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‘Dairy Brain’ project asks farmers to help create smarter dairies

June 24, 2020

UW researchers are working with dairy farmers, producers and equipment manufacturers to use data to make useful, real-time decisions.

How has the pandemic affected real estate?

June 18, 2020

The U.S. residential and commercial real estate markets are prone to fluctuation in the face of crises, but the impacts imposed by COVID-19 have differed from those in previous economic downturns, like the great recession and 9/11, says Mark Eppli of the Wisconsin School of Busines.

UW–Madison partners with InStride to expand access to education

June 11, 2020

The new partnership enables UW–Madison Online to offer online education directly to workers through large employers.

Extension offers guidance on operating a farm during the pandemic

April 17, 2020

While much of the negative impact on agriculture by COVID-19 is out of farmers' control, there are things they can do now to reduce or prevent the impact of the virus on the health and productivity of their farm.

Six possible impacts of COVID-19 on farming

March 18, 2020

Only time will reveal the severity of the impacts on agriculture from the novel coronavirus. Here is what farmers, farming families, ag employers and ag employees need to be aware of and plan for.

UW-Madison joins national leaders to discuss plan to promote high-tech growth

January 29, 2020

Madison has become a hotbed of innovation and economic activity that is nearly unique beyond the coasts, with major developments in health technology, information technology, and biotechnology, according to a recent report.

Blank’s Slate: Potential for collaboration statewide

January 21, 2020

Chancellor Rebecca Blank visited Eau Claire, Wausau, Stevens Point and Black River Falls this month, connecting with local leaders and alumni while touring major businesses and bringing a gift to the Ho-Chunk Nation.

Industry partners leverage UW–Madison for business success

August 19, 2019

Representatives of four large Midwestern businesses spanning retail, Internet technology, insurance and finance gave an insider’s view on establishing and profiting from expertise at the University of Wisconsin–Madison, one of the world’s great universities.

UW–Madison to connect with industry during Day on Campus event

August 12, 2019

The Office of Business Engagement event Aug. 15 will be an opportunity to network with dozens of campus units to address recruiting, training and development needs.

UW Changes Lives: Wisconsin professionals gain new opportunities while they work

May 21, 2019

From insurance to manufacturing, to higher education and health care, Wisconsin Evening and Executive MBA students come from wide-ranging industries to grow their skills and earn their degrees while they work.

Advanced alloy firm cuts costs with help from UW’s ‘lean operations’ expertise

December 5, 2018

Winsert Inc., a Marinette, Wisconsin, supplier of high-tech metal and parts to manufacturers around the globe, continues to gain from its longstanding relationship with Engineering Professional Development at UW–Madison.

EatStreet snaps up campus award for entrepreneurship

November 20, 2018

EatStreet now serves more than 15,000 restaurants in more than 275 cities. It has 175 employees at its headquarters, just off the Capitol Square in Madison, and more than 1,200 drivers.

Discovery to Product creates new program to grow entrepreneurship at UW–Madison

September 20, 2018

Innovation to Market builds on the success of D2P’s Igniter program, which helped start 19 companies over the past three years.

Foxconn competition seeks ideas for ‘smart cities’

September 13, 2018

Individuals and teams with the best ideas will receive technical support as well as financial or in-kind contributions to help develop their proposals for possible implementation.

Amazing summer internships: 7 students tell what they did, what they learned, and what they’ll never forget

September 12, 2018

Each summer, hundreds of UW–Madison students spread out across the globe for internships. We caught up with seven students to learn a little more about their experiences.

Brand New Badger: Triplets attending UW–Madison together

September 11, 2018

Annika, Claudia and Jenna Strand are triplets who are attending UW–Madison together this fall. Kayla Huynh For Annika, Claudia and Jenna…

UW E-Business Consortium surfs 20 years of change

June 14, 2018

The UW E-Business Consortium gathers industry executives and experts and uses a collaborative learning format dedicated to thriving, not just surviving, on the new frontier.

UW spinoffs win awards, including top honor, at Governor’s Business Plan Contest

June 7, 2018

The grand prize went to NovoMoto, which packages and sells solar lighting systems under an innovative rent-to-own program in the Democratic Republic of Congo.