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127 Articles in "UW-Eau Claire"

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 14, 2022

Wisconsin Big Idea Tournament: Eau Claire will host statewide student entrepreneurship competition April 23

The student business model competition—which features entrepreneurial students from across the state—will take place at Eau Claire coworking space CoLab. To land a spot at the statewide competition, the students from University of Wisconsin schools competed in a local qualifying competition or through an at-large round.

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 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 25, 2021

WiSys Staff Update

Jennifer Souter, WiSys' director of intellectual property & licensing, will be leaving WiSys at the end of December to move to Texas to be closer to family.

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. 

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. 

Aug 23, 2021

WiSys recognizes top-notch UW System innovators at special reception

With help from UW System President Tommy Thompson, WiSys recognized some of the most innovative faculty and students in the UW System on Aug. 18 at a special WiSys Innovators Reception.