1. UW-Green Bay celebrated first graduating class of Engineering Technology program

    Green Bay, Wis. – Dessi Koss did more than graduate from college in May. She also made history. Koss, the first student to enroll in the University of Wisconsin-Green Bay’s new program in Engineering Technology in 2015, was also the first to graduate in the Mechanical Engineering Technology track, paving the way for a new

  2. UW-Madison: For first time, carbon nanotube transistors outperform silicon

    MADISON — For decades, scientists have tried to harness the unique properties of carbon nanotubes to create high-performance electronics that are faster or consume less power — resulting in longer battery life, faster wireless communication and faster processing speeds for devices like smartphones and laptops. But a number of challenges have impeded the development of

  3. 3D printers providing cutting-edge tools for UW-Green Bay Engineering Technology program

    Engineering Technology students are benefiting from new 3D printing technology at the University of Wisconsin-Green Bay. Faculty members say the advanced technology could rival top-ranked research universities. “The 3D printer is a cutting-edge technology which is becoming a most wanted teaching tool at universities to enhance the teaching process of the instructor and the learning

  4. UW-Oshkosh responds to workforce need with ‘Campaign Engineering Technology’

    UW-Oshkosh students get hands-on experience in the engineering technology field

    In response to the region’s workforce need for engineering technologists, University of Wisconsin Oshkosh Chancellor Andrew Leavitt announced the launch of Campaign Engineering Technology. The campaign is a $10 million fundraising initiative to provide scholarships, internships, K-12 outreach and equipment needs to support the three bachelor’s degrees in engineering technology offered at UW Oshkosh. The

  5. UW-Stout PreCollege programs help young students plan their futures

    Students from around Wisconsin listen to Professor Tamara Brantmeier discuss careers in art and design during a PreCollege program at UW-Stout.

    Menomonie, Wis. — As Tamara Brantmeier looked out at approximately 40 faces, she saw limitless possibilities. The young people, middle school and high school students, were at University of Wisconsin-Stout for a summer PreCollege program, a chance to see what college life is like and to start thinking about if, how and where they could

  6. Roof built underground at UW-Whitewater puts safety to the test

    Roof built underground at UW-Whitewater puts safety to the test

    If you visited the University of Wisconsin-Whitewater campus gardens to appreciate the late-summer abundance and took a slight detour to the lower level of the Ambrose Health Center, you’d be met with an unexpected sight: a full-scale model of a residential roof built inside of the building, in a spacious room that houses the Occupational

  7. UW-Stout computer networking students take third straight national title

    From left, UW-Stout students who placed in a national computer network design contest are Nathanael Satnik and Corey Schoff, third place; and Dan Schmidt and Brandon Wolf, first place. They hold their trophies in a computer networking lab in Fryklund Hall.

    For the third straight year and fourth in the last five, University of Wisconsin-Stout students have won a computer network design national competition. Brandon Wolf, of Unity, and Dan Schmidt, of Necedah, took first place at the AITP National Collegiate Conference and Career Fair held April 7-10 in Rosemont, Ill. AITP is the Association of

  8. 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

  9. UW-Stout hosted state and national Science Olympiad

    An event that bills itself as the Nation’s Most Exciting K-12 Science Competition came to UW-Stout twice in seven weeks, first featuring students from around the state and then from around the nation. The state Science Olympiad, for high school and middle school teams, was held April 1-2. Approximately 1,500 student competitors were expected, including

  10. UW-Milwaukee microbiologist leads Lake Michigan’s cleanup crew

    Bradford Beach is enjoying a new day in the sun after aggressive cleanup and naturalization efforts improved water quality and boosted overall beach health. (UWM Photo/Derek Rickert)

    Lake Michigan was one of the things that drew Sandra McLellan back to her hometown in 1998, and she made a point of taking her son to the beach. Often. But the beach had changed since her childhood. Beautiful Bradford Beach on Milwaukee’s east side was contaminated by E. coli. At South Shore Beach, runoff