1. UW-Stout golf management students shoot for certification

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    Golf management students benefit from industry partnership. Not many years ago, making a tee time at a golf course involved a phone call, a pencil and a piece of paper. Those days, like laminated wood drivers, are long gone at most courses. Just ask the golf enterprise management majors at University of Wisconsin-Stout, Wisconsin’s Polytechnic […]

  2. Career Fair on the Fox attracts hundreds of student job-seekers, employers

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    Career Fair on the Fox — a partnership between the University of Wisconsin Oshkosh and Fox Valley Technical College — again filled the Kolf Sports Center with hundreds of student job-seekers and employers March 5. UW Oshkosh students say they are optimistic about future opportunities; employers say there are many job opportunities out there. Hear  from students […]

  3. UW-Platteville nano lab serves quality education

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    PLATTEVILLE, Wis. — The University of Wisconsin-Platteville prides itself on administering quality education using state-of-the-art classrooms and equipment for students to receive hands-on experience, eventually guiding them to successful careers. The engineering physics department has been doing just that. [learn_more caption=”Dr. Hal Evensen (right) and senior Andrew Carlson work in the lab.”] Watch a YouTube […]

  4. Launch Pad boosts student ideas

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    Chris Brooks knows what it’s like to pull himself up over towering obstacles. The UW-Whitewater senior from Cross Plains has guided intrepid rock climbers across the quartzite bluffs at Devil’s Lake State Park in Sauk County for more than five years. But the most difficult ascent he’s currently facing isn’t a cliff or mountainside. Brooks […]

  5. UW-La Crosse alumni prosecute criminal cases statewide to preserve justice

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    Kevin Potter stands in his office on the eighth floor of the Wisconsin Department of Justice overlooking the capitol. From a shelf filled with UW-La Crosse football memorabilia, he grips a coffee mug with a picture of himself and three other teammates in UW-L jerseys. The picture is from one of the years they won […]

  6. UW-Green Bay helps alumna carry passion into successful business

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    Step inside the door of Nell’s Wigs and Boutique in Allouez and you will feel an instant sense of why UW-Green Bay alumna and company founder, Stacey Nellen-Kolze, ‘98, opened this business in the first place. The showroom at Nell’s, featuring an array of products and adorned in local art and words of inspiration and […]

  7. UW-Eau Claire’s IS program helps fill industry need

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    Project-based courses using community partners as clients are an integral part of UW-Eau Claire’s information systems curriculum. Since the University of Wisconsin-Eau Claire’s information systems department revamped its academic programs in 2006, it has become a leader in the Upper Midwest in supplying IS graduates to companies in the region and beyond. The demand for […]

  8. Meats Made in Wisconsin

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    UW-Madison is partnering with businesses, the state and other stakeholders to develop a Wisconsin meats brand that could emulate the success of the state’s artisan cheese. Geiss Meat Service in Merrill has been butchering livestock for farmers in Lincoln County and surrounding areas since 1956, cutting about 6,000 pounds of beef a day—that’s an average […]