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In Wisconsin, you’re free to think bigger, encouraged to make your mark, and poised for great things to happen. Our culture and traditions fuel discovery and create opportunities for personal and professional fulfillment. Join us in strengthening and sharing what it means to live and work in Wisconsin.

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Wisconsin’s highly-ranked K-12, technical college and university education systems nurture great problem-solving. But it’s our history that encourages uncommon thinking to solve global challenges and improve the world. Don’t be trapped by other people’s thinking.

Think Big. Think New. Think Progress. Think Forward.

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Creative placemaking is a growing phenomenon in Wisconsin, where Millennials are reimagining and recreating their communities. A dark overpass becomes a destination when the community transforms it into a swing park.

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In Wisconsin, high school students are designing, engineering and manufacturing real-world products. Dozens of high schools throughout the state have received grants to build or expand Fabrication Laboratories in an ongoing initiative aimed at inspiring  tomorrow’s inventors – and tomorrow’s thinkers.

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The year was 1911, Taft was President and Orville Wright remained in the air for nearly ten minutes. In Wisconsin, the nation’s first technical college was created. We’ve come a long way. Today, our tech schools educate 380,000 students a year.

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Yes, we have deep roots in manufacturing. But that’s only part of what we make. In Wisconsin, you’ll join people who do things differently.

Make Choices. Make Strides. Make History. Make a Life.

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Everyone knows the world’s most award-winning cheeses are made in Wisconsin. The secret ingredient is passion.

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Early beer brewers helped make Wisconsin what it is by drawing great water from Great Lakes. Today, freshwater experts are making big things happen at the world’s only Global Water Center and the nation’s only School of Freshwater Sciences.

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In Wisconsin, the opportunity to toast a hard day’s work is right around the corner, or rooftop.

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With so much natural beauty, culture and talent happening in Wisconsin, unique and rewarding experiences abound.

Happen Here. Happen Together. Happen Now. Happen More.

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Extraordinary is our jam. So it makes sense that the nation’s largest music festival happens only in Wisconsin. Milwaukee’s Summerfest draws more than 800,000 fans every year.

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Bike the state on hundreds of linear, mountain and road biking trails. Or bike to work through our 17 Bike Friendly America certified communities.

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Wisconsin is home to the nation’s largest producer-only farmer’s market. It’s only natural. Greatness just happens here—in our schools, labs, companies, forests and fertile soils.