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24 Articles in "News" and "UW-Platteville"

Jan 19, 2023

Get your research off the ground with 2023 WiSys Spark Grants

The WiSys Spark Grant program, with awards of $500 to $10,000 per project, supports faculty, academic staff and student research projects at regional UW System campuses.

Aug 10, 2022

WiSys names UW-Platteville’s Marcia Harr Baily a 2022 Innovation Champion

The award recognizes UW System leaders, faculty, staff, students or community partners who have played an integral role in building a culture of innovation at a UW System regional institution.

Aug 10, 2022

UW-La Crosse hosted hundreds from across the UW System at the 2022 WiSys SPARK Symposium

The WiSys SPARK Symposium is where research, innovation and entrepreneurship collide. The annual event brings together the best and brightest faculty, staff, students and alumni from the across the UW System to network, collaborate and celebrate great ideas.

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.

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.

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. 

Aug 27, 2021

WiSys names UW-Platteville’s John Obielodan ‘Innovation Champion’

Dr. John Obielodan’s work as a researcher, educator and inventor, as well as helping other inventors develop prototypes, make him a 2021 WiSys Innovation Champion.

Aug 27, 2021

UW-Platteville’s Dr. Mark Levenstein named WiSys Innovator of the Year

Dr. Mark Levenstein, an active inventor and champion of student research opportunities at UW-Platteville, has been named a 2021 Carl. E Gulbrandsen WiSys Innovator of the Year.