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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
MyRA retirement savings an option for beginning savers
Saving for retirement is an important rung on the ladder to family financial security. To make it easier for workers without workplace retirement options to save, the federal government offers a type of retirem
Cooperative Extension
Feb 24, 2016
UW-Affiliated Businesses Awarded $100,000 from Ideadvance Seed Fund
From increasing physical activity in the classroom to improvements in activated carbon synthesis, the Ideadvance Seed Fund is helping entrepreneurs turn ideas into action. Two business teams affiliated with th
Entrepreneurship and Economic Development
Feb 23, 2016
UW-Extension chancellor announces changes to Cooperative Extension
MADISON, Wis. - Cooperative Extension—a division of University of Wisconsin Extension—will streamline administration, sharpen its focus on education, and introduce other changes as part of a comprehensive restr
Communications and External Relations
Feb 10, 2016
UW Colleges and UW-Extension team receives UW System Regents Diversity Award
The University of Wisconsin System Board of Regents awarded the eighth annual Regents’ Diversity awards in Madison Feb. 5. The awards program was established by the Board to recognize and support individuals a
Cooperative Extension
Feb 08, 2016

January 2016

Garden Expo Offers Spring-like Respite in February
As winter settles over Wisconsin, the 23rd-annual Wisconsin Public Television Garden Expo brings a bit of spring-like warmth to the Exhibition Hall at the Alliant Energy Center in Madison Feb. 12-14. Event hour
Broadcasting and Media Innovations
Jan 28, 2016
University of Wisconsin-­‐Parkside Launches UW Flexible Option Version of Successful Project Management Certificate Program
Working parents, busy adults, and other nontraditional learners have a new opportunity to earn a respected University of Wisconsin credential at a pace that fits their busy lives. UW System officials today anno
Continuing Education, Outreach and E-Learning
Jan 14, 2016