1. Society to benefit from increased popularity of ag degrees at UW-Platteville

    cows in a barn

    PLATTEVILLE, Wis. —  “I knew that having an agricultural degree would give me the chance to make a difference, whether that is on a local level by helping farmers to grow healthy crops, or a global scale in helping to feed our growing population,” said Laura Kanis of Viroqua, Wis., who will graduate in May

  2. Artful collaboration provides educational and business opportunity

    Stevens Point, Wis. — A problem has turned into an opportunity – and produced a new, economical art paper for student and faculty use – thanks to a unique collaboration between departments at the University of Wisconsin-Stevens Point. Visual arts students in UW-Stevens Point’s College of Fine Arts and Communication require a special art paper

  3. Student takes passion for environment to state Capitol

    Callie Bernier's and her poster

    Menomonie, Wis. — Callie Bernier’s interest in environmental science has taken her from a greenhouse to the statehouse in just four years. Bernier worked in a greenhouse while in high school and loved it. She decided to pursue a career that would allow her to be outdoors and combine her two passions: plants and art.

  4. UW-Parkside Cyber Security Lab preps info guardians

    Every day brings fresh revelations about sophisticated cyber criminals shutting down vast computer networks, hacking computers from half a world away to probe files, and stealing proprietary information. UW-Parkside faculty and students are using dedicated facilities to understand cybercrime and prevent it. Find out how… UW-Parkside educating cyber security sentinels The headlines are global and

  5. UW-Stevens Point student researcher helping to develop new state crop

    Stevens Point, Wis. – Working in a fourth-floor lab in the Dan Trainer College of Natural Resources (CNR) Building, Heath Brandner deftly plucks a tiny American hazelnut plant from its growth medium. The robust little seedling, three weeks old, is ready for division and transplanting. Brandner carefully records information about the plant’s condition and marks

  6. UW-Stout graduates find success in workplace at 97 percent pace

    Menomonie, Wis. — Elected officials from President Obama to Gov. Scott Walker have called on U.S. colleges and universities to work harder to prepare graduates for careers upon graduation. A recent report shows University of Wisconsin-Stout continues to excel in workforce preparation. The UW-Stout Career Services office new employment report showed that 97 percent of

  7. DEA donates $160,000 for UW-Platteville forensic, chemistry equipment

    students in lab coats digging a hole

    PLATTEVILLE, Wis. – The University of Wisconsin-Platteville Forensic Investigation Program and UW-Platteville Department of Chemistry and Engineering Physics were the recipients of a generous donation of equipment from the U.S. Drug Enforcement Administration. Received were six balances and a gas chromatograph mass spectrometer with a combined value of $160,000. UW-Platteville is the first and only

  8. UWO’s AeroInnovate the catalyst for new ‘Wisconsin Aerospace Consortium’

    Wisconsin’s effort to make a bigger sonic boom in the aviation and aerospace economy got a tremendous lift thanks to an initiative born with the vision and assistance of a University of Wisconsin Oshkosh program. On March 29, AeroInnovate, an aviation and aerospace networking and consulting enterprise launched from the UW Oshkosh Business Success Center,