1. UW-Madison launches evaluation collaborative to help educational organizations in Wisconsin

    Photo credit: Serve Wisconsin

    In response to increasing need within Wisconsin’s pre-Kindergarten through secondary education system to understand how educational interventions work and may be improved, the Wisconsin Center for Education Research, part of UW–Madison’s School of Education, has created the Wisconsin Evaluation Collaborative

  2. UW-Green Bay college kid makes good: Top doctor returns to serve region’s children

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    Ask Dr. Tina Sauerhammer about the seminal moments in her life, and the answer may surprise you. She won’t, as one might rightly expect, start with being part of the surgical team that performed the first-ever full face transplant in

“… A system that performs as a system when it needs to, that has collective impact, that adds value to the institutions and to the state, that values the diversity of institutional type, and is respected and admired in Wisconsin and throughout the world not just as the University of Wisconsin, but also as the University for Wisconsin.”

UW System President Ray Cross
  1. UW-Stout computer networking students take third straight national title

    From left, UW-Stout students who placed in a national computer network design contest are Nathanael Satnik and Corey Schoff, third place; and Dan Schmidt and Brandon Wolf, first place. They hold their trophies in a computer networking lab in Fryklund Hall.

    For the third straight year and fourth in the last five, University of Wisconsin-Stout students have won a computer network design national competition. Brandon Wolf, of Unity, and Dan Schmidt, of Necedah, took first place at the AITP National Collegiate Conference and Career Fair held April 7-10 in Rosemont, Ill. AITP is the Association of

  2. UW-La Crosse student leaves a lasting impact by donating a kidney to a stranger

    UW-La Crosse senior Devyn Prielipp believes in living life compassionately. She donated a kidney to a stranger.

    UW-La Crosse senior Devyn Prielipp was only 14 when her mother was murdered during a domestic violence dispute. The tragedy changed the way she looked at life. She decided to live for today — a direction that led her to give life to someone else. Only three years after her family tragedy, Prielipp began talking

  1. UW-Platteville students help facilitate family day for inmates

    Pictured from left to right are Teresa Royce, Robin Cline, Courtney Remus and Megan Goodney. Missing from photo is Karlee Cleary.

    PLATTEVILLE, Wis. — Seven students from the Platteville Community Restorative Justice student organization at the University of Wisconsin-Platteville recently helped facilitate the first-ever Family Day for inmates and their families at the Prairie du Chien Correctional Institution in Prairie du Chien, Wisconsin. Thirty-five families attended, including 67 children and 50 adults. Fourteen non-uniformed staff from

  2. UW-Eau Claire social work students first to research impacts of personalized music on caregivers

    Social work students Joyce Idárraga, left, and Alissa Peanasky, right, look at the iPods they used for their research project examining the impact of personalized music on dementia caregivers.

    UW-Eau Claire social work students are making a difference with never-done-before research on dementia caregivers — one personalized iPod at a time. Through a grant issued by the Wisconsin Department of Health Services Division of Long Term Care, associate professor of social work Dr. Lisa Quinn-Lee, professor emeritus Dr. Donald Mowry and four undergraduate social

  1. UW-Stout leads Red Cedar River reinvestment

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    Menomonie, Wis. — Local and regional partners in a new collaborative effort, led by University of Wisconsin-Stout, the Department of Natural Resources and the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, are ready to harness their resources to improve water quality in the Red Cedar River watershed. The DNR recently awarded a $200,000 lake protection grant to the

  2. UW-Stevens Point arts management connects people to art, passion

    Zach Larson

    Zach Larson, like many students, initially was drawn to the arts management program at the University of Wisconsin-Stevens Point because he enjoyed theater and performing in high school. What he and others have learned is that arts management is much more about people and connections to art, rather than about art itself. “I never knew