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UW grad turns passion for fighter jets into a career

It all started with air shows

tony_milczarekGrowing up, UW-Madison graduate Tony Milczarek and his brother developed an affinity for air shows. They crisscrossed Southern Wisconsin, Illinois and Ohio as young adults in the pursuit of those powerful sights and sounds. …


4 Ways to Mentor Millennials

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In 10 years, 75 percent of the world’s workforce will be millennials.

This seemingly apocalyptic emergence of the next generation into today’s workforce has spawned a litany of media buzz about how to …


The Engineer’s MBA: Think like a manager, but with an engineering mind

Engineer's MBA storyEngineers interested in management are often faced with a dilemma: what kind of education can give them the business preparation they need to become managers, without losing sight of their technical responsibilities? With the Engineer’s MBA, they can achieve all


5 Tips For Leading Technical Teams

by Susan Ottmann, program director

Today’s leaders are tasked with coaching, leading and inspiring their teams to achieve company goals. The technical team is under a lot of pressure due to tight budgets, aggressive timelines and competitive challenges.  It is …


5 Essentials to Make Your Pavement Last Longer

What’s the secret to long-lasting pavement? Believe it or not, the trick to laying pavement that’s going to be around for awhile can be summed up in five steps. Check out this visual piece from EPD, featuring work from program …


Celebrate Manufacturing Day Oct. 7

What are some of the challenges facing manufacturing today? Whether you work in this industry or aspire to be, take some time to understand more about this important field on Manufacturing Day, which is scheduled for Oct. 7.

Participate in …


How are Millennials Changing the Workplace?

Whether you’re a Millennial yourself, or you work with some, it’s time to recognize how Millennials are changing the workplace. Though Millennials work differently than the generations before them, Millennials offer companies new opportunity, if they’re willing to make some …


To Keep Up With Life, Keep Learning: 3 Questions with Mehmet Yilmaz

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Mehmet Yilmaz

Mehmet Yilmaz is a Ph.D. student at UW-Madison’s Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering who has been awarded a fellowship grant from the Geosynthetic Institute for his work with co-extruded EVOH geomembrane covers to avoid landfill gas emissions. …


To Infinity and Beyond: Scott Belfield’s MEES Experience

Scott Belfield, a 2011 graduate of the Master of Engineering: Engine Systems program at UW-Madison, works with large engines as a chief marine engineer and attributes much of his success to the degree.

Belfield quickly discovered that what he learned …



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