Language summit draws reps from business, education, healthcare, and government

If 10 years ago you had asked Mark Tyler, president of OEM Fabricators, what cultural knowledge and language skills his company would need to expand onto a global market, he probably would have laughed.

“We are located in Woodville, Wisconsin, which had just over 1,000 people,” Tyler said. “At the time I wouldn’t have seen our business expanding beyond Wisconsin, much less around the world. Continue reading

Four Waisman Center director finalists to present public seminars

Four finalists for director of the University of Wisconsin–Madison’s Waisman Center, one of the nation’s premier hubs for research and clinical outreach on human development, developmental disability and neurodegenerative disease, will be presenting public seminars during the next four weeks.

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Celebrating the past, planning for the future

For almost 30 years, Vicki Bier’s career at the University of Wisconsin-Madison has focused on risk and decision analysis. As a professor of industrial and systems engineering, she has used complex mathematical models to improve nuclear safety and homeland security. She served as department chair for more than five years and has graduated 18 PhD students (thus far).

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