1. New UW-Superior research facility working to protect Great Lakes

    Photo of U.S. Senator Tammy Baldwin visiting the new ballast water treatment facility at UW-Superior.

    U.S. Senator Tammy Baldwin recently toured UW-Superior’s new ballast water treatment facility at the Lake Superior Research Institute. This one-of-a-kind facility gives researchers access to new information to protect the world’s largest body of fresh water from invasive species and other threats. This influential research is funded through the federal Great Lakes Restoration Initiative, which […]

  2. UW-Whitewater Warhawk discovers 1,000-year-old remains on archeological dig

    Photo of Cudnohowski

    UW-Whitewater student Cameron Cudnohowski has always wanted to dig up bones. His favorite movie is “Jurassic Park.” And he loves history. When he took Professor Jennifer Thibodeaux’s class on medieval Europe, she presented him with a study-abroad opportunity to live out his archeological dream. Originally from Watertown, Wisconsin, Cudnohowski traveled to a farm in Skegness, England […]

  3. Boot camp helps early career scientists, faculty commercialize innovative ideas

    Photo of SBIR Ready boot camp

    SBIR Ready is an immersion program for small business innovation research offered by the Center for Technology Commercialization, part of UW System’s Institute for Business and Entrepreneurship. SBIR Ready ran a boot camp in June to give early-career scientists and faculty the skills they need to make a business case for their innovative ideas. Research […]

  4. UW-Oshkosh students share creative, scientific projects

    Photo from UW-Oshkosh's 26th annual Celebration of Scholarship held April 2019

    Student researchers at the University of Wisconsin Oshkosh shared their artistic creations, content analyzes, scientific and social experiments, simulations and syntheses at the 26th-annual Celebration of Scholarship in April. The event, which included oral and poster presentations, art exhibits and performances, was held at Reeve Memorial Union, and was followed by the Provost’s Awards Reception. […]

  5. UW-Milwaukee encourages undergraduate research

    Photo of undergraduate research at UW-Milwaukee

    UW-Milwaukee is committed to encouraging undergraduate research, even starting as soon as the summer before freshman year. More than 1,000 UWM undergrads are involved in research each year, on topics ranging from 3D printing of bone scaffolds to preserving a long-forgotten 16-millimeter film archive. UWM is one of two universities nationwide honored in 2018 by […]

  6. UW-River Falls physics major conducting ground-breaking physics research

    Photo of UW-River Falls physics major Roman Alvarado is conducting ground-breaking robotics research that could change the lives of amputees around the world.

    UW-River Falls physics major Roman Alvarado is conducting ground-breaking robotics research that could change the lives of amputees around the world. The senior is working on the design and construction of a Myoelectric Partial Hand Prosthesis. The university offers students like Roman opportunities to conduct research as part of their academic experience as early as […]

  7. Two UW-Superior students help Superior identify its retail future

    Photo of UW-Superior undergraduate student researchers Obiageli Ekwunwa (left) and Opeyemi Omiwale

    For UW-Superior students Opeyemi Omiwale and Obiageli Ekwunwa, getting involved in the Summer Undergraduate Research Fellowship program turned into a project that not only benefited them, but also the City of Superior. Both seniors from Nigeria, the two brought fresh perspectives to help revitalize the area’s retail industry. Read the full story about Opeyemi Omiwale […]

  8. UW-Platteville student designs Mars greenhouse concept for NASA

    Photo of Eva Birtell, a junior environmental horticulture and biology major who completed a NASA research internship

    UW-Platteville student Eva Birtell’s research is out of this world, literally. The junior environmental horticulture and biology major is part of a student team that placed in the top five in a NASA-sponsored challenge to propose greenhouse concepts for Mars. Birtell joined the challenge after completing an internship at NASA, where she contributed to research on […]

  9. UW-Stout undergraduate receives national award from Men in Education Network

    Photo of UW-Stout undergraduate Dylan Lubs, who recently became the first-ever undergraduate to receive the Men in Education award from the National Association for Education of Young Children.

    UW-Stout’s Dylan Lubs recently became the first-ever undergraduate to receive the Men in Education award from the National Association for Education of Young Children. This early childhood education major from Chippewa Falls conducted research with Professor Jill Klefstad about male early childhood educators and was part of a faculty-led study experience in Nepal. Read the […]

  10. Connecting K-12 to UW-La Crosse Caribbean research

    Photo of Caribbean research made possible by a National Science Foundation grant that allowed UW-La Crosse faculty to partner with K-12 teachers and their students to share UWL research on the cutting edge of marine biology.

    UW-La Crosse faculty hope to inspire students to pursue futures in science. Biology Department faculty members took five K-12 teachers to Belize in January to study bioluminescent ostracods in the Caribbean. UWL alumna and 2018 Wisconsin Middle School Teacher of the Year Maggie McHugh was among those who shared their experiences and data with students […]