1. A Research Network at the Nexus of Water and Agriculture

    Photo of students meeting with farmers during the Ag-Water Nexus field trip.

    Wisconsin’s abundant rivers, lakes and streams helped the state become an agricultural leader. Yet agricultural processes, including irrigation and pesticide use, also greatly impact our state’s water quality and quantity. […]

  2. UW-Stout research at Devil’s Punchbowl identifies more than 200 plant species

    Photo of Devil’s Punchbowl, protected by the Landmark Conservancy, near Menomonie. / Caleb Carter photo

    Devil’s Punchbowl Preserve near Menomonie has been protected for nearly 25 years by the Landmark Conservancy. The sheer, sandstone cliffs and waterfall are a geologic wonder along the Red Cedar […]

  3. Construction begins on UW-Superior’s Lake Superior Research Institute Floating Classroom

    Photo: The ship will be designed by Incat Crowther and built by Midship Marine in Harvey, Louisiana. It is slated to be completed in spring of 2024 and will be sailed to Superior after ice-out where it will be docked at the LSRI’s ballast water research facility at Montreal Pier. (Photo courtesy of Incat Crowther)

    After a year and a half of planning, the University of Wisconsin-Superior’s Floating Classroom is entering the construction phase. The state-of-the-art catamaran designed with a hybrid engine will be used […]

  4. American Players Theatre credits UW-Platteville senior design team with renovation project

    Photo of American Players Theatre, photo by Hannah Jo Anderson

    In 2020, four University of Wisconsin-Platteville senior design civil engineering students were tasked with the project of solving the parking lot concerns at the American Players Theatre (APT) in Spring Green, Wisconsin. Together Ryan […]

  5. UW-Madison grad students work with climatologist on tool to alert communities to dangerous heat levels

    Photo of (from left) graduate students Sara Pabich, Elizabeth Berg, and Becky Rose, who are collecting data for a new heat warning system that could help save lives. PHOTO: ALTHEA DOTZOUR

    As dangerous heat levels are breaking records across the United States and the world, three University of Wisconsin–Madison graduate students are collecting data to inform a heat warning system based […]

  6. UWO partnership with Agra Energy yields new facility to convert dairy waste into biofuel

    Photo of officials from Agra Energy and University of Wisconsin Oshkosh at the groundbreaking for Wisconsin’s first commercial facility to turn dairy farm waste into renewable biofuel. (Photo credit: UW Oshkosh)

    Marked by a groundbreaking ceremony Monday, the University of Wisconsin Oshkosh launched a new effort with biogas partner Agra Energy to build Wisconsin’s first commercial facility to turn dairy farm […]

  7. UW-Eau Claire’s student Reef Team cares for clown fish, urchins and other marine life in saltwater aquaria

    Photo of Alaina Steinmetz, a member of UW-Eau Claire’s Reef Team student organization, who meets with other team members several times a week in Phillips Hall to maintain two large saltwater tanks and care for the organisms that live in them. Steinmetz has long been fascinated by marine life, so she was happy to discover Reef Team when she came to UW-Eau Claire. (Photo by Bill Hoepner)

    Several times a week Alaina Steinmetz, Lucas Williams and others who share a passion for all things that live in the ocean gather to observe and learn from clownfish, urchins […]

  8. UW-Eau Claire geography professor wins national award for mentoring research students

    Photo of Dr. Douglas Faulkner, professor of geography, and Grace Bowe, an environmental studies major, examining the banks of western Wisconsin rivers as part of a faculty-undergraduate student research project. Faulkner is receiving a national award for his excellence in mentoring undergraduate research students. Bowe says her professor has helped her discover a passion for studying water and water resources. (Photo by Shane Opatz)

    A University of Wisconsin-Eau Claire professor is being recognized nationally for his commitment to and excellence in mentoring undergraduate student researchers. Dr. Douglas Faulkner, professor of geography, is the recipient […]

  9. New UWM program aims to inspire MPS students in STEM fields and help community

    Photo of Mo Zell, interim dean of UWM's School of Architecture and Urban Planning, talking to students, their families and community members during a ribbon-cutting ceremony. (UWM Photo/Elora Hennessey)

    Visions of a vegetable harvest sprouted in Larry Keaton’s head as he marveled at the additions to his neighborhood’s community garden. Two new sturdy 10-by-15 foot wood structures with folding […]

  10. Collaborative art project at UW-Eau Claire celebrates native white pine trees

    Photo of Jacob Hallett (left) and Megan Miller, pictured in the Haas woodshop repurposing wood from a previous campus installation, worked on "Expressions of Nature" throughout the summer of 2022. (Submitted photo)

    A new collaborative art installation created by students and faculty at the University of Wisconsin-Eau Claire officially opens Wednesday, Oct. 12, in Haas Fine Arts Center, with a reception starting […]