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August 2016

University of Wisconsin-Extension announces advisory boards of industry experts
The University of Wisconsin-Extension has formed the 2016-2017 industry advisory boards for collaborative online bachelor’s and master’s degree programs. The industry advisory boards consist of professional
Continuing Education, Outreach and E-Learning
Aug 22, 2016
New Tool That Introduces UW System Faculty to Online Teaching Earns Award
Making the transition from traditional lectures to online instruction can be daunting to even the most seasoned college professor. Director of Instructional Design and Development Ryan Anderson and instructiona
Continuing Education, Outreach and E-Learning
Aug 15, 2016
Agricultural Leases in Wisconsin – Live webinars on Thursday, August 25
Two webinars focusing on agricultural leasing will be offered at various UW-Extension offices on Aug. 25, 2016. This is the first of a series that will focus on a variety of farm succession topics.
Cooperative Extension
Aug 10, 2016
Capstone Projects Give University of Wisconsin Online Degree Students Vital Industry Experience in High Growth Fields
This summer, the 200th student will earn a University of Wisconsin collaborative online degree by completing the final requirement for graduation: the capstone project. Capstone projects give students in UW onl
Continuing Education, Outreach and E-Learning
Aug 02, 2016

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 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