With the elections behind Wisconsin for the remainder of 2021, it is important to remember that voting is just one step in being a civically engaged citizen. Now is the time to take action, hold elected officials accountable, and get involved to ensure progress is made.
Gillian McBride felt disconnected from the campus community and almost left UW her freshman year. But after she accepted a job at the Morgridge Center for Public Service, McBride says she decided to give UW a second chance. Now, she can’t imagine what her life would look like if she had chosen to leave.
The 2021-22 Wisconsin Idea Fellowships have been awarded to eight outstanding undergraduate projects at home and across the globe. A total of 12 UW–Madison undergraduate students are part of this year’s projects, sponsored by the Morgridge Center.
Despite the different paths they took after leaving UW, Qureshi and Ellis remain connected to community and each other thanks to the time they spent working as Community-based Learning (CBL) interns at the Morgridge Center for Public Service.
As we begin the last week of Badger Volunteers for the spring 2021 semester, it feels serendipitous and right that the last week coincides with Points of Light’s National Volunteer Week.
In GridgeFridge’s third episode, League of Women Voters interns Angela Maloney and Makayla Pesch discuss all-things-voting on campus and everything students need to know before heading to the polls for the spring primary.
Carol graduated from UW-Madison in 2018 after working for five semesters as a special events intern and an operations intern at the Morgridge Center. Carol first became involved with the Morgridge Center through Badger Volunteers.
Early voting for the April 6 election opens thisnext week on March 23 through April 2. Students can vote early weekdays at the Memorial Union Theater from 11 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.
The Morgridge Center for Public Service is ecstatic to announce the launch of GridgeFridge — a Morgridge Center podcast dedicated to connecting community, campus and student voices that foster, shape and cultivate a thriving democratic society.
Today, University of Wisconsin–Madison, is one of over two hundred campuses in thirty-seven states and the District of Columbia designated as a “Voter Friendly Campus.”