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Jan 16, 2017

UW-River Falls students travel to South Pole for research

Two UW-River Falls physics students will soon begin researching cosmic rays at the South Pole as part of the longest continuously running experiment in Antarctica.

Jan 3, 2017

WiSys Innovators launch crowdfunding efforts to supply pain-free wheelchairs to veterans

Husband and wife team Jim and Teresa Maerzke recently launched a special campaign aimed at providing injured veterans with their technology for a new, "pain-free" wheelchair.

Jan 2, 2017

UW-Extension Cow College starts this month

UW-Extension's 55th annual Cow College will take place on three consecutive Tuesdays this January - the 10, 17 and 24.

Dec 30, 2016

UW-Stout researchers discover new threat to honey bees

UW-Stout biology professor Jim Burrit and his team of student researchers recently published research about a new strain of bacteria that may be contributing to high bee hive failure rates each winter.

Dec 29, 2016

UW-Stevens Point calls in community help to research northern Wisconsin bear population

A long-term UW-Stevens Point research project tracking northern Wisconsin bear populations is seeking community help in locating new bear dens.

Dec 21, 2016

UW-La Crosse Innovation Generation sparks local entrepreneurial spirit

As part of its 2017 Innovation Generation program, the Small Business Development Center at UW-La Crosse has announced the “UWL Innovation Lab” to guide student entrepreneurs with tools and resources that help business dreams become realities.

Dec 20, 2016

UW-La Crosse recognized for dedication to energy efficiency on campus

The Association of Energy Engineers recently honored UW-La Crosse with one of 60 awards worldwide for its energy efficiency and renewable energy efforts on campus.

Dec 15, 2016

UW-Baraboo/Sauk County students showcase research projects

UW-Baraboo/Sauk County held its Fall Undergraduate Research/Honors Symposium this week, where students presented the work they've done over the semester.

Dec 14, 2016

UW-River Falls holds annual Fall Gala

UW-River Falls held its annual fall showcase to celebrate research, scholarly and creative activity at the university.

Dec 14, 2016

UW-Stevens Point receives grant to support economic growth in Wisconsin

UW-Stevens Point, along with American Science and Technology (AST), received in 2013 a grant totaling approximately $2.8 million from the UW System to support increased economic growth and a stronger workforce in Wisconsin.