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Press Coverage

Two-year colleges focus on more job-relevant curriculum

VideoEducational Access and Innovation

Changing Workforce Needs

UW Colleges is working to prepare students to leave with a degree and with the skills they need to help Wisconsin’s workforce.

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VideoEnhancing Quality of Life

Veterans Healing Garden

UW-Extension’s Veterans Healing Garden in Milwaukee County brings veterans together. The garden provides a space for community, clarity and peace. It gives our veterans a chance to get together and grow. UW-Extension’s educators provide food to plant and share information with the veterans to help them grow in the best way possible.

VideoSupporting Families and Communities

Impact Beyond the Individual

The video discusses the opioid epidemic in Wisconsin. UW-Extension is working to help these individuals to live the best life that they can.

VideoSupporting Families and Communities

National Estuarine Research Reserve

In this video, Patrick Robinson discusses how UW-Extension helped establish a National Estuarine Research Reserve on Lake Superior with the help of the community.