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Carroll University to open graduate center in fall

Carroll University will open the Carroll University Center for Graduate Studies this fall. The center will host classes for the graduate phase of the physical therapy program, masters of business administration (MBA) and masters of software engineering. The center also will host some graduate classes in education.

UW-Parkside ramps up regional business presence

Chancellor Deborah Ford is taking steps to help the University of Wisconsin-Parkside become a business resource for the entire Milwaukee 7 region.

Northwestern Mutual Foundation funds study of arts education in region

The Northwestern Mutual Foundation is providing $30,000 for a study to explore arts education in the Milwaukee 7 (M7) region.

Companies honored for exceptional wellness programs

Caliendo-Savio Enterprises (CSE), Chr. Hansen Inc. and Serigraph Inc. are this year's winners of the BizTimes Milwaukee Corporate Wellness Awards.

Wellness program offerings increase at area employers

Businesses and organizations of all sizes throughout southeastern Wisconsin are taking steps to promote wellness among their employees and lower their health care...

Panelists will discuss health reform at Fittest Execs program

BizTimes Media, in partnership with the Wisconsin Athletic Club, Midland Health, Anthem Blue Cross and Blue Shield and the Wellness Council of Wisconsin will present the annual Fittest Execs Forum and Awards event. Honoring the participants from the fourth annual Fittest Execs competition, the 2010 Fittest Execs Forum and Awards event will be held Thursday, Aug. 19, at 4 p.m. at the Harley-Davidson Museum, 400 W. Canal St., Milwaukee.

Fittest Execs of Milwaukee, a Well City USA

Southeastern Wisconsin companies continue to embrace corporate wellness programs as executives look for ways to battle the rising cost of health care. Since its inception in 1985, the Wellness Council of Wisconsin has worked to engage employers across the state in promoting wellness at their organization. More than 400 companies have joined the discussion and pledged their support of corporate wellness.

Report predicts shortage of college grads

Although the U.S. economy is showing some signs of improvement, the national unemployment rate remains above 9 percent and few are worrying about a future labor shortage in the country.

Technical colleges help retool workers

In the aftermath of the Great Recession, the Wisconsin Technical College System has seen a sharp increase in enrollment at area colleges as workers seek additional skills to compete in the tough job market.

Bravo! Regional Spirit Award Winner 2010: Jim Lindenberg, president of Lindy...

Jim Lindenberg, President, Lindy Enterprises Inc., parent company of the Milwaukee Wave and NX Level Sports Performance N27 W24075...

Waukesha moves forward with Lake Michigan quest

The Waukesha Common Council recently approved plans to seek Lake Michigan water to solve the city's drinking water problems.

Grants will help universities amplify region’s emphasis on water research

The University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee and Marquette University were recently awarded a $135,000 Industry/University Collaborative Research Center (I/UCRC) grant from the National Science Foundation (NSF) to create a water technology center.

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