1. UW-Superior’s Jim Dan Hill Library wins Governor’s Award

    The University of Wisconsin-Superior’s Jim Dan Hill Library recently received the Governor’s Award for Archival Achievement for the preservation of the Fraser Shipyards papers and technical drawings. “To me, this award honors not just the archive staff, but everyone who has been involved with this collection,” said Shana Aue, UW-Superior Special Collections and Archives Librarian.

  2. UW-Superior researcher warns of harmful effects of microplastics in Great Lakes

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    When it comes to finding small plastic particles in the Great Lakes, nobody does it better than Dr. Lorena Rios-Mendoza. It’s a job she is passionate about, because the quality of the water and fish species depends on it.  “I like it because it’s something we can show the community, that we need to be

  3. UW-Superior researchers monitoring regional waters under EPA’s Great Lakes Restoration Initiative

    The pavement abruptly turned into a gravel road. The road soon turned onto an ATV trail that narrowed until finally coming to a ford on the Iron River just north of Oulu, Wisconsin. There, the team of scientists and student employees from the Lake Superior Research Institute at UW-Superior parked their van, pulled on their

  4. UW-Superior scientists to examine treated ballast water’s effect on harbor

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    Determining how clean a ship’s ballast water must be to prevent the spread of aquatic invasive species is the goal of the latest research partnership between the Northeast-Midwest Institute and the Lake Superior Research Institute (LSRI) at the University of Wisconsin-Superior. Using $415,000 recently awarded by the Northeast-Midwest Institute, LSRI Associate Researcher Matt TenEyck will

  5. UW-Superior now offers online program for Certification in Transportation and Logistics

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    People seeking jobs or promotions in the fields of transportation and logistics can earn professional certification through a new online program offered by the Center for Continuing Education at the University of Wisconsin-Superior. The Certified in Transportation and Logistics online program is offered by UW-Superior in partnership with the American Society of Transportation and Logistics.

  6. Lac Courte Oreilles Ojibwa Community College and UW-Superior to begin new program to prepare more Native American teachers

    A $1.1 million federal grant will enable Lac Courte Oreilles Ojibwa Community College and the University of Wisconsin-Superior to launch a collaborative program to prepare more Native American teachers, including some proficient in the Ojibwe language. The grant from the U.S. Department of Education will fund the first four years of the Lac Courte Oreilles

  7. Health and Wellness Online Degree Grows to Meet Demand

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    “The skills I’m learning will give me the ability to help people take the initiative, to get involved with health programs, and gain control of their own well-being. My co-workers helped me get healthy. Now I’m helping them.”

  8. Sustainable management degree sees strong growth

    Janna Rasmussen working outside on her laptop

    Janna Rasmussen of Fort Atkinson, WI, has a confession.  At age 47, she didn’t go back to college to launch a new career, or even to fulfill a desire to earn her degree.  She went back to college because of a steak dinner bet with her son. Janna was a locomotive engineer when her son,

  9. Transportation and Logistics Management program leads graduates to rewarding careers

    Each student in the program must complete an internship. Most of the local companies that currently employ the program’s graduates also offer student internships, along with other local employers like Hallett Dock Company, CN, Menard’s,Saratoga Liquor, Jeff Foster Trucking, and the Duluth Seaway Port Authority.