Tag Archives: UW Extension

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100+ Years: SoHE & the Wisconsin Idea

The Wisconsin Idea first sparked to life in 1914. That was the year federal funding established Cooperative Extension at UW-Madison. The same funding expanded home economics education—the field of study that became the seed of today’s human ecology. The goal of that 1914 initiative was to bring health and development research into Wisconsin farmhouses, and […]

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CCFW Affiliate Baldwin Grant Recipients

Congratulations to our CCFW Affiliates Julie Poehlmann-Tynan, & Julia Yeary for winning a Baldwin Seed Project Grant! The Baldwin Wisconsin Idea Seed Project Grants are small grants provided by the Ira and Ineva Reilly Baldwin Wisconsin Idea Endowment to “explore or expand new dimensions of existing translational outreach, community-based, and research and public engagement activities.” […]

Extension Programs and Projects

Division of Extension integrated specialists serve as an important link between campus and county-based Extension colleagues, stakeholders, partners, and the residents of Wisconsin. Cooperative Extension and the School of Human Ecology are partners in outreach to further fulfill The Wisconsin Idea: The Vision that Made Wisconsin Famous. Human Ecology Integrated Specialists Alexander, Kendra P. Youth […]

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Covering Wisconsin

Covering Wisconsin (CWI) connect Wisconsins residents with appropriate insurance coverage and other programs that support health, as well as promoting the effective use of these programs. We are proud to offer Health Insurance Navigator support to Wisconsin residents, providing free, in-person or phone help with health insurance enrollment and education on how to use health insurance. […]