1. Blugold alumnus stars in top summer Prime series

    Photo of Alfredo Narciso, who was all smiles at the June premiere of Amazon Prime’s top-streamed summer series.

    In early June, the New York Times published its list of the top streaming series for the summer, and among the titles was an Amazon Prime original series featuring a […]

  2. UW-Stout Fab Lab’s campus, statewide impacts continue to grow

    Photo of educators from around Wisconsin gathered in the Fab Lab on June 30, 2021. They spent the day working on varying equipment with a focus on how the learning process worked for them as opposed to the use of specific tools they may or may not have at their home institutions.

    For nearly a decade, the Discovery Center Fab Lab at UW-Stout has been a cutting-edge center to help bring innovative ideas to life. Now in its 10th year of operations, […]

  3. $1 million NSF grant to address gender equity concerns in STEM faculty at UWO

    Photo from UW Oshkosh showing STEM research

    A multidisciplinary team at the University of Wisconsin Oshkosh has been awarded a nearly $1 million, three-year National Science Foundation grant aimed at increasing and retaining women in academic STEM […]

  4. Students laud UW-River Falls’ first doctoral program

    Photo of members of the first class of UWRF doctoral candidates in Montessori studies meet to work on a class project at the University Center.

    Bridgette Williams owns a private Montessori school in Fayette County, Georgia. For the past two weeks, Williams, who is the head of the school and lead elementary guide, has been […]

  5. State grant helps UW-Stevens Point, partners meet forestry workforce needs

    Photo of state grant partners

    Addressing a need for skilled workers in the forestry industry, the Wisconsin Forestry Center at the University of Wisconsin-Stevens Point will receive a state grant of up to $8 million. […]

  6. 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. — […]

  7. 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 […]

  8. 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 […]

  9. 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 […]

  10. 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 […]