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The Wisconsin Idea in Action

Division of Continuing Studies

Projects

  • Osher Returning Adult Undergraduate Scholarship

    The Osher Reentry Scholarship Program is supported by the Bernard Osher Foundation, which seeks to recognize the challenges for working adults to retu...

  • UW–Madison Writers’ Institute

    About 200 fiction and nonfiction writers meet by Lake Mendota in Madison each summer to learn about publishing trends, improve their craft and discove...

  • Adult Career and Special Student Services (ACSSS)

    ACSSS is the UW-Madison gateway for adults thinking about returning to college and/or changing careers - and seeking assistance with their decision an...

  • PLATO: Participatory Learning and Teaching Organization

    PLATO is a learning-in-retirement group that keeps Wisconsin seniors active, involved and constantly learning. Members both teach and learn from each...

  • Wisconsin HIV Training System

    The Wisconsin HIV Training System provides statewide coordination of training opportunities to increase the capacity of organizations and individuals...

  • Online Courses for Professional Development and Enrichment

    On any given day more than 100 Wisconsin residents are working one-on-one over the Internet with UW-Madison instructors in a wide variety of online co...

  • Traditional High School Program

    Each semester, including summer sessions, students with junior or senior standing and strong high school academic records may enroll in UW-Madison cou...

  • Writers' Institute Conference

    In this award-winning national program, named one of the best writing conferences in the country by THE WRITER magazine, the latest information in wri...

  • Madison Early Music Festival

    The Madison Early Music Festival was created in 2000 to provide an opportunity for musicians, scholars, teachers and early music enthusiasts to gather...

  • Syntax Untangler

    "Teach your students how to figure out tricky texts in any language." UW-Madison released Syntax Untangler for public use in August 2011. This is an o...

  • Write-by-the-Lake Writer's Workshop & Retreat

    Public school teachers and writers from across the state attend this annual June writing week sponsored through UW-Madison Continuing Studies to impro...

  • Wisconsin Regional Artist Program

    The Wisconsin Regional Art Program (WRAP) provides statewide art workshops and exhibits for nonprofessional artists. It was begun in 1940 (by the nati...

  • Midwest Review

    Midwest Review is an annual literary and arts magazine that embodies the Wisconsin Idea by providing a venue for thoughtful and thought-provoking writ...

  • Center for Research on College-Workforce Transitions

    The mission of the Center for Research on College to Workforce Transitions (CCWT) is to conduct and support research, critical policy analysis, and pu...