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.
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
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 Though parents may sometimes feel they’ve been replaced by their child’s friends, research shows that isn’t the case.“It’s not that peers are more
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
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
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
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
(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
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
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,
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.
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