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Dr. Philip Sealy

Pioneer Spotlight: Dr. Philip Sealy

This week's Pioneer Spotlight is Dr. Philip Sealy, department chair and professor of electrical engineering. Read more...

ACI Student Chapter

Friday Features - May 12, 2017

Weekly news briefs from May 12, 2017.

Senior design students building mechanism

Students find novel way to fight zebra mussel invasion

A team of eight senior design students in mechanical engineering found a novel way to defeat invasive zebra and quagga mussels. Read more...

Theatre students

Theatre students help Department of Corrections

Four theatre majors recently put their acting skills to the test in a very unique way: they helped the Wisconsin Department of Corrections conduct a special training for its police and correctional officers. Read more...

Mine Cave

Students research African American mining history

Five history students are conducting hands-on, archival research in the university’s Southwest Wisconsin Room and investigation in the field to discover the many important contributions of African American lead miners in the Driftless Region between 1827-1890. Read more...

Soils Team Competition

Soils team tops in two national competitions

The collegiate soils team recently placed among the top teams in two national competitions. Read more...

Gormley and Haag

Gormley receives Patriotic Employer award

The Office of the Secretary of Defense Employer Support of the Guard and Reserve presented Dr. Melissa Gormley with a Patriotic Employer award. Read more...

Second annual hackathon

Ideas showcased at WiSys Prototype Hackathon

The second annual WiSys Prototype Hackathon at UW-Platteville brought together administrators, business leaders and community members as eight student teams presented their ideas for prototypes that could solve an existing problem. Read more...

Roxane Ford

Pioneer Spotlight: Roxane Ford

This week's Pioneer Spotlight is Roxane Ford, Textbook Center manager at UW-Platteville. Read more...

James Hamilton

NASA requests development of Hamilton’s telescope-cleaning polymer

Last winter, a representative from NASA reached out to Dr. James Hamilton, professor of chemistry at UW-Platteville, requesting him to submit a proposal for the Small Business Innovation Research program. Hamilton has created the First Contact Polymer, a peel-able coating that cleans and protects the optical surfaces like those on giant telescopes and satellites. Read more...


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