Tag The Wisconsin Idea

Snapshot Wisconsin: Trail cams to document state’s wildlife

May 17, 2016

With the help of satellites and a global crowd-sourced database, Wisconsin’s wildlife will soon have its prime time moment.

Social work graduate: ‘My greatest goal … is to make people see each other as human beings’

May 9, 2016

A 16-year-old boy is shown into the room. There are four tables set up in a rectangle; seven people sit around the ‘“U,” facing him.

UW horticulturalists help sow seeds of community in northern Wisconsin

May 6, 2016

Just as some seeds yield tomatoes, carrots and lettuce, others grow community and partnership.

Cultivate Health initiative helps the school garden movement grow

April 26, 2016

Educational garden programs improve not just the health and well-being of children, but the choices they make regarding fruits and vegetables.

Wisconsin Energy Institute adds spark to Crawford County classroom

April 12, 2016

Lisa Andresen is teaching science for the first time this year with the help of two WEI educator institutes she attended.

Helping seniors stay active, independent through fitness

April 5, 2016

We all know that exercise is good for us. Yet becoming active late in life comes with a unique set of challenges.

Bioenergy Center, collaborators report 500th invention

March 4, 2016

The Great Lakes Bioenergy Research Center and two partners reported significant progress in their mission to develop technologies that will bring advanced biofuels to the marketplace.

Experienced evaluators to help educational organizations in Wisconsin

February 29, 2016

The Wisconsin Center for Education Research, part of UW–Madison’s School of Education, has created the Wisconsin Evaluation Collaborative.

Meet the student video contest winners!

February 10, 2016

Chancellor Rebecca Blank challenged students to create a 90-second video showing how they’re living the Wisconsin Idea. The prize: tickets to a men’s basketball game.