1. From dishwasher to ‘Iron Chef’

    Photo of Yia Vang, '10, owner of Union Hmong Kitchen in Minneapolis, who has established himself as one of the most celebrated chefs in he Midwest. In June, he was featured in Netflix's reboot of "Iron Chef." PHOTO CREDIT: Lauren Cutshall

    Known for Hmong cuisine, Yia Vang is a rising restaurateur Yia Vang used to wash dishes and count the days until he would never again have to work in a […]

  2. 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 […]

  3. Underground search for dark matter in the universe relies on UW-Madison expertise

    Photo of Jeff Cherwinka of the UW–Madison Physical Sciences Lab coordinating the xenon cryostat head installation. PHOTO BY DEREK LUCERO

    Nearly a mile beneath the Black Hills, in a gold mine in a South Dakota town called Lead, there is a hunt underway for theoretical particles known as WIMPs. But […]

  4. Student-built Buzz Digital simulation has potential to help manufacturers nationwide

    Photo of Ted Theyerl, an engineer and Lean facilitator with UW-Stout’s Manufacturing Outreach Center, who envisioned Buzz Digital during the pandemic after watching his son play a video game. / UW-Stout

    Program is innovative, game-based approach to teaching Lean principles The Manufacturing Outreach Center at UW-Stout is focused on helping small manufacturers around the region improve their operations and become more […]

  5. 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 […]

  6. UW-Stevens Point to offer certificate in Native American and Indigenous Studies

    Photo of Native American headdress

    The University of Wisconsin-Stevens Point Department of History and International Studies has created a new 12-credit program designed to enrich student understanding of sovereign Indigenous nations. Starting in the fall […]

  7. Real problems, real solutions: UW-La Crosse students get hands-on experience through Kwik Trip Integrated Core Program

    Photo of UW-La Crosse business students Claire Mistele (left) and Jackson Lescamela detailing ways that Kwik Trip can design a work environment for the attraction and retention of new employees. The presentation was part of the Kwik Trip Integrated Core Program at UWL.

    Solving real-world problems for one of Wisconsin’s most recognizable companies. That kind of work is typically left to seasoned professionals. However, thanks to the Kwik Trip Integrated Core Program at UW-La […]

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

    Photo of state grant partners

    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. […]

  9. UWRF Dairy Innovation Hub researches potential new uses for milk ingredients and byproducts

    Photo of UWRF Assistant Professor Grace Lewis, who is researching potential new uses for milk ingredients and byproducts in the Dairy Plant.

    University of Wisconsin-River Falls Assistant Professor Grace Lewis is looking to find value-added products for milk proteins. Lewis, who is part of the College of Agriculture, Food and Environmental Sciences, […]

  10. I want that mattress! UW-Parkside professor mentoring former student’s start-up business

    Photo of UW-Parkside Professor Abey Kuruvilla and MBA operations class

    Picture this: You spend a few days away from home at an Airbnb, hotel or Vrbo. After a couple of restful nights, you realize how much you like … the […]