“… 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

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  1. Would-be entrepreneur gets training she needs at UW-Milwaukee

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    While running child care centers owned by others, Tammy Imme often dreamed of owning her own business, but it wasn’t until her husband lost his job that the New Berlin

  2. UW-Platteville conducting game-changing concussion research

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    PLATTEVILLE, Wis.­­­ — UW-Platteville Assistant Professor in the Health and Human Performance Department Dr. Matthew Rogatzki, is conducting research to examine concussions and develop an objective way to test for

  3. UW-Eau Claire: Treating patients like people key to effective nursing practices

    Nursing students train at the UW-Eau Claire bachelor of science in nursing program site in Marshfield.

    Good nurses know how to take patients’ blood pressure, do painless blood draws and check vital signs, but the most effective nurses also know how to make those patients feel

  1. UW-Milwaukee’s green roofs provide important habitat for bees

    Research done by Conservation and Environmental Science majors Amanda Pastirik, left, and Meghan Wersel shows UWM’s green roofs provide important habitat for bees. (UWM Photo/Troye Fox)

    UWM was abuzz this summer – especially on campus roofs. That’s where Conservation and Environmental Science majors Amanda Pastirik and Meghan Wersel spent much of their break, laying the groundwork for a long-term research project on the presence of pollinators – specifically honeybees and bumblebees – on the university’s green roofs. “There’s a lot of

  2. UW-Whitewater athletics contributes $7 million to region annually, study finds

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    The powerhouse University of Wisconsin-Whitewater athletic program is not only winning national championships and conference titles, it is also injecting millions of dollars into the region. That’s according to a study by the campus’s Fiscal and Economic Research Center, which looked at the financial impact of UW-Whitewater’s 20 intercollegiate teams. Researchers found the Warhawk athletic

  1. UW-Platteville wins bid to host engineering conference

    The SWE conference planning team. Pictured left to right (back row) are Tessa Janssen, Paige Black, Katie Carlson, Hannah Ihlenfeldt, Mandy Thompson, Lynsey Hanley and Kelsey Schillinger. Pictured left to right (front row) are Alyssa Whiteaker, Astrid Lavell, Amy True, Hailey Myers, Louise Lloyd and Steph Droessler (from the Professional SWE Dubuque). Not pictured: Ali Roth, Jane Beyer and Heather Hubbard.

    PLATTEVILLE, Wis.­­­ — The Society of Women Engineers (SWE) will host the Region H Conference Feb. 26–28, 2016. UW-Platteville will welcome over 700 collegiate members and professionals to campus who will have the opportunity to network and learn through breakout sessions, keynote speakers and much more. Since 2010, the number of women in engineering majors at

  2. UW-Stout engineering a solution: National grant to track outcomes of Nicaraguan village project

    UW-Stout student Trevor Sobtzak, left, takes GPS coordinates outside a home in Las Macias as Marling Garcia, center, and Anyel Garcia watch.

    Menomonie, Wis. — In Las Macias, Nicaragua, fresh water isn’t taken for granted. Each day, women and girls walk a half-mile or more one way on a steep, rocky path to a well and return home balancing five-gallon buckets of the precious resource on their heads. They make the trip seven to 10 times a

  1. UW-Eau Claire: Helping shape the future of commercial drone use

    UW-Eau Claire senior Syler Behrens

    Syler Behrens won’t graduate from UW-Eau Claire until May 2016 but she’s already helping to shape how geospatial technologies will be used in the booming commercial unmanned aircraft systems industry. Behrens, a senior geography and biology major with a talent and a passion for geospatial technologies, is working as an intern for Menet Aero Inc.,

  2. Labor relations ‘get real’ in this unique UW-Milwaukee program

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    In the case of the School of Continuing Education’s Labor Relations Management certificate – those who can, also teach. And what they teach, it turns out, can’t be taught by many. “In addition to being one of the few schools in the country to offer labor relations in continuing education, we are the only one