In the past five years, over 20 undergraduate projects have been funded. Example projects implemented have ranged from addressing food insecurity to providing accessible art education for children.
In celebration of National Voter Education Week, the Morgridge Center for Public Service and the BadgersVote Coalition took to the street to ask Badgers why they vote.
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!
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.
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.
After seeing the impact of Badger Volunteers on alumni throughout her undergraduate career, the Morgridge Center became a driving force in Dinon’s own life after graduation.
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.
During his time at the Morgridge Center, Samuel Park worked on numerous community-engaged collaborations including Walk the Walk, All-Campus Day of Service, UW MLK Day and Be the Change Bash.