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 research project focuses on cybersecurity in businesses

    Photo of senior Sara Hansen, who is working on a research project focusing on cybersecurity in the business world, a longtime interest of the UW-Eau Claire accounting major. She received the College of Business’ 2021-22 James R. and Vicki Lord Larson Undergraduate Research Fellowship. (Photo by Bill Hoepner)

    Sara Hansen grew up working alongside her father, a self-employed jack-of-all-trades who made his living juggling multiple business projects. “I would help my dad with his many business projects, which […]

  3. Robotic milkers bring new opportunities for research, outreach, and education at UW-Platteville

    Photo of Pioneer Farm at UW-Platteville

    University of Wisconsin-Platteville’s Pioneer Farm is now home to two new state-of-the-art robotic milkers, enabling more opportunities for research and engagement across campus and the tri-state region. Funded through the Dairy Innovation Hub, […]

  4. Engineering company partners with UW-Platteville to create Husco Scholars Program

    Photo of Husco International

    Husco International, a manufacturing and engineering company in Waukesha, Wisconsin, is giving University of Wisconsin-Platteville mechanical engineering students the opportunity to work full-time while pursuing their education. It is part […]

  5. UW-Green Bay nursing faculty train with new manikins that will offer nursing students realistic patient healthcare scenarios

    Photo of a nursing instructor training on the new hi-tech human patient simulator inside the Aurora BayCare Nursing Skills Center on the UW-Green Bay Campus. These manikins offer nursing students with realistic patient healthcare scenarios for critical thinking and clinical skills training. UW-Green Bay's partnership with Aurora BayCare ensures our nursing students are prepared to deliver high-quality, safe patient care as they prepare for their clinical courses.

    Nursing instructors in UW-Green Bay’s College of Health, Education and Social Welfare, trained recently on the new high-tech patient simulators (or manikins) inside the Aurora BayCare Nursing Skills Center on […]

  6. Mission to Mars: UW-La Crosse alum to talk June 23 about working with Mars rover

    Photo of Andrea Connell, ’08, who is part of NASA’s Jet Propulsion Laboratory in Pasadena, California, which has helped oversee planning and operations for the Mars Perseverance Rover. Connell will discuss the project during the next installment of the UWL Alumni Association’s What’s New Wednesdays series June 23, 2021.

    How to watch Andrea Connell will discuss her work on the Mars Perseverance rover at 5 p.m. Wednesday, June 23, 2021, during the UWL Alumni Associations’ What’s New Wednesdays series. […]

  7. Madison’s tech sector booms, driven by UW innovation

    Photo of Madison, which is increasingly being noticed as a hub of tech innovation, inspired in part by UW–Madison technology and graduates. PHOTO: BRYCE RICHTER

    The strong growth of Madison’s technology sector is drawing attention nationwide. The boom is fueled in part by UW–Madison, which provides cutting-edge research, entrepreneurial graduates and researchers, and a well-educated […]

  8. 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 […]

  9. 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 […]

  10. How serving students with disabilities became a priority mission at UW-Whitewater

    Photo of service dog at UW-Whitewater commencement

    After Paul Lauritzen arrived on the Whitewater State College campus in the fall of 1964 to start a special education program in its college of education, he soon found himself […]