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The Taiwanese firm announced a $100 million gift to the University of Wisconsin-Madison’s College of Engineering — the largest investment from a research partner in the UW’s history. UW-Madison Chancellor Rebecca Blank committed to raising another $100 million in priva...

Foxconn Technology Group and its Chairman and Founder Terry Gou announced plans to invest $100 million in engineering and innovation research at the University of Wisconsin–Madison, while also creating the framework for a science and technology institute that will coll...

The Milwaukee Journal Sentinel published a story about the impact of the new venture capital fund.

New businesses account for nearly all net new job creation.That simple fact, supported by research from the Ewing Marion Kauffman Foundation, cuts through all the politica...

Advocate Aurora Health, Foxconn Technology Group, Johnson Controls and Northwestern Mutual will came together as equal partners to create the new $100 million Wisconn Valley Venture Fund. The early-stage venture capital fund will invest both nationally and globally, ta...

On the heels of Racine County- and City of Racine-led jobs initiatives, new data released this week shows the City of Racine experienced the state's largest drop in unemployment between July 2017 and July 2018.

The unemployment rate dropped from 5.6 percent in July 2017...

Racine County's Uplift 900 project is meant to bring employers into Racine's neighborhoods to meet potential employees where they are.

The event gives job seekers a chance to interact with the employer face-to-face instead of through an email or a resume.

The next Job Fe...

“Our hope would be, not only for some of the new employees today just getting into construction, but that this will inspire others to get into the trades and in construction, transportation and certainly in manufacturing.” Gov. Scott Walker

Read the full article in The...

The Wisconsin Department of Transportation (WisDOT) announced it is seeking bids for work to install drainage structures in cooperation with the Wisconsin Department of Natural Resources (DNR) stream and migratory bird limitation timeframes.

Bids are due to WisDOT by 9:...

Following announcements that Foxconn will open innovation centers in Green Bay and in Eau Claire , Mark Hogan, CEO of the Wisconsin Economic Development Corporation, shared his perspective on the project with the Green Bay Press Gazette.

"I feel good about the...

The Racine Journal Times Editorial board recently published an article exploring Foxconn's energy supply needs and the possibility of using solar power to answer some of those needs.

"We Energies officials said they were in talks with Foxconn over its energy supply need...

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