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Eighty-six engineering students work to improve quality of life for people in rural Cambodia Featured Image

Eighty-six engineering students work to improve quality of life for people in rural Cambodia

Cross-disciplinary teams present prototypes at Research Day, Engineers Without Borders' U.S. Grand Finals design challenge
UW-Stout Spring Showcase: Experience what the Polytechnic Advantage is all about Featured Image

UW-Stout Spring Showcase: Experience what the Polytechnic Advantage is all about

Multiple research and design events in April, May open to the public
Physics professor's presentation going beyond 'Oppenheimer' to address WWII nuclear weapons research Featured Image

Physics professor's presentation going beyond 'Oppenheimer' to address WWII nuclear weapons research

World War II was fought in laboratories as well as land, sea and air, according to Alan Scott, a physics professor at UW-Stout.

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Eighty-six engineering students work to improve quality of life for people in rural Cambodia Featured Image

Eighty-six engineering students work to improve quality of life for people in rural Cambodia

Cross-disciplinary teams present prototypes at Research Day, Engineers Without Borders' U.S. Grand Finals design challenge
UW-Stout Center for Sustainable Communities aims to help rural areas thrive Featured Image

UW-Stout Center for Sustainable Communities aims to help rural areas thrive

Rural communities experienced broad population decreases between 2010 and 2020 for the first time in history, impacting jobs, health care, education and more.
Smart solutions: AI research by UW-Stout engineering professors targets fresher fruit, product structures Featured Image

Smart solutions: AI research by UW-Stout engineering professors targets fresher fruit, product structures

Could artificial intelligence help ensure that fruit reaching grocery store shelves is fresh? Or make structurally stronger bike helmets? Or tires that don’t ne