1. UW-La Crosse collaborates with startup company at the frontiers of sustainable agriculture

    Photo of Superior Fresh, which about a dozen UWL faculty toured last summer and some have already started working on projects for the cutting-edge company. The startup in Northfield, Wisconsin, sits on a 720-acre native restoration property. Photo courtesy of Superior Fresh.

    UWL students are getting a hand on the future of food growing. In a biology lab, students spent fall semester nurturing lettuce leaves from seedlings in dishes of water. Biology faculty Anita Baines and Tom Volk led the class in figuring out […]

  2. UW-Oshkosh among top universities for business and management research, study shows

    Photo of a UW-Oshksoh College of Business class

    An extensive study of nearly 4,500 journal articles indicates that the University of Wisconsin–Oshkosh is a worldwide leader in business and management education research. UW-Oshkosh appears 13th out of approximately 1,900 schools in a weighted ranking of articles published in […]

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UW System President Ray Cross
  1. Employment rate for UW-Stout graduates hits 98.2 percent

    Photo of Jalen Hendley, a computer science-game design major from Flossmoor, Ill., visiting with a recruiter at a 2017 Career Conference. / UW-Stout photo by Brett Roseman

    New graduates of University of Wisconsin-Stout enjoyed even greater success in the job market than last year, according to a new employment report announced Thursday, Feb. 8, by Chancellor Bob Meyer. The 2016-17 Annual Employment Report prepared by the Career Services office showed 98.2 percent of the 1,593 graduates were employed or were furthering their education within […]

  2. Opportunity awaits UW-Stevens Point students at Sentry IT Co-op

    Photo of Matt Kleine (left), who was among the first to begin working at the Sentry IT Co-op with manager Steve Fox. A December graduate of UW-Stevens Point, Matt is now a full-time associate with Sentry Insurance.

    Since Sentry Insurance opened its Information Technology Co-op in downtown Stevens Point in June 2016, several patterns have emerged: UW-Stevens Point students are not only getting real-world experience. They’re often piloting some of the newest technology. They have established credibility with Sentry’s home office for delivering solutions. These students, with between six to 18 months […]

  1. UW-Whitewater Warhawks in elite company at national economics competition

    Photo of economics students from the University of Wisconsin-Whitewater, who competed against some of the world's most prestigious universities at the 14th Annual College Fed Challenge in Washington, D.C. on Dec. 1.

    Economics students at the University of Wisconsin-Whitewater competed against some of the world’s most prestigious universities at the 14th Annual College Fed Challenge in Washington, D.C. on Dec. 1. UW-Whitewater is the first-ever Wisconsin university to advance to this national event. To do so, the Warhawks defeated Northwestern University, the University of Chicago and Marquette […]

  2. UW-Milwaukee geologists uncover Antarctica’s fossil forests

    Photo of Erik Gulbranson, paleoecologist and visiting assistant professor at UWM, studying some of the fossilized trees he brought back from Antarctica. Gulbranson is returning there for further research this year. (UWM Photo/Troye Fox)

    During Antarctica’s summer, from late November through January, UW-Milwaukee geologists Erik Gulbranson and John Isbell climbed the McIntyre Promontory’s frozen slopes in the Transantarctic Mountains. High above the ice fields, they combed the mountain’s gray rocks for fossils from the continent’s green, forested past. By the trip’s end, the geologists had found fossil fragments of […]

  1. UW-Eau Claire researchers help police department address issues with back pain

    Photo of Mark Vang, an officer with the Eau Claire Police Department, who is looking at a vest he will wear as part of a research project with UW-Eau Claire kinesiology students and faculty to determine if the vests will help ease back pain among police officers.

    Officer Mark Vang and his colleagues at the Eau Claire Police Department know the physical and mental demands that go with careers in law enforcement can lead to all sorts of health issues. After all, stress, long hours in a squad car and apprehending suspects all can take a toll on their bodies. While it […]

  2. UW-Superior’s Lake Superior Research Institute launches new major project to prevent spread of invasive species

    The Lake Superior Research Institute at the University of Wisconsin-Superior has launched the Great Waters Research Collaborative. Research will focus on preventing introductions and spread of invasive species by ships.

    The UW-Superior Lake Superior Research Institute (LSRI) announced the launch of its Great Waters Research Collaborative (GWRC), a major project devoted to assessing effectiveness of tools for sustainable industrial, commercial and public use of the nation’s Great Waters, especially green shipping. The project’s immediate focus is assessing the effectiveness of ballast water management systems (BWMS) at preventing […]