MADISON, Wis. – Malcolm Brett, director of the University of Wisconsin-Extension public broadcasting division, also is serving in a national leadership role with the PBS Board of Directors. The Board recently e
(Madison, WI) After more than 20 years, Wisconsin Public Radio’s Jim Fleming announced that he will retire at the end of January as host of To the Best of Our Knowledge, one of WPR’s three nationally-broadcast
ARLINGTON, VA, November 07, 2013 – Today, following the conclusion of the PBS Board of Directors’ first meeting for FY2014, PBS President and CEO Paula Kerger announced a number of key actions taken regarding t
No matter how good our intentions, we sometimes need a little help to adopt better habits.
When money matters are a concern, the emerging field of financial coaching is gaining attention as a way to help peop
Community groups and social organizations often host food drives to fill local food pantry shelves this time of year. By keeping a few simple tips in mind, you can enhance the value of the food donations you ma
MADISON, Wis. – The UW Flexible Option application process opened today with University of Wisconsin-Extension and UW System leaders, UW partner institutions and representatives from the Board of Regents, Gove
Perhaps the biggest holiday meal of the year is just around the corner. Thanksgiving brings families together from all across the state to share a meal that often centers on roast turkey and all the fixings. To
What: Admissions launch for the UW Flexible Option, http://flex.wisconsin.edu/uw-flex/, a new way to earn a University of Wisconsin degree or certificate
Who: First official UW Flexible Option applicant, UW
(Madison, WI) The names of 1,244 Wisconsinites who lost their lives or are still missing in action from the Vietnam War are etched in stone at the Vietnam Veterans Memorial in Washington D.C. With the help of v
The new normal for many families is providing care to older adults. At some point during 2009, 42.1 million family caregivers provided care to an adult with limitations in daily activities.
MADISON, Wis. – Sen. Sheila Harsdorf invited University of Wisconsin Colleges and UW-Extension Chancellor Ray Cross and other UW-Extension leaders to present the latest UW Flexible Option developments to the S
MADISON, Wis. – Mark Lange, executive director of the University of Wisconsin-Extension entrepreneurship and economic development division, announced Jim Mishefske as the new state director of the Wisconsin Sma
A new study published in the Journal for Religion, Nature and Culture explores how religion can play a positive role in encouraging conservation behavior. The study focused on a congregation’s shared sense of c
As the heating season approaches, wood smoke from outdoor wood-fired boilers (OWBs) and other wood heaters will lead to health and nuisance complaints across the state.
The Wisconsin Department of Health Se
Going to camp is an important part of growing up—singing campfire songs, sharing a cabin and exploring the outdoors with classmates and friends can be a formative experience. But for young people who use wheelc