1. UW-Superior assistant professor awarded the John Rezmerski Manuscript Prize

    Photo of Meg Muthupandiyan, University of Wisconsin–Superior assistant professor of writing, who was recently awarded the John Rezmerski Manuscript Prize by the League of Minnesota Poets for her poetry volume, “Of the Earth and Other Desires.” (Photo credit: B. Muthupandiyan)

    University of Wisconsin-Superior Assistant Professor of Writing Meg Muthupandiyan was recently awarded the John Rezmerski Manuscript Prize by the League of Minnesota Poets for her poetry volume, “Of the Earth and Other Desires.” “I was delighted to hear ‘Of the Earth’ received the award,” said Muthupandiyan.  “I am currently completing another project, and the news was a […]

  2. UW-Eau Claire to offer new major in professional studies

    Photo of UW-Eau Claire students walking across bridge

    The University of Wisconsin-Eau Claire will offer a bachelor of science in professional studies major starting in fall 2024 to promote bachelor’s degree completion for students who have either earned an associate degree or have significant college credits. The UW System Board of Regents on Feb. 9 approved the new major that will provide a […]

  3. From ICU nurse to the hospital’s president: UWO alum shares his journey of growth, leadership

    Photo of Shane Carter, UW Oshkosh ’01, who began his health care career as an ICU nurse at the hospital now known as Ascension NE Wisconsin – Mercy Campus.

    After graduating from the University of Wisconsin Oshkosh, Shane Carter, ’01, began his health care career as an ICU nurse at the hospital now known as Ascension NE Wisconsin – Mercy Campus. Today, just 20 or so years later, Carter has stepped forward as president of that same facility located just a few miles from […]

  4. The College Tour television program to feature UW-Stevens Point

    Photo of student cast members of UWSP’s episode of The College Tour who joined with Chancellor Gibson at a premiere held recently at the Dreyfus University Center Theater.

    Last September, a film crew came to spend a week at the University of Wisconsin-Stevens Point with the goal of highlighting current students, programs and locations to create a comprehensive guide to the university to share with prospective students across the globe. The College Tour, an award-winning TV series that offers an insider view of […]

  5. Big cheese: Successful cheddar production means UW-River Falls dairy plant is up and running

    Photo of Brianna Crotteau, project coordinator at the Wuethrich Family/Grassland Dairy Center of Excellence at UW-River Falls, handing Sam Galgowski, a cheesemaker at the dairy plant, a plastic container that Galgowski filled with cheese during production on Tuesday. The cheddar cheese produced was the first produced at the dairy plant that will serve as a production site and a training location for students and dairy industry employees. UWRF/Pat Deninger photo.

    New, much-anticipated $9 million facility will serve as site to train students, dairy industry employees River Falls, Wis. – With one slice, then another and another, Sam Galgowski cut a large block of cheddar cheese at the bottom of a metal vat into smaller chunks. Galgowski – cheesemaker at the Wuethrich Family/Grassland Dairy Center of Excellence at […]

  6. UW-Parkside student receives Newman Civic Fellowship mini-grant

    Photo of UW-Parkside student Grant Pitts

    As the University of Wisconsin-Parkside’s Newman Civic Fellow, Grant Pitts, feels a responsibility to serve as a civic leader for his peers and the campus community. As part of the Fellowship, Pitts has received a mini-grant from Campus Compact to help facilitate a new digital democracy wall. The Newman Civic Fellowship is a year-long position […]

  7. Strings and service: UW-Whitewater’s Charlie Shilhavy earns national music award

    Photo of Charlie Shilhavy, a UW-Whitewater music major from Racine, who was named the 2024 recipient of the Student Exemplary Service Award from the American String Teachers Association as part of the organization’s Student Chapter Awards. (Craig Schreiner/UW-Whitewater)

    What started as a hobby became a lifestyle for University of Wisconsin-Whitewater student Charlie Shilhavy. “I wake up and I think about music, I go to sleep thinking about music,” said Shilhavy, who plays bass. “It’s something that brings me joy and gives me purpose – to be able to create, perform and learn. It’s […]

  8. UW-Eau Claire, Mayo Clinic Health System launch innovative Medical Academy Program to begin April 1

    Photo of students making their way through the lower UW-Eau Claire campus during a snowy winter day.

    Learning about the complexities of the human body and state-of-the-art health care is at the heart of the innovative Medical Academy Program, offered this spring thanks to a collaboration between Mayo Clinic Health System and the University of Wisconsin-Eau Claire. The Medical Academy Program offers a unique learning opportunity for anyone who wants to better […]

  9. UW–Madison researchers first to 3D-print functional human brain tissue

    Photo of Yuanwei Yan, a scientist in the Zhang lab at UW–Madison, where researchers have developed new printing methods to grow brain tissues for use in the study of neurodevelopmental disorders like Alzheimer’s and Parkinson’s diseases. Photo by Xueyan Li

    A team of University of Wisconsin–Madison scientists has developed the first 3D-printed brain tissue that can grow and function like typical brain tissue. It’s an achievement with important implications for scientists studying the brain and working on treatments for a broad range of neurological and neurodevelopmental disorders, such as Alzheimer’s and Parkinson’s diseases. “This could […]

  10. Driving change, meaning business: UW-Green Bay’s Master’s in Public Administration is shaping the future of service

    Photo of UW-Green Bay Masters of Public Administration student Gage Beck speaking with a co-worker at the Greater Green Bay YMCA. Photo by Dan Moore, University Photographer

    While it’s easy in our “return on investment” higher education landscape to prioritize fields like computer science and biomedics for their direct financial rewards, students like Gage Beck at UW-Green Bay are more drawn by the call to serve. Beck’s journey into the public sector is not solely driven by financial gain but by a […]