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Supporting Local Food Councils: A New Professional Development Course

Monday, January 15, 2018 at 12:00 pm EST

Extension professionals and other community development specialists are often asked to engage in local food systems work. Fulfilling this request can be a challenge, especially for staff who are unfamiliar with local food systems programming and/or do not regularly...

HOW THE OPIOID CRISIS IMPACTS INDIVIDUALS AND RURAL COMMUNITIES

Tuesday, December 5, 2017 at 2:00 pm EST

The webinar will cover the following:• Dimensions of health and opioids• Community impact of opioids• What is an opioid?• Why is this a crisis?• Identifying addiction• Reducing stigmaPresented by: J. Michelle Sybesma, Chief of Strategy and Development,...

POTENTIAL RURAL IMPACTS OF PENSION REDUCTIONS

Tuesday, November 21, 2017 at 2:00 pm EST

This study explores the exposure of rural communities to the rising risk of public and private pension fund insolvency. As rural communities continue to grey, America’s heartlands will increasingly rely on pension incomes to drive their economies. The statuses of private,...

Recognition and Stigma in Depression and Anxiety

Wednesday, November 1, 2017 at 10:00 am EDT

Combating mental health issues requires recognizing problems such as anxiety or depression as treatable conditions, but lack of knowledge and stigma often reduce the number of afflicted who seek treatment. To better understand the roles of communities versus individuals...

Family Business Contributions to Sustainable and Entrepreneurial Rural Communities Over Time

Thursday, July 20, 2017 at 1:00 pm EDT

This webinar addresses entrepreneurial strategies and practices that were found to enhance the sustainability of family owned businesses in rural communities during recessionary times. Family businesses not only provide the economic base for many rural communities, they...

REDUCING RURAL CANCER DISPARITIES TOGETHER

Wednesday, June 14, 2017 at 11:30 am EDT

Presented by: Kadi Row, Mary Ann Schilling, Cody Fredrick, and Kathy Staats (University of Wisconsin)Reducing Rural Cancer Disparities Together is a collaborative effort between the University of Wisconsin-Extension and the University of Wisconsin Carbone Cancer Center. The...

Social Entrepreneurship and Economic Inequality

Tuesday, May 9, 2017 at 2:00 pm EDT

Economic inequality is one of our society’s “wicked” problems. It is both a challenge to our continued ability to develop and an opportunity to effect positive change. A promising approach to addressing this problem is social entrepreneurship, which takes the mindset,...

Building Organisational Resilence in the Face of Systemic Insecurity in a Complex and Interconnected World

Wednesday, December 7, 2016 at 3:00 pm EST

What is it that makes some organisations able to not only survive, but also to thrive in the face of adversity? Resilience is a systemic way of looking at how an organization can prepare before, survive during and thrive after a crisis. Each organisation has their own...

Intermediary Perceptions of Rural Firm Tech Adoption

Wednesday, September 21, 2016 at 2:00 pm EDT - Presented by John Mann

This webinar will be hosted by John Mann at the North Central Regional Center for Rural Development, and presented by Rachel Poole.We will share results from interviews of different Michigan organizations that provide support to rural firms. Our research goals, identify:...

Leading Communities: Development of a Place-Based Leadership Program

Thursday, August 18, 2016 at 3:00 pm EDT

Although community members and community educators frequently complain about the lack of leadership in rural and small communities and are frustrated by their attempts to build local capacity for leadership, the issue of leadership has been largely ignored in the community...

Innovation in Treatment of Food Processing Wastewater

Thursday, May 5, 2016 at 12:30 pm EDT

Dr. Mancl will discuss her new wastewater treatment technology that helped an Ohio meat processor save over $10 million dollars. Background: A sand bioreactor system was developed based on research conducted at The Ohio State University. This university-industry partnership...

Tribal Community Development Projects in the Great Lakes Regions

Thursday, February 25, 2016 at 1:00 pm EST - Presented by Emily Proctor

Learn how Extension can do a better job in working with their Native communities and as concerned citizen’s involve the population in a more meaningful and creative way? This initiative provided three levels of training on community development; analysis, planning, and...

Strategic Planning in Communities and Organizations...

Tuesday, February 9, 2016 at 2:00 pm EST - Presented by Anne Silvis

About the webinar: To evaluate the extent to which Extension’s strategic planning practices vary across and within states, researchers from University of Illinois Extension and Ohio State University Extension conducted a series of investigative procedures to determine how,...

Economic, Social and Environmental Policy Change in the Bakken Oil Field

Thursday, February 4, 2016 at 2:00 pm EST - Presented by David Ripplinger

About the webinar: Higher oil prices have caused rapid development in the Bakken oil field, centered in western North Dakota, leading to economic, social and environmental policy challenges. The Bakken Researchers’ Convening, hosted by the Strom Center of Dickinson State...

Webinar: Fostering Cross Disciplinary Research on Energy Development

Thursday, December 10, 2015 at 12:00 pm EST

About the webinar: Funded by the National Science Foundation and led by a cross-disciplinary committee of faculty from research institutions across North America, the Energy Impacts Research Coordination Network seeks to overcome topical, disciplinary, and geographic silos...