1. VIDEO: UWO, partners cut ribbon for Rosendale Dairy biodigester

    ribbon cutting ceremony

    Temperatures in the single digits didn’t faze University of Wisconsin Oshkosh and UW Oshkosh Foundation leaders and project partners from cutting the ribbon on a new, 1.4 megawatt biodigester at Rosendale Dairy in Pickett on Dec. 11. About 100 guests — project partners and supporters — gathered at the state’s largest dairy farm to inaugurate

  2. Marshfield Clinic, UW-Stevens Point collaborate on mammogram research

    professors analyzing a map

    Missed mammograms represent missed opportunities for early breast cancer diagnosis, a study involving Marshfield Clinic and the University of Wisconsin-Stevens Point’s Geographic Information Systems (GIS) Center showed. The two organizations have partnered since 2010 to discover what causes missed mammograms. Women who undergo annual mammograms and are diagnosed with breast cancer are more likely to

  3. UW-Eau Claire nursing professor collaborates with community, students on food insecurity research

    professors smiling before a research poster presentation

    EAU CLAIRE — A University of Wisconsin-Eau Claire nursing professor and students have collaborated with area agencies on research aimed at better understanding the effects of food insecurity on local residents. Dr. Mary Canales, a UW-Eau Claire nursing faculty member interested in food and local justice issues, and public health and public policy research, collaborated

  4. UW-Platteville to administer Confucius Classroom at high school in Neenah, Wis.

    Confucious class

    PLATTEVILLE, Wis.­­­ — From varying levels of Mandarin language instruction, to presentations about Chinese etiquette and culture, to celebrations of important Chinese festivals and traditions, the Confucius Institute has worked with the University of Wisconsin-Platteville since 2008 as a part of an international network of over 700 Confucius Institutes and Confucius Classrooms dedicated to enhancing

  5. UW-Whitewater alumni create jobs, save landfill space

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    Three Warhawk alumni have combined their communication, marketing and business educations to create Midwest Mattress Recovery in Watertown – Wisconsin’s first mattress recycling business. They’re proud of creating jobs while building a business that helps the environment by diverting bulky mattresses from state landfills.  They disassemble mattresses and box springs and salvage the wood, metal,

  6. Milwaukee company credits help from UW-Extension entrepreneur consultants for its commercialization success

    Advanced Chemical Systems Inc. (ACS), a Milwaukee-based company, is innovating water pollutant detection with cutting-edge optical sensory technology.  The patented technology, developed by Dr. Peter Geissinger at the University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee, uses propagating light emissions as a means to detect trace metals. Rather than sending off water samples to a lab, which can take days

  7. Research to move Wisconsin forward: Initiative links UW-L research to Wisconsin issues

    group of men pose for a picture with Governor Scott Walker

    Consequences for drunk driving, social media law making and the impact of frac sand mining are issues for civic leaders in southwestern Wisconsin. Through a new UW-La Crosse research initiative, they’ll soon be on the minds of UW-L student researchers. A group of six faculty members formed the UW-L Policy Research Network this fall to

  8. New UW-Stout graduate returns to recruit students for his company

    UW-Stout student

    Just last May, Chris Fox walked across the stage at Johnson Fieldhouse to receive his diploma during University of Wisconsin-Stout’s commencement ceremonies. In October, Fox was back on campus in the same building for the university’s 35th annual Career Conference. He was recruiting students for Cooperative Education positions as well as full-time jobs for his

  9. UW-Eau Claire biologist assists area farmland owners as they establish pollinator habitats

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    EAU CLAIRE —  Farmland owners in two western Wisconsin counties soon will have a new resource to guide them as they consider next steps in establishing and maintaining habitats to restore endangered Karner blue butterflies and other pollinators in the region. Dr. Paula Kleintjes Neff, a professor of biology and entomologist at the University of

  10. Technology entrepreneurs call iCorps experience life-changing

    technology entrepreneaurs in a computer lab

    The Center for Technology Commercialization (CTC) recently wrapped up its second consecutive year of mentoring a team from UW-Madison through the National Science Foundation Innovation Corps (iCorps) program, an intensive seven-week program created in 2012 to improve the commercial successes of NSF-funded technology and to expedite the start-up process. iCorps provides each competitively assembled team