1. Striking a balance: How UW-Green Bay’s RN to BSN program supports nursing students beyond academics

    Photo of UW-Green Bay RN to BSN student Morgan Stary

    The dynamic nature of healthcare mandates a commitment to regular learning and professional development. In an era where online education can feel impersonal, Morgan Stary’s experience with UW-Green Bay’s RN to BSN program underscores the impact of community, commitment, and the invaluable role of advisors. Without question, Morgan Stary leads a hectic life. While she manages a […]

  2. Sonia Kovalevsky Day at UW-Superior provides mathematical inspiration

    Photo of UW-Superior hosting its fifth Sonia Kovalevsky Day on November 8. The event provides mathematical activities and career information for 9th to 12th grade girls. This year’s event included more than 130 students from 15 high schools throughout Wisconsin and Minnesota. (Photo by Holden Law/University of Wisconsin–Superior)

    In only its fifth year, the University of Wisconsin-Superior’s Sonia Kovalevsky Day has helped open the world of mathematics to high school girls throughout the region. Sonia Kovalevsky Day, which UW-Superior hosted November 8, provides mathematical activities and career information for 9th to 12th grade girls increasing exposure to mathematics and its importance in education and future […]

  3. Titans soccer makes supportive IMPACT in Oshkosh girl’s cancer journey

    Photo of UW Oshkosh Women's Soccer Team

    A 9-year-old has an entire team of support—like a troop of older sisters—as she completes cancer treatments. “We were super excited to have Hallie Johnson join our team this year through (the program) Team IMPACT,” said UWO Women’s Soccer Head Coach Erin Coppernoll. “This was such a great way to connect and be real with […]

  4. Pioneer Athletics announces exclusive partnership with Southwest Health’s Orthopedic Institute

    Photo of Pioneer Sports Medicine facility

    The University of Wisconsin-Platteville Department of Intercollegiate Athletics announced Wednesday an exclusive partnership with Southwest Health’s Orthopedic Institute and the Pioneer Sport Medicine and Sport Performance departments. Southwest Health’s Orthopedic Institute is the region’s most advanced bone, joint and sports medicine program and will serve all 16 UW-Platteville NCAA DIII sports and its 600-plus student-athletes. […]

  5. What’s in your playground? UWL chemistry researchers study trace metal contamination in playground surfaces

    Photo of UWL Senior Katie Peterson preparing samples. To simulate entering the stomach, samples of rubber play surface, wood chips and sand are added to acidic solutions, shaken up and heated at body temperature for two hours, the amount of time the sample would be in someone’s stomach. To simulate a being put in the mouth, a clean water solution is used instead of the acid solution.

    Slippers on their feet, chemistry researchers pass through two doors, arriving in a small room where filtered air circulates on the third floor of UW-La Crosse’s Prairie Springs Science Center. Inside the glass walls of this “clean lab” researchers in white lab coats, gloves and goggles are careful not to track in even a hint […]

  6. Future UW-Eau Claire educators create a lasting impact at the Children’s Museum of Eau Claire

    Photo of future UWEC educators whose research is helping a children's museum in Eau Claire

    Research at the University of Wisconsin-Eau Claire goes beyond the lab. From breweries and dog obedience classes to Europe and South Africa, Blugolds have conducted unique undergraduate research in a wide variety of settings. Recently, nine students and their professor conducted impactful research right here in Eau Claire. After being approached by the Children’s Museum […]

  7. UW-Superior hosts Superior High School students for Transportation Day

    Photo of Superior High School students who attended UW-Superior's Transportation Day

    Recently, the transportation and logistics and supply chain management programs at UW-Superior hosted 17 Superior High School students for Transportation Day. “Transportation and logistics management and supply chain management faculty had the idea of creating an on-campus event for high school students where they could learn more about the transportation, logistics and supply chain industries as well as […]

  8. UW-La Crosse’s CaML grand opening: New media lab gets students over the humps of working with the latest A.I, virtual reality and more

    Photo of CaML Director Taylor Cole Miller giving a tour of the new media lab space.

    The metaverse. Augmented reality. Artificial intelligence. The rapidly-changing world of communication can be either feared or embraced. UW-La Crosse students will be doing the latter in a new eight-room media lab suite called the Communication and Media Lab (or the CaML for short). The CaML provides UWL College of Arts, Social Sciences, & Humanities students and faculty a […]

  9. New UW-Milwaukee master’s degree prepares students to become registered dietitians

    Photo of Lori Klos (left), associate professor, and Stephanie Send, clinical assistant professor (right), celebrating with the first cohort of students in the new MPH Nutrition and Dietetics program at UWM: Delaney Ortiz (from left of Klos), Cianna Colon, Erica Brincka, David Jakubek and Zachary Long. Not pictured is Lora Taylor de Oliveira, clinical associate professor. (UWM Photo/ Elora Hennessey)

    This fall, UW-Milwaukee (UWM) is offering a brand-new master’s of public health (MPH) degree track in nutrition and dietetics that will prepare graduates to be eligible to take the exam needed to become a registered dietitian nutritionist (RDN). It is one of only two master’s programs in dietetics available in the Milwaukee area. Effective January 2024, […]

  10. UW-River Falls celebrates opening of remodeled campus dairy plant

    Photo of UW-River Falls officials and agriculture business leaders celebrating the grand opening Friday of the Wuethrich Family/Grassland Dairy Center of Excellence, a $9 million facility that will provide students and dairy employees high-tech, hands-on training opportunities. UWRF photo.

    Wuethrich Family/Grassland Dairy Center of Excellence will boost student learning, business opportunities During a celebratory ribbon cutting and with each tour of the rebuilt Wuethrich Family/Grassland Dairy Center of Excellence at the University of Wisconsin-River Falls on Oct. 20, Michelle Farner felt emotions welling inside her. Gratitude. Accomplishment. Relief. Emotions were to be expected after […]