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.
Rooted in Service: Faculty Director Travis Wright’s Path to the Morgridge Center
Dr. Travis Wright has known the power of public service his whole life. As the new faculty director of the Morgridge Center, Wright hopes to use his passion for public service to advance the notion of service on campus.
Morgridge Center Alumna Develops Organics Recycling Program with Public Service Background
Juna Ly had always been passionate about sustainability. Now, as she develops an organics recycling program, she still draws on her experience in Badger Volunteers and the Morgridge Center.
Morgridge Center-led Study Aims to Support Underrepresented Students’ Participation in Civic Engagement
In an effort to understand and support civic engagement among underrepresented minority students on campus, Morgridge Center for Public Service staff have launched a research study that aims to enhance civic engagement programming at UW-Madison.
GridgeFridge: Careers in Public Service with Deputy Mayor Reuben Sanon
Don’t miss the first episode of GridgeFridge’s second season about careers in public service and community-engaged work with former Badger Volunteers Coordinator and current Deputy Mayor Reuben Sanon.
Open Doors to Opportunities at the Spring Public Service Fair
Interested in exploring volunteer opportunities, internships or careers with local and national nonprofits? Then you won’t want to miss this spring’s virtual Public Service Fair from 3 to 7 p.m. on Monday, Feb. 15!
Finding Community: Shuka’s Badger Volunteers Story
Ever since high school, UW–Madison junior Shuka Konishi loved volunteering. When Konishi came to Madison her first semester, she found a home to continue volunteering with the Morgridge Center for Public Service’s Badger Volunteers program.
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.
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!