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UW-Baraboo sets research record in Rotunda

Student researchers from the University of Wisconsin Colleges participated in Research in the Rotunda, including a record number of students from UW-Baraboo. The annual event showcases undergraduate research projects from across the UW System.

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125 Undergraduate Students Showcase Research at UW System’s 14th Annual Research in the Rotunda

State legislators joined UW System and institutional leaders in welcoming 125 students and more than 50 faculty mentors to the State Capitol for the UW System’s 14th Annual Research in the Rotunda event.

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UW-Waukesha professor wins Teaching Excellence Award

Cassandra Phillips, an English professor at the University of Wisconsin-Waukesha, received a 2017 Teaching Excellence award from the Board of Regents.

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Ideadvance Seed Fund now open to some UW System alumni

The Ideadvance Seed Fund awards grants to early-stage startups, with a focus on education. The program is now open to most UW System alumni, in addition to students, faculty and staff of the university system.

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UWC Writing Program Receives Certificate of Excellence

Veterans and their immediate family members can receive up to $500 for the Wisconsin SBDC Network’s Entrepreneurship Training Program, thanks to a state grant and partnership with Bunker Labs Wisconsin.