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March 2013

Celebrate the Month of the Military Child this April with Wisconsin 4-H Youth Development
April is a very special month in the lives of military families: this month is recognized by the U.S. Department of Defense as the Month of the Military Child, a time to applaud military families and their chil
Cooperative Extension
Mar 25, 2013
UW-Extension Local Government Center recognized with “Opee” award
Madison, Wis.—A University of Wisconsin-Extension center that serves as a resource for local public officials around the state has been honored with an award for political openness from the Wisconsin Freedom of
University Relations
Mar 19, 2013
Spring into Fun at Upham Woods Outdoor Learning Center
A long, tough winter like this one can leave many of us craving some time outdoors. Upham Woods Outdoor Learning Center offers families a chance to welcome the change of seasons with the Spring into Fun program
Cooperative Extension
Mar 14, 2013

February 2013

Dane County Small Business Awards will honor locally owned businesses
Earn the respect and recognition of Dane County businesses by nominating a client’s firm, a vendor or your own firm for a Dane County Small Business Award by March 31, 2013. Sponsors strive to recognize a mix o
University Relations
Feb 28, 2013
UW Colleges and UW-Extension chancellor responds to Gov. Walker's 2013-15 biennial budget
MADISON, Wis. – UW Colleges and UW-Extension Chancellor Ray Cross applauds Gov. Scott Walker for his proposal to reinvest in the University of Wisconsin System.The governor’s 2013-15 biennial budget proposa
University Relations
Feb 21, 2013
Bringing about long-term social change is core of the new University of Wisconsin-Extension Center for Inclusive and Engaged Leadership
Madison, Wis. – (February 20, 2013) – Because today’s persistent and complex issues of climate change, social inequality and economic health will require a new type of leader to address and resolve them, the Un
University Relations
Feb 20, 2013
University of Wisconsin-Extension Names Frank Waterstraat Director of New Online Bachelor's Degree in Health Information Management and Technology
Pioneer in Health Information Field Leads Development of New Degree
University Relations
Feb 15, 2013
University of Wisconsin Sustainable Management Master’s Degree Program Offers First Steps Toward a Market-Based Solution to Climate Change
President Barack Obama called for a “market-based solution” to climate change in his State of the Union address. Faculty in the University of Wisconsin Sustainable Management online master’s degree program agre
University Relations
Feb 14, 2013
4-H'ers showcase dairy skills in Wisconsin 4-H Dairy Quiz Bowl and first annual 4-H Dairy Management Contest
The annual Wisconsin 4-H Dairy Quiz Bowl and first annual 4-H Dairy Management contest was held on Saturday February 2nd in Portage, WI. For the dairy bowl contestants were tested on their knowledge of dai
Cooperative Extension
Feb 08, 2013

January 2013

Meat Animal Project webinars coming up for 4-H livestock project volunteers
The University of Wisconsin-Extension Cooperative Extension will be hosting a series of Meat Animal Project Webinars this winter for Fair Board staff, meat animal project superintendents and project volunteers
Cooperative Extension
Jan 30, 2013
Bailey Quam selected as first-runner up for Wisconsin Fairest of the Fair
Bailey Quam, who works as a Cooperative Extension communications marketing assistant in the Office of the Dean and Director, recently was selected as first runner-up in the 2013 Wisconsin Association of Fairs
Cooperative Extension
Jan 30, 2013
Despite drought, heat and higher costs, state farm income was second highest ever
MADISON - Despite the challenges brought on by prolonged drought and record-breaking heat, Wisconsin farmers earned $3 billion in net farm income in 2012, the second highest amount on record. While that's d
Cooperative Extension
Jan 24, 2013
UW-Extension's Armando Ibarra presents social justice program at Martin Luther King Jr. celebration
Social justice is the theme for River Valley’s annual celebration of the birthday of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. beginning at 2 p.m. Saturday, Jan. 19, in the library at Spring Green Elementary School, 830 W. Da
University Relations
Jan 15, 2013
Wisconsin Agricultural Economic Outlook Forum
Agricultural economists and commodity specialists from the University of Wisconsin-Madison and UW-Extension will talk about the financial health of Wisconsin agricultu
Cooperative Extension
Jan 09, 2013
Chancellor Ray Cross and other higher education leaders to discuss role of online education at UCLA conference
A “Rebooting Higher Education” conference kicks off the new year, with University of Wisconsin Colleges and UW-Extension Chancellor Ray Cross joining participants such as Sebastian Thrun of Udacity, Burck Smith
University Relations
Jan 02, 2013