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Economic Development News

  • UW System’s 2013-15 Incentive Grant Program Recipients

    Twelve innovative UW proposals have been selected to spur economic and workforce development statewide. The incentive grants are designed to encourage campus and business collaborations in three main categories: economic and workforce development and college affordability. View the for more information regarding the Economic Development Incentive Grant Program and the 12 grant recipients outlined below.

  • Keys to Federal Relations

    Federal Relations can be regarded as an important function since the UW System students benefit from millions in federal financial aid, work-study, and loan programs. Federal grants and contracts make up approximately 18% of the university’s total revenues. Kris Andrews, Assistant Vice President of Federal Relations, works to increase the UW System’s visibility with both

  • Translating Talent and Research into New Discoveries and Jobs

    “Every UW campus should be considered a great community partner to businesses.” As one of the largest public employers in the state, the UW System and the Board of Regents have a broad set of responsibilities. As the chair of the Research, Economic Development and Innovation (REDI) Committee, Tim Higgins of Appleton, Wisconsin, is working