1. UW-Platteville students conduct cutting-edge cancer research

    UW-Platteville students conduct cancer research

    PLATTEVILLE, Wis. – Eight University of Wisconsin-Platteville students are collaborating on a research project that investigates how cesium compound works in treating and fighting cancers. The students presented their project at the Research in the Rotunda event at the capitol in Madison, Wisconsin, on April 12. According to Jessica Symons, senior engineering physics major and

  2. UW-Platteville USDA grant will support dairy cattle grazing research

    UW-Platteville has been awarded a $300,000 grant from the U.S. Department of Agriculture’s National Institute of Food and Agriculture. The three-year grant is part of the Capacity Building Grants for Non-Land Grant Colleges of Agriculture Program. The funding will support the construction of infrastructure necessary to conduct research on grazing-based dairy production systems at Pioneer

  3. UW-Platteville concussion research reveals surprising evidence about football and brain injury

    Dr. Matthew Rogatzki draws the blood from the football player prior to a JV game for analysis of biomarkers.

    PLATTEVILLE, Wis. — Concussion research recently conducted by Dr. Matthew Rogatzki, assistant professor of health and human performance at the University of Wisconsin-Platteville, and his research team suggests something that may be surprising – that playing football in the absence of concussion injury is no more dangerous to the brain than any other sport. A

  4. UW-Platteville students help facilitate family day for inmates

    Pictured from left to right are Teresa Royce, Robin Cline, Courtney Remus and Megan Goodney. Missing from photo is Karlee Cleary.

    PLATTEVILLE, Wis. — Seven students from the Platteville Community Restorative Justice student organization at the University of Wisconsin-Platteville recently helped facilitate the first-ever Family Day for inmates and their families at the Prairie du Chien Correctional Institution in Prairie du Chien, Wisconsin. Thirty-five families attended, including 67 children and 50 adults. Fourteen non-uniformed staff from

  5. UW-Platteville students examine toxin that causes food poisoning

    PLATTEVILLE, Wis – A group of University of Wisconsin-Platteville students are collaborating on a research project that examines Staphylococcal enterotoxin B, a toxin responsible for staphylococcal food poisoning in humans. Erin Geddes, senior chemistry criminalistics major from Osceola, Wisconsin, will present the research on Wednesday, April 13, at the Posters in the Rotunda event at

  6. UW-Platteville student designs bulletproof panel for backpacks

    PLATTEVILLE, Wis.­­­ — Henry Nicklas, a junior industrial technology management major at the University of Wisconsin-Platteville, has designed a bulletproof panel to be put in the back slot of a backpack. Originally from Kenosha, Wis., Nicklas started the project for a class called Composites and Synthetic Materials with Dr. Majid Tabrizi, a professor of plastics

  7. UW-Platteville conducting game-changing concussion research

    PLATTEVILLE, Wis.­­­ — UW-Platteville Assistant Professor in the Health and Human Performance Department Dr. Matthew Rogatzki, is conducting research to examine concussions and develop an objective way to test for a concussion using bio-markers. With the help of previous research conducted by professor Richard Davison from the University of Western Scotland, Rogatzki recently completed data

  8. UW-Platteville wins bid to host engineering conference

    The SWE conference planning team. Pictured left to right (back row) are Tessa Janssen, Paige Black, Katie Carlson, Hannah Ihlenfeldt, Mandy Thompson, Lynsey Hanley and Kelsey Schillinger. Pictured left to right (front row) are Alyssa Whiteaker, Astrid Lavell, Amy True, Hailey Myers, Louise Lloyd and Steph Droessler (from the Professional SWE Dubuque). Not pictured: Ali Roth, Jane Beyer and Heather Hubbard.

    PLATTEVILLE, Wis.­­­ — The Society of Women Engineers (SWE) will host the Region H Conference Feb. 26–28, 2016. UW-Platteville will welcome over 700 collegiate members and professionals to campus who will have the opportunity to network and learn through breakout sessions, keynote speakers and much more. Since 2010, the number of women in engineering majors at

  9. UW-Platteville Sky’s the Limit program to send USB chargers to Sudan

    woman at work

    PLATTEVILLE, Wis. — Dr. Kristina Fields, an associate professor of civil engineering at the University of Wisconsin-Platteville, is the curriculum manager for the Sky’s the Limit program, an engineering outreach program for girls in grades 7-12 initiated in 2010 by Tammy Salmon-Stephens, director of the College of Engineering, Mathematics and Science Student Success Programs. Fields

  10. Local landowners assist UW-Platteville tree ring research

    tree age measuring instruments

    PLATTEVILLE, Wis. — In less than two weeks, more than 120 land owners across the state have contacted Sara Allen, lab manager and research associate of the Tree-Ring, Earth and Environmental Sciences Laboratory at the University of Wisconsin-Platteville, to volunteer their burr oaks for her research in reconstructing patterns of drought in Southwest Wisconsin over