1. UW-Platteville students intern at local health departments, assist in COVID-19 response

    Photo of Travis Clary, who is interning at the Grant County Health Department, assisting at the vaccination clinics on campus.

    A group of University of Wisconsin-Platteville students are gaining a valuable experience in the health care field, while making an impact in local communities’ response against the COVID-19 pandemic. Travis […]

  2. UW-Madison students team up to develop innovative solutions to dairy industry challenges

    Photo of dairy cows in barn

    Cold milk has long been offered alongside a lunch or snack in elementary schools. Over the years, the vessel for that milk has remained the same – a traditional paper […]

  3. UW-Eau Claire, HPE collaboration a powerful partnership

    Photo of UW-Eau Claire Chancellor James Schmidt talking about a new public-private collaboration between Hewlett Packard Enterprise and the university at a Monday press conference. Pictured in the video screen is Mayo Clinic Health System Dr. Rajeev Chaudhry.

    Students and faculty at the University of Wisconsin-Eau Claire can engage in more high-performance, data-driven research thanks to a new public-private collaboration with Hewlett Packard Enterprise that dramatically increases the […]

  4. UW-La Crosse Q & A addresses vaccine concerns, misconceptions

    Photo of Peter Wilker, associate professor of microbiology, lecturing during an immunology class at UW-La Crosse.

    As vaccine eligibility opens across Wisconsin and the nation, people finally have hope for a return to normalcy. Still, the road to herd immunity requires people to sign up and […]

  5. UW-Milwaukee undergrad researcher ‘stepping back in time’ on Lake Michigan shoreline

    Photo of UWM student Mikayla Walker showing a fragment of peat with well-preserved plant and insect material unearthed at Sheridan Park in Cudahy. The fossil was found at the bottom of a bluff containing sedimentary strata deposited under a nearly mile-thick glacial at the end of the last ice age. Behind Walker are student Rene Chavez and geosciences lecturer Scott Schaefer. (UWM Photo/Troye Fox)

    Between 35,000 and 40,000 years ago, Lake Michigan’s geography looked drastically different. Much of its present-day shoreline was made up of marshes and bogs. Student researchers are studying fossils deposited […]

  6. UW-Platteville engineering physics student conducts undergraduate research, presents at Student Showcase

    Photo of Trevor Wavrunek, a senior engineering physics major

    As Trevor Wavrunek, a senior engineering physics major, prepares for graduation from the University of Wisconsin-Platteville this May, he credits his experience as an undergraduate researcher with helping him with his […]

  7. UW–Madison alum’s mask makes Time magazine’s list of best inventions of 2020

    Photo of Max Bock-Aronson

    While studying abroad in Singapore as a University of Wisconsin–Madison mechanical engineering undergraduate student in 2013, Max Bock-Aronson experienced heightened levels of air pollution firsthand. He also happened to be taking an […]

  8. UW-Stout professor’s research shows economic losses to rivers, lakes and streams from large-scale animal farms

    Photo of cows eating in a barn. / Photo courtesy of U.S. Department of Agriculture

    Manure management must be part of policy discussion, Raff says A University of Wisconsin-Stout economics assistant professor in the social science department is part of a groundbreaking research study on […]

  9. UW-Platteville research project brings Southwest Wisconsin into the classroom

    Photo of Tyler Vargo

    Growing up in Platteville, Tyler Vargo knows firsthand the beauty and diversity of Southwest Wisconsin, but like many rural areas, the region is significantly underrepresented on digital mapping platforms, like […]

  10. Virtual courses give UW-La Crosse senior a taste of Costa Rica, Italy

    Photo of Emma Jonas, a senior biology major, who is taking courses offered in Costa Rica and Italy through the Benjamin A. Gilman Scholarship, a national program supporting study abroad opportunities.

    The Benjamin A. Gilman Scholarship is a prestigious award given to only about 20% of applicants. Emma Jonas, a senior from UW-La Crosse, was one of those students this year. […]