1. UW-Milwaukee program that aims to build diversity in sciences produces first graduates

    Photo of Bryn Glennon (left) and Mara Charpentier (third from left), who are two of the first three UWM graduates from the PECS program, which aims to boost the number of students from underrepresented groups who become engineers and computer scientists. With them are Wilkistar Otieno (right), associate professor of engineering, and Christine Beimborn, STEM outreach specialist in engineering. (UWM Photo/Elora Hennessey)

    UW-Milwaukee has reached another milestone in helping build a more diverse workforce in the STEM (science, technology, engineering and mathematics) fields. In May, the first three students graduated from a […]

  2. UW-Eau Claire nursing students raise awareness about challenges of returning to community after being incarcerated

    Photo of Brelynn Updike, who is part of a team of UW-Eau Claire nursing students and recent graduates who are raising awareness about the challenges and resources needed to support people as they return to the community after being incarcerated. The research team partnered with several Chippewa Valley organizations on a project that they hope will help give voice to these individuals. (Photo by Bill Hoepner)

    A team of University of Wisconsin-Eau Claire nursing students and recent graduates are working to raise awareness about the challenges and resources needed to support people as they return to […]

  3. UW-Stevens Point is among first to offer new science education major

    Photo of UWSP student Christina Mitchell

    UW-Stevens Point will offer a new science education degree this fall, one of the first in the University of Wisconsin System. The natural science for science teaching certification is a collaborative bachelor’s degree […]

  4. Blugold senior Carl Fossum wins state championship for COVID-19 research presentation

    Photo of UW-Eau Claire senior Carl Fossum, who will graduate in May 2022 and is beginning his process of finding graduate programs where he will pursue a Ph.D. in computational chemistry. In addition to a career in research, Fossum hopes to teach at the college level. (Photo by Bill Hoepner)

    University of WIsconsin–Eau Claire senior Carl Fossum wants to be a university instructor one day to use his knowledge and teaching skills to explain computational chemistry to his students. Fossum’s […]

  5. In spring CDC study, UW Oshkosh outpaced national average in mask-wearing

    Photo of UW Oshkosh student wearing mask during successful "MASCUP" campaign during COVID-19 pandemic

    How did the University of Wisconsin Oshkosh make it through the past year without a major coronavirus outbreak? A study conducted in collaboration with the U.S. Centers for Disease Control […]

  6. UW-Madison: Modeling COVID-19 infection based on movement can improve public health response

    Photo of Song Gao, UW-Madison geography professor

    An epidemic like COVID-19 relies on infected people mixing with uninfected people, — encounters that typically require one or both to move around. A new method for modeling the progression […]

  7. UW-Milwaukee alum & teacher of the year stresses value of language

    Photo of UWM alum Susan Richardson teaching third grade at Milwaukee’s German Immersion School. (Photo courtesy of Susan Richardson)

    When Susan Richardson’s students take a test and come across the word perpendicular, they’re not fazed, even though they’ve learned the concept in German as “senkrecht auf einander.” “We have […]

  8. UW-Whitewater grad students boost the morale, academics of school children

    Photo of school psychology graduate students Remi Larson, left, and Liv Russo studying in Laurentide Hall on Wednesday, April 27, 2021. They participated with their cohort in online academic interventions to help students at Washington Elementary School with math and reading.

    Affirmation comes in many forms. For Remi Larson, a graduate student in school psychology at University of Wisconsin-Whitewater, it came when the fourth grader she was working with called out to his […]

  9. UWM engineering alumna builds a business in sustainable stormwater management

    Photo of Carrie Bristoll-Groll showing off StormGUARDen, a product her company launched that serves as a combination rain garden and rain barrel. (Photo courtesy of Carrie Bristoll-Groll)

    Wisconsin is blessed with an abundance of water. We have so much water, we often end up with too much in the wrong places at the wrong time. This water […]

  10. Listening to war: UW-La Crosse helped local veterans’ stories to be featured in statewide digital collection

    Photo collage: Murphy Library and the Oral History Program at the University of Wisconsin – La Crosse are proud to share Listening to War: Wisconsin’s Wartime Oral Histories.

    On this Memorial Day, Murphy Library and the Oral History Program at the University of Wisconsin – La Crosse are proud to share Listening to War: Wisconsin’s Wartime Oral Histories. The collection includes interviews with Wisconsin residents […]