COVID-19 updates: In response to COVID-19, UW–Madison suspended face-to-face summer instruction. See the UW–Madison Smart Restart website for information on how the university will welcome students back to campus in fall 2020.

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Use this challenging time to reflect on career goals

I recently met with a client who was considering a career change in response to some health concerns. She had
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Generous major donors secure $3 million for UW Odyssey Project endowment to address inequities

It takes a village to create hope for the future. In the midst of challenging times, the University of Wisconsin–Madison
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New $3 million endowment will enable UW Odyssey Project to continue to combat inequities

In the midst of a highly insecure time, the University of Wisconsin–Madison Odyssey Project secured $3 million in gifts, a base for
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How to nurture your network during a pandemic

A UW–Madison career counselor shares four strategies for connecting with your network in unprecedented times.
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Continuing Studies offers online summer classes to help meet personal and professional needs

We're committed to lifelong learners. Check out these new and returning online classes to keep summer learning on track.
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Grief Support Specialist Certificate class explores timely subject in new, virtual format

Designed for counselors, educators and clergy, the course centers on educating and counseling people who have suffered from some major loss.
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Find ways to create opportunities during pandemic

Seven tips for creating career opportunities during challenging times.
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Odyssey Project online graduation full of pride, community, love

Even a pandemic cannot dampen the spirits of these graduates. In a Zoom ceremony that included more than 200 people,
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Odyssey student triumphs over the odds to get his master’s degree as an older adult

Brian Benford describes his educational journey as full of “potholes, roadblocks, angst and unfulfilled dreams. Starting in the 1970s, I
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