1. 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 […]

  2. 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 […]

  3. 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. […]

  4. 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 […]

  5. 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 […]

  6. “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 […]

  7. “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 […]

  8. “News from around the UW System”

    Report by President Ray Cross to the Board of Regents A fire in UW-Milwaukee’s theater building in April could have been devastating, but the community rallied around students and faculty. Shorewood High School offered space to rebuild the set, and the Milwaukee Repertory Theater offered its stage. And the show went on. Members of the […]

  9. “News from around the UW System”

    Report by President Ray Cross to the Board of Regents UW-Platteville students are collaborating on a cutting-edge cancer research project. They are investigating a new way to target and kill cancer cells by inducing a pH change in the individual cell. The students will present their work at Research in the Rotunda on April 12. […]

  10. “News from around the UW System”

    Report by President Ray Cross to the Board of Regents UW-Whitewater student Brandon Fong is now a published author. His book on college success is receiving rave reviews from famous CEO’s including Kevin Harrington from ABC’s hit show, ‘Shark Tank.’ This January, six high school students from UW-Superior’s Upward Bound program took part in a […]