1. High schoolers explore research and careers at Freshwater Camp at UW-Parkside and UW-Whitewater

    Photo of high school students in a weeklong Freshwater Camp jointly presented by UW-Parkside and UW-Whitewater.

    As the school year cooled down, Freshwater Camp at UW-Parkside and UW-Whitewater was heating up. High school juniors and seniors from Wisconsin and northern Illinois took part in a week-long […]

  2. River revival: UW-La Crosse Plum Creek restoration a win-win for conservation efforts, experiential learning

    Photo of UWL student Travis Key (left) and UWL Professor Colin Belby preparing to fly a drone over a two-mile stretch of Plum Creek in rural Crawford County. The team is using drone imagery, soil samples and geographic information to help the Mississippi Valley Conservancy restore the area to its natural state.

    WAUZEKA, Wis. — A two-mile stretch of Plum Creek in rural Crawford County is being transported 170 years into the past, thanks to a research team from UW-La Crosse. Junior […]

  3. UW-Milwaukee researchers seek ways to abate warm-weather algae problem

    Photo of Todd Miller working with a beaker that contains Nostoc, a cyanobacteria isolated from Lake Superior that produces a novel neurotoxin. (UWM Photo/Troye Fox)

    Summer brings warm weather, sunshine and time to enjoy Wisconsin’s beautiful waters. Unfortunately, it can also bring potentially toxic blue green algae resulting from the combination of sunshine and chemicals […]

  4. UW-Eau Claire public history students create exhibit in Irvine Park Welcome Center in Chippewa Falls

    Photo of UW-Eau Claire public history graduate students Jordan Stish (left) and Alexi Linder discussing the exhibit they helped create in the Irvine Park Welcome Center in Chippewa Falls. (Photo by Shane Opatz)

    Visitors to Irvine Park in Chippewa Falls now can learn about the history of the city and park thanks to an exhibit in the park’s Welcome Center that was created […]

  5. Geese banding at Fond du Lac campus helps wildlife biologists learn about flight patterns, population

    Photo of goose being banded at UW Oshkosh's Fond du Lac campus

    A number of Canada geese were banded recently at the University of Wisconsin Oshkosh’s Fond du Lac campus, helping biologists learn about the birds’ migration patterns and population dynamics. Department […]

  6. State grant helps UW-Stevens Point, partners meet forestry workforce needs

    Photo of state grant partners

    Addressing a need for skilled workers in the forestry industry, the Wisconsin Forestry Center at the University of Wisconsin-Stevens Point will receive a state grant of up to $8 million. […]

  7. Water power: Research partnership gets students on the Mississippi using future workforce technology

    Photo of a rendering of Research Vessel Prairie Springs that will equip the River Studies Center. The earliest possible delivery date for the new research vessel would be July 2023.

    A partnership will get students out on the Mississippi River using the water-related technology they’ll need in the future workforce in freshwater science. The La Crosse-based company J.F. Brennan Company Inc. — […]

  8. Moving out sustainably at UW-River Falls: Students donate items to help others

    Photo of sustainable moveout at UW-River Falls

    University of Wisconsin-River Falls senior Julia Miller recently folded clothes donated by fellow students as they moved out of student housing at the end of the academic year. The clothing […]

  9. Laurel, Honor and Triumph: Trio of peregrine falcon chicks banded on Oshkosh campus

    Photo of peregrine falcon chick at UW Oshkosh

    The University of Wisconsin Oshkosh is again home to young peregrine falcon chicks, who are nesting on the roof of the Gruenhagen Conference Center on the Oshkosh campus. This time […]

  10. New UW-River Falls Community Planning Club members gather student opinions on city’s comprehensive plan

    Photo of UW-River Falls Community Planning Club presentation

    Brooklyn Weller is hoping the city of River Falls will consider more public transportation options to help University of Wisconsin-River Falls students who may not have cars. Weller, of Rochester, […]