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.
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.
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.
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.
The Morgridge Center for Public Service is delighted to welcome Anya Piotrowski to the team as its new Badger Volunteers Coordinator.
Through Community-based Learning courses, students have the unique opportunity to engage in a broader understanding of their major, community and the purpose of their future.
The 2020-21 Wisconsin Idea Fellowships have been awarded to nine outstanding undergraduate projects at home and across the globe. A total of 16 UW-Madison undergraduate students are part of this year’s projects.
These 11 students and faculty are proof 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.
There was a time when UW–Madison junior Tina Marshalek hesitated to tell people she was a non-traditional transfer student. Or that she had been homeschooled from kindergarten through 12th grade.
The University of Wisconsin–Madison is proud to announce Shehrose Charania as its 2020 Newman Civic Fellow. Charania was nominated by UW–Madison Chancellor Rebecca Blank for her commitment to fight health inequities that affect immigrant and refugee populations.