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April 2014

SBDC at UW-Green Bay earns Small Business Administration excellence award
The Small Business Development Center (SBDC) at the University of Wisconsin-Green Bay has earned a Service Excellence award from the Wisconsin District Office of the U.S. Small Business Administration. The S
Communications and External Relations
Apr 17, 2014
UW-Milwaukee student entrepreneurs win Wisconsin Big Idea
MADISON, Wis. – UW-Milwaukee student entrepreneurs placed first in UW-Extension’s inaugural Wisconsin Big Idea Tournament and will represent the state at the International Business Model Competition. The tea
Communications and External Relations
Apr 15, 2014
Egg safety for spring celebrations
It may still feel a bit chilly, but the calendar says it’s spring. This time of year, eggs play an important role in many celebrations, family gatherings, and of course, Easter egg hunts! Like meat, poultry,
Cooperative Extension
Apr 10, 2014
2014 Wisconsin Lakes Partnership Convention aims to put research into action
A researcher known for groundbreaking studies on the link between frogs and environmental contaminants will be the keynote speaker at the 2014 Wisconsin Lakes Partnership Convention being held in Stevens Point
Cooperative Extension
Apr 09, 2014
Purple Up for military kids on April 15
April is the Month of the Military Child, and Wisconsin 4-H Youth Development encourages you to wear purple on Tuesday, April 15 to recognize children of military families on Purple Up! for Military Kids Day.
Cooperative Extension
Apr 09, 2014
ICS To Host Open House Featuring New Flipped Classrooms
Instructional Communications Systems (ICS) is hosting a spring open house at The Pyle Center, in Madison, on April 22, 2014, 3:00–6:00 p.m. ICS will offer tours of its new collaborative, hybrid learning spaces—
Broadcasting and Media Innovations
Apr 08, 2014
Gov. Walker considers UW Flexible Option as his path to degree
MADISON, Wis. – The University of Wisconsin Colleges and UW-Extension’s top leader noted Gov. Scott Walker’s recently announced personal interest in the new UW Flexible Option.“From day one, Gov. Walker has
Communications and External Relations
Apr 08, 2014
Beware of scams using prepaid debit cards
A financial scam recently reported in Wisconsin targets college students who are told they have been approved for a student loan or grant. To collect the funding, the student is instructed to purchase a prepaid
Cooperative Extension
Apr 03, 2014
Financial literacy takes the spotlight during Money Smart Week
Thinking about financial planning for retirement? Making a major investment in a new home? Or maybe you want to learn more about sticking to a budget or how your credit score can affect you. You can get answer
Cooperative Extension
Apr 03, 2014

March 2014

Highest National Continuing Education Award Honors David Schejbal
The leading association for professional, continuing and online education has presented its most prestigious award to David Schejbal, dean of the University of Wisconsin-Extension Division of Continuing Educati
Communications and External Relations
Mar 27, 2014
Support UW Student Big Idea Finalists in Lean Startup Contest
MADISON, Wis. – Ten teams of University of Wisconsin student entrepreneurs will compete April 5 in Madison to represent the state in May at the International Business Model Competition, where $100,000 in awards
Communications and External Relations
Mar 24, 2014
Marathon County Tops Senior Division in 4-H Meats Judging Contest
The team from Marathon County took top honors in the senior division of the State 4-H meats Contest held Feb 15 at University of Wisconsin Madison Meat Laboratory. Team members were Ashley Zimmerman, Katelyn Z
Cooperative Extension
Mar 20, 2014
Wisconsin 4-H celebrates 100 years of growing Wisconsin leaders with 4-H Day at the Capitol
Wisconsin 4-H Youth Development celebrates 100 years of positive youth development programming with several events in 2014. Since 1914, Wisconsin 4-H has helped youth grow the leadership, critical thinking and
Cooperative Extension
Mar 11, 2014
New how-to videos for woodland owners available from the University of Wisconsin-Extension
A new video series from the University of Wisconsin-Extension offers landowners a quick and easy way to learn about essential topics related to woodland management. The Learn In Less Than 5 (LILT5) series is de
Cooperative Extension
Mar 10, 2014
Silent sports events boost community economies in Northwoods
Silent sports and related events, such as the Birkebeiner cross-county ski race, play an important role in Wisconsin’s outdoor recreation and economic development, according to a recent report. “The Economic I
Cooperative Extension
Mar 10, 2014