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47 Articles in "Press Releases" or "News" and "UW-River Falls"

Jun 13, 2024

2024 Carl E. Gulbrandsen Innovator of the Year Award: Dr. Grace Lewis and students

WiSys has named University of Wisconsin-River Falls Assistant Professor Dr. Grace Lewis and her student team as Carl E. Gulbrandsen Innovators of the Year. 

Apr 22, 2024

Emma Hamilton wins UW-River Falls 2024 WiSys Quick Pitch competition

UW-River Falls students Emma Hamilton and Alli Matzek were recognized for their research and presentation skills at the WiSys Quick Pitch competition on Wednesday, March 27.

May 11, 2023

WiSys-led partnership wins $1 million NSF grant to make Wisconsin a global leader in sustainable ag

The grant will support a partnership of 30 organizations from across the state as they lay the groundwork to develop an ambitious, effective and credible 'regional innovation engine' that harnesses the region's talent and intellectual capital to make Wisconsin a global leader in sustainable agriculture.

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-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

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.

Jul 5, 2022

WiSys hires Margot DeBaker to support UW institutions in Western Wisconsin

DeBaker will connect university faculty, staff and students to WiSys programs and services for researchers, innovators and entrepreneurs.