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Wisconsin Alumni Research Foundation

WARF has cut ties with its award-winning investment officer, Carrie Thome. The move raises questions about what’s happening behind the scenes with UW’s patenting and licensing operation. Read more

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UW-Madison

In the early 1990s, famed UW biochemist Hector DeLuca was accused of improperly using other scientists’ research in developing drugs that earned millions for WARF. A new court ruling echoes those earlier charges. Read more

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Jim Mayfield

UW-Madison’s WARF was founded in 1925 to help bring ground breaking research to the market. But it’s fallen behind the times and desperately needs to change. Erik Iverson has a plan. Read more

Isthmus Cover Stories

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David Michael Miller

UW-Madison pioneered partnerships with American industry, collecting billions in research funds and helping to bring groundbreaking technology to market. But is the campus bureaucracy now holding the school back? Read more

Isthmus Cover Stories

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James Gill

The first arts-related project funded by the UW2020 project, the new Electro-Acoustic Research Space at UW-Madison is an experimental playground for electronic musicians of all levels Read more

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Wisconsin Alumni Research Foundation

While patents are usually highly technical documents, they often contain an artistic rendering of the ideas behind them. A new show at Union South highlights some of the more imaginative patent drawings to come out of UW-Madison since 1928. Read more

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