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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.

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.

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.