University of Wisconsin–Madison
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Writers' Institute 2018 paths to publication

2019 Writers’ Institute offers many paths to publication

The 30th annual event is April 4-7, at the Madison Concourse Hotel.
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UW Advance October 2018

UW Advance program turns international students into Badgers in three weeks

In addition to bolstering their English skills and getting acquainted with UW–Madison, students cultivated friendships and visited local businesses and startup incubators to learn about entrepreneurship.
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Scholarships and awards for outstanding adult students help turn dreams into reality

Chee Thao is earning a graduate degree in biological systems engineering at UW-Madison, thanks in part to the PLATO scholarships he received in 2015 and 2017.
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Odyssey Project participants share why voting matters in 2018 essay contest

The essay contest is the precursor to “A Celebration of Voting,” an event the Odyssey Project will host on Saturday, Oct. 27, from 2-3:30pm, in the Urban League Community Room, 2222 S. Park St. 
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UW Advance

International students chase big dreams and big data careers in UW Advance

Big data and big aspirations converged this summer when 20 international students got a taste of University of Wisconsin-Madison in the UW Advance program.
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UW Odyssey Project, Night of the Living Humanities

Night of the Living Humanities celebrates the Odyssey Project’s life-changing power

The pre-Halloween benefit takes place Oct. 25, 5-7 p.m., at the University Club.
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Grief Support Specialist Program instructor normalizes grieving process with compassionate conversation

The Grief Support Specialist Certificate Program prepares counselors, social workers, clergy, and other types of professionals to help people cope with a variety of losses, from deaths of loved ones to layoffs at work.
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pianist kangwoo jin

Wisconsin State Journal: Teaching piano and perseverance to lifelong learners

A piano instructor in Continuing Studies and a doctoral student in the Mead Witter School of Music, Jin has hemophilia, a medical disorder that can cause excruciating joint pain and internal bleeding.
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Gloria Omwanda, Engineering Summer Program

Aspiring engineer finds supportive community in the Engineering Summer Program

The six-week residential program is designed for women and groups historically underrepresented in engineering.
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