MADISON, Wis. – A novel treatment to heal chronic wounds is among the innovations being funded through the second round of grants from the SBIR Advance Program, a $1 million initiative that provides capital to
We know that not smoking, being active and making healthy food choices are good for our bodies. But what about our wallets?
Research shows that healthy habits can also save money. Gayle Coleman, nutrition edu
In most American households, screens now outnumber family members. Smartphones, tablets, laptops and televisions are part of everyday life for many families and children. With screen media playing a bigger role
The holidays offer many opportunities to enjoy special, once-a-year foods and treats. But if you’re trying to maintain a healthy weight, navigating the calorie-laden season may pose a challenge.
Holidays often bring to mind iconic images of the family around the dinner table or gathering to open gifts. When the imaginary tinsel and turkey aroma clears, however, the reality is that many families cannot
For many consumers, gift cards offer a simple, convenient solution for holiday gift giving. But shoppers need to stay on their toes when purchasing and using gift cards, says J. Michael Collins, University of W
After a long day, busy parents may sometimes feel they don’t have the time or energy to prepare a healthy meal for their families. Gayle Coleman, nutrition education program specialist with the University of
Research shows that sharing family stories may be as beneficial to children as reading to them; in fact, storytelling may even provide additional bonuses.
“When parents tell detailed family stories to their c
MADISON, Wis.—Working parents, busy adults, and other nontraditional learners now have two new opportunities to earn a respected University of Wisconsin credential at a pace that fits their busy lives. UW Syste
Jennifer Blazek began her new role as the Dane County UW-Extension dairy and livestock educator on October 1, 2014.
Prior to this position, she had been with UW-Extension for more than three years as the agr
Bullying has been the subject of media reports lately, but in reality, it is a problem that has been around for a long time. In fact, the rate of bullying has stayed fairly steady for the last decade.
MADISON, Wis. – The University of Wisconsin-Extension and the Wisconsin Economic Development Corporation (WEDC) encourage high-tech small businesses to apply for grants through the second round of the SBIR Adva
MADISON, Wis.—The University of Wisconsin-Extension, Division of Continuing Education, Outreach and E-Learning (CEOEL, http://ce.uwex.edu/, announced today that its chief financial officer, Steve Hetzel, has be