Brandon Gador, a business student majoring in marketing, didn't like the prospect of graduating into a stuffy desk job. So, when the opportunity to enroll in Professor Phil Kim's courses in entrepreneurship and venture creation arose, he jumped at the chance, and throughout the process, developed a feasible idea for a business with a UW–Madison peer.
As marketing and supply chain management graduate Stacy Knuth heads for a promising future at Proctor & Gamble, her campus commitment to service will be cherished by UW–Madison students for generations to come.
Many scientists are content to spend their entire careers in the laboratory, chasing new insights into the way the world works. Not Saad. Though he admires the scientists he works with as a research specialist in the School of Medicine and Public Health, Saad has dreams of launching a biotechnology company some day.
Web conferences, seminars, innovation days and other events are among the opportunities this semester for people interested in learning more about entrepreneurship.
The MIT Club of Wisconsin, a state association for alumni of the Massachusetts Institute of Technology, is recognizing a University of Wisconsin–Madison influenza researcher and a bioscience spinoff company on Friday at its annual Technology Achievement Awards banquet.