1. UW-Green Bay Nursing students proud to contribute to vaccine effort

    Photo of UW-Green Bay Nursing student Precious Vang

    When Alyssa Ehlke decided she wanted to become a nurse in 2014, she had no idea of the surprises being a student in 2020 would hold. “I think that there’s […]

  2. UW-Eau Claire students help Blugold Brain Injury Group members tell their stories to health care providers

    Photo of undergraduate and graduate students in UW-Eau Claire’s communication sciences and disorders programs who assisted Blugold Brain Injury Group members in developing a presentation for Mayo Clinic Health System providers. In the presentation, BBIG members told providers what it’s like to live with a traumatic brain injury. Blugolds helping with the project include (seated from left) Bailey Harder and Crystal Zehm, and (standing from left) Dr. Jerry Hoepner and Hannah Yingst.

    Photo caption: Undergraduate and graduate students in UW-Eau Claire’s communication sciences and disorders programs assisted Blugold Brain Injury Group members in developing a presentation for Mayo Clinic Health System providers. In […]

  3. UWO United We Stand: Veterans urged to get support for mental health

    Image of veterans: United We Stand, Take care of your mental health and ask for help

    After enduring heartbreaking news that another area veteran had taken their life, a University of Wisconsin Oshkosh team has formed to try and prevent more tragedies. The family of armed […]

  4. Veteran finds hope for her dog, others, in UW-Madison melanoma treatment study

    Photo of Chester, a 12-year-old beagle mix, who is enrolled in a study funded by the Department of Veterans Affairs to evaluate a novel immunotherapy in dogs with melanoma. The study funds the canine clinical trials at UW Veterinary Care. PHOTO COURTESY OF BRITTNEY MAEHL

    When Brittney Maehl, a veteran of the Navy, learned of the opportunity to help her dog Chester – and other cancer patients – through a clinical trial funded by the Department of […]

  5. CDC recommends fitters like Badger Seal, giving it boost

    Photo of early fall 2020, when College of Engineering student employees assembled Badger Seal mask fitters outside the Grainger Engineering Design Innovation Laboratory in Wendt Commons. RENEE MEILLER, UW–MADISON COLLEGE OF ENGINEERING

    The CDC has officially recommended wearing mask fitters as one way to improve how your mask protects you, including the Badger Seal created by a team of UW–Madison engineers in […]

  6. UW-Eau Claire nursing alumna recognized for work in public health

    Photo of UW-Eau Claire nursing alumna

    Selfless and devoted individuals stepped forward in 2020 with heroic efforts during the COVID-19 pandemic, serving as a continuous source of hope during such difficult times. Among the devoted public […]

  7. ‘Be the change’: UWO alumni couple upend careers to help bring equity to healthcare

    Photo of UW Oshkosh alumni Kou and Sheng Lee Yang

    A year and a half ago Kou and Sheng Lee Yang took a leap of faith. The University of Wisconsin Oshkosh alumni and married couple had each spent about a […]

  8. UW-Madison viral sequencing catches mutations, guides effective public health response

    Photo of UW–Madison graduate student Katarina Braun processing samples from COVID-19 patients

    Thousands of daily cases. Hundreds of thousands of deaths. Hundreds of millions of vaccine doses. As the tallies of COVID-19’s effects in the United States have mounted to a dizzying […]

  9. UW-Eau Claire research team studies effects of alcohol on older people

    Photo of Dr. Doug Matthews and Quinn Petersilka, a freshman research assistant, collaborating with Mayo Clinic on research about the effects of alcohol on aging brains.

    While many senior citizens assume that having two or three drinks is harmless, a University of Wisconsin-Eau Claire research team has found that alcohol significantly affects older brains in ways […]

  10. UW-Stevens Point students serve on the front lines of the pandemic

    Photo of UW-Stevens Point's Veronica Pieters

    “I’ve seen more deaths in the last 10 months than any 21-year-old should.” This statement was made by Veronica Pieters, one of the many University of Wisconsin-Stevens Point health science […]