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Engineers Made a DIY Face Shield. Now It’s Helping Doctors

Engineers Made a DIY Face Shield. Now It's Helping Doctors

Early last week, Lennon Rodgers, director of the Engineering Design Innovation Lab at University of Wisconsin-Madison, got an urgent email from the university’s hospital. Could his lab make 1,000 face shields to protect staff testing and treating Covid-19 patients? The hospital’s usual suppliers were out of stock, due to the …

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Engineers Made a DIY Face Shield. Now, It’s Helping Doctors

Engineers Made a DIY Face Shield. Now, It's Helping Doctors

Early last week, Lennon Rodgers, director of the Engineering Design Innovation Lab at University of Wisconsin-Madison, got an urgent email from the university’s hospital. Could his lab make 1,000 face shields to protect staff testing and treating Covid-19 patients? The hospital’s usual suppliers were out of stock, due to the …

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Volunteers thread together to make high-demand face masks

Volunteers thread together to make high-demand face masks

Wis. W(BAY) — Volunteers across the state of Wisconsin are threading together to make high-demand face masks for medical professionals. Throughout the week, on a national and state level, government officials have been trying to keep up with personal protective equipment (PPE) demands at local hospitals. With at least four …

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Helping Women in the Local Community

Helping Women in the Local Community

Photo Courtesy of Hernan Vargas Mary Kay representative Anna Sempeles shows a makeup sample to an attendee. Britepaths provides local, low-income residents with emergency assistance, food, financial-literacy programs, workforce skills and one-on-one mentoring. And on Feb. 29, the Fairfax-based nonprofit partnered with BRAWS to help them in another way, as …

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