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42 Articles in "UW-Oshkosh"

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.

Jan 24, 2017

UW Oshkosh professor joins scientific review panel

UW Oshkosh economics professor Chad Cotti was recently appointed to the Scientific Committee Review Panel for the 2017 World Health Economics Congress.

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.

Dec 5, 2016

NSF grant helps UW Oshkosh reach research goals

A $355,000 National Science Foundation (NSF) grant will fund a Nuclear Magnetic Resonance spectrometer in the Chemistry Department at UW Oshkosh.

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 2, 2016

UW Oshkosh alumna receives Lifetime Achievement Award for contributions to nursing education

UW oShkosh alumna Marsha Lewis was awarded a Lifetime Achievement Award for her contributions to nursing education, including more than 30 journal publications, more than $10.6 million in grant funding and the Savvy Caregiver training program.

Oct 24, 2016

WiSys 2015-16 Annual Report

WiSys saw a record number- 61- of disclosures from UW System innovators last fiscal year. We also rounded out our Regional Associate team, with offices on each of the 11 regional comprehensive campuses, allowing us to focus even more on campus involvement through competitions, workshops and forums. You can read all about our outstanding year in WiSys' 2015-16 Annual Report.

Oct 24, 2016

UW System funds 12 faculty projects through Applied Research grant programs

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 more than $515,000.