CES alumna cares for trees in Chugach National Forest, Alaska

If a forest technician falls while hiking through a forest and no one is there to see it, does her backside still hurt? Unequivocally, yes. “There is no trail where we walk,” said Riley Thomas, a forestry technician in the …

First-year anthropology student curates morbid exhibit for Neville Museum

The Neville Public Museum in Green Bay, Wisconsin, just wrapped up an exhibit entitled, “Morbid Curiosities.” As the name might suggest, the displays featured fascinating, arcane, and at times, even disgusting, oddities from years past. Among the items available for …

English grad’s ghost walks connect people to history and the occult

Allison Jornlin is a writer, a ghost hunter, and, in her own words, a professional weirdo. She’s also the tour developer for American Ghost Walks, a family business that takes guests on haunted history tours of cities in Wisconsin, Illinois, Minnesota, …

Award winning undergraduate researchers get a head start on future

Why do young people in rural areas become addicted to cigarettes, and how can this addiction be prevented? What is a treatment that can best combat triple-negative breast cancer with fewer side effects? What’s happening out in the universe that …

UWM alum stars as Philippines shock New Zealand in World Cup

UWM alum Olivia McDaniel is not done making history. First, she and her sister, fellow UWM graduate Chandler McDaniel, helped the Philippines national women’s soccer team qualify for the World Cup for the first time ever. And now, Olivia McDaniel …

Alumna’s ‘tiny zoo’ aims to quell fears about creepy creatures

Forget about the canary in the coal mine. Reptiles and amphibians are excellent guides – indicator species – showing the initial impacts of long-term environmental change. That’s why it’s important for people to overcome the stigma often attached to these …