1. New $10M UW-Madison project to study, support diverse perennial forage systems

    Photo of a UW-Madison researcher standing in a field

    With the support of a $10 million grant from the USDA National Institute of Food and Agriculture, a multi-state team of researchers is embarking on an effort to study diverse […]

  2. Research helps Blugold discover how computer science, health care intersect

    Photo of Nichol He. Thanks to his undergraduate research, Nichol He found a way to bring his passions for computer science and health care together in his future career. After He earns his degree in software engineering, the Blugold hopes to go to medical school while also continuing his research in bioinformatics. (Photo by Jesse Yang)

    Coming into college, Nichol He knew he wanted to study either computer science or pre-med, two very different academic areas that he assumed could only lead to two very different […]

  3. UW-Madison breast cancer researchers learn how to teach an old drug new tricks to help patients

    Photo of Beth Weaver wanted to know if there was a way to predict who would benefit from Taxol and who might not, to spare these patients the side effects of the potent chemotherapy drug. COURTESY OF UW CARBONE CANCER CENTER

    Paclitaxel, or Taxol, is an old standby drug in the oncologist’s tool belt. Yet only about half of breast cancer patients treated with the drug see their tumors shrink or […]

  4. UW-Eau Claire’s COVID-19 archiving project earns Wisconsin Historical Society award

    Photo of Blugolds (from left) Breida Torres Berumen, Lucy Hobbs, and Claire Ganschow, who are capturing and preserving stories shared by people in western Wisconsin about what life has been like during COVID-19. The project is being recognized by the Wisconsin Historical Society for its important contributions to the region and state. (Submitted photo)

    A University of Wisconsin-Eau Claire-led project that captures and preserves COVID-19 stories and artifacts from the campus and surrounding communities is being honored by the Wisconsin Historical Society for its […]

  5. UW-La Crosse alum finds calling as museum marketer

    Photo of Sean Mobley, '12, a social media and content specialist for the Museum of Flight in Seattle. As a student at UW-La Crosse, Mobley recorded podcasts in his residence hall using a Guitar Hero microphone — experience that has come in handy throughout his career.

    Sean Mobley came to UWL to study engineering — his first step toward a career designing roller coasters for Walt Disney World.    But there was one problem: Mobley hated calculus.  […]

  6. Freshwater research: A collaborative summer at ERIC

    Photo of Britta Larson from UW-Superior, who was one of four students who did field work in Door County.

    A Freshwater Collaborative for Wisconsin grant helped students from six UW campuses train at one of three locations of  UW Oshkosh’s Environmental Research and Innovation Center When Amanda Stickney learned about chemistry in […]

  7. UW-Milwaukee alumna researches ways to prevent and treat dangerous blood vessel diseases

    Photo of UW-Milwaukee alumna Sarah Parker working in a lab at Smidt Heart Institute at Cedars Sinai in Los Angeles. (Photo courtesy of Cedars Sinai)

    Sarah Parker is studying what’s happening inside large blood vessels to find better ways to diagnose and treat threatening conditions like atherosclerosis and aneurysms. A UW-Milwaukee (UWM) alumna who earned […]

  8. First UW-Green Bay water science undergraduate heads to graduate school at UWM

    Photo of Tyler Kunze is now a graduate student conducting research with UWM's Harvey Bootsma.

    Kunze’s path exemplifies how undergraduate research opportunities and mentoring can lead to more water scientists Tyler Kunze never anticipated a career as a water scientist. Yet in May, he became […]

  9. UW-Platteville to support rural entrepreneurs with new prototyping services

    Photo of UW-Platteville student in lab

    Already known as a hub for creativity and innovation in the tri-state region, the University of Wisconsin-Platteville will soon be offering additional services to budding entrepreneurs throughout the region with […]

  10. UW-Stevens Point Legacy Foundation gift of $3 million will enhance community health

    Photo of UW-Stevens Point health promotion and wellness students working with the Nekoosa School District on blood pressure screening, one of the partnerships that will be enhanced with a $3 million gift from the Legacy Foundation of Central Wisconsin.

    A $3 million gift from the Legacy Foundation of Central Wisconsin to the University of Wisconsin-Stevens Point will create a partnership to improve health and wellness of communities in South […]