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June 2012

Governor Walker and UW System Announce Revolutionary Online Degree Model
Governor Scott Walker, UW System President Kevin P. Reilly, and UW Colleges and UW-Extension Chancellor Ray Cross announced a competency-based degree model that will transform higher education in Wisconsin.
UW-Extension Chancellor's Office
Jun 19, 2012
What’s going on inside my teen’s head?!?
How is it that an adolescent who has excellent abilities to reason with his teachers, possesses the skills and knowledge to reconfigure your entire computer system, and can formulate a courtroom argument for a
Cooperative Extension
Jun 19, 2012
Who is more important to teens—parents or peers?
Do teens care more about their friends than their parents? Though parents may sometimes feel they’ve been replaced by their child’s friends, research shows that isn’t the case.“It’s not that peers are more
Cooperative Extension
Jun 19, 2012
UW-Extension appoints technology commercialization expert to head Wisconsin entrepreneurship program
UW-Extension Interim Provost and Vice Chancellor Greg Hutchins has named Cheryl Vickroy as interim associate director of entrepreneurship and economic development in UW-Extension and interim director of UW-Exte
University Relations
Jun 18, 2012
Prevent summer weight gain in kids
Madison, Wis. — While we may all look forward to the break from the school-year rush that summer brings, the sudden decrease in activity may set the stage for children to gain weight. That was the finding of r
Cooperative Extension
Jun 18, 2012
Youth inducted into inaugural year of Dane County’s Youth Governance Program
Twelve Dane County high school students were inducted into the county’s new Youth Governance Program on Thursday, June 7, 2012, at the Dane County board meeting with a reception and pinning ceremony. The youth
University Relations
Jun 08, 2012
4-H summer science learning opportunities are back!
Though they may be out of school, youth in Wisconsin have a chance to keep their minds and bodies active while learning about science, technology, engineering and math. This summer, Wisconsin 4-H Youth Developm
Cooperative Extension
Jun 05, 2012
Melanie Hampton visits Washington, D.C., as member of Wisconsin delegation
(Madison) – Melanie Hampton, a member of the Dane County Board of Supervisors, was one of 12 Wisconsin delegates attending the 2012 Public Issues Leadership Development Conference in Washington D.C. She repres
University Relations
Jun 05, 2012
Farmer to Farmer website links buyers and sellers
The Farmer to Farmer website facilitates local marketing of feed commodities. Livestock producers in need of high moisture corn, corn silage, hay, or straw can easily contact sellers that have feed.
Cooperative Extension
Jun 04, 2012

May 2012

Wisconsin State Fair partners with Wisconsin 4-H Youth Development to offer robotics competitions
West Allis, Wis. – Looking for a fun, science-minded activity at the Fair this year? Youth from throughout Wisconsin in grades 3-12 are invited to participate in the Wisconsin State Fair Robotics Rally August
Cooperative Extension
May 30, 2012
Aquaculture Unplugged
On Thursday, May 31, the UW-Stevens Point Northern Aquaculture Demonstration Facility, in conjunction with UW-Extension and the Wisconsin Aquaculture Association, will offer a hands-on workshop on aquaculture,
University Relations
May 04, 2012

April 2012

New online tool for invasive plant management available
Looking for information on how to control invasive plants? A new online database provides information on how to manage over 40 invasive plants common to the Midwestern United States.
Cooperative Extension
Apr 27, 2012
U.S. Small Business Administration honors UW-La Crosse Small Business Development Center for staff expertise, service and leadership
The Small Business Development Center at the University of Wisconsin-La Crosse offers broad support, specialized expertise and leadership in developing access to international markets for Wisconsin businesses.
University Relations
Apr 27, 2012
Public invited to UW Family Gardening Day May 12 on the UW-Madison campus
You’ll find bushels of ideas for growing a great garden at UW Family Gardening Day, May 12 on the University of Wisconsin-Madison campus.
Cooperative Extension
Apr 23, 2012
Wisconsin Small Business Development Center Network provides critical training and counseling
The Wisconsin Small Business Development Center (SBDC) Network counseled almost 5,000 clients, trained more than 7,000 and helped bring $49 million in grants, loans and investments into the Wisconsin economy in
University Relations
Apr 11, 2012