1. UW-Stevens Point hands-on learning for pre-med students

    Photo of biochemistry and biology- pre-med emphasis major Payton Jorgenson shadowed Marshfield Health System doctors and physician’s assistants in Marshfield, observing rotations in family medicine, obstetrics and gynecology, pathology, neurology and pediatrics.

    Five University of Wisconsin-Stevens Point students spent a portion of their time between semesters recently observing diagnostic procedures, lab techniques and surgeries at Marshfield Clinic in Marshfield. Nothing quite replaces the opportunity to watch medical personnel and physicians on the job for students interested in studying medicine. Thirty-three years and nearly 500 students later, the […]

  2. UW-Eau Claire biology class started alumna’s journey to becoming world-renowned scientist

    Photo of Lisa Schulte Moore, who graduated from UW-Eau Claire in 1993 with a degree in biology and is the associate director of the Bioeconomy Institute and professor of natural resource ecology and management at Iowa State University.

    Like many aspiring scientists, Dr. Lisa Schulte Moore came to the University of Wisconsin-Eau Claire curious about the natural world but not quite sure how she might help solve its many problems. She found her answer in a plant ecology class taught by Dr. William Barnes, a UW-Eau Claire professor of biology from 1972-1999. “He […]

  3. Marinette students are showing the region that they mean business

    Photo of UW-Green Bay, Marinette Campus students enjoying a warm walk to class.

    Strong management skills are in high demand in nearly every profession, and especially in today’s business environment. Now college students can earn a Bachelor’s of Business Administration (BBA) in Management at the UW-Green Bay, Marinette Campus, while rarely leaving the Marinette region. Hilary Homa “I had wanted to get started on a bachelor’s degree for a long […]

  4. UW-Stout real estate students prepare to address affordable housing needs throughout the state

    Photo of IREM student club members and faculty at the IREM Global Summit / John Sobota

    Students, alums receive scholarships and national awards for commitment to property management Students in the real estate property management program at UW-Stout are discovering ways to address the housing shortage in Wisconsin and how to provide resources to renters through their involvement in the Institute of Real Estate Management student club. A Forward Analytics report […]

  5. UW-Eau Claire receives large grant to support faculty-student research in growing field of astrophysics

    Photo of sophomore Alexis Rustin and Dr. William Wolf, assistant professor of physics and astronomy, who have been collaborating on computational astrophysics research. This summer, Rustin will be one of three Blugolds who will work with Wolf on research supported by a newly awarded National Science Foundation $526,813 CAREER grant. (Photo by Shane Opatz)

    Dr. William Wolf, assistant professor of physics and astronomy at the University of Wisconsin-Eau Claire, received a five-year, $526,813 CAREER grant from the National Science Foundation to work with undergraduate students on research. The prestigious NSF CAREER grant supports early-career faculty who have the potential to serve as academic role models in research and education and to […]

  6. Project monitors phosphorus remediation strategies; trains students for workforce

    Photo of UW-Stout students conducting water research

    The Red Cedar Watershed in west-central Wisconsin is one of the most highly impacted watersheds in Wisconsin. The Red Cedar River was listed as an EPA impaired water in 1998, and Tainter Lake and Lake Menomin have been listed as highly impaired since 1972 due to high levels of phosphorus pollution, which depresses local property […]

  7. UWO Whitburn Center student interns take lead role in Oshkosh transportation survey

    Graphic og GO Transit Research being conducted by UWO interns

    They can hardly be called interns. With a variety of majors, a trio of University of Wisconsin Oshkosh students and one new graduate, have done the lion’s share of the work involved in surveying parents and compiling data about transportation needs in the city of Oshkosh. The UW Oshkosh Whitburn Center for Governance and Policy […]

  8. UW-Stevens Point accounting student graduates in record time

    Photo of Madison Ackley, Crandon, who graduated with a degree in accounting after only two years at UW-Stevens Point.

    It’s all about the numbers for 18-year-old Madison Ackley, who broke several records when she graduated from UW-Stevens Point May 20 with a degree in accounting. She is the youngest graduate in 41 years, the second youngest overall, the youngest female and the youngest Native American to ever graduate from the university. Was it her […]

  9. M.S.E. in Counseling is UW-Superior’s fastest-growing graduate program

    Photo of UW-Superior counseling program

    Modern society is far more open about discussing mental health than at any time in the past. Many mental health professionals believe that the COVID-19 pandemic exacerbated anxiety and depression for a significant population of people.  The fact that mental health concerns are a shared experience has encouraged more of us to open up and […]

  10. UW-Stevens Point alumni gift supports turf field redevelopment

    Photo of turf project groundbreaking: alumni Breck (left) and Sheri Loos provided a significant gift to support developing a multipurpose sports complex at UW-Stevens Point. They are with Chancellor Thomas Gibson as work begins on the north side of campus.

    A multipurpose sports complex intended for all students is being developed at the University of Wisconsin-Stevens Point. Two gifts are providing significant support for the project. Alumni Breck and Sheri Loos, of Sterling, Ill., and an anonymous donor are giving a combined $1 million. The project, which is just north of Marshfield Clinic Health System’s […]