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Former Wisconsin Governor Tommy Thompson is one of three partners in a proposed ethanol plant for the Walworth County village of Sharon. An estimated 55 new full-time jobs would be created by the construction of the proposed plant, which would produce between 105 and 120...

Information technology leadership sometimes means serving as the chokepoint, especially when people haven't done their due diligence on business processes and business need. Mike Jackson, vice president of global business services and CIO of Rockwell Automation, expects his IT staffers to do their homework before...

Madison, Wis. - CleanTech Partners will receive $1.5 million from the U.S. Department of Energy for a project that will attempt to produce cellulosic ethanol at paper mills by extracting the sugars from wood chips before they are pulped for paper making. Masood Akhtar, president of...

Is your school system still teaching the classic three Rs - rote, repetition, and routine? Chances are, it is, and columnist James Carlini believes that is tantamount to preparing children for the Industrial Age. In this edition of Carlini's Comments, he joins the bandwagon of...

The Medical College of Wisconsin has joined four other institutions in a $5 milion National Cancer Institute study into the structure, processes, and clinical outcomes of care among hospitalized persons with advanced cancer....

A $250 million agreement to develop a revolutionary supercomputer will have a profound impact on the Seattle-based Cray, Inc., but the role of the company's Chippewa Falls location has yet to be determined. Under the agreement with the United States Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency,...

Madison businesses Weather Central and MyWeather have joined forces to develop a pilot data platform that combines weather and traffic forecasting information in a variety of information channels, including on-air, online, and mobile. The companies combined with a third Madison business, TrafficCast International, to...

The first order of business for Scott VanderSanden, the new president of AT&T Wisconsin, will be to implement Project Lightspeed, the company's highspeed Internet initiative. VanderSanden also will oversee the launch of U-verse, which is AT&T's new Internet-protocol video service....

TeraMedica Healthcare Technology, a Milwaukee-based medical informatics company, has announced the launch of its new Evercore-VisLite Information Manager, which promises to improve interoperability between healthcare clinics....

Law professors from the University of Michigan and Duke University would like to modify Bayh-Dole, the 1980 law that gave universities the right to patent their inventions. Rebecca Eisenberg and Arti Rai said they are not interested in comprehensive reform, but they suggest one very...