August 30, 2019
In the last year, nearly 8,500 companies have sought out students from UW-Madison to meet their talent needs. The companies often work through the Office of Business Engagement to set up mock interview sessions, classroom projects, and even job shadowing. They also meet with students at large-scale career fairs on campus.
August 28, 2019
At UW-Platteville, innovation and workforce development is at the forefront of two upcoming building projects to begin next year. Faculty and staff input have been instrumental in designing collaborative learning areas, a green roof, and other hands-on experiences that will make science building Boebel Hall and new engineering building Sesquicentennial Hall living, learning classrooms.
August 26, 2019
This fall, high school students in River Falls can earn college credit before ever stepping onto the UW-River Falls campus. A groundbreaking dual credit agreement with the River Falls School District offers students the chance to take approved UW courses. The program is designed to be an affordable investment for students interested in banking college […]
August 22, 2019
UW-Stout School of Engineering students are using their knowledge to benefit workers in Wisconsin. Students built a system to help automate bed box frame production at the Career Development Center in Eau Claire. The system boosts production, improves safety, and helps workers learn new skills. Manufacturing engineering major Alex Kowalczyk said, “It feels great knowing […]
August 20, 2019
UW-Stevens Point students not only learn useful information in a molecular biology course, they also conduct research for PreventionGenetics, a genetics testing laboratory in Marshfield. This gives students valuable research and lab experience and a significant competitive advantage when they graduate. In fact, several Point grads have already been hired by the firm.
August 16, 2019
UW-Oshkosh art students in a digital fabrication class recently gained real-world professional experience working with one of the community’s most prestigious employers, Oshkosh Defense. The students created innovative designs for the company’s new People First Recognition Awards Program. Final designs will be manufactured for a fall award ceremony.
August 14, 2019
A UW-Whitewater political science major took part in a life-changing study abroad experience in Central America. Kayla White traveled to El Salvador where she had the chance to take part in historic presidential elections and witness a landmark Supreme Court case involving the country’s civil war.
August 12, 2019
UW-Green Bay’s Md Maruf Hossain (center) received the 2019 Carl E. Gulbrandsen Innovator of the Year Award by WiSys. As a teacher and inventor, this assistant professor of engineering technology has helped build a culture of innovation on campus and across the UW System. His interest in electrical power systems and renewable energy, along with […]