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May 24, 2017

Thank You, 2016-17 Ambassador Class!

WiSys' largest ambassador class yet finished the school year strong. WiSys would like to say thank you and congratulate those ambassadors who graduated this spring.

May 17, 2017

Research conducted at UW-Stout presented at U.S. Capitol

Research conducted at the University of Wisconsin-Stout by Illinois State University student Alexis Econie was viewed at the U.S. Capitol in April.

May 17, 2017

UW-Stout professor awarded national mechanical engineering honor

University of Wisconsin-Stout professor Devin Berg has been awarded the Ferdinand P. Beer and E. Russell Johnston Jr. Outstanding New Mechanics Educator Award, sponsored by the American Society for Engineering Education.

May 10, 2017

WiSys Innovator helps paraplegic horseback riders gain independence

University of Wisconsin-River Falls student Shanna Burris is helping to put paraplegic horseback riders in the saddle.

May 9, 2017

UW-Platteville professor receives research grant at request of NASA

Dr. James Hamilton of UW-Platteville receives support from NASA to continue development of his telescope-cleaning polymer.

May 9, 2017

UW-Stevens Point named a Green Ribbon School by U.S. Department of Education

The University of Wisconsin-Stevens Point has been named as a 2017 Green Ribbon School by the United States Department of Education.

May 9, 2017

2017 Applied Research Grant recipients announced

Every year, WiSys collaborates with UW System Administration to offer three faculty grant programs: the Applied Research Grant (ARG), Applied Research-WiSys Technology Grant (AR-WiTAG) and Prototype Development Fund (PDF). This year, 12 projects were funded, totaling just less than $500,000.

May 8, 2017

WiSys Quick Pitch spreads to four University of Wisconsin campuses in third year

WiSys Technology Foundation recently completed a third year of hosting its annual WiSys Quick Pitch competition. The elevator pitch-style competition invites University of Wisconsin-System undergraduate researchers to present their research and its relevance in a  three-minute pitch.

May 8, 2017

UW-Platteville students’ innovative ideas showcased at WiSys Prototype Hackathon

The second annual WiSys Prototype Hackathon at UW-Platteville brought together administrators, business leaders and community members as eight student teams of various academic interests presented their ideas for prototypes that could solve an existing problem.