Now available: Jan 2008 edition of UW Business Wire

The January 2008 edition of the UW Business News Wire is now available. The UW-Madison Office of Corporate Relations makes this online magazine available to its customers and others in the business community and business news media. To access the magazine, please visit

If you would like to make use of this material, either as news content to share with readers and stakeholders or as information to share with colleagues, please do so.

The January UW Business News Wire includes:


“Degrees of Excellence”

UW-Madison’s Master of Science in Biotechnology degree responds to the realities of technology commercialization where market potential, scientific merit, and government regulations interconnect.


The fall edition of Research Digest, an online newsletter describing research advances and related programs and activities at the UW School of Medicine and Public Health, is available. Go to Research Digest to download this edition. If you want to be placed on the mailing list or reach the editor, send an e-mail to

The winter/spring Continuing Education Catalog is now available in print and online. It contains hundreds of program offerings for credit and non-credit. Call 608-263-6960 if you would like a printed copy. Or go to Continuing Education Catalog to view the catalog online. For more information e-mail


Careers Conference: “Preparing for a Lifetime of Change” – January 28-30

This premier national conference focuses on all aspects of career development and education for work, offering sessions for practitioners from beginning through advanced levels. The three-day conference will be held at the Concourse Hotel, 1 W. Dayton St., Madison and costs $100-400. For more information, call 608-263-3696, email or visit “Preparing for a Lifetime of Change”.

Hire the Best and Fire the Rest– January 28 or 29

This program combines the best practical advice from recruiting through the firing session. Monday’s session (Jan. 28) will take place from 1-4:30 p.m. while Tuesday’s (Jan.. 29) runs from 7-11:30 a.m. Both will be held at the Fluno Center, 601 University Avenue on the Madison campus. Participants pay $200 for four or fewer from the same family business. Go to “Hire the Best and Fire the Rest” for further information, or call 608-441-7347 and/or email


UW-Madison news stories of particular interest to business media and the business community are regularly updated.

In addition, the UW Business News Wire includes links to a range of other valuable information for the business community, as part of the Office of Corporate Relations’ mission to serve the needs of business by providing easier access to university resources.

Thank you for your continuing interest in this information, and please send us your comments and suggestions for ways to build and strengthen our service to the business community.

Doug Bradley
Office of Corporate Relations
University of Wisconsin-Madison
455 Science Drive, Suite 230
Phone: 608-263-0238