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2009-04-23 06:16:00

Adult students in University of Wisconsin Platteville extension program use webcasting to balance class and work MADISON, Wis., April 23 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- The first student from the Rock County Engineering Program will graduate next month after completing online courses recorded by Mediasite by Sonic Foundry, Inc.

2008-09-28 15:00:00

By ERIN RICHARDS At Brookfield East High School, Laura Turner is the kind of student who shouldn't have to worry about getting into the college of her choice.

2008-09-23 09:00:56

Distance education students at the University of Wisconsin-Stout are enjoying the personal touch in their online technical communications program thanks to deployment of lecture capture from Echo360.

2008-09-21 15:00:14

By STANLEY A. MILLER II The University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee is hosting a free, public event for OneWebDay from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. Monday at Spaights Plaza outside the UWM Union, 2200 E. Kenwood Blvd.

2008-09-17 03:00:22

By Anonymous The University of Wisconsin-La Crosse once again has been named one of the best universities in the Midwest. UW-L ranked No. 2 among Midwest public universities that offer bachelor's and master's degrees on the U.S. News and World Reports 2009 "America's Best Colleges" list.

2008-09-13 09:00:19

By Becky Orr By Becky Orr borr@wyomingnews.com LARAMIE - The University of Wyoming set a record for 2007-08 by earning $78 million in research money. The funds came from state, federal and private industry grants.

2008-09-12 09:00:41

By Becky Orr At his speech, Tom Buchanan said UW must work to make higher education available to everyone.

2008-09-10 03:00:11

By Anonymous MADISON - A University of Denver official with La Crosse roots will be the first leader of the state's new program to promote access to higher education. Gov. Jim Doyle said Friday that Amy Bechtum will start next month as the director of the Office of the Wisconsin Covenant.

2008-09-08 10:45:00

Most parents and many teachers believe that if middle-school and high-school girls show no interest in science or math, there's little anyone can do about it.

2008-08-22 21:00:14

WHITEFISH BAY, Wis., Aug. 22, 2008 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- They say that in order to face the future, we need to learn our past.

Word of the Day
  • The horn of a unicorn considered as a medical or pharmacological ingredient.
  • A winged horse with a single horn on its head; a winged unicorn.
The word 'alicorn' comes from Italian alicorno, already associated with unicorns and reinterpreted, popularized by Bearing an Hourglass (1984) and other fantasy novels by Piers Anthony.