1. Oscar Mayer partners with UW-River Falls to improve animal welfare

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    The Oscar Mayer brand today announced a partnership with the University of Wisconsin-River Falls (UWRF) to focus on animal welfare issues. The program will train the next generation of animal welfare leaders, including farmers, scientists, processors and veterinarians. The goal is to find solutions that are right for the environment and animals and sustainable for […]

  2. Young African leaders at UW-Stout inspired by America

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    Menomonie, Wis. — Esther Tola is very impressed with what she’s learned so far about the United States. At University of Wisconsin-Stout, in Menomonie and in other parts of west-central Wisconsin, she sees a high standard of living and people routinely obeying the laws and regulations, creating an orderly, progressive society. “Everyday I see inspiring […]

  3. Lake Michigan cleanup efforts create economic tidal wave, UW-Whitewater study finds

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    Efforts to enhance Lake Michigan and its tributaries, wetlands and waterfront communities are creating hundreds of jobs and injecting more than $35 million into the economy of southeast Wisconsin. Those are among the findings of a University of Wisconsin-Whitewater study that analyzed the economic impact of projects funded by the Fund for Lake Michigan (FFLM). […]

  4. UW-Stevens Point student wins prestigious Fulbright Grant

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    University of Wisconsin-Stevens Point senior Sam Knapp has always felt lucky to live in the United States, calling it a place of privilege where clean water and abundant food and energy resources are taken for granted. The graduating chemistry and physics major hoped to bring that privilege to others around the world by studying environmental […]

  5. Thermodata moves to Whitewater University Innovation Center

    Thermodata, an international corporation with clients on every continent, has moved its world headquarters to the Innovation Center at Whitewater University Technology Park. The company develops and markets temperature-monitoring systems for a wide range of industries, including health care, food service, scientific research and public health. “I am pleased to welcome Thermodata to the Innovation […]

  6. Alta Resources, UW Oshkosh College of Business partner in Center for Entrepreneurship and Innovation

    Wisconsin Lt. Governor Rebecca Kleefisch speaks at the podium at the unveiling event held on April 30, 2014

    The next social-media tycoon or manufacturing innovator may very well be a University of Wisconsin Oshkosh student. To encourage aspiring students to chase their career- and business-development dreams, Neenah-based Alta Resources is pledging funding support to UW Oshkosh, which will enable budding entrepreneurs to launch their new-business ventures. UW Oshkosh announced an agreement with Alta […]

  7. UW-Extension center helps entrepreneurs turn good ideas into reality to improve people’s lives

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    Dr. Erwin Berthier studied biomedical engineering because he wanted to change the world.  Since he co-founded Tasso, Inc., his dream of making a difference in people’s lives is one step closer to reality. In Berthier’s work in the UW-Madison lab of Dr. David Beebe, he made note of technological innovations that allow researchers to study […]

  8. Mining company commits $50,000 annually to UW-Eau Claire Responsible Mining Initiative

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    EAU CLAIRE — A North American mining company with operations in Wisconsin is investing more than $50,000 annually in a new Responsible Mining Initiative being established at the University of Wisconsin-Eau Claire. Unimin announced this month that it will invest the monies in summer internships, scholarships and grants specifically designated for UW-Eau Claire geology students. […]

  9. This UW-La Crosse center means business

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    A new initiative among UW-La Crosse’s College of Business Administration, the UW System and the state is a one-stop shop to bolster Wisconsin’s economy. The effort addresses the economic difficulties regional businesses face by providing additional resources to more effectively meet their needs and create growth and jobs. The efforts will be spearheaded in the new […]

  10. UW-Eau Claire biology professor receives NSF funding to continue plant light response research

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    EAU CLAIRE — Dr. Derek Gingerich, an associate professor of biology at the University of Wisconsin-Eau Claire, has received a three-year $214,510 grant from the National Science Foundation to continue a faculty-student collaborative research project related to how plants respond to light. The research project, “RUI: Analysis of Mutants Identified in Screens for Suppressors or […]