1. ‘A full-circle moment’: UW Oshkosh RTF grad is now WPR’s statewide ‘Morning Edition’ host

    Photo of Alex Crowe, a 2015 graduate of the University of Wisconsin Oshkosh’s radio TV film (RTF) program, who recently became WPR’s host of NPR’s Morning Edition.

    A broadcast journalist who got his start on the WRST-FM airwaves is now a daily fixture on Wisconsin Public Radio. Alex Crowe, a 2015 graduate of the University of Wisconsin […]

  2. UWM research seeks to find how small microplastics become in waterways

    Photo of Laodong Guo, professor of freshwater sciences, investigating the molecular structures of microplastics to determine how small they ultimately become in waterways. (UWM Photo/Elora Hennessey)

    The tsunami of plastic waste flooding into oceans and the Great Lakes eventually breaks down into bits that are about the size of a sesame seed in a process called […]

  3. UW-Whitewater students ‘excel’ in international challenge testing their prowess in spreadsheet applications

    Photo of UW-Whitewater's Excel challenge team

    Excel spreadsheets and the ever-popular phenomena of Esports might seem like an unlikely pair, but both are key concepts in a new global competition that two University of Wisconsin-Whitewater students […]

  4. When hurricanes threaten, national media turn to UWM prof’s website

    Photo of Clark Evans, professor of atmospheric science in the School of Freshwater Sciences, who maintains a website that translates meteorological data into an accessible format so that it can be used to create maps. The graphics are also available every six hours through a Twitter account that is linked to the storm data. (UWM Photo Services)

    As hurricanes loomed over the southeast United States, both the Washington Post and the New York Times consulted a database on a UWM professor’s website for information on these storms, […]

  5. Transformational gift to UW-River Falls for dairy plant renovation establishes Wuethrich Family/Grassland Dairy Center of Excellence

    Photo of Chancellor Maria Gallo sharing applause with Trevor Wuethrich, Grassland Dairy Products, Inc. president, during a special gathering Thursday morning in the UWRF Dairy Pilot Plant.

    Contribution brings total Wuethrich-Grassland commitment to $1 million Following a transformational gift, the University of Wisconsin-River Falls Dairy Pilot Plant will now be known as the Wuethrich Family/Grassland Dairy Center […]

  6. High impact: UW-Stout assistant professor helps unlock a key to energy-efficient skyscrapers

    Photo of skyscrapers. Using photovoltaic windows could make skyscrapers much more energy-efficient, according to a new national study co-authored by UW-Stout Assistant Professor Vincent Wheeler. / National Renewable Energy Laboratory, Dennis Schroeder

    Use of photovoltaic windows could significantly cut energy use and CO2 emissions, national lab study finds Skyscrapers dominate city skylines, but these massive glass-walled structures can be made more energy […]

  7. UW-Stout professor among ‘strong community of women’ leading the way in cybersecurity

    Photo of Professor Holly Yuan showing female CNIT students computer servers in a lab in Micheels Hall. / UW-Stout

    Professor Yuan introduces program’s hands-on approach, encourages students to apply for Department of Defense scholarship During national Cybersecurity Awareness Month, UW-Stout cybersecurity faculty and students represented the university on panel […]

  8. New carbon nanotube-based foam promises superior protection against concussions

    Photo of postdoctoral research associate Komal Chawla, who studies the architected vertically aligned carbon nanotube foam in the lab. JOEL HALLBERG

    Developed by University of Wisconsin–Madison engineers, a lightweight, ultra-shock-absorbing foam could vastly improve helmets designed to protect people from strong blows. The new material exhibits 18 times higher specific energy […]

  9. UW-Stout professor re-creates area landscape features to inspire award-winning digital art

    Image of UW-Stout award-winning digital art

    ‘After Arcadia’ wins juried art prize at M+DEV Midwest Game Developers conference The natural environment of west-central Wisconsin helped inspire an award-winning piece of 3D art created by a UW-Stout […]

  10. New way forward: Collaboration on community transportation course set

    Photo of a La Crosse MTU bus making a stop downtown at Grand River Station. PHOTO CREDIT: Susan Gaeddert

    How we get to work, school and home is important: It impacts health, climate, economy, opportunity, housing and safety. But transportation decisions are often technical, with complicated processes and time-consuming […]