UW Innovation in Action

UW–Madison to open Federal Statistical Research Data Center

The opening of a new data center at UW–Madison will thrust Wisconsin into the forefront of a revolution in social science research, creating new opportunities for growth and collaboration – including drivers of new business startups, and the effect of state and federal fiscal policy on macroeconomic performance. More.

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UW-Madison engineers contribute expertise to Oshkosh Corporation

Oshkosh Corporation, a company that employs over 100 UW-Madison alumni, and that is actively working with distinguished alumni from the College of Engineering, was recently selected for a contract to supply tactical vehicles to the U.S. Department of Defense — an agreement valued at 30 billion dollars. More.

Chancellor Blank visits Wausau businesses to discuss partnerships

What do business leaders in central Wisconsin say they need above all else? That’s the question Chancellor Rebecca Blank asked at a recent meeting with executives whose companies have global reach. The answer… Read more.

Related: UW-Madison engineers contribute expertise to Oshkosh Corporation