1. Water power: Research partnership gets students on the Mississippi using future workforce technology

    Photo of a rendering of Research Vessel Prairie Springs that will equip the River Studies Center. The earliest possible delivery date for the new research vessel would be July 2023.

    A partnership will get students out on the Mississippi River using the water-related technology they’ll need in the future workforce in freshwater science. The La Crosse-based company J.F. Brennan Company Inc. — […]

  2. An ‘over the counter’ hearing aid may put treatment within reach

    Photo of Yi Hu holding a prototype of the hearing device he developed for the over-the-counter hearing device market. The FDA is expected to issue guidelines for approval of OTC devices soon. (UWM Photo/Elora Hennessey)

    Yi Hu was always close with his grandfather, who lived in a poor, coal-mining region of China. Around 2005, his grandfather began to complain about hearing difficulty. “We knew that […]

  3. After storied communications career, UWO ’73 alumnus Tom Luljak finds coda leading WPR

    Photo of Tom Luljak, a 1973 radio TV film and speech education graduate, who was named interim head of Wisconsin Public Radio in October. (Tom Krueger Photography)

    Tom Luljak has come a long way since his shaggy hair and mustache-affixed smile made the pages of the Advance-Titan to promote his rock show on WRST-FM. The 1973 graduate of the […]

  4. Still running: Agreements keep WIAA state track meet at UWL

    Photo of the WIAA State High School Track & Field Meet, which brings thousands to the La Crosse area each spring. This was the event in 2019. The WIAA has agreed to five-year contracts with UWL and Explore La Crosse to host the State Track and Field Championships in La Crosse through 2026.

    The Wisconsin Interscholastic Athletic Association agreed to five-year contracts with the University of Wisconsin-La Crosse and Explore La Crosse to host the State Track and Field Championships in La Crosse through […]

  5. UW-Platteville launches collaborative physician assistant program

    Photo of PA student

    After several years of planning, the University of Wisconsin-Platteville’s collaborative Master of Physician Assistant Studies program is officially open to applicants, with the first cohort scheduled to begin in summer […]

  6. New Willie D. Davis Finance & Investment Laboratory allows students to invest in stocks with real money and see real results

    Photo of Willie D. Davis Finance & Investment Laboratory

    A new lab opening on the University of Wisconsin-Green Bay will give students access to the tools they need to become investment managers, including real money. The Willie D. Davis […]

  7. Growing number of international students playing tennis for Blugolds

    Photo of three international students playing tennis at UW-Eau Claire

    With its reputation for quality academics and a tennis team with a history of success, the University of Wisconsin-Eau Claire has long attracted many top tennis players from the Midwest. […]

  8. UW-Superior’s Lake Superior Research Institute receives nearly $8 million in funding

    Photo of UW-Superior research vessel

    The University of Wisconsin-Superior’s Lake Superior Research Institute (LSRI) recently received a five-year cooperative agreement and funding for the first year at a level of $7,965,000 from the United States Department of […]

  9. UW-Parkside to offer STEAM Programs

    Photo of UW-Parkside taken from the air

    STEAM-based summer programs for youth ages 11-17 will be offered by the University of Wisconsin-Parkside Professional and Continuing Education Department, July through August. The weekday programs focus on creativity and […]

  10. UWO sustainability efforts earn US Department of Education Green Ribbon Schools honor

    Photo of UW Oshkosh river research

    The University of Wisconsin Oshkosh is celebrating Earth Day in a big way. UW Oshkosh learned Friday it has earned the prestigious U.S. Department of Education Green Ribbon Schools Postsecondary […]