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36 Articles in "UW-River Falls"

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

Team VetNex wins 2017 Innovation Challenge held at UW-River Falls

Team Vetnex won the Innovation Challenge held at the University of Wisconsin-River Falls.

Mar 28, 2017

UW-River Falls Chancellor named to state investment committee

UW-River Falls Chancellor Dean Van Galen has been named as the UW Chancellor member of the Ideavance Advancement Committee.

Feb 7, 2017

UW-River Falls SBDC graduates first class of entrepreneurs

The first 10 students graduated from the UW-River Falls Small Business Development Development Center's Entrepreneurial Training Program in December.

Jan 16, 2017

UW-River Falls students travel to South Pole for research

Two UW-River Falls physics students will soon begin researching cosmic rays at the South Pole as part of the longest continuously running experiment in Antarctica.

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 14, 2016

UW-River Falls holds annual Fall Gala

UW-River Falls held its annual fall showcase to celebrate research, scholarly and creative activity at the university.

Nov 30, 2016

UW-River Falls professor recognized as industry-changer by national magazine

The National Provisioner magazine named Kurt Vogel, associate professor of animal science at UW-River Falls, one of the 25 Future Icons in its November 2016 issue.

Oct 26, 2016

UW-River Falls hosts WiSys Board meeting and luncheon

The WiSys Technology Foundation Board of Trustees and Advisory Committee met at UW-River Falls in October for their biannual meetings and a luncheon to celebrate research and scholarly activity at the university.