News & Media

120 Articles in "Press Releases" or "Success Stories"

May 24, 2022

UW-Eau Claire student researchers earn praise for research communication skills

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.

Apr 25, 2022

WiSys awards “Innovative Thinking” badge to 29 UW-Green Bay students

The digital badge was awarded by WiSys, a nonprofit organization that supports research, innovation and entrepreneurship at Wisconsin’s 11 regional public universities including UW-Green Bay.

Apr 25, 2022

WiSys invests in the Winnow Fund, names fund Managing Director Richelle Martin as WiSys ‘Venture Capitalist-in-Residence’

Working with the statewide network of innovation hubs, known as WiSys VentureHomes®, Martin will share her expertise and experience as a venture capitalist with university students and aspiring startup founders throughout the state of Wisconsin.

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 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. 

Oct 27, 2021

WiSys VentureHome initiative will add comprehensive support for Green Bay entrepreneurs

Opening with a launch celebration on Nov. 9, WiSys VentureHome-Green Bay is partnering to support local entrepreneurs in bringing ideas, innovations and technologies into the marketplace.

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 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.

Aug 30, 2021

WiSys names UW-Eau Claire’s Ann Rupnow ‘Innovation Champion’

Ann Rupnow’s leadership in the Eau Claire entrepreneurship community and strong support of budding entrepreneurs at UW-Eau Claire make her a 2021 WiSys Innovation Champion.