1. UW-Eau Claire biology professor receives NSF funding to continue plant light response research

    scientists in the lab

    EAU CLAIRE — Dr. Derek Gingerich, an associate professor of biology at the University of Wisconsin-Eau Claire, has received a three-year $214,510 grant from the National Science Foundation to continue a faculty-student collaborative research project related to how plants respond to light. The research project, “RUI: Analysis of Mutants Identified in Screens for Suppressors or

  2. UW-Platteville students continue projects with local nature preserve

    students conducting an experiment

    PLATTEVILLE, Wis. — The University of Wisconsin-Platteville Pioneer Academic Center for Community Engagement (PACCE) program is funding a student research project to naturally clean algae infested ponds and lakes at both Gooseberry Hill and Lake Joy. Students participating in this research are in the Fundamentals of Biological Investigation class and Invertebrate Zoology class, taught by

  3. A giant assignment: UW-Stout students make animated music video for Grammy-winning band

    students working on their animation project

    Menomonie, Wis. — Going into their animation class last fall, University of Wisconsin-Stout entertainment design majors knew they would be assigned the obvious — an animation project or two. That in itself was exciting because they were getting into the heart of their undergraduate course work. Then they learned from Assistant Professor Ursula Murray Husted