1. News Around the UW System – December 2018

    Report to the Board of Regents UW-La Crosse students are near the top nationally for paying back their student loans. UWL’s excellent job placement rates and award-winning It Make$ Cents! financial literacy program contribute to high five-year repayment rates for Pell Grant recipients. Eighty-two percent of students paid toward their loan principal five years later. […]

  2. News Around the UW System – October 2018

    Report by President Ray Cross to the Board of Regents UW-Parkside is making its mark in professional sports. Student Andrea Wagner completed an internship with Ford Field, home of the Detroit Lions, and UW-Parkside alumnus Duane McLean leads business operations for the Detroit Tigers. The school has earned a top five ranking by schools.com for […]

  3. News Around the UW System – August 2018

    Report by President Ray Cross to the Board of Regents This summer at UW-La Crosse Assistant Professor Niti Mishra and senior Jackson Radenz used drones to generate 3D maps of a local rock quarry. The images and analysis they produced are superior to traditional ground surveys and help companies more effectively manage their assets. UW-Green Bay and […]

  4. News Around the UW System – June 2018

    Report by President Ray Cross to the Board of Regents   UW-Milwaukee senior Kirill Shmilovich works with assistant professor of physics Ionel Popa to study how protein hydrogels respond to force. This work could help develop better artificial tissues and smart drug delivery systems. Kirill was one of 60 undergraduates from across the country invited to speak […]

  5. News Around the UW System – April 2018

    Report by President Ray Cross to the Board of Regents UW-Green Bay environmental science undergraduates mimic the mechanics of volcano magma using gelatin and wax. This student capstone experience models how magmas are transported through the Earth’s crust, including economically important ore deposits. UW-Eau Claire’s student and faculty researchers conducted a history harvest to gather […]

  6. News Around the UW System – February 2018

    Report by President Ray Cross to the Board of Regents UW-Madison researchers partnered with UCLA to confirm a 3½ billion-year-old piece of rock contained the oldest fossils ever found. Geoscience Professor John Valley led the study of the Western Australia fossil – and the results confirmed this is the earliest direct evidence of life on Earth. […]

  7. News Around the UW System – December 2017

    Report by President Ray Cross to the Board of Regents UW-Eau Claire geography majors are learning to use sophisticated geospatial technologies. These students are in high demand for internships and jobs, thanks to the hands-on fieldwork made possible through partnerships with industry leaders. UW-Extension’s Center for Technology Commercialization helped draw a national biohealth conference to […]

  8. News Around the UW System – November 2017

    Report by President Ray Cross to the Board of Regents WisPolitics partnered with UW-Extension to offer economic roundtables in Hudson, Richland Center, and Sheboygan. Experts from the Department of Revenue, Division for Business & Entrepreneurship, and Cooperative Extension shared data with community leaders to help drive future economic growth. UW-Marshfield/Wood County celebrated the opening of […]

  9. “News from around the UW System”

    Report by President Ray Cross to the Board of Regents The National Science Foundation renewed funding for UW-Stout’s LAKES research experience for undergraduates. Each summer, students from across the country participate in cutting-edge research to discover the root causes of phosphorous pollution. Fans at the Green Bay Packers home opener saw plenty of purple among […]

  10. “News from around the UW System”

    Report by President Ray Cross to the Board of Regents Students in the UW-Superior Black Student Union honored Superior Police Chief Nicholas Alexander. They presented him with a traditional African sash to show their appreciation for the police department’s support of the African American community. UW-Stout received a $425,000 grant from the Charles Koch Foundation […]