1. UW-Platteville students bring new ideas to popular household appliances

    Photo of the Spectrum appliance cooling team assembling final prototypes of their life cycle testing coffee pot cooling solution. Pictured left to right are Daniel Redington, Michael Zelinsky and Curtis Marschall.

    University of Wisconsin-Platteville engineering students have had a hand in some of the new or redesigned household appliances recently hitting the market and industry trade shows, thanks to a partnership […]

  2. UW-Stout lab renovations include new maker space for fashion, engineering students

    At University of Wisconsin-Stout, Wisconsin’s Polytechnic University, all of the academic programs have an experiential learning component. For students from seven of those programs, the applied learning and collaborative experiences […]

  3. UW-River Falls to offer international dual degree program, partners with university in the Netherlands

    Photo of Jake Sailer of Sailer’s Food Market and Meat Processing in Elmwood discussing the balancing act between producing new and unique food products while maintaining a reliable supply of successfully branded products.

    The UW System Board of Regents has approved a new undergraduate Bachelor of Science program in international food operations management at the University of Wisconsin-River Falls (UWRF). This is a […]

  4. UW-Platteville students conduct research at largest pavement research facility

    Photo of (from left) Dr. Danny Xiao, Dylan Notsch, Will Straka, and Nic Oesau.

    Three University of Wisconsin-Platteville civil engineering students recently conducted research at MnROAD, the largest full-scale pavement research facility of its kind in the world, located near Albertville, Minnesota. The research project, led by Dr. […]

  5. A greener business model: How the private sector can lead where government hasn’t

    Photo of UW-Milwaukee professor Melissa Scanlan, who provides a blueprint for an alternate business model that incorporates green practices, pays living wages and preserves community jobs in her new book, “Prosperity in the Fossil-Free Economy.” (UWM Photo/Elora Hennessey)

    Countries have debated how to combat climate change since the early 1990s. And yet little progress has been made as governments grapple with how to set and enforce emissions-reduction commitments. […]

  6. “The implications are enormous”: UW-Madison graduate student’s innovative climate research could change building design

    Photo of Gesang, who presented her research at the 100th American Meteorological Society annual meeting, in Boston, January 2020. Her poster was also named outstanding student poster at the conference.

    When she was young, Gesangyangji would stare at the peaks on the mountains surrounding Lhasa, her birthplace in the Tibetan Plateau. They were covered in snow. But as she grew […]

  7. UW-Madison: Real-time video of scenes hidden around corners is now possible

    Screenshot of video: As Ji Hyun Nam slowly tosses a stuffed cat toy into the air, a real-time video captures the playful scene — from around a corner. With further refinements, the technology could find uses in search-and-rescue, defense and medical imaging. (Caution: Video contains flashing lights, which may be a problem for some people, including those with photosensitive epilepsy or a history of migraines and headaches.)

    As Ji Hyun Nam slowly tosses a stuffed cat toy into the air, a real-time video captures the playful scene at a 20th century webcam clip — a mere five […]

  8. UW-Superior faculty help establish Twin Ports Chapter of Transportation Research Forum

    Photo of ship

    University of Wisconsin-Superior’s Transportation and Logistics Management faculty recently helped launch the Twin Ports chapter of the Transportation Research Forum. The Twin Ports chapter is the first outside of a major metropolitan area […]

  9. UW-Stout interior design faculty, students become part of the safe, healthier buildings movement

    Photo of (from left) UW-Stout interior design professors Julie Peterson, Nicolette Brehm and Shelley Pecha, who recently became WELL accredited professionals. / UW-Stout

    Three professors, eight students pass international WELL certification There’s good reason why buildings, from homes to work spaces to stores, should be safe and have healthy interior environments — humans […]

  10. UW-Stout science alum created first new blue in 240 years

    Photo of Andrew Smith and a YInMN sample / Andrew Smith

    Material chemist Andrew Smith co-invented YInMN, now a Crayola color Andrew Smith enjoys color and science, asking questions like, what causes color? How is color formed? How are pigments made? […]