1. Commencement: UW-Stout online master’s students see campus, meet for first time

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    Menomonie, Wis. — For most of the 1,382 students graduating from University of Wisconsin-Stout, commencement ceremonies Friday and Saturday were a goodbye. Commencement is a formal farewell to the campus where they’ve spent years rushing to classes, hanging out with friends and living in the residence halls. They may return someday but probably not to […]

  2. A pioneering public-private partnership is a roadmap for nursing’s future

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    UW-Eau Claire-Ministry Saint Joseph’s celebrate 25th anniversary of nursing partnership EAU CLAIRE — Brian Tessmer is eager to earn his bachelor’s degree in nursing but with a job in Marshfield and wife who teaches in Wisconsin Rapids, the central Wisconsin native has little interest in relocating to attend college. Earning an associate degree from a […]

  3. UW-Stout golf management students shoot for certification

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    Golf management students benefit from industry partnership. Not many years ago, making a tee time at a golf course involved a phone call, a pencil and a piece of paper. Those days, like laminated wood drivers, are long gone at most courses. Just ask the golf enterprise management majors at University of Wisconsin-Stout, Wisconsin’s Polytechnic […]

  4. UW-Superior now offers online program for Certification in Transportation and Logistics

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    People seeking jobs or promotions in the fields of transportation and logistics can earn professional certification through a new online program offered by the Center for Continuing Education at the University of Wisconsin-Superior. The Certified in Transportation and Logistics online program is offered by UW-Superior in partnership with the American Society of Transportation and Logistics. […]

  5. UW System unveils first Flexible Option degree programs

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    Students will demonstrate competency based on variety of learning experiences MILWAUKEE, Wis. – The University of Wisconsin System announced today the first degree programs that will be offered under its innovative UW Flexible Option starting in Fall 2013. The UW System is expected to be the first public university system in the nation to offer […]

  6. UW-L to develop math MOOC to boost college success

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    University of Wisconsin System officials today announced that UW-La Crosse will lead the development of a new “massive open online course” – MOOC – at the developmental math level, with a $50,000 grant from the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation. Once developed, the free online course, available to everyone, has the potential to help students […]

  7. Health and Wellness Online Degree Grows to Meet Demand

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    “The skills I’m learning will give me the ability to help people take the initiative, to get involved with health programs, and gain control of their own well-being. My co-workers helped me get healthy. Now I’m helping them.”

  8. Merrill mom earns degree “virtually” from UW Colleges

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    UW Colleges Online enrolls students from all 72 Wisconsin counties and nearly all 50 U.S. states. The program is seeing consistent enrollment growth, including a 15% enrollment increase for the summer 2012 semester. This increase comes on the heels of a 16% increase for the spring 2012 semester.

  9. Sustainable management degree sees strong growth

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    Janna Rasmussen of Fort Atkinson, WI, has a confession.  At age 47, she didn’t go back to college to launch a new career, or even to fulfill a desire to earn her degree.  She went back to college because of a steak dinner bet with her son. Janna was a locomotive engineer when her son, […]