By Emily Neubauer, Multimedia Journalist - bio | email
STEVENS POINT (WAOW) -
of dollars in grant money will help UW-Stevens Point.
school received roughly $5 million to help fund three projects. $4
million will help expand work with processing cellulose and upgrading
a paper machine. Educators say the rest of the money will go to the
aqua culture department.
all part of a $22 million grant made available through the UW Systems
Incentive Grant program.
have our students working on real world pieces of research and
innovation and testing services," explained Paul Fowler. "The
real world experience of working with some of the major industry
employers in the region and an opportunity for them to develop their
careers with those businesses."
Proposals were submitted from across the state, 12 were accepted.
The funds will be distributed throughout the next two years.