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October 2012

University of Wisconsin Health and Wellness Online Degree Grows to Meet Demand
University of Wisconsin-Extension announced today that fall 2012 course enrollments have doubled.
Continuing Education, Outreach and E-Learning
Oct 25, 2012
Leopold Restoration Award honors Milwaukee County's University of Wisconsin-Extension Natural Areas Program
MADISON, Wis. – Milwaukee County's UW-Extension Natural Areas Program has received an award honoring its creative partnerships to maintain and improve 10,000 acres of natural areas within the Milwaukee County P
University Relations
Oct 18, 2012
University of Wisconsin‐Extension Academic Staff Council 2012 Awards of Excellence
Madison, Wis. -- The UW‐Extension Academic Staff Council honored five colleagues Oct. 12, 2012, during a program and reception at the Pyle Center in Madison. Honored for earning the “distinguished” prefix to
University Relations
Oct 15, 2012
2012 World Beef Expo Youth Sweepstakes Results
Youth from over 6 different states participated in the Youth Sweepstakes Contest at the 2012 World Beef Expo. The sweepstakes competition test the knowledge of youth in the following areas: public speaking, l
Cooperative Extension
Oct 03, 2012
UW-Extension’s Pat Dillon returns from year deployed to Afghanistan
EAU CLAIRE, Wis. – U.S. Navy Commander Pat Dillon is back to being UW-Extension employee Pat Dillon.A regional director for the Wisconsin Entrepreneurs’ Network since 2005, she also has been in the military
University Relations
Oct 03, 2012
Wisconsin 4-H robotics team takes 1st at National 4-H Engineering Challenge
A Wisconsin 4-H robotics team from Racine County brought home the gold from the remote control robotics contest at the National 4-H Engineering Challenge last week after competing against eight other teams from
Cooperative Extension
Oct 01, 2012

September 2012

UW Colleges and UW-Extension Chancellor Ray Cross honors Operation Military Kids team
The Wisconsin Operation Military Kids Team is the recipient of the 2012 Excellence in Community Engagement Award from the University of Wisconsin Colleges and University of Wisconsin-Extension. UW Colleges a
Cooperative Extension
Sep 26, 2012
University of Wisconsin Health and Wellness Online Degree Grows to Meet Demand
The national spotlight on healthcare is raising interest in the UW online health and wellness degree.
Continuing Education, Outreach and E-Learning
Sep 26, 2012
UW-Extension small business advisor Chuck Brys earns State Star
Gayle Kugler, Wisconsin Small Business Development Center Network director, announced that Chuck Brys received the 2012 Wisconsin State Star award in recognition of his exemplary performance as a business advis
University Relations
Sep 25, 2012
UW Colleges and UW-Extension Chancellor Ray Cross announces 2012 Chancellor’s Awards recipients
MADISON, Wis.—University of Wisconsin Colleges and University of Wisconsin-Extension partners, friends and employees were recognized for their contributions to enhancing Wisconsin’s quality of life at the Chanc
University Relations
Sep 21, 2012
Is it legal to use a cover crop as a forage crop? Maybe not….
Vince Davis, UW-Extension weed specialist said there’s an important distinction as to whether cover crops are left in the field or harvested for forage, and what herbicide has been used on the crop.
Cooperative Extension
Sep 21, 2012
Understanding the new rules that allow passing in no passing zones
A change in state law makes it legal to pass a vehicle in a no-passing zone if traveling less than half of the applicable speed limit says Cheryl Skjolaas, UW-Extension agricultural safety specialist.
Cooperative Extension
Sep 14, 2012
Public Forum on Contraception, Religious Liberty and the Affordable Care Act
Should health insurance include coverage of contraception? Should the federal government require employers to provide health insurance plans that include birth control? Should employers who object to contracept
University Relations
Sep 11, 2012
Fall fun opportunities abound at Upham Woods Autumn Family Camp
Back-to-school bustle and other autumn responsibilities can make it challenging to carve out time for family fun sometimes, but Upham Woods Outdoor Learning Center offers a chance for families to unplug from th
Cooperative Extension
Sep 06, 2012

August 2012

Aaron Brower named interim UW-Extension provost
MADISON, Wis. -- Aaron Brower, a University of Wisconsin-Madison administrator, will begin a two-year term as the new interim provost and vice chancellor of UW-Extension on Aug. 27, 2012. Greg Hutchins, who
UW-Extension Provost's Office
Aug 22, 2012