1. Blugold alumnus stars in top summer Prime series

    Photo of Alfredo Narciso, who was all smiles at the June premiere of Amazon Prime’s top-streamed summer series.

    In early June, the New York Times published its list of the top streaming series for the summer, and among the titles was an Amazon Prime original series featuring a […]

  2. History major gains experience, skills from Oshkosh Public Museum internship

    Photo of Catie Gullickson, intern at the Oshkosh Public Museum

    Internships are a great way for students to gain real-world experience and skills within their field of study before graduation. This summer, senior University of Wisconsin Oshkosh history major and […]

  3. 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 […]

  4. UW-Platteville alumna reflects on student teaching opportunity in Bayfield

    Photo of University of Wisconsin-Platteville alumna Jillian Meister, who wrapped up her final semester student teaching in Bayfield, Wisconsin

    University of Wisconsin-Platteville alumna Jillian Meister wrapped up her final semester student teaching in Bayfield, Wisconsin, where she received the opportunity to implement culturally responsive teaching practices in her classroom. […]

  5. UW-Stout Fab Lab’s campus, statewide impacts continue to grow

    Photo of educators from around Wisconsin gathered in the Fab Lab on June 30, 2021. They spent the day working on varying equipment with a focus on how the learning process worked for them as opposed to the use of specific tools they may or may not have at their home institutions.

    For nearly a decade, the Discovery Center Fab Lab at UW-Stout has been a cutting-edge center to help bring innovative ideas to life. Now in its 10th year of operations, […]

  6. $1 million NSF grant to address gender equity concerns in STEM faculty at UWO

    Photo from UW Oshkosh showing STEM research

    A multidisciplinary team at the University of Wisconsin Oshkosh has been awarded a nearly $1 million, three-year National Science Foundation grant aimed at increasing and retaining women in academic STEM […]

  7. UWM research: What the mechanical forces behind protein folding can tell us about metastatic cancer

    Photo of Ionel Popa, UWM professor of physics, demonstrating the magnetic tweezers built by his lab members to measure the mechanical forces that act on proteins as they fold and refold. Proteins are large molecules that carry out the body’s functions required for good health. In back is research assistant Sabita Sharma. (UWM Photo/Elora Hennessey)

    Talin is a protein that controls cellular attachment and movement, but its malfunctioning also allows cancer cells to spread. DCL1 is a tumor-suppressing protein. But scientists don’t fully understand how […]

  8. Blugolds travel to Washington, D.C., to lobby for students in higher education with learning disabilities

    Photo of Erik Marcotte (left) and Caden Joergens who spent several days in Washington, D.C., this summer lobbying Congress for legislation regarding students in higher education with learning disabilities. The Blugolds are leaders of the UW-Eau Claire chapter of Eye to Eye-National, a mentoring movement that focuses on elementary and middle school students with ADHD and learning differences. They joined students from around the country for the national “Learning Disability Day of Action.” (Submitted photo)

    Campus leaders from the University of Wisconsin-Eau Claire joined advocates from around the country in Washington, D.C., this summer to lobby for legislation regarding students in higher education with learning […]

  9. UW-Platteville students from multiple programs collaborate on clandestine grave documentation research

    Photo ofUW-Platteville research on clandestine graves

    Dr. Sara Getz, assistant professor of forensic investigation  and Dr. Patrick Byrnes, assistant professor of computer science and software engineering at the University of Wisconsin-Platteville, are collaborating on a research project titled, Clandestine Grave […]

  10. 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 […]