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One success of the University of Wisconsin-Madison Reaccreditation Project gave rise to an even bigger challenge: Namely, what to make of tens of thousands of open-ended observations about the university's future? One clever software solution, developed by UW-Madison math graduate student Erik Andrejko, may end...

The Wisconsin Biotechnology & Medical Device Association will now be BioForward. A move that according to Laura Strong, Ph.D., president of BioForward's board of directors, more accurately reflects the group's efforts to create investment and partnering opportunities, attract and retain the best talent, and...

WASHINGTON — To rally support for his administration’s economic recovery bill recently, President Obama invited about a dozen chief executives, seven of them from technology and energy companies, to the Oval Office. Some of their industries’ top lobbyists, meanwhile, gathered in another office where Jason Furman,...

One of the very first questions that many entrepreneurs and start-ups ask is: what form should my company take? This is an obvious candidate for an “early” question, since forming your company is one of the earliest “early-stage” things you will do. Prior columns have...

Taking a chemical approach, researchers at the University of Wisconsin-Madison have developed a two-step method to convert the cellulose in raw biomass into a promising biofuel. The process, which is described in the Wednesday, Feb. 11 issue of the Journal of the American Chemical Society,...

Spending Wisconsin's share of the $800-million-plus economic stimulus package is shaping up to be heavy lifting. It appears the longer Congress debates how, where and how much to spend on blunting the recession, the less policymakers in individual states such as Wisconsin know exactly what to...

MADISON, Wis.--Gentel Biosciences announces the promotion of G. Randall Durnell, Ph.D., to Executive Vice President & Chief Operating Officer and the hiring of Dan Clutter, Ph.D., as Vice President of Commercial Development. Dr. Durnell has been with Gentel for over a year where he served...

MILWAUKEE--RedPrairie Corporation, a leading consumer-driven optimization company, announced 2008 revenues of nearly $300 million, revenue growth of over 15 percent, software license bookings growth of over 16 percent, and consistent solid profitability as compared to a record setting 2007. Additionally, the Company added over 75...

A local computer network products company is closing, putting 62 people out of work in April. Emerson Network Power Embedded Computing, 8310 Excelsior Drive, plans to start laying people off April 6 and continue through April 20. Read full article>>...