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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...

Launch Pad nurtures entrepreneurs

February 19, 2014

Feb. 19, 2014 By Rumasa Noor Whitewater Incubation Program (WhIP) provides consulting, mentoring, seminars and many more services to businesses and business ventures related to the Whitewater University Technology Park. The Innovation Center conducted an event on Feb. 12 to introduce the Launch...

National organization to move headquarters to Hyland Hall

National organization to move headquarters to Hyland Hall

February 20, 2013

UW-Whitewater was recently chosen as the new location for the headquarters of the United States Association for Small Business and Entrepreneurship. Assistant professor of the Management Department from the College of Business and Economics, Jeff Vanevenhoven said this move “changes the profile of the universit...

Justin Nothem to deliver commencement to graduates

May 9, 2012

Many college students spend a majority of their free time partying, hanging out with friends or even studying. Commencement speaker Justin Nothem spends his free time selling wieners. “There are a lot of sacrifices you have to make,” Nothem said. “I don’t go to the bars anymore. I work the...

Entrepreneurial Ecosystem

April 25, 2012

In an ecosystem, it takes the collaboration of a variety of elements and organisms to foster growth and keep a continued balance. The same idea is being applied to this spring’s “Entrepreneurial Ecosystem” Wisconsin Idea Forum. Bringing together Wisconsin community leaders and UW-System students,...

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