1. UW-Eau Claire Blugold builds career and life around caring for and inspiring African American communities

    Photo of Dr. Woubeshet Ayenew, who was still in his medical residency when he found his calling, providing care to underserved populations in Minneapolis. Nearly 20 years later, he’s a respected cardiologist and community advocate in the Twin Cities, providing care while also trying to increase the number of African American physicians.

    Offering care and inspiration Dr. Woubeshet Ayenew was still in the early months of his three-year internal medicine residency at the Hennepin County Medical Center in Minneapolis when he noticed […]

  2. UW-Milwaukee researcher details how cells maintain protein balance that fends off disease

    Photo of Madhusudan Dey, associate professor of biological sciences at UWM, shows the atomic structure of the protein he found. The protein plays a role in the process the cell uses to maintain proteostasis – a healthy balance of cellular proteins. (UWM Photo/Elora Hennessey)

    The roughly 25,000 proteins in the human body can only do their jobs by folding into unique atomic shapes that correlate to various biological tasks. Many human disorders, including diabetes, […]

  3. Resilient researchers: UW-La Crosse students adapt their research amid COVID-19

    Photo of Nico Lang and Cullen Schull, both May 2021 graduates, who found success adapting their biochemistry research amid COVID-19.

    A pair of UW-La Crosse biochemistry students didn’t let COVID-19 stand in the way of their research. Cullen Schull and Nico Lang, who each graduated with a bachelor’s degree in biochemistry in […]

  4. University of Wisconsin Hospitals ranked No. 1 in Wisconsin

    Photo of doctors in surgical room

    Ranked best hospital in the state by U.S. News & World Report 10 years in a row For the 10th consecutive year, U.S. News & World Report’s “Best Hospitals” ranked […]

  5. UW-Eau Claire: Building bridges between health care and higher education to enhance patient care

    Photo of Dr. Rajeev Chaudhry, an expert in analyzing large datasets to help health care organizations improve patient care. His expertise will help UW-Eau Claire as it grows its informatics and AI programs.

    Dr. Rajeev Chaudhry has yet to step foot on UW-Eau Claire’s campus because of the COVID-19 pandemic, but the Mayo Clinic physician already is creating opportunities for Blugolds to gain […]

  6. UW-Madison: Self-powered implantable device stimulates fast bone healing, then disappears without a trace

    Photo of UW–Madison Professor Xudong Wang holding a fracture electrostimulation device he and his lab designed. When placed over a fracture, the device generates electricity from movement, accelerating bone healing. JASON DALEY

    In 2017, Green Bay Packers quarterback Aaron Rodgers broke his right collarbone in a game against the Minnesota Vikings. Typically, it takes about 12 weeks for a collarbone to fully […]

  7. Blugold senior Carl Fossum wins state championship for COVID-19 research presentation

    Photo of UW-Eau Claire senior Carl Fossum, who will graduate in May 2022 and is beginning his process of finding graduate programs where he will pursue a Ph.D. in computational chemistry. In addition to a career in research, Fossum hopes to teach at the college level. (Photo by Bill Hoepner)

    University of WIsconsin–Eau Claire senior Carl Fossum wants to be a university instructor one day to use his knowledge and teaching skills to explain computational chemistry to his students. Fossum’s […]

  8. In spring CDC study, UW Oshkosh outpaced national average in mask-wearing

    Photo of UW Oshkosh student wearing mask during successful "MASCUP" campaign during COVID-19 pandemic

    How did the University of Wisconsin Oshkosh make it through the past year without a major coronavirus outbreak? A study conducted in collaboration with the U.S. Centers for Disease Control […]

  9. UW-Madison: Modeling COVID-19 infection based on movement can improve public health response

    Photo of Song Gao, UW-Madison geography professor

    An epidemic like COVID-19 relies on infected people mixing with uninfected people, — encounters that typically require one or both to move around. A new method for modeling the progression […]

  10. UW-Green Bay nursing faculty train with new manikins that will offer nursing students realistic patient healthcare scenarios

    Photo of a nursing instructor training on the new hi-tech human patient simulator inside the Aurora BayCare Nursing Skills Center on the UW-Green Bay Campus. These manikins offer nursing students with realistic patient healthcare scenarios for critical thinking and clinical skills training. UW-Green Bay's partnership with Aurora BayCare ensures our nursing students are prepared to deliver high-quality, safe patient care as they prepare for their clinical courses.

    Nursing instructors in UW-Green Bay’s College of Health, Education and Social Welfare, trained recently on the new high-tech patient simulators (or manikins) inside the Aurora BayCare Nursing Skills Center on […]