1. Milwaukee company credits help from UW-Extension entrepreneur consultants for its commercialization success

    Advanced Chemical Systems Inc. (ACS), a Milwaukee-based company, is innovating water pollutant detection with cutting-edge optical sensory technology.  The patented technology, developed by Dr. Peter Geissinger at the University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee, uses propagating light emissions as a means to detect trace metals. Rather than sending off water samples to a lab, which can take days

  2. Research to move Wisconsin forward: Initiative links UW-L research to Wisconsin issues

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    Consequences for drunk driving, social media law making and the impact of frac sand mining are issues for civic leaders in southwestern Wisconsin. Through a new UW-La Crosse research initiative, they’ll soon be on the minds of UW-L student researchers. A group of six faculty members formed the UW-L Policy Research Network this fall to

  3. New UW-Stout graduate returns to recruit students for his company

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    Just last May, Chris Fox walked across the stage at Johnson Fieldhouse to receive his diploma during University of Wisconsin-Stout’s commencement ceremonies. In October, Fox was back on campus in the same building for the university’s 35th annual Career Conference. He was recruiting students for Cooperative Education positions as well as full-time jobs for his

  4. UW-Eau Claire biologist assists area farmland owners as they establish pollinator habitats

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    EAU CLAIRE —  Farmland owners in two western Wisconsin counties soon will have a new resource to guide them as they consider next steps in establishing and maintaining habitats to restore endangered Karner blue butterflies and other pollinators in the region. Dr. Paula Kleintjes Neff, a professor of biology and entomologist at the University of