1. 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 […]

  2. 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 […]

  3. 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 […]

  4. 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 […]

  5. 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 […]

  6. 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 […]

  7. UW-Superior’s Lake Superior Research Institute receives nearly $8 million in funding

    Photo of UW-Superior research vessel

    The University of Wisconsin-Superior’s Lake Superior Research Institute (LSRI) recently received a five-year cooperative agreement and funding for the first year at a level of $7,965,000 from the United States Department of […]

  8. UW-Platteville Bee Squad discusses importance of honeybees and native pollinators

    Photo of UW-Platteville Bee Squad

    The beekeeping season is underway, and the University of Wisconsin-Platteville Bee Squad is ready to observe honeybees and native pollinators across campus. The Bee Squad, which consists of nearly a […]

  9. UWO sustainability efforts earn US Department of Education Green Ribbon Schools honor

    Photo of UW Oshkosh river research

    The University of Wisconsin Oshkosh is celebrating Earth Day in a big way. UW Oshkosh learned Friday it has earned the prestigious U.S. Department of Education Green Ribbon Schools Postsecondary […]

  10. UW–Madison’s ultra-efficient carbon capture tech earns top 60 spot in global XPRIZE challenge

    Photo of UW–Madison XPRIZE team includes, from left, graduate students Seunghyeon Jung, Mattie Bindl, Mikhaila Calice, Jenna Greene, Keerthana Sreenivasan and Eri R. Amezcua. COURTESY OF KEERTHANA SREENIVASAN

    For a planet increasingly ravaged by the effects of climate change, removing carbon from the atmosphere could be part of a desperately needed turn in the right direction. Innovators worldwide […]