UScellular donates a private 5G network to UWM’s Connected Systems Institute
UScellular is contributing a private cellular network that includes 5G technology to expand the capabilities of the University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee’s manufacturing research facility, called the Connected Systems Institute.
Alum leading an effort to build an esports culture in Milwaukee
Brandon Tschacher is helping build an ecosystem of competitive gaming, which has exploded in interest over the past decade.
Taiwan-U.S. business forum at UWM looks at energy infrastructure challenges amid climate change
Organizers hoped the search for solutions also created opportunities for collaboration to advance research and address workforce needs.
Jeff Yabuki named Sheldon B. Lubar Executive-in-Residence at UWM Lubar College of Business
Jeff Yabuki, who served as CEO of Fiserv Inc. from December 2005 to May 2020, has been named the Sheldon B. Lubar Executive-in-Residence at the University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee’s Sheldon B. Lubar College of Business.
UWM’s new business incubator offers free help for maturing startups
The Business Innovation Incubator is an 11-month program helping 10 startups acquire the skills needed to move their ventures forward.
Transit project that launched with help of UWM researchers secures more funding
MobiliSE, a regional transportation group, won a $4.2 million Workforce Innovation Grant from the state to expand FlexRide Milwaukee, which connects workers in Milwaukee to jobs in Menomonee Falls and Butler that are beyond the reach of bus lines.
Automated hiring systems could be making the worker shortage worse
Companies are increasingly turning to automation to assist in the hiring process, but those algorithms could be causing harm, UWM researcher Noelle Chesley has found.
For businesses, it pays to be nice to competitors on social media
In a study that’s created a buzz among marketing professionals, the researchers from UWM and Duke University found that when a brand compliments a competitor on social media, it boosts the brand’s reputation sales.
Business, government leaders laud launch of FlexRide project
A new service led by UWM researchers that connects workers with jobs is very much needed, local leaders said Wednesday.
Better pay for truckers may save money over the long haul, study finds
UWM economist James Peoples found that a 6% increase in wages could go a long way toward solving a shortage of drivers, which has collided in the pandemic with an increase in demand for shipping.