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Odyssey Project graduates, supporters celebrate determination in a challenging year

Students, staff and community came together to recognize the 18th graduating class of UW–Madison’s award-winning program.

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Seek clarity on remote work in a job search

Tips for job seekers on balancing issues of personal health and safety with employer expectations for remote or in-person work.

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UW Odyssey Beyond Bars program receives grant to teach college courses in Wisconsin prisons

The pilot project will deliver introductory college courses in English to incarcerated students who are interested in post-secondary education but are not yet enrolled in a credential-granting program.

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UW–Madison’s Kelly named to College of Fellows of the American Theatre

Congratulations to Professor Baron Kelly, joining the prestigious College of Fellows of the American Theatre in the honorary society’s next incoming class.

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Returning adult students receive awards for perseverance, community contributions

Each spring, UW–Madison Adult Career and Special Student Services recognizes the determination and leadership of returning adult undergraduate students with scholarships and awards, including the Outstanding Undergraduate Returning Adult Student Award.

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You can learn a language online — here’s how!

Study a language online with UW–Madison Continuing Studies language programs in 2021. We promise it will be exactly the same as in-person learning, only completely different.

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Do you need a degree? Consider other educational options

Read about a variety of beneficial educational options outside of getting a degree, by our student services coordinator Ace Hilliard.

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Try this self-audit before returning to college

Before you jump back into a degree or training program, help set yourself up for success by conducting this three-part education audit.

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Overcoming barriers of going back to school

Our student services coordinator Anne Niendorf shared her journey to getting a college degree, along with tips on being a returning adult student, with the Wisconsin State Journal. Get inspired by her story!

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Continuing Studies program manager receives educational research award

With COVID-19 forcing many academic courses online — some for the first time — quality, accessible online teaching has never been more important, both for students and instructors. For conducting online education research on such …

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Students make progress, stay connected in online continuing education classes

Online classes helped two students meet their personal and professional development goals.

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Help for adult students returning to college

Our new column, published monthly in the Wisconsin State Journal, shares opportunities, resources and tips for returning adult students.

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