Five teams of UWM students placed in this year’s New Ventures Business Plan Competition, hosted by the Lubar School of Business. Funded by La Macchia Enterprises, the contest is in its 12th year and is open to students from any discipline on campus. Winnings totaled $20,000.
At long last, digging has begun for the new Lubar Entrepreneurship Center at UWM. Though a formal groundbreaking is scheduled for later, work is now underway on the new building that will house the entrepreneurship center, scheduled to open in 2019.
A water sensor developed by an entrepreneur and the manager UWM’s Water Technology Accelerator is a finalist in a NASA competition that seeks to spur creation of new technology. The sensors could have application in space as well as on Earth.
The next time you go out to eat in Milwaukee, you might see something new: a grade that shows how well the establishment is meeting health codes. UWM Executive MBA students helped create the grading system, which debuted Jan. 2.
UWM Engineering & Applied Science Dean Brett Peters accompanied Wisconsin Gov. Scott Walker on a trade mission to Israel last month, and they returned home with a signed letter of intent to collaborate on developing new water technology. Under the agreement, the Water Equipment and Policy Center and the Zuckerberg Institute for Water Research at […]
The Lubar Entrepreneurship Center plunges headlong into Milwaukee Startup Week, hosting three free events designed for emerging entrepreneurs.
UWM faculty members Ilya Avdeev and Anne Basting have been named as the first Kellner Entrepreneurship Fellows. The positions are awarded to UWM scholars who contribute to the growing culture of entrepreneurship at UWM through research and teaching. Avdeev, an associate professor of mechanical engineering, and Basting, a professor of theater, are supported by the Mary […]
He’s reinventing how we think of concrete, and Konstantin Sobolev’s creations could make potholes disappear.
Four teams of UWM students placed in this year’s New Ventures Business Plan Competition, hosted by the Lubar School of Business. Every year since 2006, the contest had awarded prize money to student entrepreneurs who can enter from any discipline on campus. This year’s event, funded by La Macchia Enterprises, doled out $18,500 in accordance […]
Experience from internships and entrepreneurial clubs, along with advice from faculty members and marketing/business classes, help a growing number of students start their own small businesses.