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Innovators incite change

Innovators incite change

Brad Allen, Biz & Tech Editor

December 7, 2016

It all starts with an idea. An idea can grow into a business through passion, immeasurable effort and dedication. An array of innovators—a mix of UW-Whitewater students and Whitewater community members—gathered inside the UW-Whitewater Technology Park, 1221 Innovation Dr., on Nov. 30 to “share...

Doctor presents smartphone eye exam technology

Doctor presents smartphone eye exam technology

April 26, 2016

April 26, 2016 By Jason Howarth There are 39 million people suffering from a form of blindness, and 80 percent of those people can be cured or have prevented the disorder from afflicting them. An eye doctor from the United Kingdom is managing to identify and aid blind people by using 3D-printing...

Creators seek to incite change

January 26, 2016

January 26, 2016 By Brad Allen The UW-Whitewater student chapter of the Enactus organization was just one of several groups attending the January Innovator’s Showcase to present their ideas of how to improve the world through technology. The Innovator’s Showcase featured many presentations...

Enactus launches campaign to help feed 5,000 in Honduras

Enactus launches campaign to help feed 5,000 in Honduras

November 3, 2015

Nov. 3, 2015 By Brad Allen Students committed to improve daily life in Honduras through an international entrepreneurial organization have found a way to help families in Honduras face the issues of poverty and hunger. Enactus is an acronym that stands for ‘Entrepreneurs Acting for the Interest...

Student org scores big in National Expo

Student org scores big in National Expo

April 29, 2015

April 29, 2015 By Rumasa Noor “Coming together is a beginning. Keeping together is progress. Working together is success,” according to Henry Ford. UW-Whitewater’s chapter of Enactus has proved this statement to be true. Merely three years old, the organization has been climbing the stairs of succ...

Whitewater’s entrepreneurial culture nurtures students

September 10, 2014

Sep 10, 2014 By Rumasa Noor The entrepreneurial ecosystem has grown immensely in Whitewater in recent years. There are numerous resources  available to help local businesses as well  as students who are interested in starting their own business. Aside from the student organizations such as...

Innovators recognized at showcase

May 7, 2014

May 7, 2014 By Rumasa Noor The Innovators’ Showcase is one way for innovators and entrepreneurs to not only be recognized, but inspire students and the community. Spring Innovators’ Showcase took place on May 2 at the Innovation Center in Whitewater. Denise Ehlen, the director of Whitewater...

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