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Nov 30, 2021

MOBILion Systems CEO Melissa Sherman joins WiSys board

Sherman has strong connections to Wisconsin and the regional public universities that WiSys serves. Before obtaining a PhD. in Polymer Chemistry at the University of Akron, Sherman graduated from UW-Eau Claire with a B.S. in Chemistry.

Nov 19, 2021

WiSys gives student tech startup a boost

Taking advantage of two WiSys entrepreneurship programs, UW-Eau Claire alums Sam Fitzhenry, Max Bossert, Logan Ickert  and UW-Madison graduate Nick Hersperger have been advancing their startup company, ParityBlu. 

Nov 4, 2021

Dr. Carol Dahl joins WiSys board

Dahl is former executive director of The Lemelson Foundation where she led the Foundation’s work to use the power of invention to improve lives. 

Oct 29, 2021

WiSys offering three virtual “Lunch & Learn” events for UW System grantseekers in November

WiSys encourages faculty and staff interested in learning about grant opportunities and grantseeking to take advantage of three virtual “Lunch & Learn” events this November.

Oct 25, 2021

WiSys Staff Update

Jennifer Souter, WiSys' director of intellectual property & licensing, will be leaving WiSys at the end of December to move to Texas to be closer to family.

Oct 22, 2021

UW-Whitewater senior chemistry major Michael Hendrix wins campus research ‘pitch’ contest

The student “pitch” competition inspires UW System students to consider the impact of their research and effectively communicate it to the public.

Oct 19, 2021

Tips for UW System students applying for graduate or professional school

Applying for graduate or a professional school is a big decision, and there are many considerations for determining which path is right and how to ensure your application is successful. Morgan Theobald, a graduate admissions recruiter at UW-Green Bay, offers her advice on how to prepare for the application process.

Oct 8, 2021

8 tips for UW System students seeking internships

Linda Peacock-Landrum, director of career services at UW-Green Bay, offers tips and insight into the best ways to succeed in finding valuable internship experience. 

Sep 17, 2021

WiSys announces 2021-2022 grant writing webinar series

The webinar series is part of WiSys’ commitment to providing research development services to the UW System’s regional campuses with the goal of providing strategic capacity-building activities designed to assist faculty and staff from any discipline in their pursuit of external funding to support creative and innovative research and scholarship. 

Sep 1, 2021

UW-Parkside’s Brandon Behringer named WiSys Innovator of the Year

The award is bestowed upon UW System faculty, staff or students who make exemplary contributions as a WiSys innovator. The award is named for the former managing director of the Wisconsin Alumni Research Foundation who supported WiSys throughout his tenure.