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UW–Madison Odyssey Beyond Bars program receives state award for prison education
The program helps address the problem of mass incarceration in Wisconsin by giving students the academic and professional opportunities they need to succeed when they reenter communities.
UW–Madison professional degrees and certificates help working adults advance their careers
UW-Madison offers more than 85 professional degrees and certificates, available online or in accelerated formats on campus, ranging in subjects from business and data science to engineering and health and medicine.
UW–Madison Online: Educational access for returning adult students
UW–Madison Online offers five bachelor’s degrees — with more to come — for people in Wisconsin and around the world who want to finish a degree and advance in their careers while still working and taking care of other obligations.
UW–Madison’s Kelly named to College of Fellows of the American Theatre
“I am very honored and overcome with emotion about my being given this honor,” says Kelly.
Returning adult students receive awards for perseverance, community contributions
Each spring, UW–Madison Adult Career and Special Student Services recognizes the determination and leadership of returning adult undergraduate students with scholarships and awards.
Visiting students can find a Badger path through college during the pandemic
As the pandemic disrupts education plans, UW–Madison invites visiting students who have not yet started or completed an undergraduate degree to be a Badger in person or online and earn college credit this fall.
Oneida Nation of Wisconsin artist wins NEA award, helps Wisconsin Regional Art Program celebrate 80 years
The WRAP 2020 Annual Art Exhibition and State Day Conference will feature Karen AnnHoffman’s much-anticipated keynote on Iroquois raised beadwork, an art form specific to the Indigenous nations and cultures of the Eastern Great Lakes Region utilizing forms and designs that reach back more than 10,000 years.
New $3 million endowment will enable UW Odyssey Project to continue to combat inequities
The endowment will help ensure Odyssey’s future while it continues to seek support for current program needs, such as technology access during the pandemic.
Partnership fosters entrepreneurship that has social impact
Entrepreneurship can be measured in more than just financial success, says the leader of an effort to incorporate solving social problems into entrepreneurial ventures in…
Badger Ready offers second chance at completing an undergraduate degree
The new program offers a path to finishing a degree to adults 25 and older and veterans of any age who have previous college credit but no degree.
Distance teaching and learning conference finds new ways to engage students
With the 34th annual Distance Teaching & Learning Conference, the University of Wisconsin–Madison makes sense of new ideas that will help educators transform the 21st century classroom and workplace.
New UW–Madison counseling service helps employees meet career goals
To assist UW–Madison employees with their professional development, the Division of Continuing Studies has added a career counselor in its Adult Career and Special Student Services (ACSSS) office.
UW-Madison makes it easier to pursue a career in data science and analytics
A new website makes it easier for professionals to tap into UW–Madison graduate programs that prepare them for careers in the burgeoning field of data science and analytics.
Commencement spotlight: Class of 2017
Some overcame immense challenges to get here. All have achieved a cherished goal. See how some members of the Class of 2017 made their mark.
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.
Writers’ Institute provides transformative experience for lifelong learners
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
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
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
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.