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Interactive learning abounds at UW-Extension Day at the State Fair

Tue, 26 Jul 2016

Join University of Wisconsin-Extension educators from around the state for a day of fun and hands-on learning at the Wisconsin State Fair Aug. 9, from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. UW-Extension Day at the Fair will feature more than 40 UW-Extension educational stations on the Central Mall at the State Fair.

Workshops to focus on mindfulness for childbirth and parenting

Wed, 20 Jul 2016

Pregnancy offers an ideal time to begin practicing mindfulness, according to Nancy Bardacke, clinical professor of family healthcare nursing at the UCSF School of Nursing, certified nurse midwife, and mindfulness teacher.

Understanding networks, primary care and specialists

Mon, 18 Jul 2016

If you have health insurance and want to use your care, the first step is understanding which doctors are covered by your plan.

Aqua Kids, Emmy award-winning TV show, focuses on Lake Superior science

Fri, 15 Jul 2016

The cast and crew of the Aqua Kids television series arrives July 17 at the Lake Superior National Estuarine Research Reserve and the University of Wisconsin-Superior to interview scientists and learn about Lake Superior and the St. Louis River estuary as they film several episodes for their next season airing this fall.

Preventing kids’ summer weight gain

Fri, 15 Jul 2016

The school year provides a structure for eating, sleeping and physical activities involving school sports or after school programs. But in the summertime, due to less physical activity, children may gain up to three times as much weight as they do during the entire school year.

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