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Apr 28, 2022

UW-Platteville’s Mark Levenstein will research new approaches to crop protection with 2022 Regent Scholar Award

The award, which comes with one-time grants to pursue a project in their field of study, recognizes UW System faculty for their extraordinary efforts in support of undergraduate research, innovation, and entrepreneurship.

Apr 28, 2022

UW Oshkosh’s John Chan will research new treatments for flatworm infections with 2022 Regent Scholar Award

The award, which comes with one-time grants to pursue a project in their field of study, recognizes UW System faculty for their extraordinary efforts in support of undergraduate research, innovation, and entrepreneurship.

Apr 28, 2022

UW-Green Bay’s Todd Hillhouse will research new drugs to treat addiction and depression with 2022 Regent Scholar Award

The award, which comes with one-time grants to pursue a project in their field of study, recognizes UW System faculty for their extraordinary efforts in support of undergraduate research, innovation, and entrepreneurship.

Mar 15, 2022

UW-Superior’s Augusto Vladusic recognized for research communication skills in WiSys Quick Pitch

The student “pitch” competition inspires UW System students to consider the impact of their research and effectively communicate it to the public. Students have three minutes to impress a panel of judges with their pitch. 

Mar 14, 2022

Sydney Gang’s innovative knee sleeve wins WiSys Innovation On-Ramp Pitch Competition

The pitch competition was an optional capstone event at the end of a four-week learning experience meant to teach students how to be an effective problem-solver and advance their ideas.

Jan 21, 2022

Alumni receive patent for invention they created as students at UW-Green Bay

In December, the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office recognized the work of Adam Jensen, Rosalyn Stoa and Katherine Mikhail for inventing a cup to aid sufferers of hand tremors. The invention was developed as part of a WiSys innovation event while they were students at UW-Green Bay.

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.