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  • Job prospects bright for UW-Madison graduates May 10, 2006 Employment is certainly one of the top issues on the minds of University of Wisconsin-Madison students participating in this weekend's (May 12-14) commencement ceremonies. According to UW-Madison career and placement experts, graduates are entering a strong job market and generally finding success in their searches.
  • Babcock Institute receives export achievement award May 9, 2006 The Babcock Institute for International Dairy Research and Development received a 2006 Governor's Export Achievement Award - Agricultural Support Service Providers at the 42nd annual Wisconsin International Trade Conference May 9 in Milwaukee.
  • Candidates sought for MBA Programs May 5, 2006 Candidates have until June 1 to apply for admission to the UW-Madison MBA in Strategic Management in the Life & Engineering Sciences or Entrepreneurial Management, designed for individuals who already have a graduate degree in a scientific field and a desire to build on that background with additional business skills.
  • Metal-embedding method helps tiny sensors function in extreme environments May 4, 2006 University of Wisconsin-Madison mechanical engineers have developed a method for fabricating "packages" of tiny sensors that measure temperature more accurately than bulk thermocouples.
  • Love for Madison brought Biz School's new addition back to UW May 2, 2006 This is a Madison boomerang story. Times two. Dan Olszewski is back in the state capital, for the second time. This time around, the Harvard MBA is heading the Weinert Center for Entrepreneurship at the UW-Madison School of Business.
  • UW scientist among 100 most influential people of 2006 April 30, 2006 TIME Magazine, the international news weekly, has recognized a scientist at the University of Wisconsin-Madison as one of the most influential people of 2006.
  • UW MBA students win international competition April 17, 2006 University of Wisconsin-Madison MBA students placed first in the annual Center for International Business Education and Research (CIBER) MBA International Business Case Competition, held April 6-9.
  • UW-Madison improves patent ranking April 11, 2006 The University of Wisconsin-Madison in 2005 was the nation's fifth most productive intellectual property setting among U.S. universities, the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office announced.
  • Strong job market buoys MBA placement rates April 5, 2006 The national job market for MBA students continues to grow, with more job offers and bigger salaries particularly from employers in the consulting, financial services and consumer product industries, according to a new survey released by the MBA Career Services Council (MBA CSC). The national survey highlights a trend seen within the Wisconsin MBA program at the University of Wisconsin-Madison School of Business.
  • Three to be inducted into Wisconsin Meat Industry Hall of Fame April 4, 2006 Carl Chellevold of Richland Center, Carl Kuehne of Green Bay and Jack Link of Minong will be inducted into the Wisconsin Meat Industry Hall of Fame on May 4 at the annual meeting of the Wisconsin Livestock and Meat Council in Madison.
  • Historic gift will drive research innovation April 3, 2006 The largest individual gift ever to benefit UW-Madison - $50 million from alumni John and Tashia Morgridge - will pave the way for pioneering scientific collaboration at the Wisconsin Institutes for Discovery.
  • Wisconsin MBA ranks 31st in U.S. News ranking April 3, 2006 U.S. News & World Report released its rankings for full-time MBA programs on March 31. The University of Wisconsin-Madison School of Business was ranked 31st among all business schools in the United States. The school moved up six places from a ranking of 37th in 2005 to achieve its highest ranking in this publication since 1990.
  • Event will kickoff new agroecology master's program March 30, 2006 The College of Agricultural and Life Sciences will celebrate the approval of a new agroecology master’s program on Thursday, March 30 at 4:30 p.m. in the D.C. Smith Greenhouse conservatory, located at 465 Babcock Drive. The event is free and the entire Madison community is invited to attend.
  • UW-Madison launches international internship program March 20, 2006 Thanks to a new, first-of-its-kind program at UW-Madison, a core group of undergraduates will soon be able to experience what it's like to work for a major international company or a non-governmental organization (NGO) overseas.
  • Advance could help reduce cost of auto radar March 17, 2006 Just as auto-makers are rolling out futuristic, radar-guided safety systems in their top-of-the-line models, UW-Madison researchers have made an advance that could help extend radar to all cars.
  • Thin is in: Engineering tool targets plastics, other slender parts March 17, 2006 The world abounds with objects that are thin and lightweight, yet strong, including cell phone cases, car body panels, and aircraft hulls, just to name a few. But engineering these parts isn't as easy as their commonness might suggest, says UW-Madison mechanical engineering professor Krishnan Suresh.
  • Conference to explore global biological threats March 14, 2006 Leading government and academic experts from Washington, D.C. and Madison will address key issues surrounding global biological threats in an all-day symposium April 7 at UW-Madison.
  • New veterinary medicine program supports Wisconsin aquaculture March 1, 2006 Friday night fish fries are just one clue that the fish industry, including fish farming, is big business in Wisconsin. UW-Madison's School of Veterinary Medicine is helping launch a new fish health program to protect Wisconsin's growing aquaculture industry.
  • Wisconsin wins more national attention for producing CEOs Feb. 24, 2006 Wisconsin continues to gain national attention as a training ground for top CEOs. The latest round of media coverage comes courtesy of BusinessWeek magazine.
  • National Academy of Engineering elects UW geologist Feb. 16, 2006 Mary Anderson, a professor of geology and geophysics at UW-Madison, is one of 76 new members and nine foreign associates to be inducted into the prestigious National Academy of Engineering.