1. 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 […]

  2. 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 […]

  3. 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 […]

  4. UW-River Falls agricultural engineering program receives ABET accreditation

    Photo of UW-River Falls campus in autumn

    The bachelor’s degree program in agricultural engineering at the University of Wisconsin-River Falls has been accredited by the Engineering Accreditation Commission of ABET, the global accreditor of college and university […]

  5. UW-Stevens Point awarded grant to help low-income science students succeed

    Photo of UW-Stevens Point science students

    A $1.5 million National Science Foundation grant will eliminate barriers for low-income students at the University of Wisconsin-Stevens Point, leading them to in-demand careers in the sciences. Providing scholarships of […]

  6. Bormann set to lead new UW-Platteville innovation center, spark creativity on campus and in region

    Photo of Joe Bormann, who will lead the new innovation center at UW-Platteville

    When the University of Wisconsin-Platteville’s newest engineering building, Sesquicentennial Hall, opens next week, it will be home to one of the largest makerspaces in the Midwest – the Huff Family Innovation […]

  7. UW-Platteville faculty, student researchers to create microgrid cybersecurity testbed

    Photo of Dr. Yanwei Wu and Dr. Xiaoguang Ma (pictured left to right), along with Dr. Fang Yang, who will research and build a prototype of a smart microgrid testbed.

    A group of faculty and student researchers at the University of Wisconsin-Platteville are working to contribute solutions to the increasing threat of cyberattacks on critical infrastructure. With the help of […]

  8. Recent UW-Platteville grads set to make an impact in growing field of plant breeding and biotechnology

    Photo of Garrett Larsen, who worked in UW-Platteville's plant-microbe symbioses laboratory for four years.

    Garrett Larsen had a passion for plant biotechnology even before he enrolled at the University of Wisconsin-Platteville. Thanks to the Wisconsin Youth Apprenticeship Program through BioPharmaceutical Technology Center Institute and […]

  9. UW-Stout: Health of Red Cedar watershed topic of LAKES students, mentors Aug. 11 community presentation

    Photo of Senior Lecturer Arthur Kneeland (center, back) with LAKES students Evelyn Dyer (left) and Sahi Chundu scooping soil samples from the riverbed.

    Eleven researchers from around U.S. invite conversations on challenges, opportunities in the region Eleven students from universities across the nation conducted research this summer to understand and improve the health […]

  10. Power to the people: Three ways our nation’s electrical grid must change for a brighter future

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    The world is on the cusp of a renewable energy tipping point; with recent technology advances, green energy generation methods like solar and wind are on the rise. That’s great […]