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UW strengthens policies to protect health and safety of youth in precollege programs
The effort will help ensure the health and safety of all youth under age 18 participating in academic programs, summer camps, sports clinics and other activities under the auspices of UW–Madison.
35th annual Distance Teaching & Learning Conference explores broader access to higher education
When the Distance Teaching & Learning Conference was launched in 1985, “distance education” meant sending VHS tapes to students through the mail. The tools may have changed, but the mission remains the same for the 35th annual conference.
Badger Ready gives adult students a pathway to a UW–Madison degree
Last fall, UW–Madison welcomed the first students served by the Badger Ready program, which helps students resuming their college education after a significant break.
Wisconsin Experience Summer Launch gives freshmen a head start
The program allows incoming freshmen to earn credit toward their degrees, meet other students, and learn about UW–Madison resources before the start of fall semester.
Writers’ Institute gives aspiring authors a ‘Pathway to Publication’
The 2018 conference will help writers make sense of today’s confusing publishing landscape and find their own route to success.
Series offers new insight into Jane Austen on 200th anniversary of her death
Jane Austen: Remembered and Revisited invites community members to explore her work and her world, drawing on UW–Madison expertise in literature, dance, music, film and visual arts.
#UWsummer day — practice, study, research and, yes, even relax
On July 18, a team of UW photographers, videographers and writers spent dawn to dusk capturing the variety and vibrancy of Summer Term.
New summer course on ‘Hamilton’ excites undergraduates, lifelong learners
The class will take a “deep dive” into the record-breaking hip-hop musical that takes a fresh look at the lives of the founding fathers.
Returning adult students honored for overcoming obstacles
The winners of the Outstanding Undergraduate Returning Adult Student Award have resumed their academic pursuits after a significant interruption and have attained senior status while handling all the demands of adult life.
UW offering computer user experience design certificate
Given the value of improving interactions between humans and computers in a digitized world, user experience design practitioners are increasingly in demand.
UW-Madison to launch online Master’s in clinical nutrition to meet growing demand
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.
UW-Madison offers professional development certificate focused on ‘soft skills’
Surveys of senior-level executives indicate that businesses require competence in these areas and often find applicants lacking.
Benefits of dance for older adults with Parkinson’s to be highlighted
The Summer Institute on Mental Disorders and the Older Adult will offer new strategies for social workers, nurses, physical therapists, psychologists and physicians.
Awards recognize dedication of returning adult students
UW-Madison presents the awards to two people who’ve resumed their academic careers after a significant interruption while juggling all the demands of adult life.
Podcasts showcase stories, science and secrets behind UW–Madison research
The first season of Science Narratives addresses social robotics, highlighting the work of Bilge Mutlu, director of the Wisconsin Human-Computer Interaction Lab.