1. 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. — […]

  2. 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 […]

  3. 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 […]

  4. 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, […]

  5. Uptick: UW-Stevens Point researchers use DNA to link Lyme disease, infected ticks

    Photo of UWSP biology professor and researcher Diane Caporale collecting ticks with students in her molecular biology course

    Diane Caporale has collected thousands of ticks during her career as a biology professor and researcher. Since moving to Wisconsin 1999, she has had help. Nearly 500 students in her […]

  6. UW-Eau Claire art students collaborate with local business on welding project

    Photo of UW-Eau Claire student welding

     As Brittany Harp puts the finishing touches on her metal sculpture — a creation made with shapes and colors to represent the sun — the University of Wisconsin-Eau Claire […]

  7. UW-Stout’s limnology center helps bring clear water back to region’s lakes

    Photo of (from left) intern Heidi Lieffort, CLRR Director Bill James and CLRR Manager Mai Lia Vang sampling water from Horse Creek, which flows into Cedar Lake in Polk County. / UW-Stout

    Analysis, treatment planned again this summer, including at Half Moon in Eau Claire and lakes in Polk County This summer, people who use Half Moon Lake in Eau Claire, Long […]

  8. UW-Milwaukee walkway installation spotlights the problem of electronic and construction waste

    Photo of “Circuit Boardwalk” featuring 200 square feet of tiles made primarily of discarded circuit boards and concrete composed almost entirely of recycled materials. (Photo courtesy of Nathaniel Stern)

    Unusual walkway tiles created at UW-Milwaukee using 95% recycled materials now form an inspiring path in front of the engineering building at a New York university: a pedestrian stroll that […]

  9. Leading international publisher highlights UW-Whitewater student, faculty research on invasive plants

    Photo of biological sciences professor Nic Tippery collecting Japanese knotweed roots from a thick stand of plants in downtown Whitewater as field team member Charles Rowley holds aside plants on Thursday, Oct. 14, 2021. (UW-Whitewater photo/Craig Schreiner)

    Cambridge University Press has published a study with implications for public and private land management strategies co-authored by Nic Tippery, an associate professor of biology at the University of Wisconsin-Whitewater, and two […]

  10. UW Veterinary Care offers rabbit vaccine against highly contagious, fatal disease

    Photo of a rabbit listening between nibbles in the Grady Kettle Hole Forest at the UW–Madison Arboretum. PHOTO: BRYCE RICHTER

    Researchers and clinicians are sounding the alarm as the fatal rabbit hemorrhagic disease, RHDV2, spreads across the U.S. In response, the UW Veterinary Care Special Species Health Service at the […]