News & Media

12 Articles in "UW Institution Work" and "UW-Whitewater"

Oct 13, 2017

Restructuring of UW campuses bolsters education opportunities

UW System President Ray Cross stated that he will propose a UW College-UW four year institutions merge before the Board of Regents in November; Cross is introducing this proposal in hopes of expanding education opportunities in a time where there are dramatic declines in demographics at UW schools. In integrating the various 13 two-year institutions into the four-year institutions state wide, Cross's goal is to amplify access and fortify educational opportunities across the state. 

Read more about the proposal here

Jun 20, 2017

SBA Small Business Innovation National Road Tour coming to Wisconsin

The SBIR Road Tour will give small businesses in Wisconsin the coveted opportunity to learn more about America's largest seed fund for research and development when it makes a stop in the state on July 18.

Sep 30, 2016

UW-Whitewater student partners with international company after pitch competition

Sam Lukach, a UW-Whitewater student who designed space-saving TV mounts, won third place at last year's U.Pitch Showcase and Competition, but recently received a much greater prize: an international partner.

Jun 22, 2016

UW-Whitewater professor revolutionizes school fundraising

UW-Whitewater assistant professor Alana Platt recently created a secure site that changes the way schools have fundraisers.

May 19, 2016

WTC warns of effect of budget cuts in Higher Ed Report

The Wisconsin Technology Council recently released a report evaluating the state of higher education in Wisconsin.

May 19, 2016

UW-Whitewater Innovators' Showcase celebrates entrepreneurial successes

The Innovators' Showcase, held at the beginning of this month at UW-Whitewater, highlighted acomplishments of entrepreneurs, innovators, faculty, students, mentors, coaches and everyone else involved in the Whitewater Incubation Program.

May 13, 2016

UW-Whitewater student launches a business around invention

As a freshman, UW-Whitewater student Sam Lukach created a unique bracket that allowed him to hang his TV anywhere in his dorm room. Since then, he's launched a startup around the innovation.