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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.

May 4, 2017

UW-Platteville students, Quick Pitch participants hope to reduce side effects of prescription drugs

Two University of Wisconsin-Platteville chemistry students have hope that their research might improve the ways medication is delivered into the body.

May 2, 2017

21 school districts around Wisconsin receive grant funding for fabrication laboratories

Twenty one school districts around the state of Wisconsin have been awarded grants to establish or expand upon fabrication facilities.

May 1, 2017

UW-Parkside assistant professor: 'this unique impact of climate change could have broad consequences'

The effects of climate change are being painfully felt in parts of Canada.

May 1, 2017

UW-Green Bay to host GenCyber student camp

UW-Green Bay will host the GenCyber student camp this summer, running from July 31 to August 4.

Apr 26, 2017

UW Oshkosh students take first place in largest, most diverse Wisconsin Big Idea Tournament yet

What do dirty dishes, expensive textbooks and misbehaving cats all have in common? They were all inspiration for student business ideas that competed in the biggest, most diverse Wisconsin Big Idea Tournament yet.