1. Freshwater research: A collaborative summer at ERIC

    Photo of Britta Larson from UW-Superior, who was one of four students who did field work in Door County.

    A Freshwater Collaborative for Wisconsin grant helped students from six UW campuses train at one of three locations of  UW Oshkosh’s Environmental Research and Innovation Center When Amanda Stickney learned about chemistry in […]

  2. UW-Eau Claire professor maps elevation for Olympics marathon course

    Photo of Dr. Sean Hartnett, UW-Eau Claire professor of geography, standing with marathoners Paul Tergat, center, and Haile Gebrselassie at a 2011 celebration of world record holders at the 2011 Berlin Marathon.

    For the second time in the past three Olympics, UW-Eau Claire geography professor Dr. Sean Hartnett has produced an elevation profile map of the marathon course for competitors, coaches, media and fans. […]

  3. Boat tour: Bringing UW-Green Bay and friends to the NERR

    Photo of the RV Phoenix, UW-Green Bay’s research vessel, which departed from South Bay Marina for a two- hour educational excursion into the Bay of Green Bay. The Captain was faculty member and research scientist Christopher Houghton.

    All aboard the RV Phoenix! Researchers have been taking campus and community leaders on a tour aboard the UW-Green Bay research vessel Phoenix. The purpose of the NERR Green Bay […]

  4. Resilient researchers: UW-La Crosse students adapt their research amid COVID-19

    Photo of Nico Lang and Cullen Schull, both May 2021 graduates, who found success adapting their biochemistry research amid COVID-19.

    A pair of UW-La Crosse biochemistry students didn’t let COVID-19 stand in the way of their research. Cullen Schull and Nico Lang, who each graduated with a bachelor’s degree in biochemistry in […]

  5. UWM engineering alumna builds a business in sustainable stormwater management

    Photo of Carrie Bristoll-Groll showing off StormGUARDen, a product her company launched that serves as a combination rain garden and rain barrel. (Photo courtesy of Carrie Bristoll-Groll)

    Wisconsin is blessed with an abundance of water. We have so much water, we often end up with too much in the wrong places at the wrong time. This water […]

  6. All the buzz: Honey bees taking residence at UW Oshkosh

    Photo of UW Oshkosh student Mariah Parkin with colonies of honey bees, valued pollinators that are now thriving behind the University of Wisconsin Oshkosh, enhancing the university's sustainability efforts.

    Colonies of honey bees are thriving behind the University of Wisconsin Oshkosh, thanks to a push by student Mariah Parkin to add the valued pollinators to the campus’ sustainability efforts. […]

  7. UW-Madison grad combines research, tribal traditions in wolf relationship plan

    Photo of Abi Fergus, UW-Madison graduate who combines research, tribal traditions in wolf relationship plan

    Abi Fergus dreamed of working with wolves from age 11, a dream that became an opportunity to help a Wisconsin tribe shape a future shared with the animal they call Ma’iingan. […]

  8. Research shapes geology major’s UW-Eau Claire experience

    Photo of senior Katherine Langfield collecting research samples in Little Niagara Creek on lower campus. Langfield, who will graduate in May with a degree in geology, says research has been a big part of her undergraduate education at UW-Eau Claire.

    Undergraduate research has been a big part of Katherine Langfield’s college experience, but the University of Wisconsin-Eau Claire senior geology major still was nervous about presenting her research for the […]

  9. UWM researchers find that beavers could be a remedy for downstream floods

    Photo of Qian Liao (left), associate professor of civil engineering, and Changshan Wu, professor of geography, who collaborated on a study of the Milwaukee River watershed to determine whether more beaver dams could reduce urban flooding in some areas. (UWM Photo/Elora Hennessey)

    When water rises in the 900-square-mile Milwaukee River watershed, it rushes downstream to the city at the basin’s lower end. With the rise in severe storms driven by climate change, […]

  10. UW-Stevens Point childcare center nationally recognized for environmental education, practices

    Photo of UCLCC children having hands on experiences with all aspects of the planting and upkeep of the garden. They also harvest and prepare food for snack times.

    The University of Wisconsin-Stevens Point’s Helen R. Godfrey University Child Learning and Care Center (UCLCC) has been recognized among the 2021 U.S. Department of Education Green Ribbon Schools award honorees. The […]