1. 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

  2. UW-Milwaukee develops smart buoy to monitor area beaches

    A new buoy built by UW-Milwaukee researchers will improve water-quality warnings and help Milwaukee’s health department better monitor conditions at city beaches. Faculty members Todd Miller and Matthew Smith, along with post-doctoral fellow Lucas Beversdorf, constructed the buoy at the School of Freshwater Sciences to gather minute-by-minute information about conditions around Bradford Beach and transmit

  3. UW-River Falls professor shares cutting-edge research at National Cancer Moonshot Summit

    UW-River Falls Biology Professor Tim Lyden (far right) and his Duluth industrial partner co-presented cutting-edge cancer research at the first White House–sponsored national Cancer Moonshot Summit regional event at the University of Minnesota-Duluth Medical School on June 29.

    University of Wisconsin-River Falls biology Professor Tim Lyden and his Duluth industrial partner co-presented cutting-edge cancer research at the first White House sponsored national Cancer Moonshot Summit regional event at the UM-Duluth Medical School June 29. During the summit, Lyden presented ongoing 3D cancer modeling research to the public. In concert with staff from BRTI

  4. 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

  5. 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

  6. 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

  7. UW-Parkside mobile app speeds process of sharing emergency information

    Ready Badger App developed by UW-Parkside students

    Emergency managers from across southeastern Wisconsin were on hand April 12 at the University of Wisconsin-Parkside for the debut of a mobile app designed to speed the process of gathering and sharing emergency information. Working with county emergency managers, the App Factory at UW-Parkside developed Ready Badger. According to Dr. Derek Riley, UW-Parkside assistant professor

  8. UW-Milwaukee: A wrench fends off injury, feeds the economy

    The gas meters that measure energy consumption in buildings pose as great a threat to workers who service them as downed power lines do to electric utility workers. Left in place for decades, the meters are often painted over and rusted, making nuts difficult to budge. Heavy pipe wrenches can slip when workers apply excessive

  9. Trying it on: Company helps UW-Stout students get experience designing wearable technology

    UW-Stout industrial design students prepare to present their wearable technology ideas to LSR, a design and engineering firm from Cedarburg.

    Menomonie, Wis. — In less than two years, sales revenue from wearable technology devices is expected to reach $12 billion annually. Who will envision and design the new personal products before they reach the market? Some of the creators could be graduates from University of Wisconsin-Stout. A class of industrial design majors created prototype wearable

  10. UW-Stout industrial design students develop product ideas for company

    Menomonie, Wis. — A global company that specializes in making fitness equipment has nearly a dozen new product ideas to consider, thanks to students at University of Wisconsin-Stout. Johnson Health Tech, which has a Wisconsin office in Cottage Grove, near Madison, worked with students in an industrial design class during the fall semester. Students, under