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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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Author Kat Falls on preparing to teach at this year’s Write-by-the-Lake Writer’s Workshop

YA science fiction author Kat Falls talks about the course on myths and fairytales she'll present at this year's virtual workshop, June 15-19.
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Returning adult students receive awards for perseverance, leadership

Lifelong learning runs in Talesa Allen’s family. When her dad was 67, he went back to Madison College for a
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Resources for dealing with fear and isolation in a time of job uncertainty

There’s no sugarcoating it: Navigating a pandemic is hard, but when you throw a precarious economy and potential job loss
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