1. UW Oshkosh researcher shows unintended consequences of e-cigarette taxes

    Illustration of e-cigarettes

    Newly published research led by a University of Wisconsin Oshkosh professor might cause policymakers to pause the next time implementing e-cigarette taxes are up for debate. The Effects of E-Cigarette […]

  2. Blugold research team studies use of artificial intelligence during COVID-19 pandemic

    Photo of Jordan Langlois, a senior computer science major, who is part of a UW-Eau Claire undergraduate research team that studied how machine learning was used to solve problems related to COVID-19. The Blugolds’ research was published in a professional journal this summer. (Photo by Bill Hoepner)

    Jordan Langlois already had a bachelor’s degree in biology and experience working in the health care field when he decided he wanted to earn a second degree, this time in […]

  3. UW-Stevens Point: Helping more people access farmers markets

    Photo of alumna Taylor Christiansen (left) and Alissa Lick, graduate assistant in the Sustainable and Resilient Food Systems program at UW-Stevens Point, who are at the Marshfield farm market, one of six where customers and vendors are being surveyed.

    Current and former UW-Stevens Point students are working to improve access to nutritious food at farmers markets in central Wisconsin. Thanks to a U.S. Department of Agriculture grant of $200,000, […]

  4. UWO awarded $1.6 million NSF grant for interdisciplinary research on toxic algae

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    A sustainability research team at the University of Wisconsin Oshkosh begins work this week on a new $1.6 million National Science Foundation study of the social and environmental conditions that […]

  5. A world without insects? UWL entomologist says art is a powerful way for us to address the destruction of the planet

    Photo of Professor Barrett Klein, UW-La Crosse biology professor

    Human destruction of the planet is growing. While scientific and media reports continue to outline categories of human-induced environmental damage, these efforts haven’t been enough to lead to substantial policy […]

  6. UW-Platteville faculty, student researchers to create microgrid cybersecurity testbed

    Photo of Dr. Yanwei Wu and Dr. Xiaoguang Ma (pictured left to right), along with Dr. Fang Yang, who will research and build a prototype of a smart microgrid testbed.

    A group of faculty and student researchers at the University of Wisconsin-Platteville are working to contribute solutions to the increasing threat of cyberattacks on critical infrastructure. With the help of […]

  7. ‘Once-in-a-lifetime experience’: UWO students spend summer digging into Iron Age history in Slovenia

    Photo of UW Oshkosh students at a dig site in Slovenia

    When students return to the University of Wisconsin Oshkosh this fall, many will have stories to tell about exciting summer adventures. Only a few, however, will be able to say […]

  8. UW-Stout professors, students are wading in to lead water testing projects

    Photo of UW-Stout Assistant Professor Nicole Hayes, left, guiding three high school students as they conduct tests on Gilbert Creek west of Menomonie. / UW-Stout

    State grants support efforts to improve water quality, help train university and high school students Gilbert Creek in Dunn County slips through marshland and oak savanna between chest-high grasses and […]

  9. UW-Whitewater lands $9.1 million grant to help transform state’s behavior health system

    Photo of Wisconsin Governor Tony Evers and others announcing health grant to UW-Whitewater

    Since its inception five years ago, the University of Wisconsin-Whitewater’s Center for Inclusive Transition, Education and Employment (CITEE), a department within the Division of Student Affairs, has been working to help people […]

  10. UW-Madison: New injectable gel offers promise for tough-to-treat brain tumors

    Photo of Quanyin Hu

    Like the hardiest weed, glioblastoma almost always springs back — usually within months after a patient’s initial brain tumor is surgically removed. That is why survival rates for this cancer […]