University of Wisconsin–Madison
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Advanced dementia care

Spring class explores intimacy needs of adults with advanced dementia

According to instructor Tracy Schroepfer, expressing sexual and intimacy needs helps older adults achieve better physical and psychological health.
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people talking at a book event at the Writers' Institute

Writers’ Institute voted one of the top writing conferences in America

The 30th annual event is April 4-7, at the Madison Concourse Hotel.
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recovery watercolor

Wisconsin fights national opioid crisis with online Competencies Addiction Recovery Services program

By helping learners develop competencies in areas such as counseling methods, screening and assessment, and treatment planning, CARES provides the tools they need to change lives and make a difference in their communities.
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Writer Greg Renz at computer

Writers’ Institute and Pathway to Publication help retired firefighter craft searing stories

When Greg Renz retired as a fire captain, he decided to build a writing career from his memories of daring rescues.
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uw-madison professional development

UW–Madison funds new round of professional-development scholarships for employees

Employees can register for noncredit Continuing Studies courses relevant to their jobs.
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Summer Music Clinic celebrates 90 years of music and memory making

Students in band, chorus, jazz ensemble, musical theater, and orchestra have fun while pursing their passion.
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Digital portfolio

Building an online portfolio that’s right for you

If you’re applying for jobs in publishing, public relations, web design, or another creative field, be prepared to share an online portfolio.
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Odyssey Project staff

Brava magazine names the Odyssey Project’s Colleen Johnson a ‘Woman to Watch’

As director of development and community partnerships for the University of Wisconsin–Madison Odyssey Project, Johnson leads fundraising efforts for a program that has helped more than 500 disadvantaged individuals make strides toward their educational goals.
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Epic Belgian French class

Specialized French course helps Epic employees thrive when bringing medical software to Belgium

The intensive one-week course at the UW–Madison French House included an introduction to Belgian French and culture, plus a deep dive into French medical and technological terms.
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