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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
Soil Sampling Season (on Wisconsin Farms) Is Just Around the Corner
Fall is the ideal time of year to conduct routine soil sampling of your cropland according to Kim Meyer, University of Wisconsin-Madison/Extension’s Nutrient & Pest Management (NPM) Program.
Cooperative Extension
Aug 26, 2014
Wisconsin SBDC Network Secures State Director with Demonstrated Track Record
MADISON, Wis. – Mark Lange, executive director of the University of Wisconsin-Extension entrepreneurship and economic development division, announced Bon Wikenheiser as the new state director of the Wisconsin S
Communications and External Relations
Aug 25, 2014
Governor Scott Walker Announces Eleven UW Entrepreneurs Selected for Ideadvance Seed Fund
Madison – Governor Scott Walker today announced that the Wisconsin Economic Development Corporation (WEDC) and the University of Wisconsin-Extension Center for Technology Commercialization (CTC) have selected 1
Communications and External Relations
Aug 22, 2014