The UW's cranberry research and varieties have propelled Wisconsin into the No. 1 producer of cranberries in the nation, with more than 60 percent of the worldâs harvest. Photo by Jeff Miller.
“Research on big and complex problems requires collaboration,” says Chancellor Rebecca Blank. Several recent, major initiatives can also create “extraordinary learning opportunities” for students.
Innovation to Market builds on the success of D2P’s Igniter program, which helped start 19 companies over the past three years.
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â 1894 Wisconsin Magna Carta
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Top10 in producing Fortune 500 CEOs
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17,000 lifelong learners benefit from UW education programs yearly
19 Nobel Prize awards to UW faculty and alumni
50 years dedicated to studying poverty and social inequality
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