This spring, the University of Wisconsin-Madison published research showing that atmospheric steam canners may be used to safely can naturally acidic foods such as peaches, pears, and apples, or acidified foods
If you look at children’s menus in restaurants or kid-friendly food packages in the grocery store, it may seem that children only eat a limited number of foods, such as deep-fried chicken strips, macaroni and c
Science will light up the night in northern Wisconsin this summer as scientists and educators from UW-Madison and UW-Extension hit the road for the first Northern Lights Tour, a five-stop exposition of research
Applications are now being accepted to represent Wisconsin at the National 4-H Dairy Conference on September 27 through October 1, 2015 in Madison, WI. More than 200 students from 30 states are expected to atte
UW-Extension Family and Consumer Science specialist Michael Collins talks about when start engaging children with finances, and the most important lessons for parents to cover in this audio interview.
Recent food recalls have forced consumers to throw away foods such as ice cream and hummus because of contamination with the potentially deadly bacterium Listeria monocytogenes. What is Listeria and why is it
Young children often have trouble understanding why they can’t have every toy or piece of candy they see at the store. But by around age 10, kids begin to comprehend that money is a limited resource.
D2L honored six Excellence Award winners from around the world, including a University of Wisconsin-Extension instructional design team, for delivery of innovative, collaborative or impactful learning experienc
MADISON, Wis. – The latest Ideadvance Seed Fund grant recipients could improve lives through innovative ideas, such as ways to coordinate medical care for a loved one, prevent co-sleeping infant injuries and de
Few times in life are more full of change, promise and challenge than adolescence. While today’s parents may feel their own teen years are not far behind them, the reality is that modern teens are growing up in
The Joint Committee on Finance omnibus motion on the UW System budget removed tenure from state statutes and added language related to layoff and termination of tenured faculty. This action has raised questions
The University of Wisconsin-Extension’s “Check Your Free Credit Report Campaign: 2/2, 6/6, 10/10” wants you to know that it is much more important to check your credit report regularly than to know your credit
MADISON, WI -- Children and families with a parent, guardian or sibling in the military will visit the University of Wisconsin-Madison campus June 12 to 14, 2015, for the third annual Military Kids University.
UW Colleges and UW-Extension Chancellor Cathy Sandeen made the following statement regarding the Joint Committee on Finance May 29, 2015, decisions.“Though the overall budget cut to the UW System is signifi