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UW offering computer user experience design certificate

February 10, 2017

Given the value of improving interactions between humans and computers in a digitized world, user experience design practitioners are increasingly in demand.

Writers’ Institute provides transformative experience for lifelong learners

November 30, 2016

Many hopeful writers have found a path to publishing through the UW–Madison’s Writers’ Institute. The 28th annual event is scheduled for March 24-26 at the Madison Concourse Hotel.

UW-Madison to launch online Master’s in clinical nutrition to meet growing demand

October 10, 2016

The University of Wisconsin System Board of Regents has approved an online master of science degree with a focus on clinical nutrition, among the first of its kind in the U.S.

Conference on child sexual abuse addresses growing problem of abusive images

August 12, 2016

MADISON — There’s a new threat to children called “sextortion,” a byproduct of the digital age. Child protection workers will learn to manage this growing problem at the University of Wisconsin–Madison’s Conference on Child Sexual Abuse, Oct. 31 through Nov. 2 at Madison Marriott West in Middleton, Wisconsin.

Three deans reappointed after 5-year reviews

March 8, 2016

Every five years of their tenure, deans of the university’s schools and colleges undergo a comprehensive review to assess their academic and administrative leadership and performance.

Law Enforcement Command College grads benefit Wisconsin communities

May 22, 2015

On June 1, a new event called the Central Wisconsin Hero Games will honor wounded veterans at the VA Medical Center in Tomah. They will compete in Olympic-style activities, including archery and a wheelchair-accessible obstacle course.

Distance Teaching & Learning Conference addresses radical changes in education

May 19, 2015

Technology has radically transformed the way people learn in the college classroom, in the workplace and in the military. Educators must stay on top of cutting-edge innovations to prepare students for success in the 21st century workforce, including novel ways of using mobile devices, digital games and social media. The University of Wisconsin–Madison's Distance Teaching & Learning Conference will explore the latest developments August 11-13 at Monona Terrace Community and Convention Center.

Two honored as outstanding undergraduate returning adult students

March 26, 2015

Jolen Enge and Patrick Dunn have both won Outstanding Undergraduate Returning Adult Student Awardsfor their determination in continuing their education.

Steven Rinella of TV’s ‘MeatEater’ to make UW appearance

March 26, 2015

Steven Rinella, award-winning author and host of the hit TV show “MeatEater,” will give a talk the evening of April 14 to discuss his outdoor adventures and his life as a modern day hunter-gatherer.

UW-Madison launches new website for flexible and online degrees and certificates

February 5, 2015

In an effort to highlight the University of Wisconsin–Madison’s growing menu of flexible and online degree and certificate programs, the campus is launching a new one-stop Web portal, advanceyourcareer.wisc.edu. The portal presents information about these offerings in one place, making it easier to learn about more than 40 online, hybrid, accelerated and evening/weekend programs. It also connects nontraditional students to special career services available for adult learners and community members.

Unique MOOC with in-person sessions offered for future and current college STEM faculty

October 1, 2014

A new MOOC (Massive Open Online Course) offering an in-person twist — local weekly facilitated meetings — debuts next week to help future and current college STEM (science, technology, engineering and math) faculty become better teachers. It is designed to be of special interest to grad students planning to teach professionally.