Wisconsin Idea - Andrea Morris Inter-HE 501 Wisconsin Idea...

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Andrea Morris Inter-HE 501 Wisconsin Idea Assignment Section A: Questions you should answer about the WI Idea example you research: 1. Who is the individual/group and how did you learn about them. 2. What contributions are they making/did they make that makes you believe they are contributing to “The Wisconsin Idea”. 3. What is innovative / entrepreneurial about their work/enterprise/organization? 4. What value is their contribution to the sector / society / other? 5. How did this person’s experience at the University of Wisconsin form or advance their idea? Was there something about their experience at UW that seeded the idea? Section Section A: 1. The person that I chose to research that I feel is a great representation of the Wisconsin Idea is Alex Goldstein. Not only was he a student at the University of Wisconsin, but also grew up in the same town as myself. Alex graduated from UW-Madison in 2011 already having over 2 years of business and entrepreneurial experience despite his rejection from the Wisconsin School of Business. In the fall of 2008, while entering his 2 nd year at UW, Alex along with a fellow badger created a company under the name “UW Trips” with the goal of providing UW student with affordable transportation to
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This note was uploaded on 02/18/2012 for the course ENTRP 501 taught by Professor Miner during the Fall '11 term at University of Wisconsin.

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