1. UW-Milwaukee develops smart buoy to monitor area beaches

    The buoy will provide Milwaukee health officials with up-to-the-minute data on conditions likely to produce high levels of illness-causing bacteria at Bradford Beach. (UWM Photo)

    A new buoy built by UW-Milwaukee researchers will improve water-quality warnings and help Milwaukee’s health department better monitor conditions at city beaches. Faculty members Todd Miller and Matthew Smith, along with post-doctoral fellow Lucas Beversdorf, constructed the buoy at the

  2. UW-Madison spinoff releases latest educational game – aimed at teaching fractions

    Art Director Alexander Cooney creates environments for an upcoming Filament game. Photo by David Tenenbaum

    A Madison maker of educational games has just published Diffission, a visual game to teach fractions to middle schoolers without the pain of the traditional “skill and drill.” The software will generate up to one billion shapes, and users will

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UW System President Ray Cross
  1. UW-Eau Claire: Increasing K-12 student literacy is goal of collaborative program

    Education professionals from the Augusta and Cornell school districts participate in a workshop led by UW-Eau Claire education studies faculty. The workshop is part of a three-year program supported by a UW System Improving Teacher Quality grant.

    Two regional school districts will work to boost students’ literacy skills, thanks to a recent event at UW-Eau Claire. The university recently hosted 100 teachers, principals, and other education professionals from the Augusta and Cornell school districts for a workshop led by education studies faculty members Janine Fisk and Deb Pattee, and music education faculty

  2. UW Sustainable Management Student Helps “Green” the Green Bay Packers

    Matthew Christianson, UW System’s first Sustainable Management master’s degree graduate, with professor John Katers.

    The online Sustainable Management master’s program is a collaborative effort of five UW System institutions: UW-Green Bay, UW-Oshkosh, UW-Parkside, UW-Stout, and UW-Superior. Launched in 2013, the master’s degree program is designed for working adults with real-world experience and offers flexibility to students who balance family, a job, and other commitments. A veteran, his family, and a

  1. UW-Stout PreCollege programs help young students plan their futures

    Students from around Wisconsin listen to Professor Tamara Brantmeier discuss careers in art and design during a PreCollege program at UW-Stout.

    Menomonie, Wis. — As Tamara Brantmeier looked out at approximately 40 faces, she saw limitless possibilities. The young people, middle school and high school students, were at University of Wisconsin-Stout for a summer PreCollege program, a chance to see what college life is like and to start thinking about if, how and where they could

  2. UW-Oshkosh nursing grads complete scholarly projects, put learning into practice

    UW-Oshkosh nursing graduates

    Fourteen University of Wisconsin Oshkosh graduate students recently put their nursing knowledge to work, translating best evidence into practice as part of a Doctor of Nursing Practice scholarly project. Bonnie Nickasch, assistant director of advanced practice nursing at UW Oshkosh, said the scholarly projects give students the opportunity to synthesize the knowledge they have learned

  1. UW-River Falls professor shares cutting-edge research at National Cancer Moonshot Summit

    UW-River Falls Biology Professor Tim Lyden (far right) and his Duluth industrial partner co-presented cutting-edge cancer research at the first White House–sponsored national Cancer Moonshot Summit regional event at the University of Minnesota-Duluth Medical School on June 29.

    University of Wisconsin-River Falls biology Professor Tim Lyden and his Duluth industrial partner co-presented cutting-edge cancer research at the first White House sponsored national Cancer Moonshot Summit regional event at the UM-Duluth Medical School June 29. During the summit, Lyden presented ongoing 3D cancer modeling research to the public. In concert with staff from BRTI

  2. UW-Milwaukee undergraduate research leads to parental advice

    Undergraduate psychology student Haley Branback presented her research on the effects of parental criticism at UW-Milwaukee’s Undergraduate Research Symposium. (Photo courtesy of Haley Branback)

    Parents, if you don’t want your child to take life too seriously, lay off criticizing them. That’s the conclusion psychology major Haley Branback reached as a result of her research examining how parental expectations and criticisms affect their children’s sense of responsibility later in life. She gave a poster presentation on her project at UW-Milwaukee’s