1. Collaboration at the heart of UW-Eau Claire’s $9.4 million Workforce Innovation Grant

    Photo of Wisconsin Governor Tony Evers' press conference announcing UW-Eau Claire’s $9.4 million Workforce Innovation Grant

    The University of Wisconsin-Eau Claire received a $9.4 million grant from the Wisconsin Economic Development Corp. through the agency’s Workforce Innovation Grant program. Gov. Tony Evers announced UW-Eau Claire’s award […]

  2. UW-Madison teams up with NFL on research designed to reduce head injuries in athletes

    Photo of Daniel Cobian holding a specialized mouthguard that will be used by football players involved in the study. The sensors in the mouthguard will collect data on head impacts.

    Researchers at the University of Wisconsin School of Medicine and Public Health are partnering with the National Football League (NFL) to study how on-field head impacts can inform injury reduction efforts […]

  3. UW-Green Bay alumnus Cristian Ambrosio is on his way to pursuing a lifelong dream of becoming a physician

    Photo of Cristian Ambrosio

    UW-Green Bay alumnus Cristian Ambrosio’s definition of healing and love took a whole new meaning the day his family made a decision to care for his newborn cousin. Calling it […]

  4. UW Oshkosh named one of nation’s best schools for men in nursing for fifth year

    Logo for AAMN Best Schools for Men in Nursing

    University of Wisconsin Oshkosh College of Nursing (CON) was named one of the nation’s best schools for men in nursing during the annual American Association for Men in Nursing (AAMN)—marking […]

  5. UW-Milwaukee researchers create a breakthrough tool for superfast molecular movies

    Photo of UW-Milwaukee researchers who contributed to the paper, including Peter Schwander (from left), Abbas Ourmazd, Marius Schmidt, Russell Fung and Ahmad Hosseinizadeh, who is the first author. (UWM Photo/Troye Fox)

    Scientists are trying to discover the exact sequence of events that occurs when light strikes photoactive proteins, changing their atomic structure, or “shape.” That biochemical process unfolds in processes like […]

  6. Multiple research projects help Blugold gain skills, direction as she looks to future

    Photo of Avi Devy Mohan, who has had multiple research experiences as a Blugold after transferring to UW-Eau Claire from a university in Malaysia. A computer science and mathematics major, Mohan has worked alongside faculty research mentors from three academic areas on campus as well as with physicians at Mayo Clinic Health System. (Photo by Bill Hoepner)

    The opportunity to do undergraduate research is among the reasons Avi Devy Mohan decided to transfer to the University of Wisconsin-Eau Claire from a university in her native Malaysia. Still, […]

  7. Research helps Blugold discover how computer science, health care intersect

    Photo of Nichol He. Thanks to his undergraduate research, Nichol He found a way to bring his passions for computer science and health care together in his future career. After He earns his degree in software engineering, the Blugold hopes to go to medical school while also continuing his research in bioinformatics. (Photo by Jesse Yang)

    Coming into college, Nichol He knew he wanted to study either computer science or pre-med, two very different academic areas that he assumed could only lead to two very different […]

  8. UW-Madison breast cancer researchers learn how to teach an old drug new tricks to help patients

    Photo of Beth Weaver wanted to know if there was a way to predict who would benefit from Taxol and who might not, to spare these patients the side effects of the potent chemotherapy drug. COURTESY OF UW CARBONE CANCER CENTER

    Paclitaxel, or Taxol, is an old standby drug in the oncologist’s tool belt. Yet only about half of breast cancer patients treated with the drug see their tumors shrink or […]

  9. UW-Milwaukee alumna researches ways to prevent and treat dangerous blood vessel diseases

    Photo of UW-Milwaukee alumna Sarah Parker working in a lab at Smidt Heart Institute at Cedars Sinai in Los Angeles. (Photo courtesy of Cedars Sinai)

    Sarah Parker is studying what’s happening inside large blood vessels to find better ways to diagnose and treat threatening conditions like atherosclerosis and aneurysms. A UW-Milwaukee (UWM) alumna who earned […]

  10. New Blugold becomes fourth generation in her family to study at UW-Eau Claire

    Photo of new UW-Eau Claire freshman Lucy Franklin (center), who is the fourth generation of Blugolds in her family. Her mother, Beth Franklin, (left) and grandmother, Christy Linderholm, (right) both are UW-Eau Claire graduates. Lucy is holding a photo of her great-grandmother, Ruby (Johnson) Hanson, who earned her nursing degree from the precursor to UW-Eau Claire’s nursing program, so also is considered a Blugold.

    Like many families, Lucy Franklin cherishes her family’s traditions, those special experiences shared among generations that help to keep them connected. This fall, Lucy is carrying forward one especially meaningful […]