Every Thursday at 6 p.m. for the past few months, University of Wisconsin-Madison students from all corners of campus signed on to Zoom to tackle one of the nation’s most pivotal challenges: getting out the youth vote.
Achievement Connections Programming Evolves with Pandemic
Achievement Connections is a tutoring program for Madison-area high schools which recruits UW students to work with local high schoolers on developing productive study skills in math subjects. The program has moved online this semester due to COVID-19.
‘Wild Dream’ to Reality: Wisconsin Idea Fellowship Recipient Shares Her Story
Gloria Heiss will never forget the moment she found out her Wisconsin Idea Fellowship (WIF) project to create a “Pop-Up Library” in Beloit, Wisconsin was accepted last spring.
Make Your Plans to Register and Vote Now
Tuesday is National Voter Registration Day, a perfect time for UW–Madison students to register to vote and make a plan for voting in the Nov. 3 presidential election.
Zoom the Vote: All Things Voting, All for Students
Got questions about voting? You won’t after you attend Zoom the Vote! Led by the BadgersVote Student Coalition, Zoom the Vote is a four-week series of one-hour long Zoom presentations and discussions about all things voting.
Fall Public Service Fair provides Prime Online Opportunity for Students
The Morgridge Center for Public Service and SuccessWorks at the College of Letters and Science are prepared to launch this fall’s Public Service Fair virtually on Wednesday, Sept. 16!
Badger Volunteers Launches Registration for Fall Semester
Badger Volunteers will look a little different this year due to COVID-19, it is not too late to get involved! Though the amount of volunteer opportunities has decreased due to COVID-19, there are still over 40 volunteer spots for students to choose from.
Working the Polls: Q&A with Tamia Fowlkes
As the City of Madison searches for poll workers to fill in the gaps, Tamia Fowlkes, the Big Ten Voting Challenge intern for the Morgridge Center for Public Service, offers her insight into the value of working the polls this fall and during a pandemic.
UW Alum Combats Mental Health Issues with Yoga during COVID-19
Emily Schmitz, who graduated in May, had just finished an internship right before the university made the announcement in mid-March to transition the rest of the semester to all virtual learning due to concerns and risks of COVID-19.
Morgridge Center 2020 Fall Restart
The Morgridge Center for Public Service will continue to be open virtually fall semester. Our programs and support are pivoting in ways that support community-identified priorities, faculty and the learning needs of students.