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Health care is for the police dogs of Wisconsin, too

March 23, 2017

A new effort at the UW–Madison School of Veterinary Medicine makes health care even more accessible to police dogs across Wisconsin.

Shrine for ‘sneakerheads’: UW–Madison e-business group helps Foot Locker move the shoes

March 22, 2017

In downtown Wausau, an old strip mall hides one of Wisconsin’s most sophisticated e-commerce systems, dedicated to selling shoes online, an operation built with the help of UW–Madison.

Japanese literature course leads to the ultimate field trip for UW students

March 10, 2017

Adam Kern, a professor of Japanese literature and visual culture, and four of his students went to Japan for a week to be profiled on a popular prime-time television program there.

University Ridge offers a ski course for the public

March 3, 2017

“Madison embraces skiing,” says G. Michael Gaspard, general manager of University Ridge. “We are open to the public, we are a resource to help keep people active year-round, and we’ll take as many people as we can get.”

Fast-track master’s preps graduates for jobs in energy analysis

March 1, 2017

UW-Madison's new Resource and Energy Demand Analysis (REDA) program is a one-year route to a master's degree, with plenty of demand for graduates in the energy industry.

Unique UW–Madison group is a route to good jobs, economic progress in power electronics

February 20, 2017

The Wisconsin Electric Machine and Power Electronics Consortium, a UW–Madison research group, is known and respected for power engineering and electrical machines and generators. It provides a big assist to that industry in Wisconsin.

University experts help Roelli create champion cheese

February 20, 2017

Roelli Cheese Haus in southwest Wisconsin got help in creating its championship cheese from the Center for Dairy Research at the UW–Madison.

UW–Madison freight engineers helping guide state marine transportation

February 16, 2017

Investment in “marine highways” is vital to the future of Wisconsin’s marine freight system, according to UW–Madison’s National Center for Freight and Infrastructure Research and Education.

UW helps schools update approach to science education

February 15, 2017

Each year, Biocore sends as many as 50 other science outreach ambassadors to Wisconsin schools to teach the students about science, often using Wisconsin Fast Plants.

Center for Corporate Innovation opens at UW–Madison

February 15, 2017

The center will give corporate executives a new way to develop the skills and tools they need to thrive in today’s fast-paced business world.

Striking the right balance: UW–Madison engineers prove new hammer doesn’t strain

February 14, 2017

University of Wisconsin–Madison industrial engineers recently helped Fiskars test how effective its new shock-absorbing hammer is at helping users avoid overuse injuries.

UW-Madison program conveys progress to Oconto manufacturer

February 7, 2017

Conveyor maker Nercon's leaders learned new productivity techniques from UW–Madison's Engineering Professional Development department.

WEDC awards $75,000 to Law & Entrepreneurship Clinic

January 31, 2017

A new grant allows the Law & Entrepreneurship Clinic at University of Wisconsin Law School to expand its no-cost legal services for entrepreneurs, especially those in the food and beverage sector.

UniverCity Alliance: Resources and savings for Wisconsin cities

January 24, 2017

The UniverCity Alliance provides communities with resources to help develop solutions for urban growth and development issues. Monona is the first participating city; partnerships in other Wisconsin locations will follow.

‘Magic’ plus UW science equals world-champ cheese

January 20, 2017

Wisconsin cheese is at least as old as the state. The University of Wisconsin–Madison has one of the world’s great institutions of dairy food science, …

Sesame Street brings UW center’s kindness curriculum to kids

January 19, 2017

Sesame Street is emphasizing kindness in its upcoming season with the help of the Center for Healthy Minds at the University of Wisconsin–Madison, a research center that studies the science of well-being and how it can be nurtured.

Nuts and bolts business meets 21st century tech, with help from UW

January 17, 2017

Endries International has made key advances with the help of the UW E-Business Consortium, a collaborative group of businesses founded in 1998 at the UW–Madison College of Engineering.

With $1.1 million grant, ‘public humanities’ program gains ground

January 12, 2017

“Engaging the Humanities” is a UW–Madison program launched to help graduate students in the humanities explore rewarding careers beyond academia.

A data tool for homeowners to make rain gardens more effective

January 11, 2017

A UW–Madison team is using a combination of outreach, sampling and detailed watershed modeling to remove obstacles that prevent more widespread use of green infrastructure, and, more importantly, evaluate which green infrastructure strategies are most effective in which areas.

Northwoods Tour project helps preserve everyone’s history

December 16, 2016

A UW–Madison team recognized the significance of preserving home videos and other personal histories in new and reliable formats. To share that expertise across the state, they launched a project called the Northwoods Tour.