Tag Continuing studies

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.

Two honored as outstanding undergraduate returning adult students

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

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

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.