“The biggest thing is that you’re nobody’s savior,” Baldridge says. “It was really getting them to burn their superhero capes and recognize that those desires are rooted in whiteness and white supremacy.”
The 2019-20 Wisconsin Idea Fellowships have been awarded to nine outstanding undergraduate projects at home and across the globe. A total of 15 UW-Madison undergraduate students are part of this year’s projects.
These 12 students and faculty are proof that that the Wisconsin Idea is a living, serving idea. This year’s Wisconsin Without Borders awards honor these students and faculty for their community-engaged work at home and across the world.
During the 2018-2019 academic year, Campus Compact for Wisconsin (CCWI) partnered with Campus Election Engagement Project (CEEP), a national, nonpartisan organization, to increase student voter engagement.
In-person absentee voting for the April 2 spring election is March 25-28 at three sites on campus. Offices on the ballot include Madison mayor, Madison city council and school board seats, and a Wisconsin Supreme Court seat.
During a meeting, students will sit down with Peer Advisors Jaya Monte or Danielle Wendricks who will take them through a list of current community engagement opportunities.
The University of Wisconsin–Madison is proud to announce Emiliana Almanza Lopez as its 2019 Newman Civic Fellow. Lopez was nominated by UW-Madison Chancellor Rebecca Blank for her commitment to environmental justice.
Looking for an on-campus, paid internship starting next fall? The Morgridge Center for Public Service is hiring undergraduate student interns for the 2019-20 academic year.
In the spring of 1990, one University of Wisconsin-Madison class opened the door to a career that then-student, Dena Duncan, would enjoy for the rest of her life.
Dr. Lina Dostilio will tell the story of the University of Pittsburgh’s place-based community engagement initiative, “Pitt Neighborhood Commitments,” which led to the development of several neighborhood-based community engagement centers.