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Two-year colleges focus on more job-relevant curriculum

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.

VideoEducational Access and Innovation

Changing Workforce Needs

UW Colleges is working to prepare students to leave with a degree and with the skills they need to help Wisconsin’s workforce.

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VideoEnhancing Quality of Life

Veterans Healing Garden

UW-Extension’s Veterans Healing Garden in Milwaukee County brings veterans together. The garden provides a space for community, clarity and peace. It gives our veterans a chance to get together and grow. UW-Extension’s educators provide food to plant and share information with the veterans to help them grow in the best way possible.

From the ChancellorEducational Access and Innovation

If a female president is good for the Ivy League, why not for the rest of us?

Half of the eight-member Ivy League schools now have female presidents. Garrett joins an illustrious group: Christina Paxson (Brown University), Drew Faust (Harvard University) and Amy Gutmann (University of Pennsylvania). But what about colleges and uni

VideoSupporting Families and Communities

Impact Beyond the Individual

The video discusses the opioid epidemic in Wisconsin. UW-Extension is working to help these individuals to live the best life that they can.