pianist kangwoo jin

Wisconsin State Journal: Teaching piano and perseverance to lifelong learners

A piano instructor in Continuing Studies and a doctoral student in the Mead Witter School of Music, Jin has hemophilia, a medical disorder that can cause excruciating joint pain and internal bleeding.

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Gloria Omwanda, Engineering Summer Program

Aspiring engineer finds supportive community in the Engineering Summer Program

The six-week residential program is designed for women and groups historically underrepresented in engineering.

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Patti Sanchez of Duarte Inc.

Distance Teaching & Learning Conference helps educators innovate, grow their careers, and inspire others

Attendees explored topics such as using storytelling to enhance the learning experience, designing culturally inclusive learning environments, mastering new educational technologies, and producing high-quality online videos.

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UW-Madison Professional Life Coaching Certificate program

Professional Life Coaching Certificate program celebrates five years of training and transformation

During most of the 10-month program, participants work with real clients, under the supervision of an International Coach Federation-certified coach. They also explore concepts such as emotional intelligence and appreciative inquiry while discovering how to use the power of self-awareness.

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gabby cunningham STARTALK Korean Language & Culture Academy

High school senior discovers a career path in STARTALK Korean Language & Culture Academy

In the free four-week program, students learn to communicate in Korean and explore Korean cultural traditions.

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Hecker in front of Memorial Library at UW-Madison

Senior guest auditors take classes for love of learning

Senior guest auditors can attend a wide range of lectures at University of Wisconsin System schools for free.

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Instructors apply online best practices through TeachOnline@UW

Open to UW-Madison faculty and instructional staff, this free program prepares participants to design and teach rigorous online courses.

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Jill Weisensel at Wisconsin Law Enforcement Command College graduation

Law Enforcement Command College prepares students to solve problems in Wisconsin communities

The Wisconsin Law Enforcement Command College is a partnership between the University of Wisconsin-Madison and the Wisconsin Department of Justice.

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Summer meadow, watercolor painting

Novice painter learns about watercolors—and herself

Laura Froyen nurtures her creative side in Watercolor: Fresh Start with the Basics.

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Odyssey graduation ceremony

Odyssey Project graduates look to the future with courage and hope

The Odyssey Project provides a free, two-semester humanities course to its 30 students each week, as well as dinner and childcare when class is in session. In addition to earning English credits from UW–Madison, students gain the resiliency to face life’s obstacles.

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adult student award event

Brave returning adult students beat the odds, dream big

Students shared their stories about the challenging path to their degree.

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2017 Summer Music Clinic ensemble

Middle and high school students have a magical experience at Summer Music Clinic

Campers will make friends, have fun, and work with experienced educators from around the country.

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