1. Pow wows to film fests, UWM student’s chronicle of a culture finds an audience

    In “Jáaji Approx.”, filmmaker Sky Hopinka takes viewers on an abstract journey through places, time and a life. The seven-minute experimental film, which has already won a number of awards, combines breathtaking scenery, Ho-Chunk stories and music and an exploration of the bond between father and son. Hopinka, a filmmaker enrolled in graduate school in

  2. UW-Eau Claire Blugold research team strive to save a dying language

    Senior economics major Kristina Hoyt co-presented the Walloon language research project poster at the 2015 CERCA event.

    When UW-Eau Claire Blugolds graduate, many of them have bragging rights to some pretty impressive accomplishments. The university has seen Washington Post interns, international field researchers, Fulbright scholars and a recent Rhodes Scholar, to name a few. Now, three Blugold seniors set out to achieve a goal the campus has not yet seen — saving

  3. Profile of UW-River Falls First-Generation Student: Matt Pechacek

    Profile of UW-River Falls First-Generation Student: Matt Pechacek

    Matt Pechacek is a first-generation student at the University of Wisconsin-River Falls.

  4. Professional dancers come to UWM to enhance their careers

    Davalois Fearon (center) rehearses with dancers Chloë Nagle, a recent BFA dance graduate, and Chelsey Becher, a sophomore in dance who spent a semester abroad in Paris (UWM Photo/Derek Rickert)

    Dancing is a lifelong passion for Davalois Fearon, a New York-based dancer, teacher and choreographer who has performed around the world. She is now also a student in UW-Milwaukee’s Master of Fine Arts in performing arts: dance – a degree designed for professionals such as Fearon, who promises: “I plan on dancing until I die.”

  5. View from the sky: UW-Whitewater students launch drone to capture city market’s impact

    At first, the object hovering over the park, capturing the bustling scene and colorful tents of the market below, garnered little attention. Eventually, the bright sunshine reflecting off the silver body caught peoples’ eyes, and the gentle whir of its motor could be heard above. A small boy chased after it with delight. Three University