Inside Wisconsin

with Tom Still

September 2016


Schools with 'fab labs' on the cutting edge of manufacturing innovation

In a room that was once little more than a storage area for largely unused equipment, the Waunakee School District is outfitting a space where students can explore their futures.

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Early-stage companies won’t want to miss this opportunity to connect with investors

The longest-running investor pitch event in Wisconsin is the annual Wisconsin Early Stage Symposium.

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State sharpens its focus on fostering Main Street entrepreneurism

Despite some rankings that place Wisconsin at the bottom of the 50-state barrel for business startups, there are places in the Badger State where entrepreneurs are busily making their own jobs, companies, and futures.

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Broadband expansion is connection to rural Wisconsin’s prosperity

A creative provision in the Assembly Republican “Forward” agenda released in early September is the pledge to provide every high school freshman with a computer or tablet to connect them with the internet.

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UW–Eau Claire’s ‘graduation contract’ offers way to control college costs

Jim Schmidt, the energetic chancellor of UW–Eau Claire, breaks it down to dollars and cents when he explains why students shouldn’t dally in their pursuit of a bachelor’s degree from his campus in northwest Wisconsin.

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Tom Still is president of the Wisconsin Technology Council. He is the former associate editor of the Wisconsin State Journal.



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