1. New Wisconsin partnerships focus on farmer health and well-being

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    Photo credit: StockMediaSeller/Shutterstock.com University of Wisconsin-Madison Division of Extension and the Southwestern Wisconsin Community Action Program (SWCAP) are partnering with agencies, organizations and others to provide education, resources, and support […]

  2. UW-Stevens Point program offers careers in caring for children when they need it most

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    When a child is sick, needs emergency stitches or an MRI, a hospital or clinic visit can be scary. A child life specialist can ease the anxiety for both the […]

  3. Special education teacher residency program supporting rural schools, UW–Madison students

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    Tim Raymond knows all too well the challenges rural school districts in Wisconsin can face in filling open teaching positions — especially in high-need subject areas like special education. Three years […]

  4. Thrive academy partnership with UWO Fox Cities prepares clients, trains future teachers

    The Thrive Career Academy at the University of Wisconsin Oshkosh, Fox Cities campus offers valuable lessons beyond the classroom―for both university students and clients in the community program. Thrive participants […]

  5. UW-Stout Veteran Mentorship Program offers peer-to-peer support for student vets

    Photo of UW-Stout student Daniel Amundson, a peer mentor in the Veteran Mentorship Program. The program matches newer student veterans with other student veterans to help set and achieve their academic and personal goals.

    As a military veteran, transitioning back into civilian life can be hard. Add in going to college and some veterans might need a little support from a friend. University of […]

  6. Made at UW-Stout door pullers part of student health push

    Photo of plastic door puller, designed by two UW-Stout seniors’ whose engineering skills led to special welcome gift in residence halls.

    At UW-Stout this fall, dozens of COVID-19 safety measures — from new plexiglass barriers to surface disinfection protocols to socially-distanced classrooms and lounges — have been planned and implemented to […]

  7. Grant to fund new UW-Eau Claire certificate in humanities, health research

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    The global pandemic has provided insight into how human behavior affects critical health care decisions, says Dr. Louisa Rice, professor and chair of the University of Wisconsin-Eau Claire’s history department. […]

  8. UW-Platteville instructor finds innovative way to deliver criminal justice course during COVID-19 crisis

    Photo of a dock being used as a virtual teaching crime scene for UW-Platteville forensics students

    During the COVID-19 crisis, University of Wisconsin-Platteville faculty and staff have risen to the challenge by adapting and designing novel ways of realigning course delivery to ensure students continue to […]

  9. UW-Stout online labs in computer networking keep students on track

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    University of Wisconsin-Stout junior Joshua Ferkans misses seeing his professors and fellow students while studying computer networking and information technology this semester. UW-Stout is using alternative learning methods because of the COVID-19 […]

  10. Teaching from afar: UW-La Crosse finds creative ways to engage students remotely

    Photo of Colin Belby, associate professor of Geography, taking students on a virtual field trip to Bohemian Valley near Coon Valley, Wisconsin. Belby uses a GoPro to record labs for his Earth Surface Processes and Landforms class.

    Masks made from paper bags. Outreach to local nonprofits. Remote connections to cutting-edge software. This is how some UW-La Crosse faculty are engaging their students in remote or online formats […]