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

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    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 […]

  2. UW-Parkside to offer STEAM Programs

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    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 […]

  3. New UW-Stout cybersecurity major aims to take a bite out of internet crime

    Photo of Professor Holly Yuan instructing students in a computer networking lab at UW-Stout. / UW-Stout

    Cybersecurity has become an issue of personal, national and international concern, with internet attacks harming individuals, businesses, government institutions and drawing scrutiny in U.S. elections. Americans lost $6.9 billion in […]

  4. UW-Madison hurricane application gets upgrade in time for 2022 hurricane season

    Photo of three concurrent Atlantic hurricanes captured by geostationary weather satellite GOES-East on Sept. 8, 2017. Hurricanes Katia, Irma and Jose were among several destructive storms that year which devastated parts of the Caribbean, Gulf of Mexico and the US. The Advanced Dvorak Technique, developed by CIMSS researchers, allows forecasters to rapidly determine tropical cyclone intensity, giving advanced warnings of storm potential and aiding emergency planning. IMAGE COURTESY RICK KOHRS

    With the 2022 Atlantic hurricane approaching in June, forecasters at the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration’s National Hurricane Center will have access to the most advanced storm measurement software yet […]

  5. UW-Platteville to offer summer coding camps to high school students

    Photo of student in UW-Platteville's cybersecurity program

    The University of Wisconsin-Platteville Department of Computer Science and Software Engineering is offering three interactive summer coding camps for high school students. The first camp, Computer Games Programming, will run from Wednesday, June 8 through […]

  6. UW-River Falls students learn teamwork, research skills to make older combines more efficient and profitable for small farms

    Photo of students Rames Frisch, in tractor, Alex Pierson and Kyle Leis conducting research to determine how to improve a 1960s combine’s performance.

    University of Wisconsin-River Falls agricultural engineering and agricultural engineering technology students are researching ways to make older combines more efficient and improve profitability for smaller farmers. The research is part of a $150,000 United […]

  7. New ‘grow your own’ UW-Platteville program hopes to address shortage of STEM teachers

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    The University of Wisconsin-Platteville is helping to address the critical shortage of qualified math and science teachers in Southwest Wisconsin by partnering with local school districts and STEM teachers to […]

  8. Exploring Egypt: UWL professor, alums creating 3D database of ancient statues

    Photo of UWL Professor Dave Anderson and alums Nicolette Pegarsch (upper right) and Shannon Casey, who spent January 2022 scanning statues of the goddess Sekhmet at the Mut Temple in Luxor, Egypt. Pegarsch and Casey described it as the trip of a lifetime.

    Imagine walking around an ancient Egyptian temple or holding a 4,000-year-old artifact in the palm of your hand. UWL’s David Anderson is bringing people as close to that experience as possible […]

  9. Student researches virtual, augmented reality in construction, helps implement in curricula

    Photo of University of Wisconsin-Platteville senior Allison Stencil

    University of Wisconsin-Platteville senior Allison Stencil’s research project has her viewing construction sites through a new lens. The construction management and construction safety management double major is researching the use […]

  10. UW-Platteville students explore new methods of energy harvesting

    Photo of UW-Platteville student Jordan Meciej

    A group of mechanical engineering majors at the University of Wisconsin-Platteville are researching new ways to harvest energy and will present their findings to legislators, state leaders and the public […]