Varsity Venture Studio Update

The recently-launched Varsity Venture Studio is a pilot program and collaboration among UW-Madison, WARF and High Alpha Innovation. This university-wide venture studio received over 150 idea submissions from across campus this fall, and 18 ideas …

Innovator Profile: Dr. Guelay Bilen-Rosas

Guelay Bilen-Rosas is the director of Pediatric Transplant Anesthesia at UW Health and an assistant professor of anesthesiology at the School of Medicine and Public Health, focusing on pediatric transplant and airway management. The research …

Alumni Spotlight: Dr. Maya Warren

For a lifelong dairy aficionado, where else could Dr. Maya Warren have been more at home than the University of Wisconsin-Madison (UW)? When Dr. Warren graduated from UW with her Ph.D. in Food Science, she …

UW researchers honored as inventors

Three University of Wisconsin–Madison professors — Charles Mistretta, Denise Ney and Ann Palmenberg — have been named fellows of the National Academy of Inventors. NAI fellowship honors academic inventors who have “demonstrated a spirit of …

Hosting the 100-Hour Challenge During Challenging Times

On November 12-16, 2020, the StartUp Learning Community hosted its annual 100-Hour Challenge, a signature innovation contest on UW-Madison’s campus. The purpose of the Challenge is to help participants realize that innovation can be sparked by …