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Preserving Pathways series highlights important issues faced by rural communities
UW Colleges and UW-Extension partnered with Northern Wisconsin communities, organizations and government agencies to host Preserving Pathways: A Neighborhood Conversation Series. The series of three roundtables—held May 30, May 31 and June 1— focused on the topics of education, healthcare and the economy.
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UW Extension and Green Bay Packers: The Green Bay Veterans Garden
Earlier this month UW Colleges and Extension partnered with the Green Bay Packers to begin building a Veterans’ Garden in the heart of Brown County. Veterans, UW-Extension employees, volunteers and Packer affiliates alike worked together to break ground on this special collaboration.
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.
UWC Writing Program Receives Certificate of Excellence
Veterans and their immediate family members can receive up to $500 for the Wisconsin SBDC Network’s Entrepreneurship Training Program, thanks to a state grant and partnership with Bunker Labs Wisconsin.