kids planing a garden

Latino Earth Partnership inspires teachers and students in Ecuador

The program encourages Latino youth to engage with environmental stewardship and science.

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Central Wisconsin Hero Games honors wounded veterans

Participants in the Wisconsin Law Enforcement Command College organized a day of Olympic-style events.

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Continuing Education Grant helps fund a career change

Dean Olsen needed new skills to start a business in online mapping.

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An unexpected career in life coaching

Nancy Sowa realized she wanted to help people move forward in their lives.

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Substance Abuse Certificate Program has a life-changing effect

It allowed Caroline Miller to switch careers and help people in recovery.

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Odyssey student Nitia Johnson with her family at graduation, as featured in the Madison Times.

Odyssey Profiled in the Madison Times

Weekly newspaper the Madison Times featured the University of Wisconsin’s Odyssey Project in a recent article celebrating the program’s 12th graduation. The Odyssey Project is a community-university partnership that offers a free, six-credit humanities program to adults …

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Senior Guest Auditors take UW-Madison classes for free

Wisconsin residents 60 and older can enroll through Adult Career and Special Student Services.

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Adult students share their dreams at UW Odyssey Project graduation

The Class of 2015 overcame adversity to continue their education.

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Write-by-the-Lake student returns with published novel

Author Nick Chiarkas will discuss his success with ‘Weepers’ at the June 15-19 writers’ retreat.

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Emotional reception honors determined nontraditional learners

UW-Madison presents awards and scholarships to adult students who’ve overcome obstacles to education.

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Wisconsin citizens make an in-person connection with Great Lakes MOOC

A Massive Open Online Course on changing weather and climate sparked discussions at statewide libraries.

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ICYMI: UW Odyssey Project featured on NBC15 News

NBC15 anchor Leigh Mills interviews Emily Auerbach, director the UW-Madison Odyssey Project, and Qu’Anna Caffey, a participant in the new Odyssey Junior program.

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