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Morgridge Center has new director, new home
Travis Wright, a nationally recognized expert in school-based support for children and families undergoing trauma, has been named faculty director of the Morgridge Center for Public Service.
UW–Madison names civic engagement award in Risser’s honor
The Fred Risser Excellence in Civic Engagement Undergraduate Award, honoring the former state lawmaker, recognizes a student who has made civic engagement integral to their college experience.
Morgridge fellow Jennifer Seelig focuses on rural schools’ place in community
Her research examined community values and how they affected the school. For example, being close to nature and enjoying hunting and fishing were important to community members and therefore to the school district.
Nominations being accepted for Community-University Partnership Awards
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…
Marking MLK Day with a history-making leader
In addition to a keynote by Wisconsin's first African-American lieutenant governor, Mandela Barnes, Monday's event also featured music, discussion and, on a lighter note, coloring pages paying tribute to famous African-Americans.
First cohort of Morgridge Fellows selected
The 10 fellows were selected to participate in the year-long learning community designed to further institutionalize and support community-engaged scholarship, defined as: teaching, research, and scholarly activities that are performed in equitable, mutually beneficial collaboration with communities to fulfill campus and community objectives.
UW student named Newman Civic Fellow, recognized for high school outreach program
Wendy Hoang has been honored for creating a high school outreach program for Madison East High School that helps first-generation college students and students of color.
Cramer leaves legacy at Morgridge Center, returns as full-time professor
Kathy Cramer is stepping down as the faculty director of the Morgridge Center for Public Service and returning to a full-time position as a professor in the Political Science department at UW–Madison.
Cap Times’ Evjue Foundation awards more than $300,000 to UW programs
The Capital Times’ charitable arm, The Evjue Foundation, is awarding $322,500 in grants to 30 different programs at the University of Wisconsin–Madison.
Wisconsin Idea Fellowships awarded to seven projects
The 2017-18 Wisconsin Idea Fellowships have been awarded to seven undergraduate projects, ranging in topic from mass incarceration to household energy solutions.
Marrett, Morgridge, Stubblefield to receive UW–Madison honorary degrees
The Committee on Honorary Degrees looks to sustained and characteristic activity as its warrant: uncommonly meritorious activity exhibiting values that are esteemed by UW–Madison.
UW’s first Philanthropy Lab class to award $50,000 to nonprofit groups
On Dec. 12, members of the University of Wisconsin–Madison’s first Philanthropy Lab class will award $10,000 each to five local nonprofits, in the culmination of a new semester-long course that offered an innovative learning opportunity in philanthropic giving.
Social entrepreneurship event, awards set for Friday
What: The first ever “Force for Positive Change” awards ceremony and event, with a slate of national speakers in addition to four Wisconsin-based organizations taking home…
Student vote ambassadors carry on legacy of Andrew Goodman
Three UW–Madison students have spent the past year focusing their efforts on ensuring the right to vote extends to all citizens during this presidential election.
Debate experts from UW–Madison
The following University of Wisconsin–Madison experts are available to speak with reporters covering the upcoming presidential debates. The first of three debates is scheduled for 8 p.m. on Monday, Sept. 26, at Hofstra University in Long Island, N.Y.
UW-Madison student part of convention to select presidential debate questions
UW's Jacquelyn Moss was part of a group of college students who came up with a list of questions they hope are asked in the first presidential debate on Tuesday, between candidates Hillary Clinton and Donald Trump.
Morgridge summit showcases ‘interconnected web’ of scholarship, service
The event reaffirmed the value of the connections that keep the doors open between the university and the community in and around it.
Advisory: Morgridge Campus & Community Summit
The University of Wisconsin–Madison’s Morgridge Center for Public Service celebrates 20 years of campus-community collaboration.