September 28, 2022
Twenty years on, UW–Madison's MS in Biotechnology continues to prepare students to take leadership roles in the burgeoning biotech economy. About two-thirds of graduates remain in Wisconsin.
June 9, 2021
With an annual statewide impact of $30.8 billion, the UW is a major contributor to Wisconsin’s economic growth, particularly when it comes to job creation and workforce development.
February 11, 2021
Powered by a top-ranked research program, the University of Wisconsin–Madison, its affiliate organizations and the startup companies coming out of the university have a total $30.8 billion annual statewide economic impact, equivalent to nearly 9% of Wisconsin’s $345 billion economy, according to a new report.
June 28, 2019
LIFT Dane shared first place for its plan to help Dane County families who are weighed down by fixable civil legal problems and We Care for Dane Kids shared second place with its multi-pronged approach to transform the county's early childhood and after school care sectors.
August 27, 2018
The agreements formalize the UW’s commitment to research efforts at FIRST and Foxconn’s commitment to research, recruiting, creating opportunities for internships and hands-on work in campus labs.
June 4, 2018
As Wisconsin competes in an increasingly global economy, business and education leaders are seeking feedback on a "language roadmap."
May 25, 2017
“It’s difficult or impossible to advance planning, monitoring and evaluation without good information about where private land conservation is happening,” says UW researcher Adena Rissman.
May 3, 2017
The Wisconsin Seed Potato Certification Program, a 104-year-old program run by UW–Madison, is dedicated to supplying Wisconsin farmers with quality, disease-free tubers.
December 15, 2016
Ray Kubly Sr. started The Swiss Colony in 1926, the year he graduated from UW–Madison. It has evolved into a billion-dollar-a-year, multi-catalog company.
June 28, 2016
The University of Wisconsin–Madison is one of only three public universities that made the top 10 list of colleges that produce the most Fortune 500 CEOs.
March 4, 2016
The Great Lakes Bioenergy Research Center and two partners reported significant progress in their mission to develop technologies that will bring advanced biofuels to the marketplace.
February 25, 2016
This is the first time since 1961 that the NRC has issued a permit for a facility to make the life-saving isotopes.
November 9, 2015
Nestled on a quiet street near Brewery Creek, the nine cabins and limestone buildings that make up the core of Shake Rag Alley look like a quirky postcard from Wisconsin's mining village past.
August 10, 2015
What do business leaders in central Wisconsin say they need above all else?
That’s the question Chancellor Rebecca Blank asked at a recent meeting with executives whose companies have global reach.
The answer: talented workers.
April 14, 2015
The University of Wisconsin–Madison continues to be one of the state of Wisconsin’s greatest economic engines, accounting for $15 billion in economic impact statewide according to a new report.
March 4, 2015
Considering the average age of a Wisconsin farmer is over 56 years old and the state has been losing around 500 dairy farms per year in recent years, experts say it's important to prepare young people to step into farm roles to help keep the state's $88 billion agricultural economy strong into the future.
February 25, 2015
Each month, the Wisconsin TechSearch handles an average of 3,500 information requests from engineering firms, manufacturers, small businesses, law firms and private citizens, both around the state, nationally and internationally.
February 25, 2014
Contributing expertise in such areas as advanced manufacturing, controls and high-performance computing, the University of Wisconsin–Madison will play a key role a $320 million initiative to create and apply cutting-edge technologies to advance U.S. global competitiveness in manufacturing.
February 13, 2014
Susan LaBelle, a veteran private sector executive and economic development leader who has taught in the UW–Madison master's in biotechnology program, has been selected to head the university's Office of Corporate Relations (OCR).
January 14, 2014
A spinoff business launched by a University of Wisconsin–Madison cancer researcher is attempting to harness the human immune system to fight prostate cancer.