1. UW-Eau Claire prepares students to meet geospatial technology demand in Wisconsin workforce

    University of Wisconsin-Eau Claire students and graduates with knowledge of geospatial technologies are being pursued by businesses and government agencies across Wisconsin and beyond as demand for employees with geospatial skills is soaring. “Today, if an organization does not employ someone with geospatial skills, it is likely they have a consulting firm that does,” said

  2. Providing industry solutions and high-impact student experiences

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    The University of Wisconsin-Eau Claire Materials Science Center was one of several innovative programs featured at the fall meeting of the Materials Research Society in Boston, Mass. MRS is a global professional association that facilitates the exchange of information and encourages collaboration across various fields of science affecting materials. UW-Eau Claire students Jason Leicht, a

  3. UW Oshkosh’s growth, success help power new ‘Opportunity Oshkosh’ campaign

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    It makes sense that the state University “where excellence and opportunity meet” is a major player and power involved in the new, community economic-development campaign flying under the banner “Opportunity Oshkosh.” The Oshkosh Chamber of Commerce and local economic development agencies unveiled their “Opportunity Oshkosh” marketing campaign Nov. 29. The University of Wisconsin Oshkosh has

  4. Pioneer Farm helps Grant County 4-H Livestock Team advance to third national contest

    PLATTEVILLE, Wis. – The University of Wisconsin-Platteville’s Pioneer Farm has long since been a source of educational opportunities for students and the university as well as community members, in particular, the Grant County 4-H Livestock Team, which competed in Kansas City, Mo. in early November at the American Royal Competition. Teams from Grant County have

  5. Forensic investigation program to graduate first three students

    PLATTEVILLE, Wis. – The University of Wisconsin-Platteville Forensic Investigation Program, which first offered a major focused on the documentation and collection of physical crime scene evidence in 2011, will graduate its first three students this month: Amanda Corrigeux of Thomson, Ill., Felicia Folbrecht of Beaver Dam, Wis., and Candace Koch of Juda, Wis. The major,

  6. UW-Superior researchers monitoring regional waters under EPA’s Great Lakes Restoration Initiative

    The pavement abruptly turned into a gravel road. The road soon turned onto an ATV trail that narrowed until finally coming to a ford on the Iron River just north of Oulu, Wisconsin. There, the team of scientists and student employees from the Lake Superior Research Institute at UW-Superior parked their van, pulled on their

  7. UW-Superior scientists to examine treated ballast water’s effect on harbor

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    Determining how clean a ship’s ballast water must be to prevent the spread of aquatic invasive species is the goal of the latest research partnership between the Northeast-Midwest Institute and the Lake Superior Research Institute (LSRI) at the University of Wisconsin-Superior. Using $415,000 recently awarded by the Northeast-Midwest Institute, LSRI Associate Researcher Matt TenEyck will

  8. UW-Superior now offers online program for Certification in Transportation and Logistics

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    People seeking jobs or promotions in the fields of transportation and logistics can earn professional certification through a new online program offered by the Center for Continuing Education at the University of Wisconsin-Superior. The Certified in Transportation and Logistics online program is offered by UW-Superior in partnership with the American Society of Transportation and Logistics.

  9. Lac Courte Oreilles Ojibwa Community College and UW-Superior to begin new program to prepare more Native American teachers

    A $1.1 million federal grant will enable Lac Courte Oreilles Ojibwa Community College and the University of Wisconsin-Superior to launch a collaborative program to prepare more Native American teachers, including some proficient in the Ojibwe language. The grant from the U.S. Department of Education will fund the first four years of the Lac Courte Oreilles

  10. UW System unveils first Flexible Option degree programs

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    Students will demonstrate competency based on variety of learning experiences MILWAUKEE, Wis. – The University of Wisconsin System announced today the first degree programs that will be offered under its innovative UW Flexible Option starting in Fall 2013. The UW System is expected to be the first public university system in the nation to offer