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April Community Chats: The university-community connection with Mary Rouse

April 29, 2021

Rouse, the former dean of students at UW–Madison and former director of the Morgridge Center for Public Service, is Earlise Ward's guest.

Gloria Ladson-Billings discusses community-university partnerships and COVID-19 disparities in latest Community Chats

March 25, 2021

Community Chats is a monthly discussion series that explores the many ways members of the Madison community and UW–Madison are coming together to address pressing public issues.

Community Chats series highlights how campus partners are tackling pressing issues

February 25, 2021

In the first episode, Brenda González talks with Emily Auerbach of the UW Odyssey Project, which offers life-changing UW–Madison humanities classes for adult students facing economic barriers to college.

Growth continues for veterinary clinic supporting homeless and low-income pet owners

February 28, 2020

The clinic has relocated to a larger facility and added surgical and dentistry procedures to their roster of veterinary medical services and an x-ray unit and in-house laboratory testing. A grant will allow the hiring of additional staff, support low- to no-cost veterinary care for Dane County pets, and facilitate additional training and education of School of Veterinary Medicine students.

UW South Madison Partnership announces 2020 expansion

December 10, 2019

The partnership is moving into expanded facilities formerly occupied by Madison College at The Village on Park. Renovation of the office, event and instructional spaces is expected to be complete in late spring.

A connection with the community

September 16, 2019

Community members met with UW–Madison program representatives — and even Bucky Badger — at the South Madison Community Partnership event held in Villager Mall on Sept. 12.

UW South Madison Partnership Community Celebration promises food, family fun

September 6, 2019

The free, family-friendly event Sept. 12 is open to the entire community, and features a complimentary cookout, live DJ, free scoops from UW–Madison’s retro ice cream truck, games, prize giveaways and a special visit from Bucky Badger.

González hired as new UW–Madison director of community relations

July 16, 2019

“I look forward to being a part of ensuring that the university is creating opportunities for all members of our community," González says.

Nominations being accepted for Community-University Partnership Awards

March 13, 2019

Nominations are open for the 2019 UW–Madison Community-University Partnership Awards that recognize the work of UW–Madison faculty, staff and students, and their community partners as…

Aaron Perry is changing how his community perceives and experiences health

December 12, 2018

Through the Black Men’s Wellness Sustainable Initiative, Aaron Perry is using a grant from the Wisconsin Partnership Program in the UW School of Medicine and Public Health to change how his community perceives and experiences health.

UW announces community partnership awards

June 22, 2018

UW-Madison is honoring seven collaborations with the 2018 Community-University Partnership Awards, ranging from an effort to increase food composting to leadership training for women in government.

UW-Madison partners with Madison high schools to promote college and career readiness

June 12, 2018

In a partnership with the Madison Metropolitan School District, UW–Madison is making strides in showing high school students the opportunities they have for post-secondary education.

Three years in, UW South Madison Partnership shows strong growth

April 5, 2018

It is both a physical space and a broader philosophy, one rooted in building relationships — connecting UW–Madison with an area whose residents historically have had less access to the university.

Research to relieve stress of police officers expands

November 29, 2017

The new work by the Center for Healthy Minds will expand on a pilot study that suggests a positive relationship between mindfulness training and measures such as sleep quality, officers’ perceived stress and symptoms of burnout.

Reaching out to prospective students

November 15, 2017

The Office of Student Financial Aid at the University of Wisconsin–Madison held a community event for prospective students at the Goodman Branch of the Madison Public Library. The event was designed to inform prospective college students about admissions and financial assistance.

Shelter Medicine, WVDL assist Dane County shelter with dog illness

September 9, 2017

“The shelter was on top of this very quickly,” says clinical assistant professor Sandra Newbury, who has been leading the response.

Chancellor Blank: Repealing DACA puts promising students at risk

September 5, 2017

We urge the administration and our congressional representatives to find a balanced approach that does not jeopardize the ability of our students to pursue their dreams and does not run counter to the core principles that our nation has held since its founding.

Campus to host Cap Times Idea Fest Sept. 16-17

July 13, 2017

The festival’s unifying theme is “Reach a Better State,” and the sessions will center on core themes of the economy, equity, education, politics, journalism and culture.