Cory O’Brien Borkowski was always interested in art, and a UWM metalsmithing class spoke to her. Now, she’s forging a career working with jewelry at Kesslers while also producing her own art.
Their gift will support the entrepreneur-in-residence program, where successful entrepreneurs share their experiences and insights with students.
Kasia Weina and her partner are having success pursuing two goals with their startup business: “With Evergreen Labs, we want to prove that you can do good and also make money.”
James H. Hunter III, Bostrom Entrepreneur-In-Residence and adjunct assistant professor at UWM, is a finalist for the Entrepreneur of the Year Award in the Midwest.
More than 200 visitors, faculty and students celebrated the opening Wisconsin’s new address for innovation – the Lubar Entrepreneurship Center and UWM Welcome Center.
A total of $16,000 in prize money was awarded to four top teams of UWM students and alumni in the recent 2019 New Venture Business Plan Competition, hosted by the Lubar School of Business at the University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee.
All musician Jared Judge wanted in the beginning was a few more wedding gigs to help pay for his education. Today, he’s running a company that employs more than 120 musicians and DJs in seven cities.
Learn-Earn-Grow MKE teaches MPS students how to farm, but its other lessons are just as valuable. The program, which also includes UWM and MATC, teaches about work and finances, college life and leadership, providing tools for the students’ success.
It’s hard to sell a great idea without something concrete to show. That’s where UWM’s Prototyping Center comes in.
In his new role, Ilya Avdeev — an associate professor of mechanical engineering who has been instrumental in fostering entrepreneurship at UWM — will lead program development and partnership cultivation.