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COWS report highlights pandemic impact on leisure, hospitality jobs

A report from a UW-Madison think tank shows employment in the state's leisure and hospitality industry remains 18.7 percent lower than before...

COWS report highlights wage growth over past 40 years

The median wage for workers in Wisconsin increased by just $2.76 per hour over the past 40 years, a report from a...

DataChat closes on $25 million funding round

A software company called DataChat has closed on a $25 million funding round following a limited product launch of its data analytics...

Former ambassadors discuss strategies for boosting international trade

Two former U.S. ambassadors say Wisconsin should leverage cultural, diplomatic and academic ties with other nations in order to strengthen international trade. 

Groups fighting drug abuse getting over $3.1 million in grants over five years

Five organizations working to reduce youth substance abuse in Wisconsin are getting a total of over $3.1 million in federal grants from...

Investments in education, employment seen as key to attracting young professionals to Milwaukee

Leaders in Milwaukee say investments in education and employment opportunities will help attract more young professionals.  “I definitely think...

LUM launches engagement tool for artists

A music platform based in Madison called LUM has launched a new service for artists aimed at giving fans exclusive access to...

Marcus Corporation CEO doesn’t expect ‘full recovery’ until 2024

Marcus Corporation President and CEO Greg Marcus says the company is seeing signs of financial resurgence from last year, though he doesn’t...

Marquette researcher gets $950,000 NSF grant

An associate professor of biological sciences at Marquette University has received a $950,000 grant for her research into certain aging disorders. 

New center for research on psychoactive substances to build on existing momentum

The founding director of the new Transdisciplinary Center for Research in Psychoactive Substances at UW-Madison aims to build on existing momentum in...

Reentry effort leads to 22 hires for Advocate Aurora Health

As part of its Returning Citizens initiative, Advocate Aurora Health has hired 22 formerly incarcerated individuals in the past year and provided...

Report shows Bucks’ championship run led to $57.6 million impact in Milwaukee

A new report from Visit Milwaukee shows the Milwaukee Bucks' championship run brought $57.6 million in direct and indirect spending to the...

Rockwell Automation responding to logistics challenges

Rockwell Automation has been reducing shipment sizes and exploring alternative routes and carriers in recent months to respond to ongoing logistics issues. 

Rural prosperity event features insights on workforce issues and rural health care

-- A rural development expert with the USDA says infrastructure investments and financial incentives could help attract workers to rural communities in...

Solar project powering 40 percent of Dane County facilities

In its first nine months of operation, the Dane County Regional Airport's latest solar project has produced enough electricity to power 1,200...

State lawmakers say federal infrastructure bills could boost modernization efforts in Wisconsin

Two state lawmakers say pending federal legislation would accelerate efforts in Wisconsin to develop modern infrastructure such as electric vehicle charging stations...

Thousands of Wisconsinites on unemployment losing extra federal benefit

Thousands of Wisconsinites on unemployment will lose the extra $300 weekly benefit after the federal unemployment supplement ended over the holiday weekend,...

UW-Madison launches new School of Computer, Data and Information Sciences

-- UW-Madison’s newly launched School of Computer, Data and Information Sciences aims to build on the momentum of these growing fields. 

UW-Stout, Prevea partnership aims to expand care options without raising costs for students

Through a new partnership with Prevea Health, UW-Stout aims to expand student health care options next year without leading to an increase...

WisBusiness: the Podcast with Brad Bodden, co-manager for Wisconsin Investment Partners

This week’s episode of “WisBusiness: the Podcast” is with Brad Bodden, co-manager for Wisconsin Investment Partners.  This angel investor...

WisBusiness: the Podcast with Heather Wentler, executive director and co-founder of Doyenne

This week’s episode of “WisBusiness: the Podcast” is with Heather Wentler, executive director and co-founder of Doyenne.  This nonprofit...

WisBusiness: the Podcast with Laura Dresser, associate director of COWS

This week’s episode of “WisBusiness: the Podcast” is with Laura Dresser, associate director of COWS, a think tank based at UW-Madison. 

WisBusiness: the Podcast with Max Fergus, CEO and co-founder of LUM

This week’s episode of “WisBusiness: the Podcast” is with Max Fergus, CEO and co-founder of LUM, a music platform based in Madison. 

WPF report highlights jobs recovery for bars, restaurants

A report from the Wisconsin Policy Forum shows employment at bars and restaurants in the state is rebounding from last year’s dip,...
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