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UW-Waukesha professor wins Teaching Excellence Award

Cassandra Phillips, an English professor at the University of Wisconsin-Waukesha, received a 2017 Teaching Excellence award from the Board of Regents.

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Ideadvance Seed Fund now open to some UW System alumni

The Ideadvance Seed Fund awards grants to early-stage startups, with a focus on education. The program is now open to most UW System alumni, in addition to students, faculty and staff of the university system.

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UWC Writing Program Receives Certificate of Excellence

Veterans and their immediate family members can receive up to $500 for the Wisconsin SBDC Network’s Entrepreneurship Training Program, thanks to a state grant and partnership with Bunker Labs Wisconsin.

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Regents Honor Outstanding UW System Teachers

The UW System Board of Regents will honor the 25th annual winners of its Teaching Excellence Awards on April 7 in Platteville at the next Regents meeting. These awards recognize outstanding achievements in teaching. They are the UW System’s highest recognition for members of its faculty and academic staff. The monetary value of the award is $5,000 for each recipient.

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Wisconsin veterans offered free entrepreneurship training

Funding is now available for Veterans to participate in the Wisconsin SBDC Entrepreneurship Training Program. SBDC, through a partnership with Bunker Labs, will offer the training at its 14 centers statewide.