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How to create a new entrepreneurial spirit in Wisconsin

How to create a new entrepreneurial spirit in Wisconsin by John Neis and Cory Nettles: (Cory Nettles is on the Badger Advocates Board Of Directors)The Wisconsin Idea ...

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Major Economic Engine in Wisconsin

Statement from Matt Kussow, Executive Director of Badger Advocates: "The recent economic analysis on Foxconn released by the Milwaukee Metropolitan Chamber of Commerce (MMAC) indicates an ...

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Badger Advocates supports UW wage increase

The proposal is indicative of a stronger state economy and an opportunity to help close a growing wage gap with peer institutions. 

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UW-Madison graduate programs ranked high by U.S. News & World Report

UW-Madison graduate programs are ranked among the nation’s best in the 2018 edition of U.S. News & World Report’s “Best Graduate Schools.”

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Senate Bill 154 threatens UW-Medical School’s accreditation

“It’s caveman politics and it goes much further than the typical ideological debate on this issue." -Matt Kussow, Executive Director - Badger AdvocatesSenate committee advances bill ...

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UW Madison sees smaller share of new state funding

Flagship funding shifted to other campusesUW-Madison advocacy group blasts plan to give other campuses bigger share of funding A lobbying group made up of UW-Madison alumni ...

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No proof Zika causes microcephaly, UW-Madison study says

There isn’t enough evidence to claim that Zika virus causes abnormally small heads in babies of infected mothers, according to a UW-Madison study that challenges ...

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UW–Madison professor led fight to ban pesticide DDT 45 years ago

Forty-five years ago this Sunday, on Dec. 31, 1972, the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency issued a press release. “The general use of the pesticide DDT ...

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