Research

UW-Stout applies practical, creative, hands-on investigation to complex industry challenges.
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UW-Stout has earned a reputation for high-impact, transdisciplinary applied research that strengthens faculty and staff expertise and empowers students through real-world applications with industry and community partners.

Faculty, staff and students engage in applied, theoretical and creative research activities that advance knowledge and invention, and produce new works of literature, music, entertainment, and fine arts. 

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Sustainability Sciences Institute

Engaging students, faculty, community, and industry in collaborative, applied research.
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Student Research

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Student studies history, improving accessibility of city trail

A University of Wisconsin-Stout senior discovered the Lakebank Nature Trail near downtown Menomonie in 2018 at his first-year orientation when he was walking th

Biology students conduct area creek experiments to learn about nutrient loads

University of Wisconsin-Stout sophomore Carli Capistrant separated tiny bits of duckweed to put into vials containing waster she and her classmates collected at

Civil liberties are focus of Gallery 209 student exhibition through Oct. 29

A new art exhibit at University of Wisconsin-Stout focuses on what justice means in America and asks viewers to be aware of their own biases.

Faculty Research

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Professor receives national award for research on gender stereotypes in heterosexual relationships

Maier’s dissertation explores ways therapists can help couples build supportive relationships

Mentored research gives students insight into cancer, alternative ethanol resource

Brewer’s yeast at the center of biochemistry and molecular biology experiential learning summer project

Red Cedar Watershed project wins Momentum West Regional Impact Award

A three-year water quality improvement collaborative project between national, state and local agencies including University of Wisconsin-Stout garnered this ye