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37 Articles in "UW-Green Bay"

Mar 31, 2017

Wisconsin Big Idea Tournament gives student entrepreneurs opportunity to win up to $54,000 for their business ideas

This year, WiSys Technology Foundation partnered with the UW-Extension to expand and enhance the Wisconsin Big Idea Tournament (WBIT), a UW System student entrepreneurship competition where the winner goes on to compete on an international stage. The competition will be held April 22 at the Discovery Building in Madison and is open to the public.

Mar 28, 2017

Fox Valley area colleges gear up for collegiate entrepreneurial competition

Fox Valley area colleges are getting ready for 'The Pitch', the first annual entrepreneurial competition that will bring together some of brightest students from Northeast Wisconsin.

Mar 15, 2017

UW-Green Bay Engineering Technology program awarded cutting-edge 3D printers

Students in the Engineering Technology program at UW-Green Bay will now be able to utilize 3D printers as part of their education.

Feb 28, 2017

UW-Green Bay Hosts Innovation in Aging Student Idea Competition

The University of Wisconsin-Green Bay will host its first-ever Innovation in Aging student idea competition from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. Friday, March 3, 2017 in the Christie Theatre, University Union. Teams of three to five students will compete to create an innovative solution that combats challenges and improves quality of life for an aging public.

Feb 20, 2017

UW-Green Bay STEM Center gains state funding, seeks UW approval

Governor Scott Walker committed $5 million of state funding for a science and technology center in Green Bay to boost STEM involvement among high schoolers, university students, professors and the public. UW-Green Bay will now focus on seeking approval for a baccalaureate engineering program at the school, as well as additional county and private funding.

Jan 30, 2017

New makers space opens at UW-Green Bay

UW-Green Bay's new Breakthrough® Studio space opened this month in the David A. Cofrin Library.

Jan 3, 2017

WiSys Innovators launch crowdfunding efforts to supply pain-free wheelchairs to veterans

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.

Nov 10, 2016

Column: Innovation is a 'life skill'

In a recent column in the Journal Sentinel, Jill Enos applauded the efforts by Wisconsin schools to enhance entrepreneurship and innovation programming for students.

Nov 1, 2016

Proposed science building near UW-Green Bay would encourage STEM education in the community

Leaders across Brown County are working together to explore the development of a building near UW-Green Bay to encourage science and math studies.