1. UW–Madison alum’s mask makes Time magazine’s list of best inventions of 2020

    Photo of Max Bock-Aronson

    While studying abroad in Singapore as a University of Wisconsin–Madison mechanical engineering undergraduate student in 2013, Max Bock-Aronson experienced heightened levels of air pollution firsthand. He also happened to be taking an […]

  2. UW-Milwaukee historian tells a story of Black capitalism through beer

    Photo of John Harry, whose interest in beer antiques and memorabilia led him to choose beer history as the focus of his studies at UWM. (UWM Photo/Troye Fox)

    If it takes beer to get people interested in history, that’s fine. That’s the view of John Harry, a history graduate student who has focused his research on beer and […]

  3. Among Us fan video animated by UW-Stout student has millions of YouTube hits

    Screenshot: UW-Stout student Chloe McChesney created an animated video for the song “Good to Be Alive” by CG5. The video already has more than 10 million plays.

    Chloe McChesney loves to use color and avoid straight lines, creating soft and visually effective animation. McChesney’s animation has created quite a following. The senior majoring in entertainment design-animation, which […]

  4. UW-Whitewater entrepreneurship opportunities light a path for recent grad

    Photo of Blue Line team members, from left: Chief Operations Officer John Lapota, Marketing Director Kristen Holtan, CEO and Lead Engineer Dustin Herte, Chief Sales Officer Lukas Walter, Lead Sales Manager Tyson Curtis, and Business Development Director Benjamin Brietenbucher. (Photo from https://bluelinebattery.com/about)

    As a first-year student at the University of Wisconsin-Whitewater, Kristen Holtan was assigned to choose from myriad student organizations in the College of Business and Economics and attend at least […]

  5. UW-Stout students’ alternative design for cube packaging of coconut oil wins national award

    Photo of UW-Stout's award-winning Coconut Cubes packaging

    Coconut oil is becoming a popular product in many people’s kitchens and baths as they discover the benefits it can add to their cooking and self-care routines, as an alternative […]

  6. UW-Stevens Point dietetics students use their kitchen skills to connect with the community

    Photo of dietetics students making soup that will be shared with the community through Farmshed's Buy a Quart, Donate a Meal program.

    Nothing says comfort food more than a hot bowl of homemade soup, especially during the cold winter months. A partnership between the University of Wisconsin-Stevens Point and Central Rivers Farmshed is […]

  7. App developed at UW-Milwaukee helps explore Black history

    Image of the Blackistory app, which was scheduled to launch on Feb. 17.

    Deborah Blanks has turned a project she started for her son in grade school into a Black history app that will launch Feb. 17. It’s free and will be available in […]

  8. UW-Platteville, UW-Stout to offer associate’s degree in hospitality and tourism

    Photo of UW-Platteville Baraboo Sauk County campus, where a new associate’s degree in hospitality and tourism will be offered, a partnership between UW-Platteville and UW-Stout.

    To further serve the needs of employees and employers in Southwest Wisconsin, UW-Platteville and UW-Stout will form a partnership starting in Fall 2021 – offering a new associate’s degree in […]

  9. WiSys names UW-Parkside’s Dr. Francis Mann 2020 Innovator of the Year

    Photo of UW-Parkside's Dr. Francis Mann - feature photo

    For exemplary contributions to Wisconsin innovation, WiSys honors UW-Parkside’s Dr. Francis “Frannie” Mann as a 2020 Carl E. Gulbrandsen Innovator of the Year. Mann, an associate professor of chemistry and […]

  10. UW-La Crosse alum finds success — and ways to give back — running La Crosse brewery

    Photo of Tami Plourde, ’98, a psychology major and English minor turned brewer. Plourde credits those studies at UWL for her success as being part owner of Pearl Street Brewing Co., a craft brewery in La Crosse.

    La Crosse has a long history of breweries since its founding in the mid-1800s — Gund, Heileman and City, to name a few. For long-time craft beer enthusiasts, there’s a […]