UW helps farmers reinvent themselves in challenging times
Innovations being developed today will help define the future of American dairy: what products are available, how the land and animals are cared for, and how farmers make a living.
‘Dairy Brain’ project asks farmers to help create smarter dairies
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?
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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’
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
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
Annika, Claudia and Jenna Strand are triplets who are attending UW–Madison together this fall. Kayla Huynh For Annika, Claudia and Jenna…