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UW-Madison students are being invited to register for the largest volunteer program on campus. Badger Volunteers, a program through the UW’s Morgridge Center for Public Service, is designed to foster deeper connections between students and community partners by establishing a consistent, semester-long relationship.
A seminar aimed at strengthening civic engagement by students will be held Friday, Jan. 31 from 9 a.m.-1 p.m. in the Gordon Dining and Events Center.
The connection between UW–Madison and a vibrant neighborhood community will be renewed this weekend during the Celebrate South Madison festival.
An award from the United Nations is honoring the work of Araceli Alonso, a senior lecturer in Gender and Women's Studies and a faculty associate at the School of Medicine and Public Health at the University of Wisconsin–Madison.
The Morgridge Center for Public Service has awarded eight matching grants totaling $301,737 to support service learning and community-based research by UW–Madison faculty and researchers in the areas of education, environment, health, civic journalism, and law.
For University of Wisconsin–Madison student Chloe Brown, taking the stage at the Morgridge Engaged Scholarship Summit isn't just an opportunity to present the results of her research on mentorship.
Access to fruits and vegetables is something many people take for granted. But for those who live in “food deserts” — areas where food stores and produce aren’t readily available — it’s an obstacle to healthy eating.
For the second year in a row, the Morgridge Center for Public Service has offered a summer session of its Badger Volunteers Program. During the regular academic year, nearly 500 UW–Madison students participate in Badger Volunteers each semester. The summer session operates on a much smaller scale with just 27 registered volunteers. It is 10 weeks long, from mid-June to mid-August.
The Morgridge Center for Public Service will award $297,769 to support academically based service-learning courses and community-based research work at the University of Wisconsin -Madison.
Badger Volunteers from the UW–Madison's Morgridge Center for Public Service, 120 in all, were honored last month with a Distinguished Service Award by United Way of Dane County.
Robert Egger, a James Beard Foundation Humanitarian of the Year award winner, author, and a national expert on sustainable food use and nonprofit management, will speak on campus on Wednesday, April 11, in celebration of the 15th anniversary of the Morgridge Center for Public Service.
The University of Wisconsin–Madison has been named to the 2012 President’s Higher Education Community Service Honor Roll, which recognizes higher education institutions that reflect the values of community service and achieve meaningful community outcomes.
The semester-long Badger Volunteers program offers UW–Madison students the training and support they need in order to provide meaningful public service to the Madison community.
As a service learning project within Wisconsin Without Borders, students at the University of Wisconsin–Madison have made lasting connections with a village in Ecuador through a microenterprise project.
Fifteen years ago, the Morgridge Center for Public Service at the University of Wisconsin–Madison was established with a generous endowment from alumni John and Tashia Morgridge.
Rohany Nayan knows what it's like to feel left out because of her faith.
The Morgridge Center for Public Service at the University of Wisconsin–Madison recently awarded 11 matching grants totaling $334,739 to support service learning, community-based research or civic engagement work by UW–Madison faculty and researchers in the areas of education, environment or health.
Talk about Badger spirit. A volunteer program that started small now spreads the enthusiasm and generosity of more than 400 UW–Madison students each semester to schools, community centers, food banks and more. Starting Tuesday, Jan. 18, students can begin registering online to take part in the program during spring semester.