1. National Science Foundation-funded research project at UW-River Falls to study pinene impact on atmosphere

    Photo of chemistry and biotechnology Professor Stacey Stoffregen, left, with research students Lilianna Rolands, Makayla Mobeck and Trinity Olguin.

    Three University of Wisconsin-River Falls students are honing their research skills this summer as part of a National Science Foundation grant to study the effect of pinenes, molecules released by […]

  2. UWM research: Microplastics pass through fish, but do they cause harm?

    Photo of Dong-Fang Deng (left), professor of freshwater sciences, and undergraduate Emma Kraco wrestling with some adult yellow perch in the lab where they research ways to improve the diet of farm-raised fish. (UWM Photo/Troye Fox)

    When Dong-Fang Deng and her students make feed for the fish they raise at UWM’s School of Freshwater Sciences, they often use ground fishmeal – dried fish parts from fisheries […]

  3. UW-Stout: Health of Red Cedar watershed topic of LAKES students, mentors Aug. 11 community presentation

    Photo of Senior Lecturer Arthur Kneeland (center, back) with LAKES students Evelyn Dyer (left) and Sahi Chundu scooping soil samples from the riverbed.

    Eleven researchers from around U.S. invite conversations on challenges, opportunities in the region Eleven students from universities across the nation conducted research this summer to understand and improve the health […]

  4. Power to the people: Three ways our nation’s electrical grid must change for a brighter future

    Photo of electrical wires

    The world is on the cusp of a renewable energy tipping point; with recent technology advances, green energy generation methods like solar and wind are on the rise. That’s great […]

  5. 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 […]

  6. 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 […]

  7. 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 […]

  8. 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 […]

  9. 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 […]

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

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    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. […]