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Success Stories

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Aerial artists find skills and grounding in modern dance class

When Madison-area aerialists and circus artists come down from their silks, hoops, and trapeze, some of them get grounded at
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UW Odyssey Project receives $50,000 from Rennebohm Foundation

UW Odyssey Project receives $50,000 from Rennebohm Foundation

The UW–Madison Odyssey Project received a generous gift of $50,000 from the Oscar Rennebohm Foundation to support Odyssey’s mission of
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Writing success stories: 9 authors who got published with the help of writing classes, conferences, retreats, and critiques at UW–Madison

Writing support can help aspiring authors improve skills and gain confidence. UW–Madison Continuing Studies writing programs have propelled people to
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Noncredit language students bond in Italian 3 class

A cadre of dedicated Italian language students hungry for more in-depth study lobbied UW–Madison Continuing Studies to revive a class
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Two sisters, mother, godmother share bonding experience of behavioral health grief course

For the Willihnganzs and a longtime friend, helping professions are a family affair. Melodie Willihnganz is a doctor of audiology.
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Grief Support Specialist Certificate gives therapist tools to lead a community healing effort

The online grief course is September 20-November 18 and the in-person program is Thursday-Sunday, October 24-27 and Saturday, December 7.
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In Business magazine names professional coaching graduate Anne Norman to ‘40 Under 40’ list

Norman, senior vice president and chief marketing officer at UW Credit Union, manages by connecting deeply with individuals and offering new perspectives to solve problems.
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Creative Placemaking Summer Workshop explores how to use art to transform communities

Whether viewing murals or touring makerspaces, participants will learn how creative placemaking can make a community a desirable place to live.
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Forgiveness course inspires Greek student to start a national movement

Forgiveness course inspires Greek student to start a national movement

Forgiveness: A Pathway to Emotional Healing teaches how to share the healing act of forgiving.
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