1. UW-Stout co-op, internship program benefits record 1,130 students

    Photo of Grace Heiss, left, who was one of a record 1,130 UW-Stout students who had a co-op or internship experience in the past year. She worked at Haggar Clothing in Texas / Contributed photo

    Hands-on opportunities across state, country help bring their education into focus; Career Conference is Sept. 26-29 For Grace Heiss and more than 1,100 other University of Wisconsin-Stout students, this past […]

  2. 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 […]

  3. UW-Stevens Point: Helping more people access farmers markets

    Photo of alumna Taylor Christiansen (left) and Alissa Lick, graduate assistant in the Sustainable and Resilient Food Systems program at UW-Stevens Point, who are at the Marshfield farm market, one of six where customers and vendors are being surveyed.

    Current and former UW-Stevens Point students are working to improve access to nutritious food at farmers markets in central Wisconsin. Thanks to a U.S. Department of Agriculture grant of $200,000, […]

  4. UW-Eau Claire students become consultants during Small Business Development Center internships

    Photo of staff members of the Wisconsin Small Business Development Center at UW-Eau Claire and student consultants who took part in a pop-up small business clinic. Back, from left, Luke Kempen, SBDC outreach program director; student consultants Allison Kind, Lauren Prellwitz and Brooke Wobschall; Robin Rundquist, SBDC financial consultant; and student consultant Emma Gilkerson. Front, from left, Harlie Juedes, SBDC outreach program director; Beth Kayhart, owner of On Track Bookkeeping; and student consultant Linnea Vesely.

    Some University of Wisconsin-Eau Claire students are receiving high-impact work experiences and workforce training while assisting hundreds of startups and growing businesses to be more successful. The Blugolds work with […]

  5. From dishwasher to ‘Iron Chef’

    Photo of Yia Vang, '10, owner of Union Hmong Kitchen in Minneapolis, who has established himself as one of the most celebrated chefs in he Midwest. In June, he was featured in Netflix's reboot of "Iron Chef." PHOTO CREDIT: Lauren Cutshall

    Known for Hmong cuisine, Yia Vang is a rising restaurateur Yia Vang used to wash dishes and count the days until he would never again have to work in a […]

  6. Real problems, real solutions: UW-La Crosse students get hands-on experience through Kwik Trip Integrated Core Program

    Photo of UW-La Crosse business students Claire Mistele (left) and Jackson Lescamela detailing ways that Kwik Trip can design a work environment for the attraction and retention of new employees. The presentation was part of the Kwik Trip Integrated Core Program at UWL.

    Solving real-world problems for one of Wisconsin’s most recognizable companies. That kind of work is typically left to seasoned professionals. However, thanks to the Kwik Trip Integrated Core Program at UW-La […]

  7. UWRF Dairy Innovation Hub researches potential new uses for milk ingredients and byproducts

    Photo of UWRF Assistant Professor Grace Lewis, who is researching potential new uses for milk ingredients and byproducts in the Dairy Plant.

    University of Wisconsin-River Falls Assistant Professor Grace Lewis is looking to find value-added products for milk proteins. Lewis, who is part of the College of Agriculture, Food and Environmental Sciences, […]

  8. I want that mattress! UW-Parkside professor mentoring former student’s start-up business

    Photo of UW-Parkside Professor Abey Kuruvilla and MBA operations class

    Picture this: You spend a few days away from home at an Airbnb, hotel or Vrbo. After a couple of restful nights, you realize how much you like … the […]

  9. An ‘over the counter’ hearing aid may put treatment within reach

    Photo of Yi Hu holding a prototype of the hearing device he developed for the over-the-counter hearing device market. The FDA is expected to issue guidelines for approval of OTC devices soon. (UWM Photo/Elora Hennessey)

    Yi Hu was always close with his grandfather, who lived in a poor, coal-mining region of China. Around 2005, his grandfather began to complain about hearing difficulty. “We knew that […]

  10. Wisconsin high school teams face off in business model pitch contest at UW Oshkosh

    Photo of a Wisconsin high school team facing off in business model pitch contest at UW Oshkosh

    A student team from Kimberly High School impressed judges with their innovative clothing idea, winning the 2022 Wisconsin High School Business Model Competition held May 21 at the University of […]