1. New grant to advance entrepreneurial mindset in UW-Platteville engineers

    Image of KEEN Engineering Unleashed at UW-Platteville

    After being accepted as a member in the Kern Entrepreneurial Engineering Network (KEEN) last summer, the University of Wisconsin-Platteville was recently awarded a $290,000 grant to further its work in the Network […]

  2. Paw-fect idea: UW-Stout recent grad places in national Student Design Competition with pet product

    Photo of the Pup Rub Speedy Paw Protector created by UW-Stout recent graduate Claire Dronen, which earned a third place in the International Housewares Association Inspired Home Show’s annual Student Design Competition.

    Other art and design students participate in game jams, speak at Games for Change University of Wisconsin-Stout recent industrial design graduate Claire Dronen loves walking, running and being outdoors with […]

  3. UW-Platteville partnership in Prototyping Center helps bring ideas to life

    Photo of Dr. John Obielodan explaining the workings of a newly acquired selective laser sintering machine to some of his students in the lab. The machine was purchased through a Dairy Innovation Hub Supplies and Equipment grant.

    New inventions poised to make an impact in a variety of fields are getting their start on the University of Wisconsin-Platteville campus, being designed, prototyped and tested by a UW-Platteville […]

  4. Mentors Matter: UW-Green Bay to offer mentorship certificate

    Photo representing mentoring

    Researchers have long established that employees with mentors report higher levels of job satisfaction, organizational commitment, compensation and promotion.* Entrepreneurs with mentors succeed in their startups at a higher success […]

  5. UW-Platteville alumna creates The Midwest Girl brand

    From left: Photo of Marissa (Droessler) Hoffmann and Marah Odgers.

    Never forget where you come from is the ongoing theme running through The Midwest Girl, a Dubuque, Iowa T-shirt brand founded by University of Wisconsin-Platteville alumna Marissa (Droessler) Hoffmann and her […]

  6. UWM engineering alumna builds a business in sustainable stormwater management

    Photo of Carrie Bristoll-Groll showing off StormGUARDen, a product her company launched that serves as a combination rain garden and rain barrel. (Photo courtesy of Carrie Bristoll-Groll)

    Wisconsin is blessed with an abundance of water. We have so much water, we often end up with too much in the wrong places at the wrong time. This water […]

  7. UW-Parkside undergrad wins Wisconsin Big Idea Tournament

    Photo of UW-Parkside undergraduate Gabrielle Richardson, who won the Big Idea Tournament in 2021

    Gabrielle Richardson, a UW-Parkside pre-med undergraduate majoring in Spanish and Criminal Justice, is the winner of the Wisconsin Big Idea Tournament. The tournament was sponsored by UW System and the […]

  8. Madison’s tech sector booms, driven by UW innovation

    Photo of Madison, which is increasingly being noticed as a hub of tech innovation, inspired in part by UW–Madison technology and graduates. PHOTO: BRYCE RICHTER

    The strong growth of Madison’s technology sector is drawing attention nationwide. The boom is fueled in part by UW–Madison, which provides cutting-edge research, entrepreneurial graduates and researchers, and a well-educated […]

  9. How seven UW-Whitewater students embarked on mission to combat vision loss in India and empower young women

    Photo of one of eight trained workers employed through a social entrepreneurship business model developed by UW-Whitewater Enactus students for Combat Blindness International performing an eye exam in a village in Uttar Pradesh, a state in northeastern India. COP workers perform vision screenings, dispense eyeglasses and give referrals for cataract surgery in the remote, rural province. (Submitted photo/courtesy UW-Whitewater Enactus)

    In the photograph is a mirror. In the mirror, a man with a weathered face and hands wears a pair of eyeglasses and looks approvingly at his own reflection. The […]

  10. UW–Madison alum’s mask makes Time magazine’s list of best inventions of 2020

    Photo of Max Bock-Aronson

    While studying abroad in Singapore as a University of Wisconsin–Madison mechanical engineering undergraduate student in 2013, Max Bock-Aronson experienced heightened levels of air pollution firsthand. He also happened to be taking an […]