1. UW-Milwaukee program that aims to build diversity in sciences produces first graduates

    Photo of Bryn Glennon (left) and Mara Charpentier (third from left), who are two of the first three UWM graduates from the PECS program, which aims to boost the number of students from underrepresented groups who become engineers and computer scientists. With them are Wilkistar Otieno (right), associate professor of engineering, and Christine Beimborn, STEM outreach specialist in engineering. (UWM Photo/Elora Hennessey)

    UW-Milwaukee has reached another milestone in helping build a more diverse workforce in the STEM (science, technology, engineering and mathematics) fields. In May, the first three students graduated from a […]

  2. UW-Eau Claire nursing students raise awareness about challenges of returning to community after being incarcerated

    Photo of Brelynn Updike, who is part of a team of UW-Eau Claire nursing students and recent graduates who are raising awareness about the challenges and resources needed to support people as they return to the community after being incarcerated. The research team partnered with several Chippewa Valley organizations on a project that they hope will help give voice to these individuals. (Photo by Bill Hoepner)

    A team of University of Wisconsin-Eau Claire nursing students and recent graduates are working to raise awareness about the challenges and resources needed to support people as they return to […]

  3. First-generation UW-Stout graduates, brothers hired before graduation make their family proud

    Photo of the Grulkowski brothers, first-generation UW-Stout graduates who are seeking to provide solutions in packaging and computer engineering at regional companies

    The Grulkowskis are seeking to provide solutions in packaging and computer engineering at regional companies Two brothers graduated together from University of Wisconsin-Stout this past May. And no, they’re not […]

  4. ‘I fell in love with it’: How a spring UWO grad found her passion through sociology

    Photo of Green Bay native Faythe Brennan, who started out at the University of Wisconsin Oshkosh planning to study biology, but graduated in spring 2021 with a bachelor’s degree in sociology.

    Some students begin their college journey knowing exactly what they want to study and exactly where they’ll be when they finish. For others, finding the right major can be a […]

  5. Pursuing a career in biomedical research: UW-Eau Claire May ’21 graduate Jordan Munos

    Photo of Jordan Munos, who as a member of the student research team in the chemistry lab with Dr. James Phillips, found her passion for biomedical research. She is pictured here installing a liquid nitrogen trap on the preparatory vacuum line, just one of many complex instruments Blugold researchers like Munos learn to master.

    As an incoming Blugold four years ago, Jordan Munos knew she wanted to go to medical school, but wasn’t certain what major would be her best route to get there. […]

  6. All the buzz: Honey bees taking residence at UW Oshkosh

    Photo of UW Oshkosh student Mariah Parkin with colonies of honey bees, valued pollinators that are now thriving behind the University of Wisconsin Oshkosh, enhancing the university's sustainability efforts.

    Colonies of honey bees are thriving behind the University of Wisconsin Oshkosh, thanks to a push by student Mariah Parkin to add the valued pollinators to the campus’ sustainability efforts. […]

  7. UW-Stevens Point graduate finds passion, purpose in art

    Photo of UW-Stevens Point graduate Karen Drewry

    It has been a long journey to becoming an artist for Karen Drewry – one that took her to three institutions of higher education, through a military career, across several […]

  8. Recent UW-Green Bay Health and Wellness master’s graduate sees experience as a path to progress

    Photo of UW-Green Bay Master of Science graduate and fitness professional Sarah McKenna Rogers

    What does fitness have to do with freight? Spring 2021 Master of Science in Health and Wellness Management (MSHWM) graduate Sarah McKenna Rogers has the answer. For a leadership capstone project through […]

  9. The power of “Yes” – Madison Hale ’21 embraced opportunities while at UW-Superior

    Photo of UW-Superior students, including Madison Hale

    “I just started saying, ‘Yes, I’m going to do anything that’s getting thrown my way,’” she said. The philosophy revealed opportunities that fit perfectly with her major: social work. She chose […]

  10. Three bachelor’s degrees in four years — no problem for motivated, first-generation UW-Stout student

    Photo of Abi Gardiner, of DeForest, who plans to put her three diplomas from UW-Stout to good use in her wedding and portrait photography business in the Twin Cities. / Photo by Abigail Ann Photography

    Gardiner is using her new communications and marketing skills to expand part-time photography business into career Abi Gardiner became the first in her family to receive a bachelor’s degree when […]