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“WisBusiness: the Podcast” with Hongmin Chen and Jon Young of WARF Therapeutics

This week’s episode of “WisBusiness: the Podcast” is with two major players in WARF Therapeutics: Hongmin Chen, head of biology, and Jon...

Blank to leave UW-Madison at end of school year for president’s post at Northwestern

UW-Madison Chancellor Rebecca Blank is leaving the university at the end of the 2021-22 school year to become president of Northwestern University...

Creative Destruction Lab including students in the accelerator process

-- The Creative Destruction Lab accelerator program is giving UW-Madison students a chance to join in the process of helping companies grow. 

Demographic trends, vaccine resistance and lack of care access driving COVID-19 disparities

Higher COVID-19 death rates in rural Wisconsin counties illustrate how demographic trends, vaccine resistance and disparities in health care access are contributing...

Evers kicks off Wisconsin Tech Month with inclusivity focus

Gov. Tony Evers kicked off Wisconsin Tech Month with a focus on inclusivity, highlighting the "technological divide" in the state.

Fairbanks Morse Defense CEO discusses workforce at WMC event

The head of Fairbanks Morse Defense says the Beloit company is "in for a rocky next couple months" after recently enacting a...

Federal officials taking comments on reinstating certain tariff exclusions

A lawyer with Michael Best Strategies says companies that import from China would benefit from submitting comments as federal officials consider reinstatements...

Hospitals facing ‘significant bottleneck’ in discharging patients to long-term care

Hospitals in the state are facing a “significant bottleneck” in their ability to discharge patients into long-term care facilities as they grapple...

Industrial air pollution declining, report shows

Industrial air pollution in the state has been declining over the past two decades, a report from the Department of Natural Resources...

Machine learning guiding early-stage drug discovery process

Machine learning systems are helping researchers in Wisconsin discover promising drug candidates through more efficient data analysis. Tony Gitter...

Marshfield Clinic Health System CEO offers dire outlook on rural care workforce

Dr. Susan Turney, CEO of Marshfield Clinic Health System, expects the state's rural health workforce shortage will only get worse in the...

Michigan hospital joining Marshfield Clinic Health System

Michigan-based Dickinson County Healthcare will be joining Marshfield Clinic Health System next year, expanding the health system's reach outside of the state.

Milwaukee businesses seeking startup proposals for industry challenges

-- Milwaukee-area businesses are seeking innovative proposals to solve a wide array of industry challenges such as improving health literacy, maintaining company...

Panelists say partnerships between industry and universities key to drive tech growth

Collaborations between industry and academia are necessary to drive technology development, according to a panel representing universities in the state and the...

Report highlights impact of hiring Wisconsin workers for solar projects

A report from Forward Analytics finds that hiring local workers to construct new solar energy projects could generate twice as much economic...

Self-driving vehicle research ongoing, though local officials concerned about costs and risks

While transportation officials and scientists in the state continue autonomous vehicle research, local officials are expressing concern about the potential risk and...

Transfur launches with a software platform for veterinarians

Venture Varsity Studio's first startup launch -- a company called Transfur -- will offer a software platform for veterinarians underpinned by AI.

Trusted brokers seen as key to navigating international trade

Supply chain experts on a recent webinar spoke to the importance of working with a trusted broker while navigating international trade.

Unemployment unchanged at 3.9 percent in September, latest figures show

Wisconsin's unemployment rate remained unchanged in September at 3.9 percent, the latest figures from the Department of Workforce Development show.

Utilities say customers will pay more for heating bills this winter

Utilities in Wisconsin are projecting heating bills will be as much $65 per month higher this winter as a worldwide natural gas...

WisBusiness: the Podcast with Scott Suder, president of the Wisconsin Paper Council

This week’s episode of “WisBusiness: the Podcast” is with Scott Suder, president of the Wisconsin Paper Council.  He provides...
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