1. UW-Platteville announces initiative to expand industry engagement in higher education

    Photo of UW-Platteville mechanical engineering students

    With sights set on creating enduring change in higher education, seven universities – University of Wisconsin-Platteville, Boston College, Drexel University, Rowan University, University of St. Thomas, University of North Alabama […]

  2. UW-River Falls students learn teamwork, research skills to make older combines more efficient and profitable for small farms

    Photo of students Rames Frisch, in tractor, Alex Pierson and Kyle Leis conducting research to determine how to improve a 1960s combine’s performance.

    University of Wisconsin-River Falls agricultural engineering and agricultural engineering technology students are researching ways to make older combines more efficient and improve profitability for smaller farmers. The research is part of a $150,000 United […]

  3. New ‘grow your own’ UW-Platteville program hopes to address shortage of STEM teachers

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    The University of Wisconsin-Platteville is helping to address the critical shortage of qualified math and science teachers in Southwest Wisconsin by partnering with local school districts and STEM teachers to […]

  4. Student researches virtual, augmented reality in construction, helps implement in curricula

    Photo of University of Wisconsin-Platteville senior Allison Stencil

    University of Wisconsin-Platteville senior Allison Stencil’s research project has her viewing construction sites through a new lens. The construction management and construction safety management double major is researching the use […]

  5. UW-Madison: New lightweight super material could battle bullets, deflect space debris

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    University of Wisconsin–Madison engineers have created a nanofiber material that outperforms its widely used counterparts — including steel plates and Kevlar fabric — in protecting against high-speed projectile impacts. Basically, […]

  6. UW-Whitewater to offer an online bachelor’s in supply chain management

    Photo of person studying; UW-Whitewater to offer an online bachelor’s in supply chain management

    The University of Wisconsin-Whitewater College of Business and Economics will deliver a 100 percent online Bachelor of Business Administration in supply chain management beginning this fall. “The complexity of supply chains has become dinner […]

  7. Better pay for truckers may save money over the long haul, UW-Milwaukee study finds

    Photo of James Peoples: “This problem was there long before COVID, but COVID just made it worse,” said UWM economist James Peoples, referring to a shortage of truck drivers that is projected to hit a record high. (UWM Photo/Elora Hennessey)

    Increasing average pay for truck drivers by about 6% might entice them to stay longer in an occupation that historically has had high turnover, while also saving trucking companies money, […]

  8. 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 […]

  9. 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 […]

  10. 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 […]