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The Tech Hub designation opens the doors for millions in federal funding, as well as the opportunity to bring significant new private investment to the state’s biohealth industry. It is expected to generate a substantial number of new jobs, further boosting the state’s biohealth sector and enhancing employment opportunities for local communities.
Seven projects and 10 seed grants from the Reilly-Baldwin Wisconsin Idea Endowment show how UW–Madison faculty, staff and students can collaborate with community members to enrich the lives of the people of Wisconsin, the nation and the world.
The consortium will build on Wisconsin’s role as a center for growth in personalized medicine and biohealth technology to enhance the health and economic well-being of Wisconsinites and the global community.
The Rural Entrepreneurship Program, part of the Law School's Law & Entrepreneurship Clinic, trains soon-to-be attorneys while helping business owners in smaller communities.
Several local groups are partnering with UniverCity Year to work toward a healthier Koshkonong Creek to improve water quality and support a variety of wildlife and human activities for generations to come.
A new plastics recycling method reduces emissions by 60 percent and opens the door to the reuse of materials like plastic film, multilayer materials and colored plastics.
UniverCity Year has partnered with 29 local governments and communities across Wisconsin. Its most recent cohort welcomed nine communities – a record for the program.
Five of the final 13 companies participating in the Wisconsin Governor’s Business Plan Contest got their start at UW–Madison. Two won top prizes.
On the Wisconsin Idea Seminar tour, they became students of Wisconsin life and learned from folks who are deeply committed to the place where they live and who are fundamentally motivated by relationship-building, reciprocity and responsibility to people, land, and water.
The two companies' Wisconsin roots and national recognition are the result of decades of fusion investment and innovation at UW–Madison.
Sixty-three percent of undergraduates are completing their bachelor’s degrees without student debt, a percentage that keeps improving and is up from 50 percent just seven years ago.
The goal of the program is to help middle school students build a better understanding of college, both academically and socially.
From Rhinelander to Trempealeau County and Cottage Grove, here are just a few examples of UW–Madison College of Engineering students and faculty stepping up to provide Wisconsin communities and businesses with expert information and tangible benefits.
A first-generation college student with roots in farming and forest products, Troy Runge is looking for ways university researchers can partner with industry to help solve the hardest problems and make the world a better place.
The annual event featured discussions with state legislators, graduate student research projects and faculty flash talks along with remarks from Chancellor Jennifer L. Mnookin and a closing event with Director of Athletics Chris McIntosh.