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The second annual WiSys Prototype Hackathon at UW-Platteville brought together administrators, business leaders and community members as eight student teams of various academic interests presented their ideas for prototypes that could solve an existing problem.
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.
The newest class of WiSys Ambassadors, a record-setting 22 students, will work throughout the year to enhance WiSys’ connections with the research community on 10 of the regional comprehensive UW System campuses.
UW Oshkosh, UW-Eau Claire, UW-Platteville and UW-Whitewater students win awards at 2016 WiSys poster and gaming showcase competitions
The ninth annual Wisconsin Science & Technology Symposium (WSTS) hosted more than 50 unique student poster presentations, ranging from improved solar energy conversion techniques to psychological research on aggression.
Ninth annual Wisconsin Science & Technology Symposium improves on past events, looks to the future of innovation
The ninth annual Wisconsin Science & Technology Symposium (WSTS), held this year at UW Oshkosh, saw a record-setting attendance of 225 UW System students, staff, faculty, alumni and industry partners.
With a diverse background in the theory of science and technology management, Mads Dahl Gjefsen will join WiSys Technology Foundation as the organization’s newest Regional Associate. Gjefsen will use his expertise to help outreach and development efforts at UW-Green Bay, UW Oshkosh, UW-Stevens Point and the two-year UW Colleges in the northeastern part of the state.
In the fall of 2014, Bob Wise took on a somewhat daunting task by becoming the first ever WiSys Regional Associate, a brand new role that was largely undefined.
First UW-Platteville Prototype Hackathon challenges students to build solutions to real-world problems
Eleven University of Wisconsin-Platteville student teams were given 16 hours and a seemingly simple mission: create an original prototype to solve an everyday problem.
The American Association of State Colleges and Universities released its latest publication, Operationalizing Stewards of Place: Implementing Regional Engagement and Economic Strategies, as the third monograph in its Stewards of Place series.
The 8th Annual Wisconsin Science & Technology Symposium, held at UW-River Falls this year, was a resounding success. A record 207 attendees with more than 100 students enjoyed scientific presentations, panel discussions and networking activities throughout the two-day conference.