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Saving the planet one research program at a time

Saving the planet one research program at a time

Alicia Dougherty, Editor September 19, 2021

Climate change has become one of the most challenging problems of our time and is one that many scientists around the world have been working to prevent further damage to our planet. Now the University...

A view of some of the sea caves along the north shore of Lake Superior.

Lakeshore trip reminds of Wisconsin’s natural beauty

Chris Hardie, Contributor September 5, 2021

Do teachers still require students coming back to school to write about what they did on their summer vacation? It’s been decades since I’ve had to complete that assignment, but having recently...

Notice nature this Earth Day

Notice nature this Earth Day

Kylie McCombe, Photographer April 11, 2021

As spring weather warms the campus, all sorts of plants can be seen emerging across the landscape. Whether it be the carefully spaced daffodils near the University Center or wild violets and scilla scattered...



Kory Schlender, Contributor April 11, 2021

By the year 2050, our world's oceans could be completely void of life. No more coral reefs, no more seaweed, and most shocking of all, no more fish. Seaspiracy is a documentary produced by Kip Anderson...

Growing Trees for the Earth to make a difference with the help of from UWW sustainability (Photo from UWW Sustainability Instagram page)

Plant a tree for Earth Month

Hunter Wade, Journalist April 11, 2021

Lets celebrate hard this month for the Earth. April 22 is the 51st anniversary of Earth Day and April 30 is Arbor Day. Although our lives have been put on hold due to COVID 19, the earth needs our help...

Children’s Center constructs new play area

October 3, 2012

It has been said that it takes a village to raise a child, but according to Holly McFaul, director of UW-Whitewater Children’s Center, “it takes a campus to raise a child.” The children’s playground...

Nature photographer Tom Ulrich interview

April 21, 2011

Renowned nature photographer Tom Ulrich has been published in countless national and international magazines such as National Geographic,  Sports Illustrated and Outdoor Life. He’s also published...

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