1. ‘A full-circle moment’: UW Oshkosh RTF grad is now WPR’s statewide ‘Morning Edition’ host

    Photo of Alex Crowe, a 2015 graduate of the University of Wisconsin Oshkosh’s radio TV film (RTF) program, who recently became WPR’s host of NPR’s Morning Edition.

    A broadcast journalist who got his start on the WRST-FM airwaves is now a daily fixture on Wisconsin Public Radio. Alex Crowe, a 2015 graduate of the University of Wisconsin […]

  2. UWM research seeks to find how small microplastics become in waterways

    Photo of Laodong Guo, professor of freshwater sciences, investigating the molecular structures of microplastics to determine how small they ultimately become in waterways. (UWM Photo/Elora Hennessey)

    The tsunami of plastic waste flooding into oceans and the Great Lakes eventually breaks down into bits that are about the size of a sesame seed in a process called […]

  3. UW-Whitewater students ‘excel’ in international challenge testing their prowess in spreadsheet applications

    Photo of UW-Whitewater's Excel challenge team

    Excel spreadsheets and the ever-popular phenomena of Esports might seem like an unlikely pair, but both are key concepts in a new global competition that two University of Wisconsin-Whitewater students […]

  4. Rising Phoenix Empowered Nadia Neziri to Test-Drive College

    Photo of Nadia Neziri, UW-Green Bay student

    There’s fast-tracking your college experience, and then there’s Nadia Neziri’s academic life in the fast lane. “I have a summer internship and I’m taking two summer classes.” While that’s not […]

  5. UW-Whitewater to host Special Olympics in 2023

    Photo of Special Olympics (submitted photo)

    More than 1,800 Special Olympics Wisconsin athletes and coaches will gather at the University of Wisconsin-Whitewater to compete in the 2023 State Summer Games. The event is scheduled to take […]

  6. Students get a boost from UWM’s American Indian education program

    Photo of Elizabeth Hennessey, who chose to specialize in American Indian education in part because she wanted to learn more about her own background and help other American Indian students learn more about their shared heritage. (UWM Photo/Kyle Bursaw)

    Jason Dropik is a school administrator working on a school superintendent certification. Holly Lebeck, a junior, is earning an education degree in social studies, preparing to work with fourth- through […]

  7. Fantastic fellows: Community Engaged Fellowships a win-win for students, nonprofits

    Photo of UWL's inaugural Community Engaged Fellows (from left to right): Avery Frankl, Gretta Kraus and Samantha Meister. All three say their fellowship experience has provided many valuable lessons.

    As a senior management major, Avery Frankl is getting a solid education at UW-La Crosse. However, Frankl knows that not everything can be learned in the classroom. That’s why she […]

  8. When hurricanes threaten, national media turn to UWM prof’s website

    Photo of Clark Evans, professor of atmospheric science in the School of Freshwater Sciences, who maintains a website that translates meteorological data into an accessible format so that it can be used to create maps. The graphics are also available every six hours through a Twitter account that is linked to the storm data. (UWM Photo Services)

    As hurricanes loomed over the southeast United States, both the Washington Post and the New York Times consulted a database on a UWM professor’s website for information on these storms, […]

  9. Back to school: Retirees enjoy opportunity to hit the books — at no cost

    Photo of Linda Kastantin, ’91, who is one of many Wisconsin residents 60 or older taking advantage of a state program that allows them to audit college classes for free. Kastantin is auditing a constitutional law course at UWL — something she has always wanted to do.

    Retirees enjoy opportunity to hit the books — at no cost Linda Kastantin has always wanted to learn more about constitutional law. Now the retired clinic manager from Gundersen Health […]

  10. These creative problem solvers make profound contributions – and good pay

    Photo of Natasja Iversen, Oshkosh, who liked problem-solving games and math. The senior, pictured with Kurt Pflughoeft, director of the UWSP Center for Data Analytics, is majoring in data analytics for a high-demand career and great return on her educational investment.

    Natasja Iversen loved math in high school. She took a computer programming class and became interested in a career path that combined them. “I found data analytics was a happy […]