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UPDATE: New $60 million corporate headquarters is proposed for Exact Sciences

With major expansion projects already underway at several of its Madison-area sites, Exact Sciences Corp. is also in line for a new corporate headquarters at University Research Park that could add 200 to 440 new jobs there over the coming years. Aaron Olver, director of University Research Park, said the organization proposes to build a […]

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27 milestones in Madison arts scene

Past milestones led to a booming arts scene today 1969 Broom Street Theater begins its long and prolific run as an avant-garde theater. 1974 City breaks ground on the Madison Civic Center, anchored by the Capitol Theater which is reborn as the Oscar Mayer Theater and Isthmus Playhouse. 1978 American Players Theatre chooses the Lockman […]

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Transferring to UW-Madison may soon get easier for this group of students.

Students studying science, technology, engineering and math (STEM) at a University of Wisconsin System two-year institution or Wisconsin technical college may have more help during the transfer to a four-year college thanks to a five-year, $1 million grant. The grant is geared toward increasing the graduation rate of STEM transfer students, many of whom are […]

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WisBusiness: Bioscience industry on the rise in Wisconsin

The state’s bioscience industry is on the rise, employing nearly 35,000 in 2016. That’s according to a new report from the national Biotechnology Innovation Organization, which highlights the $2 trillion impact the industry has on the country as a whole. It shows Wisconsin has been performing above the national average for bioscience employment, with a […]

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