Tom Still

Position title: Senior Lecturer


Phone: 608.262.1464

319 Hiram Smith Hall
Virtual Office Hours: By appointment.

Tom Still is a senior lecturer in Life Sciences Communication. Based on his previous experience and deeply rooted connections within the Madison technology and business industry, Still is the instructor for our senior capstone course, LSC 640: Case Studies In The Communication Of Science And Technology. This course matches students with an interested-based science communication internship that cumulates their undergraduate educational experiences.

Still is the president of the Wisconsin Technology Council, which is a non-profit, bipartisan science and technology policy advisory board to the governor and Legislature. He also serves on the UW System Business Council, the Badger Fund of Funds Limited Partners Advisory Committee and advisory groups for the UW-Madison College of Engineering, the UW-Madison Department of Computer Sciences and the WiSys Technology Foundation, among other civic and business groups.

He is the former associate editor of the Wisconsin State Journal in Madison. Still writes a syndicated column that appears regularly in more than two-dozen publications.

Still moderated the Wisconsin Economic Summits (2000-2003) and helped write the Wisconsin Prosperity Strategy in 2010. Still is the co-author of “Hands-On Environmentalism,” published by Encounter Books, New York. He was a 2008 winner of Madison Magazine’s “Best of Madison Business” award and was named to InBusiness magazine’s 2010 Executive Hall of Fame. Still was named “Communicator of the Year” by the Public Relations Society of America/Wisconsin in 2012.