Saturday, October 23, 2021

WisBusiness News

“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...

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. 

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...

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...

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,...

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...

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...

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...

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...

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. 

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. 

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. 

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...

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...
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