Check out the first episode of GridgeFridge’s third season about finding public service opportunities on campus and beyond!
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.
Interested in exploring volunteer opportunities, internships or careers with nonprofits and governmental organizations? Then you won’t want to miss this fall’s Public Service Fair from 3 to 6 p.m. on Thursday, Sept. 15 at the Gordon Dining & Event Center!
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.
Chase Ochrach, a fourth-year PhD student in UW-Madison’s counseling psychology program, became the first recipient of the Excellence in Community-based Learning Teaching Award.
When Jenna Heinze wanted to find a volunteer opportunity on campus at the start of the spring semester, she didn’t know what to except to find. After she joined Badger Volunteers, she found the rewards were greater than she had ever imagined.
A feature video produced by the Morgridge Center for Public Service highlights the work of the Pro Bono Clinic and its impacts on the students, faculty and clients who have worked with the clinic over the years.
Logan says her experience with Badger Volunteers as both a volunteer and a committee chair have been extremely rewarding, helping her make connections and discover new opportunities and career pursuits working with nonprofits in the future.