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Wisconsin employers help UW students develop careers

June 15, 2021

Working hand-in-hand with employers, SuccessWorks creates innovative opportunities for employers and students to connect for networking and skills-building programs.

New white paper showcases value of UW–Madison’s in-state job creation, grad placement and economic recovery

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.

Engineering students learn by solving real-world problems

June 7, 2021

Students overwhelmingly enjoy the classes that enable them to put their calculus, chemistry, physics and other knowledge to use.

Student designs restore mobility to a rooster with one foot and a client with MD

June 2, 2021

Every semester, the Inter Engr 170 freshman design course gives first-year University of Wisconsin–Madison engineers a chance to get valuable hands-on experience working on practical projects with real clients.

School of Pharmacy volunteers help vaccinate underserved communities

May 20, 2021

The school and the Boys and Girls Club hosted eight vaccine clinics in neighborhoods around Madison on Saturdays in April and May, providing vaccines to more than 600 community members.

UW’s Prenatal to Five Initiative advances early childhood solutions in Wisconsin

May 20, 2021

The initiative uses UW–Madison expertise to help Wisconsin child-care providers find solutions to the problems they face, especially through the difficulties of the pandemic.

Video: Dean Robertson engineering expansion

May 17, 2021

“The new facility will stimulate collaboration, spark research discoveries and serve as the focal point of our engineering campus, Robertson said.

Madison’s tech sector booms, driven by UW innovation

May 6, 2021

UW-Madison provides cutting-edge research, entrepreneurial graduates and researchers, and a well-educated local workforce that motivates some employers to open offices in Madison.

Forward BIOLABS, with UW–Madison, bolsters Wisconsin biohealth sector

May 5, 2021

The lab helps reduce the time it takes fledgling biohealth companies to launch by six to nine months and is instrumental in keeping biohealth talent in Wisconsin.

Great Lakes research to fuel emerging bioeconomy

April 29, 2021

GLBRC is laying the groundwork for economically viable and environmentally sustainable biorefineries that use dedicated bioenergy crops grown on land unsuitable for food production — work that could serve as a cornerstone for an emerging bioeconomy.

UW students team up to develop innovative solutions to dairy industry challenges

April 23, 2021

The ideas focused on encouraging dairy consumption of Wisconsin students, enhancing the shelf life of dairy products, and utilizing new technologies to improve dairy farming.

Human-Computer Interaction focuses on technology to improve daily lives

April 21, 2021

Human-Computer Interaction research at UW–Madison aims to make technology more accessible while fostering efficiency in human-centered tasks.

Advanced microscopy technique could help UW reach new frontiers in the biosciences

April 15, 2021

At its most basic level, it takes pictures. That’s the scaled-down explanation of cryogenic electron microscopy, or cryo-EM. But it’s so much more than that.

New Data Science degree emerges as the fastest growing major at UW–Madison

April 8, 2021

The decision to create the Data Science major came after a university-wide recognition that this field of study is one of the most rapidly emerging career sectors in the nation.

Veterinary clinic for homeless pet owners meets growing demand

April 1, 2021

Even during the pandemic, WisCARES is committed to keeping families intact, building trusting relationships with their clients, and providing resources and services to those in need.

Stories of life-changing treatment at UW Health

March 12, 2021

One patient was the first in Wisconsin to receive a double-lung transplant after COVID-19. Another had a brain tumor successfully removed after a poor prognosis.

Materials science is a natural fit for Wisconsin manufacturing

February 22, 2021

Not only are top UW–Madison materials science students sought after by industry, but breakthroughs in materials developed at the university often have direct impacts on local businesses.

WARF’s UpStart program supports women and BIPOC entrepreneurs

February 12, 2021

Free entrepreneurial training program cultivates new businesses launched by women and people of color, contributing to Wisconsin’s economy