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137 Articles in "Event News" or "News"

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.

Dec 15, 2022

Shelbi Endres wins 2022 WiSys Prototype Hackathon @ UW-Platteville

The hackathon engages students to design innovative product prototypes and demonstrate their commercial relevance.

Nov 8, 2022

Grace Weber, Ellie Huff recognized for research communication skills during the WiSys Quick Pitch @ UW-Whitewater

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.

Oct 31, 2022

Remembering Carl Gulbrandsen

In addition to serving as the managing director of the Wisconsin Alumni Research Foundation for 16 years, Gulbrandsen was instrumental in the creation and success of WiSys.

Sep 28, 2022

WiSys announces 2022-2023 grant writing webinar series

WiSys encourages UW System grantseekers to cultivate their grant writing skills, connect with experts and create opportunities through the organization’s latest 10-part grant writing webinar series.

Aug 12, 2022

PHOTOS: 2022 WiSys SPARK Symposium at UW-La Crosse

Scenes from WiSys' annual summer celebration of research, innovation and entrepreneurship in the UW System.

Aug 10, 2022

WiSys names UW-La Crosse’s Seth King 2022 Innovator of the Year

The award is bestowed upon UW System faculty, staff, students or community members who make exemplary contributions as a WiSys innovator. 

Aug 10, 2022

WiSys names UW-River Falls' Sylvia Kehoe 2022 Innovator of the Year

The award is bestowed upon UW System faculty, staff, students or community members who make exemplary contributions as a WiSys innovator.

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

WiSys names UW Oshkosh’s Stephen Kercher 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.