1. UW-La Crosse ‘Couch Commencement’

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    UWL held virtual ceremony prior to potential in-person event They didn’t celebrate in the La Crosse Center as originally planned. But the more than 1,700 UW-La Crosse students who attended the Saturday, May 16, commencement still got recognized that morning — and they and their families could participate from the comfort of their own couch. […]

  2. UW-Whitewater lands another million-dollar cybersecurity grant

    Photo of UW-Whitewater student at computer - UW-Whitewater earned a cybersecurity grant

    Less than two months after receiving a $1.9-million-dollar grant to expand cybersecurity internships, the University of Wisconsin-Whitewater has won $1.1 million to help Wisconsin defense suppliers comply with federal cybersecurity requirements. This new grant, funded by the U.S. Department of Defense through the Wisconsin Execution of Cybersecurity Understanding, Remediation and Education for Defense (WISECURED) program, will require […]

  3. Companies share how UW-Madison students fit their talent needs

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    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.

  4. Boot camp helps early career scientists, faculty commercialize innovative ideas

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    SBIR Ready is an immersion program for small business innovation research offered by the Center for Technology Commercialization, part of UW System’s Institute for Business and Entrepreneurship. SBIR Ready ran a boot camp in June to give early-career scientists and faculty the skills they need to make a business case for their innovative ideas. Research […]

  5. UW-Eau Claire Blugold graduates find success

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    UW-Eau Claire sets students up for success by teaching skills that help them stand out in the real world. With nearly 8 out of 10 students participating in a job-related experience as part of their education, it’s no wonder many students land positions before they have a diploma in hand. What’s more? 97% of UW-Eau […]

  6. UW-Stevens Point at Wausau grad making the most of his opportunities

    Photo of Lucas Hintz, UW-Stevens Point at Wausau graduate

    Lucas Hintz is building a career out of service to others. Starting with a GED and associate degree in radiology tech, Hintz is now earning his second associate degree from UW-Stevens Point at Wausau and has been given the 2019 Samuel Weiner Award for Academic Excellence. This fall, Hintz will attend UW-Stevens Point’s main campus […]