One in four Americans reported not being registered to vote in the 2020 election. More than 600,000 non-voters specifically cited a registration issue as a reason for not participating in the election.
Highlights from this year include: the return of in-person and virtual Badger Volunteers, preparing students for community-engaged work and results of UW–Madison’s student voter turnout in the 2020 Presidential Election.
Thirteen faculty and campus members at UW–Madison have been named Morgridge Fellows. The fellows were selected through a juried process to participate in the year-long learning community designed to further institutionalize and support community-engaged scholarship.
The 2022-23 Wisconsin Idea Fellowships have been awarded to seven outstanding undergraduate projects at home and across the globe. A total of 13 UW–Madison undergraduate students are part of this year’s projects.
In this episode of GridgeFridge, we dive into Zumbrunnen’s work as the Vice Provost for Teaching and Learning, the challenges facing young people hoping to engage in the current political climate, and how students can become civically engaged leaders on campus and beyond.
Following three years of dedicated service as the faculty director at the Morgridge Center for Public Service, Dr. Earlise Ward will be stepping down from the position at the end of the fall 2021 semester.
Ramirez comes to the Morgridge Center with over a decade and a half of experience in higher education outreach and public service work rooted in community-campus partnerships.
The application for 2022-23 Wisconsin Idea Fellowship is now open! The Wisconsin Idea Fellowship is a funding opportunity for semester or yearlong projects designed by an undergraduate or a group of undergraduates in collaboration with a community organization and a UW–Madison faculty or staff member.
GridgeFridge — the Morgridge Center for Public Service podcast — released the fourth episode of its second season about centering civic engagement on campus with former Morgridge Center Faculty Director Kathy Cramer.
Not only is Daniel the first in his family to attend college, but he also is one of the few people from his high school attending a four-year university.