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April 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
Newly named UW-Extension leader Aaron Brower promotes statewide strength of organization
UW Colleges and UW-Extension Chancellor Cathy Sandeen’s first appointment is the critical leadership of UW-Extension. She has named Aaron Brower as provost and vice chancellor of UW-Extension, a position he beg
Communications and External Relations
Feb 17, 2015
UW Colleges and UW-Extension Chancellor Cathy Sandeen Statement
Responding to Gov. Scott Walker’s proposed 2015-17 budget, UW Colleges and UW-Extension Chancellor Cathy Sandeen released a statement:“Gov. Walker has proposed designating UW System as a public authority, w
Communications and External Relations
Feb 04, 2015
Is your teen’s bedroom a disaster area?
Do you suspect that all your missing dishes are buried beneath the debris in your teen’s bedroom? Are you tempted to put a condemned sign on the door? If this sounds like your child’s room, take heart—you are
Cooperative Extension
Feb 02, 2015
9 UW entrepreneurs to receive up to $325,000 in grants from Ideadvance Seed Fund
MADISON, Wis. – Nine University of Wisconsin System faculty and student teams are receiving up to $325,000 in the latest round of Ideadvance Seed Fund grants from the Wisconsin Economic Development Corporation
Communications and External Relations
Feb 02, 2015

January 2015

Chancellor Cathy Sandeen Statement
University of Wisconsin Colleges and UW-Extension Chancellor Cathy Sandeen has released the following statement regarding today’s news from the Governor’s Office. Gov. Scott Walker has proposed greater flexibil
Communications and External Relations
Jan 27, 2015
High-tech companies get commercialization boost via $75,000 grants
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
Communications and External Relations
Jan 20, 2015