1. Research relationship: Mayo, UWL collaboration successful in furthering health research in the Coulee Region

    Photo of UW-La Crosse Exercise and Sport Science Department students Anna Jacobson, left, and Makenna Carpenter who are two of the students who have participated in the Seed Grant Program in cooperation with Mayo Clinic Health System. Led by teams of physicians and scientists from both institutions, seed grants often launch promising new research projects and provide valuable preliminary data to attract more substantial funding from external sources. (UWL photo)

    Since its launch in 2019, a collaboration between Mayo Clinic Health System and UW–La Crosse has advanced health research in and beyond the Coulee Region. Through the relationship, Mayo Clinic […]

  2. Mayo Clinic Health System, UW-Eau Claire renew research agreement, expand collaboration opportunities

    Photo of students examining models of human organs. A renewed research agreement between Mayo Clinic Health System in Northwest Wisconsin and UW-Eau Claire will give both undergraduate and graduate students unique opportunities to collaborate with Mayo Clinic Health System doctors, nurses and health care professionals.

    Mayo Clinic Health System in Northwest Wisconsin and the University of Wisconsin-Eau Claire have announced the renewal of a collaboration agreement that fosters opportunities for research, creates new avenues of […]

  3. UWM students take health care into the community

    Photo of Erika Gainey, a senior nursing student, who completed an internship last semester at the UWM Health and Wellness Center inside the House of Peace community center. Gainey and other UWM students take the opportunity to talk with residents who use the center about their health and how to improve it. (UWM Photo/Troye Fox)

    Every Monday last semester, nursing senior Erika Gainey left her last class on campus and drove to the intersection of Walnut Avenue and 17th Street, where the Capuchin Community Service House […]

  4. UW-Whitewater at Rock County offers new nursing degree program

    Photo of Instructors and students from Edgewood College engaging in teaching and learning. UW-Whitewater at Rock County will soon offer a pathway to a Bachelor of Science in Nursing that can be earned at the Rock County campus through a partnership with Edgewood. (Photo courtesy of Edgewood College/Rachel Icke)

    Residents of southeastern Wisconsin will now have an opportunity to earn a Bachelor of Science in Nursing while remaining in the region. A unique new program brings Edgewood College’s nursing […]

  5. Helping health care providers break the news about incurable illnesses

    Photo of Melinda Kavanaugh, professor of social work at UWM, who draws on her experience as a medical social worker in hospital neurology units. (UWM Photo/Troye Fox)

    For years, Melinda Kavanaugh worked as a medical social worker in hospital neurology units. She knew firsthand how unprepared many physicians were to deliver a devastating diagnosis such as amyotrophic […]

  6. New Sport Performance and Injury Research Lab to boost UWO kinesiology research efforts

    Photo of Kevin Biese, assistant kinesiology professor and graduate student Abby Godejohn ’22, preparing to use motion capture markers in one of the rooms that make up the new Sport Performance and Injury Research Lab at UW Oshkosh.

    The kinesiology and athletic training department at the University of Wisconsin Oshkosh is taking its research game to the next level. With the launch of the new Sport Performance and Injury […]

  7. UW-Green Bay: One working mom’s homework—kids, COVID and a BSN

    Photo of Lisa Pawlak, who graduated from UW-Green Bay December 2022

    Without question, Lisa Pawlak is driven. As one of the hundreds of students graduating this winter at UW-Green Bay’s commencement ceremony, Lisa’s path to earn her bachelor of science in […]

  8. UW-Stevens Point biochemistry graduate combines love of research, health care

    Photo of Chloe Gulbronson (right), who served as a tutor for chemistry, biology, physics and math and also mentored tutors while pursuing her degree at UW-Stevens Point. Here, she’s with students Mitchell Imlan and Josie Voigt in the Chemistry Biology Building drop-in tutoring lab.

    Chloe Gulbronson is intrigued by biochemistry and the molecular mechanics of disease. Her father’s profession, physical therapy, and a disease diagnosis triggered her interest at a young age. “I’m fascinated […]

  9. Howell returns to UW-Platteville, discusses importance of diversity and representation in mental health counseling

    Photo of Brittany Howell

    “I love my job. I love counseling,” said Brittany Howell, multicultural specialist and counselor at the University of Wisconsin-Platteville. “Being a former student of color on campus and to now help current students […]

  10. UWM film student captures reality of caring for someone with dementia

    Photo of UWM film student Riley Killian, who was inspired to pursue filmmaking when he saw "Star Wars" in fifth grade. (UWM Photo/Troye Fox)

    Caring for someone with dementia can be a difficult, loving journey. UWM first-year film student Riley Killian captured that reality in a 45-minute documentary on the experiences of caregivers – “Unconditional: […]