Media Relations

Let us help make the newsgathering process easier. Our Media Relations staff can help journalists connect with UW Colleges and UW-Extension experts, secure locations for broadcast interviews and obtain news releases and multimedia resources.


To tap into our resources for journalists, submit a media request or contact:

Emily Campbell
Public Information Officer
emily.campbell@uwex.uwc.edu
(608) 262-2282

 

Press Releases


Press ReleaseEducational Access and Innovation

Use New Mobile App to See Which UW Schools Are Right for You

UW Journey matches students with their best UW campus fit based upon career goals, extracurricular interests

Press ReleaseEconomic Development

Transforming Innovative UW System Ideas into New Businesses: $200,000 Awarded by Ideadvance Seed Fund

Up to $200,000 in grants will be awarded to five small businesses in the latest round of awards in the Ideadvance program fostering the entrepreneurship ecosystem across Wisconsin.

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UW Colleges and UW-Extension Faculty Approved for Promotion or Tenure

MADISON, Wis. – University of Wisconsin Colleges and UW-Extension is proud to announce that 34 faculty members were recently awarded promotions or tenure.

Press ReleaseEconomic Development

SBA’s Small Business Innovation National Road Tour is coming to Wisconsin

The SBIR Road Tour is coming to Wisconsin on July 18, giving small businesses the coveted opportunity to learn more about America’s largest seed fund for research and development.

Press ReleaseEducational Access and Innovation

Dr. Karen R. Schmitt Named UW Colleges Provost

Dr. Karen R. Schmitt has been named the next Provost for the University of Wisconsin Colleges
following a nationally competitive search, announced University of Wisconsin Colleges and UW‐Extension Chancellor Cathy Sandeen.

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Regents Honor Outstanding UW System Academic Staff

The UW System Board of Regents will honor this year’s recipients of the Academic Staff Awards for Excellence at its June 9 meeting in Milwaukee.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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Regents Honor Outstanding UW System Teachers

The UW System Board of Regents will honor the 25th annual winners of its Teaching Excellence Awards on April 7 in Platteville at the next Regents meeting. These awards recognize outstanding achievements in teaching. They are the UW System’s highest recognition for members of its faculty and academic staff. The monetary value of the award is $5,000 for each recipient.