1. UW-Platteville research project brings Southwest Wisconsin into the classroom

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    Growing up in Platteville, Tyler Vargo knows firsthand the beauty and diversity of Southwest Wisconsin, but like many rural areas, the region is significantly underrepresented on digital mapping platforms, like […]

  2. First-year UW-Platteville engineering student assists with carbon nanotube research

    Photo of Eliot Driessen conducting research in the nano lab.

    University of Wisconsin-Platteville freshman Eliot Driessen, an electrical engineering major from Appleton, Wisconsin, is embarking on his first year of undergraduate research. After being awarded the Undergraduate Research, Scholarly and Creative […]

  3. Among Us fan video animated by UW-Stout student has millions of YouTube hits

    Screenshot: UW-Stout student Chloe McChesney created an animated video for the song “Good to Be Alive” by CG5. The video already has more than 10 million plays.

    Chloe McChesney loves to use color and avoid straight lines, creating soft and visually effective animation. McChesney’s animation has created quite a following. The senior majoring in entertainment design-animation, which […]

  4. UW-Platteville to build largest state-owned solar array

    Photo of existing solar array on the rooftop of Engineering Hall at UW-Platteville.

    The University of Wisconsin-Platteville received state approval Thursday to construct a 2.4 megawatt solar array in Memorial Park. This will be the largest solar array owned by a Wisconsin state […]

  5. New UW-Madison solvent-based recycling process could cut down on millions of tons of plastic waste

    Photo to accompany solvent-based plastic recycling research at UW-Madison

    Multilayer plastic materials are ubiquitous in food and medical supply packaging, particularly since the specific properties of layered polymers can keep moisture from fouling sterile syringes or light and oxygen […]

  6. UW-Madison: Bird’s-eye view of geology using drones offers new way to protect groundwater

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    These days, researchers at the Wisconsin Geological and Natural History Survey are spending a little less time on the ground and more time in the air — looking at the […]

  7. UW-Green Bay science faculty go the extra distance to provide high-impact practices during Covid-19

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    UW-Green Bay professors and instructors, including John Luczaj (Geoscience, Water Science) is accommodating field trips this season for Natural and Applied Sciences, transforming existing and new trips into virtual interactive […]

  8. UW-Stout online labs in computer networking keep students on track

    Photo of UW-Stout junior Joshua Ferkans

    University of Wisconsin-Stout junior Joshua Ferkans misses seeing his professors and fellow students while studying computer networking and information technology this semester. UW-Stout is using alternative learning methods because of the COVID-19 […]

  9. Teaching from afar: UW-La Crosse finds creative ways to engage students remotely

    Photo of Colin Belby, associate professor of Geography, taking students on a virtual field trip to Bohemian Valley near Coon Valley, Wisconsin. Belby uses a GoPro to record labs for his Earth Surface Processes and Landforms class.

    Masks made from paper bags. Outreach to local nonprofits. Remote connections to cutting-edge software. This is how some UW-La Crosse faculty are engaging their students in remote or online formats […]

  10. UW-Whitewater lands another million-dollar cybersecurity grant

    Photo of UW-Whitewater student at computer - UW-Whitewater earned a cybersecurity grant

    Less than two months after receiving a $1.9-million-dollar grant to expand cybersecurity internships, the University of Wisconsin-Whitewater has won $1.1 million to help Wisconsin defense suppliers comply with federal cybersecurity requirements. This […]