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May 2015

UW-River Falls student entrepreneurs advance from Wisconsin Big Idea Tournament to International Business Model Competition
MADISON, Wis. – UW-River Falls student entrepreneurs placed first in UW-Extension’s 2015 Wisconsin Big Idea Tournament,, and are representing the state at the In
Communications and External Relations
May 01, 2015

April 2015

University of Wisconsin Board of Regents Approves New 36-Credit, Online Master of Science in Data Science Program
MADISON, Wis.—The University of Wisconsin System Board of Regents has granted its approval to offer a 12-course, 36-credit online master’s degree in the fast-growing field of data science. A collaborative partn
Communications and External Relations
Apr 28, 2015
UW-Extension public-private partnership to build state companies
Madison, WI – State companies will get an assist from new Wisconsin “Business Intelligence Teams” trained and coordinated by the University of Wisconsin-Extension and initially funded by a $50,000 grant from th
Conference Centers
Apr 27, 2015
Chancellor Cathy Sandeen statement on Rep. Quinn and Rep. Brooks budget motion
MADISON, Wis. – UW Colleges and UW-Extension Chancellor Cathy Sandeen released a statement in response to the April 23, 2015, introduction of a budget motion -- by Rep. Ed Brooks and Rep. Romaine Quinn – to les
Communications and External Relations
Apr 23, 2015
SBIR Advance third round opens for high-tech small businesses
MADISON, Wis. – The SBIR Advance initial success has led to additional funding, allowing the University of Wisconsin-Extension to again invite grant applications from high-tech small businesses for advancing co
Communications and External Relations
Apr 23, 2015
Water Action Volunteers play important role in river health
Since 2002, Water Action Volunteers citizen scientist Chuck Heidt and his dog, Sherman, have been monitoring Turtle Creek at the Turtle Creek Greenway Trailhead monitoring station. Heidt records information ab
Cooperative Extension
Apr 22, 2015
Focus turns to financial literacy during Money Smart Week 2015
Thinking about financial planning for retirement? Making a major investment in a new home? Planning for college? Or maybe you want to learn more about sticking to a budget or how your credit score can affect yo
Cooperative Extension
Apr 20, 2015
Lakeshore habitat restoration trainings scheduled
Two training sessions designed for people who work on lakeshore habitat restoration projects are scheduled for May 13-14 in Green Lake and June 18-19 in Siren, Wisconsin. Sponsored by the Wisconsin Lakes Part
Cooperative Extension
Apr 17, 2015
Wisconsin Hometown Stories: Oshkosh Premieres April 20
Wisconsin Public Television (WPT) presents the premiere broadcast of Wisconsin Hometown Stories: Oshkosh at 8 p.m. Monday, April 20. The seventh installment in WPT’s ongoing local history project, Wisconsin Hom
Communications and External Relations
Apr 14, 2015
Wisconsin Lakes Partnership convention focuses on healthy lakes
Don’t take the health of Wisconsin’s 15,000 lakes for granted.That’s the message of the 2015 Wisconsin Lakes Partnership Convention taking place April 23- 25 at the Holiday Inn Convention Center in Stevens
Cooperative Extension
Apr 10, 2015
Local Youth Solve a Real-World Challenge at the Statewide 4-H Ag Innovators Experience Kick-Off
Local 4-Hers led a National Ag Day celebration that went beyond promoting agriculture to solving a real-world agriculture challenge. 4-H teen leaders Rachel Hovey of Lookout Legends 4-H and Abby George of Hillt
Cooperative Extension
Apr 09, 2015
Two statewide organizations host UW System Board of Regents
Broadcast quality video available on requestThe University of Wisconsin Colleges and UW-Extension – two statewide institutions – will host the UW System Board of Regents meeting April 9-10 at the UW-Waukesh
Communications and External Relations
Apr 06, 2015
4-H Dairy Quiz Bowl and Management results
Shawano County’s senior dairy bowl team and their senior dairy management team topped the State 4-H Dairy Quiz Bowl and Management Contests on February 7 in Portage. The quiz bowl team will represent Wisconsin
Cooperative Extension
Apr 01, 2015

March 2015

Support UW Student Big Idea Finalists in Lean Startup Contest
MADISON, Wis. – Ten teams of University of Wisconsin student entrepreneurs will compete to represent the state in May at the International Business Model Competition, where $100,000 in awards will be distribute
Communications and External Relations
Mar 31, 2015

February 2015

UW-Extension Division for Business and Entrepreneurship arm reaches Wisconsin-based business owners and aspiring entrepreneurs
MADISON, Wis. – The University of Wisconsin-Extension’s recently renamed Division for Business and Entrepreneurship supports UW System institutions and Wisconsin community organizations with education and infor
Communications and External Relations
Feb 26, 2015