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News Story Supporting Families and Communities
UW Colleges & UW-Extension to Host Veterans Roundtable
To better understand the needs and the resources that currently exist for Wisconsin’s veterans, UW Colleges and UW-Extension will host Preserving Pathways: A Neighborhood Conversation to Support Veterans on Wednesday, November 1, at UW-Waukesha.
Press Coverage Educational Access and Innovation
‘Badger Promise’ program offers free tuition to first-generation Wisconsin transfer students at UW-Madison
A new program, “Badger Promise,” will provide free tuition to qualifying Wisconsin students to help them pursue their dream of a four-year degree.
News Story Leadership and Civic Engagement
2017 Chancellor’s Award Recipients Announced
UW Colleges and UW-Extension Chancellor Cathy Sandeen presented 13 awards at the institutions’ annual Chancellor’s Awards event on September 21, 2017, in Madison. The awards recognize the exceptional teaching, outreach, collaborations and public service of both UW Colleges and UW-Extension employees, as well as valued partners and supporters.
UW INVESTMENT BOOSTS CONNECTIVITY, OPPORTUNITIES FOR UPHAM WOODS
A $250,000 University of Wisconsin investment in Upham Woods Outdoor Learning Center’s technological infrastructure has exponentially increased its capabilities for modern environmental education.
UW-Baraboo sets research record in Rotunda
Student researchers from the University of Wisconsin Colleges participated in Research in the Rotunda, including a record number of students from UW-Baraboo. The annual event showcases undergraduate research projects from across the UW System.
125 Undergraduate Students Showcase Research at UW System’s 14th Annual Research in the Rotunda
State legislators joined UW System and institutional leaders in welcoming 125 students and more than 50 faculty mentors to the State Capitol for the UW System’s 14th Annual Research in the Rotunda event.
UW-Waukesha professor wins Teaching Excellence Award
Cassandra Phillips, an English professor at the University of Wisconsin-Waukesha, received a 2017 Teaching Excellence award from the Board of Regents.
Ideadvance Seed Fund now open to some UW System alumni
The Ideadvance Seed Fund awards grants to early-stage startups, with a focus on education. The program is now open to most UW System alumni, in addition to students, faculty and staff of the university system.