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May 06, 2015 5:43 PM ET

Company Overview of University of Wisconsin - Madison

Company Overview

The University of Wisconsin – Madison is an educational and research institution. Its schools and colleges offer graduate, post graduate, doctoral, research, and special academic programs. Its undergraduate and graduate courses include programs in the arts, sciences, engineering, medicine, business, and humanities. The University of Wisconsin – Madison was founded in 1848 and is based in Madison, Wisconsin. The university has endowment assets worth $1.12 billion.

161 Bascom Hall

500 Lincoln Drive

Madison, WI 53706

United States

Founded in 1848

Phone:

608-262-1234

Fax:

608-262-3985

Key Executives for University of Wisconsin - Madison

Vice Chancellor for Administration
Dean of Graduate School and Vice Chancellor for Research
Director of Auxiliary Operations Analysis
Director of the Wisconsin Center for Dairy Research
Dean of the College of Letters and Science
Compensation as of Fiscal Year 2014.

University of Wisconsin - Madison Key Developments

University of Wisconsin-Madison to Launch New Transportation Workforce Center

The University of Wisconsin-Madison is launching a new center aimed at bolstering the Midwest transportation industry by providing training and opportunities for more people to pursue careers in transportation. The Midwest Transportation Workforce Center (MTWC) is one of five centers nationwide to receive a $600,000 grant from the U.S. Department of Transportation Federal Highway Administration. The MTWC will serve Illinois, Indiana, Iowa, Kansas, Michigan, Minnesota, Missouri, Ohio and Wisconsin. The MTWC team will collaborate with the other federally funded centers to form a national network aimed at advancing transportation workforce development across the country.

Oracle Partners with Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University, University of Texas System, and University of Wisconsin-Madison to Design and Develop Oracle Student Cloud

Oracle announced the Oracle Customer Strategic Design Program, with Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University, University of Texas System, and University of Wisconsin-Madison participating to provide guidance and domain expertise that will help shape the design and development of Oracle Student Cloud. Oracle also joined Internet2, a not-for-profit organization that fosters collaboration among research and education organizations and industry technology leaders to develop innovative solutions that address today's higher education technology challenges. Oracle plans to certify and offer its Oracle Higher Education Cloud including Oracle Student Cloud, infrastructure-as-a-service, and platform-as-a-service through the Internet2 NET+ service program. Each university will work with Oracle through significant milestones and releases, providing guidance and expertise to develop a product. The growth of nontraditional programs is an important trend for these customers, and the first release of Oracle Student Cloud is expected to include flexible core structures and an extensible architecture to manage a variety of traditional and nontraditional educational offerings. Oracle Student Cloud will feature a compelling mobile user interface that enables customers to extend, brand, and differentiate the student experience for each institution. The first phase of Oracle Student Cloud is designed to support the core capabilities of enrollment, payment, and assessment. Oracle Student Cloud will embed CRM-based functionality throughout the solution to promote engagement and collaboration, along with a business intelligence foundation to provide customers with actionable insight into their student operations.

Cynata Therapeutics Limited Signs Contracts with University of Wisconsin - Madison to Advance Cymerus Product Development

Cynata Therapeutics Limited announced that it has signed an agreement with the University of Wisconsin - Madison to develop a novel approach for preserving cell therapy products to enhance their shelf life and convenience. The development program will be overseen by pioneer of stem cell research and Cynata co-founder, Professor Igor Slukvin. An important component of a commercially successful stem cell therapeutic product is to provide a practical and effective means of preserving the cell product in storage and during transport to the site of eventual use in patients. This also includes the process of reconstituting the product to prepare it for administration. This new program has the goal of developing such a process and in doing so to provide further user advantages to Cynata's Cymerus platform.

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