“… 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-Milwaukee provides a tasty treat for fish-eating zoo animals: live prey

    A bear at the Milwaukee County Zoo dines on fish raised by aquaculture researchers at UWM. (UWM Photo by Derek Rickert)

    Fred Binkowski raises tens of thousands of yellow perch each year in a lab at UW-Milwaukee’s School of Freshwater Sciences, as he researches ways to improve methods of raising fish,

  2. Blugold Beginnings, area organizations partner to offer summer youth camps

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    School is NOT out — at least not all summer— for some 600 middle- and high-school students who will participate in camps offered this summer through the Blugold Beginnings program

  3. Getting the Rift: UW-Stout students use virtual reality technology for game prototypes

    Students use the Oculus Rift in the Game Design and Development computer lab during winter term classes Wednesday, January 14, 2015. Students in the game design and development program will once again travel to L.A. to present their projects to the Jim Henson Company. This time, they are working with the Oculus Rift, a head-mounted virtual reality display.(UW-Stout photo by Brett T. Roseman)

    Menomonie, Wis. — Virtual reality technology became a reality during winter break for 16 students at University of Wisconsin-Stout. Students in the Interactive Environments class worked with the cutting-edge device

  4. Snap-on rolls out safer industrial wrench developed at UW-Milwaukee

    Andy Lobo, director of product management and development at Snap-on Inc., demonstrates an ergonomic wrench designed at UWM. The wrench sold by Snap-on will reduce injuries among workers in the gas utility industry.

    Nearly 30 percent of worker injuries in the gas utility industry come from changing meters. Many of these are so severe they require surgical treatment. But now, Kenosha-based toolmaker Snap-on Inc. has introduced

  1. UW-Eau Claire: New way to create 3-D models has computer, education fields buzzing

    University of Wisconsin-Eau Claire assistant professor Dr. Chris Johnson, who created Madeup

    A new computer programming language for creating 3-D models is generating a lot of buzz in computer science and education circles. The University of Wisconsin-Eau Claire assistant professor who created Madeup — a program that allows people to code shapes and print them as 3-D models — is a tad surprised but very encouraged by

  2. UW-Milwaukee student entrepreneurs could change how athletes compete

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    What will a good idea get you? At UW-Milwaukee, maybe your own company. The Student Startup Challenge provides funding and classroom support to help winners develop prototypes, mobile applications and business plans. Four of this year’s winning entries could change the game for athletes. Stoking the pace of speed skating Gaining an edge at the

  1. UW-Stout project takes AIM at teacher support, retention through the arts

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    Menomonie, Wis. — During the next two years, University of Wisconsin-Stout will launch Arts Integration Menomonie to support teacher candidates and retain early career teachers in the Menomonie school district. AIM is taking direct aim at infusing arts into the curricular and instructional tool belt of city kindergarten through third-grade teachers and in the art

  2. UW-La Crosse lab professionals help meet national demand

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    UW-La Crosse Senior Kayla Kuhn recently accepted a position at St. Nicholas Hospital in Sheboygan, Wisconsin. The career prospects for someone in her field — Clinical Laboratory Science — are good, she says. And, as a soon-to-be graduate of UW-L’s program, the outlook is even better. “Classes at UW-L are tough, but they’re tough for

  1. Motion Capture at UW-Whitewater

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    From gaming to science to physical therapy, the possibilities are endless for students learning in UW-Whitewater’s motion capture studio.

  2. UW-Eau Claire music grad strikes a chord: Customer focus cornerstone of business success

    Zach Halmstad at JAMF software headquarters, downtown Eau Claire

    UW-Eau Claire alumnus Zach Halmstad was a master on the piano keyboard when he graduated as a music major in 2004, but he ultimately found his future career path on a much different type of keyboard. As a sophomore, Halmstad was hired to work in UW-Eau Claire’s Learning and Technology Services by Chip Eckardt, LTS