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Nine UW System comprehensive campuses hosted a WiSys Quick Pitch competition throughout the 2017-18 school year.
Every year, WiSys collaborates with UW System Administration to offer two faculty grant programs geared toward applied research: the Applied Research Grant (ARG) and the Applied Research-WiSys Technology Grant (AR-WiTAG). This year, 11 projects were funded, totaling more than $450,000.
Upon leaving the annual WiSys Ambassador orientation and training in August, members of the 2017-18 ambassador class were already brainstorming creative new ways to inspire innovation across the UW System comprehensive campuses. One semester later, many of their ideas have come to fruition, from new student organizations to special campus events.
The WiSys Board of Trustees is pleased to announce the promotion of Arjun Sanga to President of WiSys. As part of the promotion, the Board voted to make Sanga a full voting member of the Board.
The Wisconsin Academy of Sciences, Arts & Letters is currently seeking nomination for individuals to be celebrated and honored with the Wisconsin Academy Fellows award.
Dr. Brant Kedrowski has been chosen this year as the recipient of the Carl E. Gulbrandsen Innovator of the Year Award for his active engagement with WiSys programs and long-standing partnership with the organization.
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.
Governor Scott Walker last week appointed two new members to the University of Wisconsin System Board of Regents.
Husband and wife team Jim and Teresa Maerzke recently launched a special campaign aimed at providing injured veterans with their technology for a new, "pain-free" wheelchair.