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Born in Viroqua, Wisconsin, Mark Lee performed four missions in space in the 1980s and 1990s. He worked on the Hubble Space Telescope and was responsible for "extra-vehicular activities" requiring untethered flight. Now, as a member of the new Wisconsin Aerospace Authority, he is working...

The forthcoming "Extreme Entrepreneur Tour" of state colleges will feature a bus load of high-profile young entrepreneurs, and will attempt to raise awareness about the principles of entrepreneurial leadership. Tour luminaries will include Blake Ross, creator of the Web browser Mozilla Firefox, and noted "serial...

Citing the area's unique business dynamics, Financial Executives International, a peer group for financial professionals, will launch a Madison chapter later this summer. It all begins with an Aug. 17 networking meeting at the Madison Club....

A number of research institutions, including Yale University and several that already are familiar with NimbleGen Systems, now rely on a chip produced by the Madison biotechnology company to study DNA interactions. They have entered into limited-access partnership agreements with NimbleGen to conduct previously unattainable...

Technology-based economies aren't just for big cities. Wisconsin's Lake Superior region will be the focus of an Aug. 10 conference that could provide some answers to questions about the region's economic future. One obvious solution: bio-energy....

Wisconsin Technical College professors gathered at Madison Area Technical College this month for an IT boot camp designed to help them keep pace with technological advancements. Their test will come in the classroom this fall when they attempt to apply what they've learned....

These are heady days for TomoTherapy, the Madison-based medical device manufacturer that recently opened a new production facility. But the company's top executives say they don't need to come calling on Wall Street, at least not yet....