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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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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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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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New course, book series bring the words of George L. Mosse into contemporary discussions

A new course brings Mosse’s notable work in modern European cultural and intellectual history in conversation with current events such as the Me Too and Time’s Up movements.
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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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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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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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