1. UW-Oshkosh responds to workforce need with ‘Campaign Engineering Technology’

    UW-Oshkosh students get hands-on experience in the engineering technology field

    In response to the region’s workforce need for engineering technologists, University of Wisconsin Oshkosh Chancellor Andrew Leavitt announced the launch of Campaign Engineering Technology. The campaign is a $10 million fundraising initiative to provide scholarships, internships, K-12 outreach and equipment needs to support the three bachelor’s degrees in engineering technology offered at UW Oshkosh. The

  2. UW-Oshkosh nursing grads complete scholarly projects, put learning into practice

    UW-Oshkosh nursing graduates

    Fourteen University of Wisconsin Oshkosh graduate students recently put their nursing knowledge to work, translating best evidence into practice as part of a Doctor of Nursing Practice scholarly project. Bonnie Nickasch, assistant director of advanced practice nursing at UW Oshkosh, said the scholarly projects give students the opportunity to synthesize the knowledge they have learned

  3. UW spinoff tracks weightlifter safety, performance

    A Madison startup company that is only 14 months old has installed computerized monitors to track weightlifting by the University of Wisconsin-Oshkosh football team. The company that developed and built the monitors, WeightUp Solutions of Madison, was founded by Daniel Litvak, who is now a computer science senior at UW–Madison. “We are trying to get

  4. UWO’s AeroInnovate earns national economic development award

    Gov. Scott Walker learns about planes

    The University of Wisconsin Oshkosh Business Success Center’s unique aviation and aerospace networking and consulting enterprise, AeroInnovate, has, once again, ascended into some rare air. The seven-year-old UW Oshkosh Business Success Center offshoot won first place for Leadership & Collaboration at the national University Economic Development Association (UEDA) summit in Santa Fe, N.M. on Sept. 30 The UEDA

  5. Alta Resources, UW Oshkosh College of Business partner in Center for Entrepreneurship and Innovation

    Wisconsin Lt. Governor Rebecca Kleefisch speaks at the podium at the unveiling event held on April 30, 2014

    The next social-media tycoon or manufacturing innovator may very well be a University of Wisconsin Oshkosh student. To encourage aspiring students to chase their career- and business-development dreams, Neenah-based Alta Resources is pledging funding support to UW Oshkosh, which will enable budding entrepreneurs to launch their new-business ventures. UW Oshkosh announced an agreement with Alta

  6. Fellowships, student loan forgiveness programs part of new Nurses for Wisconsin initiative

    UW-Eau Claire students learn from professor

    EAU CLAIRE — Four University of Wisconsin System nursing programs are offering new fellowship and loan forgiveness programs to encourage nurses to pursue doctoral degrees or postdoctoral training and assume nurse educator positions in Wisconsin. The overall goal is to address the nursing faculty shortage. The $3.2 million Nurses for Wisconsin initiative — funded through

  7. VIDEO: UWO, partners cut ribbon for Rosendale Dairy biodigester

    ribbon cutting ceremony

    Temperatures in the single digits didn’t faze University of Wisconsin Oshkosh and UW Oshkosh Foundation leaders and project partners from cutting the ribbon on a new, 1.4 megawatt biodigester at Rosendale Dairy in Pickett on Dec. 11. About 100 guests — project partners and supporters — gathered at the state’s largest dairy farm to inaugurate

  8. Regional leaders applaud Board of Regents’ approval of engineering technology degrees

    The University of Wisconsin System Board of Regents approved a trio of new and collaborative engineering technology degrees July 12 designed to make a high-demand field more easily accessible to students in the New North region while also addressing manufacturers’ demands for new infusions of well-prepared engineering graduates. Students entering the new Leadership in Engineering

  9. UWO’s AeroInnovate the catalyst for new ‘Wisconsin Aerospace Consortium’

    Wisconsin’s effort to make a bigger sonic boom in the aviation and aerospace economy got a tremendous lift thanks to an initiative born with the vision and assistance of a University of Wisconsin Oshkosh program. On March 29, AeroInnovate, an aviation and aerospace networking and consulting enterprise launched from the UW Oshkosh Business Success Center,

  10. Career Fair on the Fox attracts hundreds of student job-seekers, employers

    students at a career fair

    Career Fair on the Fox — a partnership between the University of Wisconsin Oshkosh and Fox Valley Technical College — again filled the Kolf Sports Center with hundreds of student job-seekers and employers March 5. UW Oshkosh students say they are optimistic about future opportunities; employers say there are many job opportunities out there. Hear  from students