1. Sustainability efforts win UW-Whitewater national recognition

    Photo of national award recognizing UW-Whitewater's sustainability efforts

    The U.S. Department of Education has named the University of Wisconsin-Whitewater a Green Ribbon School, one of only five colleges nationwide to be so designated in 2020. The award is based on […]

  2. UW-Green Bay science faculty go the extra distance to provide high-impact practices during Covid-19

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    UW-Green Bay professors and instructors, including John Luczaj (Geoscience, Water Science) is accommodating field trips this season for Natural and Applied Sciences, transforming existing and new trips into virtual interactive […]

  3. UW-Eau Claire senior is first-known student to curate outside exhibition at Foster Gallery

    Photo of UW-Eau Claire senior Caleb Carr, who is passionate about art and feels a social responsibility to speak up about sustainability and the future of our planet.

    Caleb Carr grew up on a southwest Wisconsin farm and, from a young age, understood the importance of natural resources and the environment in his family’s rural lifestyle. The University […]

  4. UW-Whitewater poet, professor Marilyn Annucci on living in the moment

    Award-winning poet Marilyn Annucci brings us into the moment — bringing to life vivid details of memories — and encouraging us to pause to see the things we might otherwise […]

  5. UW-Platteville student volunteers help bring learning outside

    Photo of UW-Platteville student volunteer setting up an outdoor classroom during the COVID-19 pandemic

    As the University of Wisconsin-Platteville welcomes students back to campus this week, faculty and staff are rethinking concepts of traditional learning space and bringing classrooms outside. Earlier this week, a […]

  6. UW System schools collaborate on green-energy study

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    Three University of Wisconsin System schools collaborated on a study to identify ways for state manufacturers to develop more products for green-energy technologies. A report released last month, “Advancing Wisconsin’s […]

  7. UW-Superior’s Rios Mendoza, colleagues awarded over $40,000 to study microplastics

    Photo of Dr. Rios Mendoza with colleagues

    University of Wisconsin-Superior associate professor of chemistry Dr. Lorena Rios Mendoza, along with colleagues from UW-Eau Claire, UW-Madison and the Lake Superior National Estuarine Research Reserve, have been awarded a grant by […]

  8. Renewed funding fuels UW-Milwaukee study of sustainable nanotechnology

    Photo of Rebecca Klaper, an aquatic toxicologist at UW-Milwaukee’s School of Freshwater Sciences, is looking for ways to change the chemistry of nanoparticles in order to reduce their harm to aquatic creatures. (UWM Photo/Pete Amland)

    Nanoparticles are tiny bits of material – smaller than a blood cell – that are manufactured and integrated into a multitude of commercial products because of their unique properties. Nanomaterials […]

  9. UW-Stevens Point certified as Bee Campus USA

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    The University of Wisconsin-Stevens Point is taking part in a nationwide program to improve environments and awareness of threatened bee and pollinator species. Certified as a Bee Campus USA, UW-Stevens […]

  10. Teaching from afar: UW-La Crosse finds creative ways to engage students remotely

    Photo of Colin Belby, associate professor of Geography, taking students on a virtual field trip to Bohemian Valley near Coon Valley, Wisconsin. Belby uses a GoPro to record labs for his Earth Surface Processes and Landforms class.

    Masks made from paper bags. Outreach to local nonprofits. Remote connections to cutting-edge software. This is how some UW-La Crosse faculty are engaging their students in remote or online formats […]