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Annual Report 2011: Your Connection to a World of Resources

Career preparation

Engineering degree connects grads to Wisconsin employment

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Engineers are critical to Wisconsin's pivotal manufacturing sector. That's why UW Colleges collaborated with Kimberly-Clark Corp., the Fox Cities Chamber of Commerce, Plexus, and Wisconsin Energy to initiate UW-Platteville bachelor's degrees in electrical engineering and mechanical engineering Read Story

Linking students to nursing degrees

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Four students enrolled in 2010-11 for the first full year of a collaborative nursing program at UW-Rock County. The program allows adult students to earn a bachelor's degree in nursing without moving or commuting to Madison Read Story

Veteran among the first to receive online sustainable management degree

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When the unemployment rate for recent military veterans was more than two points above the national average, veteran Gary Gilles managed to land his dream job right out of school. Read Story

New online degree meets critical health care demand

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The rising cost of healthcare, sweeping national healthcare legislation, and concerns about productivity have spurred demand for worksite wellness programs. This is leading to positive anticipated employment growth of 18-22 percent in the health and wellness field, Read Story

Connecting marine design to employer needs

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UW Colleges and UW-Extension connect with Wisconsin employers to make sure our graduates have the skills employers and graduates need to thrive in Wisconsin. Read Story

UW HELP: Your connection to UW academic programs and UW campuses

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The University of Wisconsin Higher Education Location Program (UW HELP) makes it easy for students in middle school through seniors in high school, transfer students, adult students/veterans, graduate students, international students and counselors to find a wealth of information about UW System campuses Read Story


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