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July 2016

New online master's degree in health and wellness prepares graduates for management roles in the health promotion industry
As health and wellness programs continue to grow, five University of Wisconsin institutions and the University of Wisconsin-Extension are offering an online Master of Science in Health and Wellness Management d
Continuing Education, Outreach and E-Learning
Jul 20, 2016

June 2016

WisContext.org Launches to Put Urgent and Emerging News in Perspective
WisContext, a new online service created by Wisconsin Public Radio (WPR), Wisconsin Public Television (WPT) and Cooperative Extension, helps Wisconsinites make sense of the issues affecting the state.
UW-Extension Chancellor's Office
Jun 22, 2016
National 4-H Hall of Fame laureates announced
4-H has announced the names of the sixteen individuals who will be inducted into the National 4-H Hall of Fame during a special ceremony to be held on Friday, October 7 at the National 4-H Youth Conference Cent
Cooperative Extension
Jun 20, 2016
Regents approve UW-Extension’s Flexible Option business degree
MILWAUKEE, Wis. – As a next step for one of the University of Wisconsin System’s most innovative programs, the UW System Board of Regents today approved giving UW-Extension authority to implement an online, com
Continuing Education, Outreach and E-Learning
Jun 10, 2016

May 2016

Extension Specialists receive UW-Madison College of Agricultural and Life Sciences Awards
Pamela Ruegg, University of Wisconsin-Extension Milk Quality and Dairy Animal Health Specialist at UW-Madison and Bernadette O’Rourke, UW-Extension Youth Livestock Specialist at UW-Madison received recognition
Cooperative Extension
May 27, 2016
Jeff Sindelar receives 2016 Pound Extension Award
Jeff Sindelar, UW-Madison associate professor/UW-Extension meat specialist, received the Pound Extension Award for his work with Wisconsin’s meat industry-one the state’s top five industries in economic output.
Cooperative Extension
May 11, 2016

April 2016

UW-Extension and Wisconsin Counties Association offer trainings for new county officials
This spring, Wisconsin voters cast ballots not only for the United States presidential primary and Wisconsin Supreme Court justice, voters also elected local county board supervisors. With turnover on county bo
Cooperative Extension
Apr 18, 2016
Eleven Student Entrepreneur Teams Present Big Ideas During Lean Startup Tournament
Eleven teams of University of Wisconsin student entrepreneurs competed in the Wisconsin Big Idea Tournament, held Saturday, April 9th, to be the state representative at the International Business Model Competit
Entrepreneurship and Economic Development
Apr 12, 2016
Additional SBIR Advance grant round open for high-tech small businesses
UW-Extension’s Center for Technology Commercialization (CTC) is offering a match grant of up to $75,000 to provide additional assistance to companies in the process of completing a Small Business Innovation Res
Entrepreneurship and Economic Development
Apr 08, 2016
Wisconsin higher education leaders gather to improve civic engagement
Chancellors, presidents, faculty, staff and students from more than 20 public and private Wisconsin colleges and universities will gather for the Wisconsin Campus Compact’s Civic Engagement Institute to discuss
Communications and External Relations
Apr 04, 2016

March 2016

Nation's Top Universities Embrace a New Credentialing System with Launch of the University Learning Store
MADISON, Wis. March 22, 2016 -- Six of the nation’s top universities have come together to offer a new credentialing system that may become the standard in career-focused, skills-based training. Georgia Tech P
Continuing Education, Outreach and E-Learning
Mar 22, 2016
SBIR Advance program awards $525,000 to high-tech small businesses
Seven Wisconsin small high-tech businesses each will receive a $75,000 matching grant to commercialize their innovations. They are the fifth round of recipients of the SBIR Advance Program, a collaboration fund
Entrepreneurship and Economic Development
Mar 07, 2016
Enhancing a community’s sense of place
What gives a community its unique identity, sense of place and vitality? A bustling downtown filled with shops, housing and a mix of activities? Clear visual distinction between the country and the city? Ease o
Cooperative Extension
Mar 02, 2016

February 2016

University of Wisconsin Bachelor of Science in Health Information Management and Technology Honored as HIMSS Approved Education Partner
The University of Wisconsin online Bachelor of Science in Health Information Management and Technology (UW HIMT) program announced it has been named an Approved Education Partner of the Healthcare Information a
Continuing Education, Outreach and E-Learning
Feb 29, 2016
Mindful parenting
“Being present” or “mindful” is a goal many people set for themselves. And while mindfulness might make you think of yoga or meditation, it is also a significant tool to enhance parenting skills.Anne Clarks
Cooperative Extension
Feb 24, 2016