claire

    Photo: While Tyler Bauer does most of his system administrative work on campus, the actual nodes of the Blugold supercomputing cluster shown here are located in a shared technology space owned by Chippewa Valley Technical College on the northwest side of Eau Claire. (Photo by Bill Hoepner)

    When Caterra Leavens graduated from the University of Wisconsin-Eau Claire last May with a degree in biochemistry/molecular biology, she was confident that her many research opportunities as a Blugold would […]

  8. NSF grants UW-Platteville $1.5 million for new civil and environmental engineering scholarship program

    Photo of a UW-Platteville Civil Environmental Engineering class

    The University of Wisconsin-Platteville is the recipient of a $1.5 million grant from the National Science Foundation, which will create a unique scholarship program for civil and environmental engineering students and […]

  9. UW-Platteville wraps up inaugural summer coding camps, introduces high school students to growing field

    Photo of summer coding camp participants at UW-Platteville

    The University of Wisconsin-Platteville recently wrapped up its inaugural summer coding camps and hackathon, introducing nearly 60 high school students to the rapidly expanding computer science and cybersecurity fields. The […]

  10. UW-Platteville engineering alumnus turns imagination into reality with custom playgrounds

    Photo of a creative musical playground, Clement Park in Littleton, Colorado, which UW-Platteville alumnus Tommy Jacobs helped design.

    University of Wisconsin-Platteville alumnus Tommy Jacobs spends his days bringing people’s imagination to life. As a custom lead design engineer at Landscape Structures, in Delano, Minnesota, it’s his job to take […]