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October 2014

Steve Hetzel of University of Wisconsin-Extension, Division of Continuing Education,
MADISON, Wis.—The University of Wisconsin-Extension, Division of Continuing Education, Outreach and E-Learning (CEOEL,, announced today that its chief financial officer, Steve Hetzel, has be
Communications and External Relations
Oct 08, 2014
Check your free credit report 3X per year
Federal law gives everyone the right to a free credit report from each of the three major credit bureaus every 12 months. The University of Wisconsin-Extension makes it easy for consumers to review their report
Cooperative Extension
Oct 05, 2014
Enjoy a drive in the country, but watch for slow-moving farm equipment
Fall harvest season is underway throughout the state. That means motorists should be especially aware of farm equipment and slow down when encountering farm equipment involved in harvest activities.
Cooperative Extension
Oct 03, 2014

September 2014

UW-Extension seeks public input on planning for 2025
The University of Wisconsin-Extension,, encourages state residents to imagine the needs of Wisconsin families, businesses and communities 10 to 20 years in the future – and how this organiz
Communications and External Relations
Sep 30, 2014
Manufacturing Diversity Institute hosts inaugural Innovation Cafe
Dr. John Butler addresses “Accelerating American Diversity Manufacturing”
Entrepreneurship and Economic Development
Sep 26, 2014
Chancellor’s Awards honor state service
MADISON, Wis.—The eighth annual University of Wisconsin Colleges and UW-Extension Chancellor’s Awards ceremony celebrated 20 examples of exceptional teaching, outreach, collaborations and public service of empl
Communications and External Relations
Sep 25, 2014
SBIR Advance grant-matching program recipients announced
MADISON, Wis. – Seven Wisconsin small high-tech businesses each will receive a $75,000 grant to commercialize their innovations—the first recipients of the SBIR Advance program, a collaboration between the Wisc
Communications and External Relations
Sep 25, 2014
University of Wisconsin Health and Wellness Management Program to Offer Free Online Course in Workplace Wellness Evaluation Starting in October
MADISON, Wis. – The University of Wisconsin Bachelor of Science in Health and Wellness Management program, in partnership with renowned wellness expert, Dr. David Chenoweth, is pleased to announce that its free
Communications and External Relations
Sep 23, 2014
Wisconsin resources on climate change available
On the heels of recent interest and concern about climate change issues, University of Wisconsin-Extension specialist David S. Liebl reminds people that they can learn more through a variety of Wisconsin-based
Cooperative Extension
Sep 22, 2014
Agriculture now generates $88.3 billion and 413,500 jobs in Wisconsin, UW study says
Wisconsin’s farms and agricultural businesses generate $88.3 billion in economic activity and 413,500 jobs, based on data for 2012, according to a new study from UW-Extension and the UW-Madison .
Cooperative Extension
Sep 19, 2014
UW Extension offers Living on the Land program
Dane County has a growing number (over 17,000) of small acreage properties that can present many challenges for their owners. For many this residence may be their first experience living in a rural setting. The
Communications and External Relations
Sep 05, 2014
WPR Director Mike Crane Elected to NPR Board of Directors
Mike Crane, director of Wisconsin Public Radio (WPR), was recently elected to the NPR board of directors after a nationwide vote among public radio representatives. This is Crane's first time serving on the 17-
Communications and External Relations
Sep 04, 2014
UW-Extension Innovation Cafe Save the Date
Join us as we kick-off the Inaugural Innovation Café on National Manufacturing Day. The Innovation Café is a program of the Manufacturing Diversity Institute, a University of Wisconsin-Extension Division of En
Communications and External Relations
Sep 04, 2014
UW Colleges’ UW Flexible Option degree program receives federal approval for student financial aid
MADISON, Wis. – The United States Department of Education has approved UW Colleges’ application to award federal financial aid on the basis of non-term direct assessment for its Associate of Arts and Science
Communications and External Relations
Sep 02, 2014

August 2014

Biggest Weed contest winners announced
Despite the cool summer, plenty of weeds were entered in the ‘Biggest Weed’ contest sponsored by University of Wisconsin-Extension/Madison Weed Experts at the recent Wisconsin Farm Technology Days.
Cooperative Extension
Aug 27, 2014