A young child is upset and misbehaving and a frustrated dad raises his voice, threatening a “timeout.” The child responds by yelling louder and refusing to do as his dad asks. How does this situation end?
Madison, Wis. — Business owners and entrepreneurs working with Wisconsin Small Business Development Center consultants injected more than $103 million in capital into Wisconsin’s economy in 2013. The funds cam
Madison, Wis.—Two University of Wisconsin-Extension family living educators have received the 2013 Wisconsin Financial Literacy Award for their work promoting financial literacy in the state.
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MADISON, Wis. – University of Wisconsin Colleges and UW-Extension Interim Chancellor Aaron Brower has named Rose Smyrski as interim assistant vice chancellor of communications and external relations. The appoin
Wisconsin’s state parks, outdoor recreation areas, forests and trails serve as important drivers of local economic vitality according to a recent report. The report also found that the State Park System conserv
Two individuals and two local citizen monitoring groups were recognized for their contributions to the health of Wisconsin's streams at the annual Volunteer Stream Monitoring Symposium held last week at the Uni
The Wisconsin Aquaculture Industry will hold its 19th annual conference on March 7-8 at Fox Hills Resort in Mishicot, Wisconsin.
The theme for this year's conference is “Raising Fish Today to Build a Better T
Eight environmental education organizations in Wisconsin are receiving technical and consulting assistance as part of a new pilot grant program from the University of Wisconsin-Stevens Point and the University
Building a strong, skilled workforce is a top priority for Wisconsin and most other states. Yet one of the key elements in building that workforce is often overlooked, according to a UW-Extension family policy
Saving for retirement is an important rung on the ladder to family financial security. To make it easier for workers without retirement options from their employers to save, the federal government is introducin
MADISON, Wis. -- The University of Wisconsin System and the Wisconsin Economic Development Corp. (WEDC) have created a $2 million seed fund that UW-Extension will administer to help commercialize technology and
MADISON, Wis. – Students can access cutting-edge lean startup tools, test their business ideas and enter the new Wisconsin Big Idea Tournament (WBIT). UW-Extension and partners are presenting the new tournament
MADISON, Wis. – John M. Shutske, who has a joint administrative appointment with the University of Wisconsin-Madison and UW-Extension, will begin serving as the new interim provost and vice chancellor of UW-Ext
Much like efforts that encourage people to get a medical check-up or a flu shot, a campaign by University of Wisconsin-Extension educators urges people to check their credit report to improve their financial he
High prices and propane shortages are driving a growing interest in wood heating in Wisconsin. But as more and more people look to wood as a renewable resource, the risk to health from wood smoke emissions is a