1. Fellowships, student loan forgiveness programs part of new Nurses for Wisconsin initiative

    UW-Eau Claire students learn from professor

    EAU CLAIRE — Four University of Wisconsin System nursing programs are offering new fellowship and loan forgiveness programs to encourage nurses to pursue doctoral degrees or postdoctoral training and assume nurse educator positions in Wisconsin. The overall goal is to address the nursing faculty shortage. The $3.2 million Nurses for Wisconsin initiative — funded through […]

  2. 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 […]

  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. 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, […]

  5. Career Fair on the Fox attracts hundreds of student job-seekers, employers

    students at a career fair

    Career Fair on the Fox — a partnership between the University of Wisconsin Oshkosh and Fox Valley Technical College — again filled the Kolf Sports Center with hundreds of student job-seekers and employers March 5. UW Oshkosh students say they are optimistic about future opportunities; employers say there are many job opportunities out there. Hear  from students […]

  6. EPA grants UWO another $1 million to make beaches safer

    woman assisting the GLRI

    The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency announced seven Great Lakes Restoration Initiative (GLRI) grants – including two for the University of Wisconsin Oshkosh – totaling more than $2.6 million, to improve water quality at Great Lakes beaches in Michigan and Wisconsin. The grants were announced Aug. 28 by EPA Regional Administrator and Great Lakes National Program […]

  7. Downtown Oshkosh hotel officially under new ownership

    Oshkosh's City Center Hotel

    Oshkosh’s City Center Hotel is under new ownership, and the local partnership holding the keys is reenergizing revitalization plans. The University of Wisconsin Oshkosh Foundation and local hoteliers Richard Batley of RB Hospitality in Neenah and John Pfefferle of Pfefferle Companies, Inc. in Appleton announced their new ownership of the hotel, finalized Feb. 14. The […]