1. On the upswing: Growing state golf industry reinforces need for GEM program graduates

    Photo of UW-Stout golf enterprise management students learn about course management issues from Professor Kris Schoonover. / UW-Stout

    Wisconsin has long been known for its great cheese, cranberries, beer and sausage, but in the past couple of decades it has become a destination for something else: Great golf. […]

  2. UW-Platteville business major to perform Native American hoop dance Super Bowl weekend

    Photo of Nedallas Hammill, Courtesy: Native Spirit Productions

    As millions of people from around the world prepare to watch the Super Bowl on Feb. 12, one University of Wisconsin-Platteville student will be showcasing his talents and sharing his […]

  3. UWM alum passing along the magic of music to youth with Latino Arts Strings

    Photo of Dinorah Márquez Abadiano (center) posing with some of her students before a performance: Natali Rodriguez (from left), Zaara Bonilla, Lili Hernandez Dingel, Lucy Apolinar and Carolina Islas. (UWM Photo/Troye Fox)

    A seed planted by a Texas music teacher several generations ago is still bearing fruit on the south side of Milwaukee. “My first teacher was Mr. James Angerstein, who is still […]

  4. UWRF alum couple’s gift provides lasting impact, establishes James and Margery Belisle Concourse at Falcon Center

    Photo of ceremony: The upper level of UWRF's Falcon Center, through which nearly all Falcon fans pass to attend home basketball and hockey games, will now be known as the James and Margery Belisle Concourse, following the 1954 graduates' $250,000 gift to the UW-River Falls Foundation. The couple wasn't able to attend the dedication ceremony but the Belisles' nephews and niece represented the family. From left: UWRF Assistant Chancellor for University Advancement Rick Foy and family members Craig, Jean, Lynn, Keith and Rich Geurkink.

    $250,000 donation supports endowed academic scholarships, men’s basketball program From the time they arrived on the campus of then Wisconsin State College-River Falls in the early 1950s, James and Margery […]

  5. 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, […]

  6. UW-Platteville students visit Taliesin to explore place-based education

    Photo of Taliesin visit

    The University of Wisconsin-Platteville School of Education students enrolled in Community Based Learning recently traveled to architect Frank Lloyd Wright’s Taliesin, near Spring Green, Wisconsin, for a tour and lab […]

  7. Water and Environmental Analysis Lab at UW-Stevens Point, Clean Water Act mark 50 years

    Photo of UWSP sophomore Lizzi Gizzi working on a project in the Water and Environmental Analysis Lab, where she has worked since her first year at UWSP.

    Fifty years ago, a landmark law was passed to protect and restore national waterways, which are vital to our health, ecosystems and economy. Since 1972, the Clean Water Act has […]

  8. UW-Platteville Student Researchers Support WDNR, Trout Unlimited Conservation Efforts

    Photo of UW-Platteville students and faculty searching for native mussel species./Photo by Rebecca Doyle-Morin

    Mussels play a critical role in the health of Wisconsin’s rivers and streams, but according to the Wisconsin Department of Natural Resources, nearly half of Wisconsin’s native mussels are listed […]

  9. UW-Stout research at Devil’s Punchbowl identifies more than 200 plant species

    Photo of Devil’s Punchbowl, protected by the Landmark Conservancy, near Menomonie. / Caleb Carter photo

    Devil’s Punchbowl Preserve near Menomonie has been protected for nearly 25 years by the Landmark Conservancy. The sheer, sandstone cliffs and waterfall are a geologic wonder along the Red Cedar […]

  10. American Players Theatre credits UW-Platteville senior design team with renovation project

    Photo of American Players Theatre, photo by Hannah Jo Anderson

    In 2020, four University of Wisconsin-Platteville senior design civil engineering students were tasked with the project of solving the parking lot concerns at the American Players Theatre (APT) in Spring Green, Wisconsin. Together Ryan […]