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UW–Madison UniverCity Year program seeks faculty to partner with counties

December 17, 2019

This year, UniverCity Year expects to make a greater impact across the state by partnering with seven communities at the same time: the villages of Egg Harbor and Marshall, the city of Wisconsin Rapids, and Adams, Brown, La Crosse and Milwaukee counties.

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.

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.

Report: Wisconsin poverty rate rises despite jobs growth

June 8, 2018

The 10th annual Wisconsin Poverty Report found the Wisconsin poverty rate increased to 10.8 percent in 2016, compared to 9.7 percent in 2015, as measured by the Wisconsin Poverty Measure (WPM). The significant rise came despite the state’s jobs growth during the period.