1. UW-Barron County Future Engineers win national championship

    In its third trip in as many years, the University of Wisconsin-Barron County’s (UW-BC) Future Engineers Rube Goldberg team walked away with the Division III National Title and the Best Presentation Award at the 2016 Rube Goldberg Contest on April 9 in Columbus, Ohio. The team finished fourth in last year’s contest and earned a

  2. UW-Baraboo Sauk County students build skills, community through Habitat project

    female student insulating a basement

    Student volunteers built more than a house on Saturday, October 19. They also developed camaraderie, community connections, and an appreciation for service. A crew of 15 students from two University of Wisconsin-Baraboo/Sauk County groups – the men’s basketball team and the Rotaract Club – spent the day on a Habitat for Humanity construction site in

  3. Regional leaders applaud Board of Regents’ approval of engineering technology degrees

    The University of Wisconsin System Board of Regents approved a trio of new and collaborative engineering technology degrees July 12 designed to make a high-demand field more easily accessible to students in the New North region while also addressing manufacturers’ demands for new infusions of well-prepared engineering graduates. Students entering the new Leadership in Engineering

  4. UW System unveils first Flexible Option degree programs

    graduation cap beside a diploma

    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

  5. Fond du Lac transplant experiences deep local connections and firmly rooted life

    Xiong presents a Hmong Story Cloth

    Home and community resonate deeply for Ger Xiong. She relishes her roots in Fond du Lac – perhaps because her connections have blossomed so fully after transplantation. You wouldn’t know it when meeting the vivacious and articulate Xiong, but she wasn’t born in this country and English is not her first language. She was born

  6. UW-Baraboo/Sauk County Research Connects Campus and Community

    small salamander!

    At the bottom of a reservoir at an abandoned Army base, local researchers just may have found a fountain of youth. Living in a cement holding pond at Badger Army Ammunition Plant are adult tiger salamanders that still look like juveniles – they age, but don’t undergo metamorphosis. A University of Wisconsin-Baraboo/Sauk County research project

  7. Following in the family footsteps at UW-Richland

    Osama Abdl Haleem describes himself as “a farmer from Boaz,” a Richland County village just 10 miles from one of the UW Colleges campuses. He is one of nine children. Because of the size of his family, he said, many of them probably could not have gone to college without an affordable entry point like

  8. Merrill mom earns degree “virtually” from UW Colleges

    mother with her children

    UW Colleges Online enrolls students from all 72 Wisconsin counties and nearly all 50 U.S. states. The program is seeing consistent enrollment growth, including a 15% enrollment increase for the summer 2012 semester. This increase comes on the heels of a 16% increase for the spring 2012 semester.