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

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Fashion and retail student creates 20-piece clothing line for global company

University of Wisconsin-Stout senior Kalia Moua has created a 20-piece line of spring clothing for an international company that shouts “fierce, fun and flirty.

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

Rehabilitation counseling student spurs legislation for special education in Oklahoma

Stillion proves the 'power of one voice' can create positive change for others

Faculty Research

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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

International student’s research into cranberry pomace wins WiSys state award

Cranberry pomace, a by-product of cranberry juice, rich in fiber and antioxidants, can help improve the shelf life and texture of cookies, according to research

Professor’s research shows economic losses to rivers, lakes and streams from large-scale animal farms

A University of Wisconsin-Stout economics assistant professor in the social science department is part of a groundbreaking research study on concentrated animal