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36 Articles in "UW-Eau Claire"

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 31, 2017

UW-Eau Claire research team involved in significant Holocaust history discovery

A research team from the University of Wisconsin-Eau Claire was on hand to take part in research on a recently discovered notable piece of Holocaust history.

Mar 7, 2017

Tom Still: Eau Claire proves smaller campus communities play important part in state's economy

A revitalized downtown region in Eau Claire, Wisconsin is helping to reverse the decline of a region in this mid-sized city that was almost left for dead.

Feb 27, 2017

1 Million Cups program to launch at UW-Eau Claire

1 Million Cups, a nationwide program that’s designed to connect, educate, and inspire entrepreneurs, will debut at UW-Eau Claire in April.

Feb 14, 2017

UW-Eau Claire recognized for effective undergraduate research programs

The Council on Undergraduate Research recently presented UW-Eau CLaire the Award for Undergraduate Research Accomplishments, naming it the top master's-level university in the country in providing excellent undergraduate research programs.

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.

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

WiSys partners with UW-Extension to grow Big Idea Tournament

WiSys Technology Foundation has partnered with the UW-Extension to expand and enhance the Wisconsin Big Idea Tournament, a UW System undergraduate entrepreneurship competition.

Oct 24, 2016

WiSys Regional Associate Update

WiSys launched its Regional Associate program in October 2014. Now, two years later and with a complete team of Regional Associates, the program is showing a profound impact on WiSys' activity.