September 27, 2019
A team of UW-Oshkosh students is preparing to test a product called Bee Shield™, designed to improve survival of honeybee colonies in cold-weather climates. This collaborative initiative between the UW-Oshkosh and WiSys matches student entrepreneurs and inventors with the ultimate goal of taking a product to market. Watch “Hive Central” video
September 5, 2019
UW-Milwaukee’s newly opened Lubar Entrepreneurship Center is making entrepreneurship an even more integral part of the UWM experience for students, faculty, and staff. The center is bringing together numerous programs across all disciplines to nurture ideas and build confidence. The result? Supporting entrepreneurs and change-makers that thrive on innovation
September 3, 2019
UW-Eau Claire students have launched Clearwater Labs, a 100% student-run software consulting company in downtown Eau Claire that’s on track to become self-funded and self-sustaining. The students work as a team providing technology solutions to area businesses. One project, an energy dashboard, advanced to the third round of the Smart Cities–Smart Futures competition, earning a […]
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 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 […]
July 24, 2019
UW-Parkside recently honored a former chancellor at the dedication of the new Alan E. Guskin Center for Community and Business Engagement. The facility honors the vision and legacy of the university’s second chancellor, Dr. Guskin, who established the university’s commitment to creating mutually beneficial partnerships with the community. Today, more than 1,500 UW-Parkside students engage […]