Category Archives: Economic development that works

Reverse the Wisconsin brain drain

Ray Cross, UW System President

Ray Cross, UW System President The University of Wisconsin System is in some stage of denial about the magnitude of the brain drain of college graduates from the state. System is pushing for more dollars for a talent creation initiative in… Read more

For job creation, reorganize UW on regional basis


It is a propitious time to rethink the role of the University of Wisconsin System in the affairs of the state. It has been 40 years since the merger of the state colleges and universities into what we now know as the system – 26 campuses,… Read more

New wings, leaders lifting Milwaukee

Satya Nadella 2012

When people think about the Milwaukee region, first to mind might be a muscular picture of heavy industry, or a great place to live given its location on the Lake Michigan and the inland lakes, rivers and rolling terrain of the Kettle Moraine,… Read more