Tag Outreach

Wisconsin Science Festival encourages science exploration statewide

September 19, 2019

The festival, held Oct. 17 through 20, will feature more than 220 events statewide ranging from fossil exploration and robotic engineering to animal encounters and the science of Star Wars.

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.

New nursing immersion program offers students meaningful, hands-on experience at respite camp

September 6, 2019

Nursing students in a new summer respite camp immersion course provided services for people with a broad spectrum of disabilities and practiced new nursing skills.

Seeking basic info on “basement rocks”

September 5, 2019

Geologist Esther Stewart makes a living poking around in the geologic basement beneath Wisconsin, which provides many clues to the land's history.

Science meets seat-of-the-tractor observations with Discovery Farms

August 30, 2019

“By the time Discovery Farms left Cashton in 2017,” says Jack Herricks, “the relationship had changed, the era of finger pointing and distrust had left. It was a pretty dramatic shift.”

Pepin County, UW–Madison team up for latest ‘UniverCity’ collaboration

August 29, 2019

UniverCity Year brings together faculty, students and members of Wisconsin communities to address local challenges through university courses and research.

Community event to celebrate UniverCity partnership with Pepin County

August 23, 2019

Throughout the 2019-2020 school year, community members, students, and faculty will work together to reexamine long-standing practices, ask tough questions, and ignite sustainable growth as it relates to economic development and water quality.

In Classics Camp, middle schoolers are introduced to the wonders of ancient Greece and Rome

August 21, 2019

The kids make their own togas and wax writing tablets, visit museums on campus to see ancient artifacts and learn about kid-worthy topics like the Trojan War, Roman weapons and Greek toilets.

Industry partners leverage UW–Madison for business success

August 19, 2019

Representatives of four large Midwestern businesses spanning retail, Internet technology, insurance and finance gave an insider’s view on establishing and profiting from expertise at the University of Wisconsin–Madison, one of the world’s great universities.

UW–Madison to connect with industry during Day on Campus event

August 12, 2019

The Office of Business Engagement event Aug. 15 will be an opportunity to network with dozens of campus units to address recruiting, training and development needs.

Bike share aims to serve, enhance health in Wisconsin Rapids

August 2, 2019

“People tend to think that bike shares can exist only in bigger cities. Wisconsin Rapids is not that big, but we strive to blend small-town charm with big-city amenities.”

Cora Marrett to lead fall Wisconsin Idea course, public lecture series

August 1, 2019

The distinguished sociologist and alumna will lead the fourth offering of the course, which is designed for undergraduate students and also open to the public.

Rural placements for nursing students help address rural health-care shortage

July 23, 2019

A partnership between the Monroe Clinic-SSM Health and the UW–Madison School of Nursing exposes nursing students to a rural practice, and many return to it.

Sea Grant announces new coastal engineer

July 18, 2019

As Wisconsin Sea Grant’s coastal engineering outreach specialist, Adam Bechle will be dealing with erosion and flooding issues on the state’s Great Lakes shores.

Cap Times Idea Fest returns to campus Sept. 13-14

July 18, 2019

Eric Holder will discuss gerrymandering, WARF's Erik Iverson will lead a panel on "How Does Madison Not Become Seattle?" and political scientist Kathy Cramer will highlight the Local Voices Network, among other events.

Wild rice project sows seeds for university, tribal collaboration

July 17, 2019

A graduate student is working on a project to build connections between the UW and Native American tribes around wild rice protection and restoration efforts.

Investigation into fungal infection reveals genetic vulnerability in Hmong

July 15, 2019

A new UW–Madison study has identified a specific genetic vulnerability among Hmong people that renders them more susceptible to the disease-causing fungus.

UW-Platteville, UW–Madison explore PA partnership

July 3, 2019

Under the concept, students would earn a physician assistant degree through UW–Madison’s nationally recognized program by attending classes at UW-Platteville.