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Representatives of the University of Wisconsin–Madison and the United States Department of Defense (DOD) signed a memorandum of understanding Wednesday, launching a two-year pilot program to work collaboratively on training, consultation and resources for environmental-related issues for the U.S. Army Civil Affairs and Psychological Operations...

The University of Wisconsin–Madison’s School of Computer, Data & Information Sciences is adding three new degree programs — in data engineering, data science, and information science — to its growing portfolio to meet mounting interest from employers and students and increase access to technology curriculum...

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Steve Ackerman will serve as the University of Wisconsin–Madison’s next vice chancellor for research and graduate education. He was named today by Chancellor Rebecca Blank. “I am extremely happy,” Ackerman says. “Serving as the vice chancellor for research and graduate education is a great opportunity...

The DCSA Counterintelligence annual report, "Targeting U.S. Technologies: A Report of Foreign Targeting of Cleared Industry," is now available. This product details and enumerates cleared industry's reporting of suspicious contact reports that represent potential foreign intelligence entities attempts to illicitly acquire U.S. technologies resident in...

The Defense Department wants to put more than $106 billion into research and development efforts, according to its 2021 budget request. "Last year's budget was the largest [research, development test and evaluation] request in 70 years. And this year's research request is even larger," Deputy...

Some of the Washington area’s biggest defense contractors are making more money than ever from classified military and intelligence programs, top executives told investors this week, as competition with China and Russia drives a wave of secret spending one analyst called “unprecedented in recent history.”...