Life as an adult student at UW-Madison

A single mother of two boys, Janet Moore was inspired to earn a bachelor’s degree after working in an environmental education program in the McFarland school district.  She was the recipient of one of the …

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Prof. Emily Auerbach honored with MOSES award;she’s nominated by an Odyssey student

Continuing Studies Prof. Emily Auerbach recently received an award for her leadership and commitment to improving the lives of many in Madison from the Madison Organizing in Strength, Equality and Solidarity group (MOSES). It was the first …

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A true lifelong learner: Continuing Studies staff member is a winning artist

Merikay Payne exemplifies the lifelong learner that UW-Madison Continuing Studies is tailor-made for. Besides working as a designer of brochures, catalogs, and other marketing materials for Continuing Studies, she is an award-winning (and money-making) artist. …

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Mother from Peru personalizes ‘Enrique’s Journey’ with her tale

Joining thousands of other students and employees at UW-Madison, Continuing Studies staff and faculty this spring read and discussed the thought-provoking true story and national bestseller Enrique’s Journey by journalist Sonia Nazario. The Continuing Studies experience …

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Odyssey Project class appreciates learning despite adversity: 30 earn first six UW credits

On May 9, 30 men and women of various ages showed their appreciation for the works of Plato, Shakespeare, Langston Hughes, Henry David Thoreau, Emily Dickinson, and other greats of the humanities, as they celebrated …

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Public managers honored at Continuing Studies

Continuing Studies celebrates Certified Public Managers Ten managers from Wisconsin state and local government became Certified Public Managers® (CPM) on Friday, May 4 in a ceremony at the State Capitol. Bob Lavigna, UW-Madison human resources director, cited …

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Social worker broadens expertise, wins more clients, with certificate program

When a Madison social worker recently found herself working more often with middle-aged adults suffering from substance abuse than with her usual older adult clients, she visited the Continuing Studies website—and discovered a series of …

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