1. UW-River Falls student Sophie Ackerman receives WiSys research grant

    Photo of UW-River Falls student Sophie Ackerman

    University of Wisconsin-River Falls senior Sophie Ackerman is the recipient of a $4,000 Ambassador Grant by the WiSys organization to research loneliness and isolation. Ackerman’s research, “Combating the Effects of […]

  2. UW-Platteville student takes top prize in state research competition

    Photo of Joseph Creanza, a junior soil and crop science major at the University of Wisconsin-Platteville, who scored first place at the recent 2020 Student Research and Innovation Showcase.

    Joseph Creanza, a junior soil and crop science major at the University of Wisconsin-Platteville, scored first place at the recent 2020 Student Research and Innovation Showcase for his project, “Plant Essential Oils […]

  3. UW System schools collaborate on green-energy study

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    Three University of Wisconsin System schools collaborated on a study to identify ways for state manufacturers to develop more products for green-energy technologies. A report released last month, “Advancing Wisconsin’s […]

  4. UW-Superior’s Rios Mendoza, colleagues awarded over $40,000 to study microplastics

    Photo of Dr. Rios Mendoza with colleagues

    University of Wisconsin-Superior associate professor of chemistry Dr. Lorena Rios Mendoza, along with colleagues from UW-Eau Claire, UW-Madison and the Lake Superior National Estuarine Research Reserve, have been awarded a grant by […]

  5. UW-Madison research: Merging solar cell and liquid battery produces efficient, long-lasting solar storage

    Schematic illustration of an integrated solar flow battery. A solar cell is hooked up to tanks of chemicals that can store electricity for later use. WENJIE LI

    Chemists at the University of Wisconsin–Madison and their collaborators have created a highly efficient and long-lasting solar flow battery, a way to generate, store and redeliver renewable electricity from the […]

  6. Grant to fund new UW-Eau Claire certificate in humanities, health research

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    The global pandemic has provided insight into how human behavior affects critical health care decisions, says Dr. Louisa Rice, professor and chair of the University of Wisconsin-Eau Claire’s history department. […]

  7. UW-La Crosse’s Carl Foster honored for scientific contributions to speed skating

    Photo of Carl Foster, an exercise and sport science professor at UW-La Crosse, who has been named to the U.S. Speed Skating Hall of Fame. Foster is being inducted as a contributor to the sport after spending three decades as an exercise physiologist for Team USA.

    Carl Foster and speed skating were an unlikely pair, but they couldn’t have been a more perfect match. A Texas native who wasn’t exposed to the sport until after college, […]

  8. UW-Whitewater Warhawk earns national chemistry accolade

    Photo of Kumpaty Hephzibah, left, with Robert Rider in the lab in 2019.

    Robert Rider, a chemistry major at the University of Wisconsin-Whitewater, will participate in a prestigious national educational outreach and workforce development program in chemistry at Brookhaven National Laboratory in Upton, […]

  9. Renewed funding fuels UW-Milwaukee study of sustainable nanotechnology

    Photo of Rebecca Klaper, an aquatic toxicologist at UW-Milwaukee’s School of Freshwater Sciences, is looking for ways to change the chemistry of nanoparticles in order to reduce their harm to aquatic creatures. (UWM Photo/Pete Amland)

    Nanoparticles are tiny bits of material – smaller than a blood cell – that are manufactured and integrated into a multitude of commercial products because of their unique properties. Nanomaterials […]

  10. UW-Whitewater lands another million-dollar cybersecurity grant

    Photo of UW-Whitewater student at computer - UW-Whitewater earned a cybersecurity grant

    Less than two months after receiving a $1.9-million-dollar grant to expand cybersecurity internships, the University of Wisconsin-Whitewater has won $1.1 million to help Wisconsin defense suppliers comply with federal cybersecurity requirements. This […]