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Student Research

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Technology education students build robots, compete for bragging rights

Simple, strong and speedy could well have been the mantra of one robot created by University of Wisconsin-Stout students as their bot, named Scorpion, survived

Students debunk common psychology myths

Who is the vice president of the United States? Who is pictured on the penny? What does the Earth revolve around?

Students pitch business ideas to Cabot Executive in Residence

Kaylyn Kubishak started her business EDiT.APPAREL last summer, taking second-hand clothing for men and women and upcycling it to a more modern fashion.

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Twin brothers, scientists advance photovoltaic windows

Just over a year ago now, University of Wisconsin-Stout Assistant Professor Vincent Wheeler stopped in Denver to visit his twin brother, Lance.

Researchers identify mechanisms of blood vessel preservation in a T. rex dinosaur

Researchers from five institutions have opened a new door in the world of paleontology with a study on the fossilized bones of dinosaurs.

Professor’s book traces history of African-Americans and First Amendment rights

In 1954, the U.S. Supreme Court ruled in Brown vs. Board of Education that segregated schools were illegal, a decision that helped fuel civil rights changes.