Join us for Songs for Hope

December 8, 7-8:30pm

Join Prenicia Clifton and youth musicians at the Overture Center for a holiday concert benefiting UW-Madison Precollege & Youth Programs. Featuring Airin Beals, a 16-year-old from Chicago who just released her debut album, and recent youth winners of the Summer Music Clinic scholarship.

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Pastels: Essential Techniques for Drawing and Painting

Jan 23 – Mar 13, 2019

Explore the creative possibilities of soft pastel, a fun, versatile medium that combines elements of painting and drawing. Open to all levels.

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2013-2014 Noncredit enrollment at UW–Madison.

Find more than 400 courses and conferences that address your professional development and personal enrichment needs.

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Embodying the Wisconsin Idea

Continuing Studies is committed to delivering meaningful learning experiences to lifelong learners.

“I shall never be content until the beneficent influence of the University reaches every family of the state.”
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Career and education planning

If you are thinking about changing careers or returning to school (regardless of what school) but aren’t sure where to start, staff at Adult Career and Special Student Services can help.

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Custom Training

Let us help you develop your team.

Looking for top-quality training tailored to your industry’s needs? UW–Madison Continuing Studies can help.

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Professional Certificates

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A certificate from UW–Madison Continuing Studies provides proof of your commitment to your profession.

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Our Odyssey Junior program, which is open to children and grandchildren of Odyssey students and alumni, has expanded this year to include over 50 new students. Check out pictures of the children and writing samples from some of the students.

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