1. UW-Platteville dedicates Vietnam Veterans Memorial, honors students and alumni killed in action

    Photo of the unveiling of the Vietnam Veterans Memorial at UW-Platteville. (from left to right) Greg Tremelling, Coordinator of UW-Platteville’s Wright Center for Non-Traditional and Veteran Students; Dr. James Lawton; Interim Chancellor Tammy Evetovich; Lt. Col. Mac Kolar; Interim Provost Wayne Weber; and Professor of History Dr. David Krugler. (Photo credit: UW-Platteville)

    The University of Wisconsin-Platteville dedicated a Vietnam Veterans Memorial on Veterans Day, Nov. 11, 2022. The memorial honors 12 UW-Platteville students and alumni who were killed in action in the […]

  2. UW-Superior students write and record radio spots telling stories of Indigenous women

    Photo of KUWS studio

    Students in Chantal Norrgard’s Study of First Nations Women class partnered with KUWS to write and record radio spots that tell the story of Indigenous women and their historical significance. […]

  3. Fighting cancer with calculations: A mystery profession to most, medical dosimetrists target cancer from behind the scenes

    Photo of Medical Dosimetrist Patrick Melby who graduated from UWL with a degree in Nuclear Medicine Technology in 2012, applied for the medical dosimetry program in 2014 and was in the program 2015-2016. He now mentors UWL graduate student Paige Solie. “It is fun to watch a student — to watch the light bulb go on when they understand the concept,” he says. Photo courtesy of Gundersen Health System.

    Back in 2013, Patrick Melby was working at a plasma donation center when a patient sat down in his chair and opened a book with the words “Medical Dosimetry” across […]

  4. 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. […]

  5. 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 […]

  6. UWM alum opens children’s bookstore focusing on people of color

    Photo of Ashley Valentine standing in Rooted MKE, her bookstore and tutoring center that focuses on the needs of Black, Indigenous and other people of color. “Books were kind of a haven for me. Now that I think about it, it’s sad. I was such an avid reader and had a love for reading, but I didn’t know there were books with characters who looked like me. I didn’t think people like me were capable of the things I was reading about.” (UWM Photo/Elora Hennessey)

    When Ashley Valentine was a child, she loved to read but was disappointed that few of the characters in books looked like her. “Books were kind of a haven for […]

  7. New way forward: Collaboration on community transportation course set

    Photo of a La Crosse MTU bus making a stop downtown at Grand River Station. PHOTO CREDIT: Susan Gaeddert

    How we get to work, school and home is important: It impacts health, climate, economy, opportunity, housing and safety. But transportation decisions are often technical, with complicated processes and time-consuming […]

  8. Wearable sensor can help unlock the potential of exosuits in real-world environments

    Photo of a study participant wearing the exosuit and tensiometer while walking outside. PHOTO BY HARVARD BIODESIGN LAB

    Wearing an exosuit could help people rehab from an injury or even give them extra oomph if they’re carrying something heavy. But, according to University of Wisconsin–Madison and Harvard University […]

  9. 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 […]

  10. Stoutward Bound honored with state Educational Diversity Award

    Photo of Stoutward Bound participants trying the campus ropes course in August. / UW-Stout

    A highly successful program at UW-Stout that supports students each year from historically underrepresented and underserved backgrounds has been recognized with a state award. During a ceremony Oct. 21 in […]