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Returning adult students dig deep to balance roles and responsibilities in COVID times

Kristy Jorgensen and Alex Hentzen are among 9,805 students 25 years old and older who were enrolled spring 2019 through 2020 at UW-Madison. Read about their challenges and triumphs.
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Making the decision to apply for a job, pandemic edition

A UW–Madison career counselor offers time-tested and new tips for applying for a job during COVID.
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Making the most of a bridge job in your professional journey

A career counselor explains the reasons to consider a bridge job and how you know when it's time to move on.
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Odyssey Project students and local leaders to celebrate voting at online event

The Oct. 3 event will feature talks by local leaders, voting information and winners of the "Why Vote?" contest.
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Responding to workplace safety issues during the pandemic

Many people around the country are nearing six months of working from home. Of course, while essential workers never left
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Online Grief Support Specialist class trains global learners in loss and healing

Offered through UW–Madison Continuing Studies, the class gives students the skills to develop a professional specialty in the growing field of grief support.
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Student’s remarkable journey to starting his undergraduate degree at age 28, living his dream

In his village of Koumea in Togo, Africa, 8-year-old Hezouwe Walada watched nearly half of his community—including three of his
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Oneida Nation of Wisconsin artist wins NEA award, helps Wisconsin Regional Art Program celebrate 80 years

Karen Ann Hoffman received the nation’s highest honor in folk and traditional arts and will keynote the Wisconsin Regional Art Program State Day Conference.
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3 timely classes help you support yourself and others in uncertain times

The University of Wisconsin–Madison noncredit classes in Continuing Studies are known for their rigor, relevance and usefulness, even during a global pandemic.
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