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A troubling attitude seems prevalent today in many professional circles: confusing one’s own self-interest or viewpoint with the public interest.…

Marquette takes a bigger role in Milwaukee’s policy debates By Sunny Schubert Just north of the new Marquette Interchange-the busiest…

The University of Wisconsin-Madison, the state’s flagship campus, is increasingly important to the future of Wisconsin. In a new century in which the economy is becoming ever more reliant on knowledge, the state’s lead university must be able to step up and better serve its constituency

By Tonia Devon, Ph.D., Rustum Roy, Ph.D. State programs in science and technology in the late seventies and eighties were largely responses by governors to the steady downturn in the manufacturing sector of the economy, which in the northeast had become a serious problem.  They were also responding to international competition and the perception that