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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.
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.
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.
“I look forward to being a part of ensuring that the university is creating opportunities for all members of our community," González says.
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…
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-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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
“The shelter was on top of this very quickly,” says clinical assistant professor Sandra Newbury, who has been leading the response.
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.
Through ‘Bucky’s Classroom,’ young students across the state get monthly visits from UW ambassadors, campus tours
Seven schools from around the state participated in the “Bucky’s Classroom” program, which sent UW–Madison student ambassadors into middle schools to lead monthly classroom activities to increase college awareness and get the kids thinking about career goals.
More than 80 Latino middle school students explored and built their knowledge about going to college, and the expectation that earning a degree is an attainable goal, through the workshops and activities offered at the Annual Latino Youth Summit April 12-13.
To demystify wards and ballots for Odyssey Project students and other community members, “A Celebration of Voting” will be held from 2 to 4 p.m. on Oct. 8 at the Urban League Community Room, 2222 S. Park St. The nonpartisan event will include information on where and how to vote, along with refreshments, guest speakers, door prizes, and activities for children.