1. UW-Milwaukee students benefit from internships

    Photo of Simrah Awan, a marketing major with a certificate in international business, is a communications and public relations intern at Baird. Her role includes writing and developing communication plans and content that support the firm's strategic initiatives. Awan also monitors media coverage, prepares talking points for events, and writes for workplace charitable giving campaigns. (UWM Photo/Mikaila Dusenberry)

    An internship can be a priceless part of a college education. About 90 percent of employers prefer candidates with work experience, according to a 2017 survey published by the National Association of Colleges and Employers. Each year, thousands of UWM students complete internships with more than 1,200 Milwaukee-area employers. Those internships mean UWM students get […]

  2. UW-Eau Claire Blugold graduates find success

    Photo of UW-Eau Claire graduates

    UW-Eau Claire sets students up for success by teaching skills that help them stand out in the real world. With nearly 8 out of 10 students participating in a job-related experience as part of their education, it’s no wonder many students land positions before they have a diploma in hand. What’s more? 97% of UW-Eau […]

  3. UW-Milwaukee again recognized as a top research university

    Photo of UW-Milwaukee researchers

    UW-Milwaukee has again been recognized as one of the top research universities in the nation. The university’s $58 million of research last year explored everything from the farthest reaches of space to the inner workings of the human brain, from futuristic 3D-movies of viruses to the energy potential of seaweed. UWM officially earned its status as an […]

  4. UW-Whitewater students participate in Hired Before Graduation social media campaign

    At UW-Whitewater, a record number of students participated in the Hired Before Graduation social media campaign. Students who landed a job or earned admission to graduate school before midyear commencement were invited to have their photos taken and posted to social media in what has become a highly anticipated and celebrated tradition at the university. More than 300 […]

  5. UW-Parkside celebrates record number of graduates

    Photo of UW-Parkside graduates gathering for a photo op at the university's December 2018 midyear commencement ceremony.

    UW-Parkside continued its 50-year celebration with a record-setting number of graduates at winter commencement in December. Foxconn executive Dr. Alan Yeung delivered the keynote address, Chancellor’s Award recipient Brenna Eaves encouraged nearly 400 of her fellow classmates to celebrate their accomplishments, and Regent Michael Grebe commended graduates on behalf of the entire UW System. Read about some […]

  6. Financial literacy among reasons UW-La Crosse students among tops in loan repayments

    Photo of UW-La Crosse advisor with student

    UW-La Crosse students are near the top of the list nationally for paying back their student loans. UW-La Crosse is ranked No. 13 among four-year public institutions nationwide with the highest five-year repayment rates for Pell Grant recipients. A total of 82 percent of UWL students receiving Pell Grants in the 2010 or 2011 fiscal […]

  7. New UW-Stevens Point Chemistry Biology Building will put science education, research on display

    Photo of the exterior of the new UW-Stevens Point Chemistry Biology Building

    The University of Wisconsin–Stevens Point has some of the highest enrollment science programs in the University of Wisconsin System, including more than 2,500 students majoring or minoring in biology, chemistry or other related sciences. To provide students and faculty with the best classroom and laboratory space for research and teaching, the university has worked with the UW System and […]

  8. Alumni share the delights of UW-Oshkosh with their grandkids

    Photo taken at UW-Oshkosh Grandparents University

    UW-Oshkosh’s Grandparents University is an educational program that brings grandparents and their grandchildren together for two fun-filled days of cross-generational exploration and learning. UWO alumni and other participants enjoyed sharing a chapter of their lives with a younger generation. More

  9. Internships provide UW-Stevens Point students experience, often lead to jobs

    Photo of Mason Czaikowski

    Mason Czaikowski grew up in Stevens Point and wants to stay in the community. Going to the local university made sense economically and gave him a learning experience at a local business. “I grew up here. I like the community. I really want a career here. The university was a great fit. I was conscious […]

  10. UW-Parkside’s Bianca Ruffolo shares experience attending the Newman Civic Fellows National Conference

    Photo of Bianca Ruffolo at the 2017 Newman Civic Fellows National Conference in Boston

    As a follow up to the article, “Bianca Ruffolo 2017 Newman Civic Fellow,” UW-Parkside student Bianca Ruffolo shares her experience on attending the Newman Civic Fellows National Conference in Boston. Ruffolo was also featured in President Ray Cross’s “News Around the UW System” report to the Board of Regents in December 2017. Ruffolo is a molecular biology […]