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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 16, 2021

UW-La Crosse's Christine Starshak wins WiSys research communication contest

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

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 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 12, 2021

UW-Eau Claire’s ‘ParityBlu' team wins WiSys APPStart Challenge

The annual contest connects great mobile app ideas with the expertise and resources needed to launch them. 

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.

Aug 27, 2021

WiSys names UW-Green Bay’s Susan Gallagher-Lepak ‘Innovation Champion’

Dr. Susan Gallagher-Lepak’s work expanding opportunities for students and facilitating innovation in the UW-Green Bay community make her a 2021 WiSys Innovation Champion.

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.

Jun 17, 2021

UW-La Crosse's Jason Martin and UW Oshkosh's Becca Birriel recognized in WiSys statewide showcase

The WiSys SPARK Symposium is an annual celebration of research, innovation and entrepreneurship in the University of Wisconsin System.