Engaging more than 200,000 Wisconsinites each day means there’s always something new—and newsworthy—to explore. Learn the latest on the leaders and programs helping Wisconsin families, communities, students and businesses thrive from the official source for UW Colleges and UW-Extension news, press coverage, announcements and events.
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.
News Story Economic Development
WisPolitics Partners with UW Colleges & UW-Extension to Host Roundtables on Navigating the New Economy
Learn from state and local experts about how to better navigate the new economy during roundtables in Hudson, Richland Center and Sheboygan. The events are free and open to the public. Reserve your seat today.
News Story Educational Access and Innovation
2017 Fall Convocation Marks the Start of a New School Year
Colleagues from all 14 University of Wisconsin Colleges campuses as well as the central office took part in the 2017 Fall Convocation at UW-Fox Valley on August 31.
Press CoverageEconomic Development
Start on career path with UW Colleges
University of Wisconsin Colleges and Extension are working to develop a more job-relevant curriculum to better meet the needs of employers for specific job-related skills, including things like the ability to problem solve, analyze and communicate.
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UW Colleges Affordability
This video discusses how UW Colleges is helping their students with financial aid and student debt. UW Colleges provides an affordable route to getting a degree. Hear from Michael Collins, Graham Pearce and Representative Joan Ballweg on how UW Colleges is helping their students finance their education.
Proposed tuition cut may impact UW Colleges
Chancellor Cathy Sandeen reviews Gov. Scott Walker’s preliminary 2017-2019 budget proposal and the potential impact it could have on UW Colleges and Extension.
Power of a Story
In this video, Jerry Apps talks about how he believes in the power of a story. Jerry Apps is an Author and Emeritus Professor at UW-Madison. Wisconsin Public Television helped Jerry tell his stories to residents of Wisconsin. Watch the video to see how Jerry’s stories impacted viewers around the state.
Saving the Menomonee Language
In this video, Jennifer Gauthier talks about how she is helping save the Menomonee Language. There are 9,000 Menomonee children enrolled in school and very few are fluent in the language. Through classes and games, Jennifer is preserving the Menomonee Language by teaching it to her students.