1. Construction begins on UW-Superior’s Lake Superior Research Institute Floating Classroom

    Photo: The ship will be designed by Incat Crowther and built by Midship Marine in Harvey, Louisiana. It is slated to be completed in spring of 2024 and will be sailed to Superior after ice-out where it will be docked at the LSRI’s ballast water research facility at Montreal Pier. (Photo courtesy of Incat Crowther)

    After a year and a half of planning, the University of Wisconsin-Superior’s Floating Classroom is entering the construction phase. The state-of-the-art catamaran designed with a hybrid engine will be used […]

  2. Stoutward Bound honored with state Educational Diversity Award

    Photo of Stoutward Bound participants trying the campus ropes course in August. / UW-Stout

    A highly successful program at UW-Stout that supports students each year from historically underrepresented and underserved backgrounds has been recognized with a state award. During a ceremony Oct. 21 in […]

  3. Driven by data: UW System data science program producing career-ready graduates

    Photo: UW Extended Campus facilitates the data science master's program as a collaboration among UWL, UW-Eau Claire, UW-Green Bay, UW-Oshkosh, UW-Stevens Point and UW-Superior. It is entirely online, making it a good fit for both traditional students and working professionals hoping to take the next step in their career.

    UW-La Crosse graduate student Caleb Waack is ready to launch his career in data science — and he will be joining a fellow program alumnus.  Waack, who will complete UWL’s data […]

  4. American Players Theatre credits UW-Platteville senior design team with renovation project

    Photo of American Players Theatre, photo by Hannah Jo Anderson

    In 2020, four University of Wisconsin-Platteville senior design civil engineering students were tasked with the project of solving the parking lot concerns at the American Players Theatre (APT) in Spring Green, Wisconsin. Together Ryan […]

  5. UW-Stevens Point senior sets sights on improving nutritional health for fellow veterans

    Photo of Randi Miranda, a U.S. Navy veteran and senior dietetics major, shown with her service dog, Abbey. They took part in a Veterans Day ceremony on Nov. 11 at UWSP.

    U.S. Navy veteran Randi Miranda joined military service to follow in the footsteps of her “favorite human,” her grandfather, Thomas J. Lawrence. The University of Wisconsin-Stevens Point senior from Abbotsford […]

  6. UW-Platteville collaborates to launch women in criminal justice mentor program

    Photo of a student in UW-Platteville's Criminal Justice and Forensic Investigation programs examining evidence. (Photo credit: UW-Platteville)

    The University of Wisconsin-Platteville recently rolled out its first women-focused mentoring program for criminal justice majors, in collaboration with the Wisconsin Department of Justice and the UW-Madison Center for Law, Society, and Justice. […]

  7. UW-Green Bay, Aurora BayCare Medical Center and HSHS St. Vincent partner to address nursing shortage

    Photo of participants in UW-Green Bay, Aurora BayCare Medical Center and HSHS St. Vincent partnership to address nursing shortage

    Innovative Partnership Working to Address Nursing Shortage: Gov. Evers’ Workforce Innovation Grant to Train Nursing Instructors and Nurses As a nurse, Nichole Lauf’s experience and empathy have guided countless patients through […]

  8. UWM research: Why estrogen decreases the risk of Alzheimer’s in some menopausal women, but not others

    Photo of Karyn Frick (seated) and members of her lab – Miranda Schwabe (from left), Gustavo Dalto Barroso Machado, Sarah Beamish and Farah Abdelazim – who have recently published research that shows why some women with Alzheimer’s disease benefit from taking estrogen therapy, while others do not. (UWM Photo/Troye Fox)

    The hormone estrogen is essential for proper functioning of memory, but it declines when women reach menopause, putting them at a higher risk than men of developing Alzheimer’s disease. However, […]

  9. New major meets big need: UWL business analytics major set to launch in January

    Photo of Prof. Peter Haried: UW-La Crosse's new major in business analytics is set to launch in January 2023. Professor Peter Haried, the program's lead faculty member, says the major will cover an array of disciplines and provide students with experiential learning opportunities.

    UW-La Crosse launched its business analytics minor at the worst possible time: the fall of 2020, at the height of the COVID-19 pandemic. But thanks to students and faculty who embraced the […]

  10. New UW-Madison study allows scientists to test therapeutics for rare disease affecting young children

    Image of a human stem cell-derived neuron, the Trk-fused gene protein (TFG) is shown in green and the Golgi Apparatus, the organelle which helps package proteins for transport to the rest of the neuron, is shown in red. UW–MADISON

    For the first time, scientists will be able to test therapeutics for a group of rare neurodegenerative diseases that affect infants and young children thanks to a new research model […]