Health Links, a student-designed smartphone app, helps connect low-income Madisonians with critical community resources such as food pantries, shelters, and health centers.
UW–Madison senior Maria Castillo received the Conservation and Sustainability Award at the Bucky’s Award Ceremony Sunday evening. The ceremony is a recognition event hosted by the University of Wisconsin–Madison Student Leadership Program. The Conservation and …
Seven student projects will address a range of community needs, including household energy solutions, mass incarceration, fresh produce access, sexual assault, and more.
A plan in progress to accept SNAP benefits at campus dining halls and markets starting in the fall would make UW–Madison the first college in the country to accept food stamps at cafeterias.
UW–Madison ranked first among large schools on the Peace Corps 2017 Top Volunteer-Producing Colleges and Universities list. There are 87 Badgers currently volunteering worldwide.
Launching in fall 2017, the King-Morgridge Scholars Program will prepare young leaders to fight poverty and improve quality of life around the world.
The UniverCity Alliance brings together students, faculty and research centers from across the UW–Madison campus to provide communities with resources to help develop solutions for urban growth and development issues.
Students in Life Sciences Communications 515 partnered with Union South to reduce contamination in the building’s waste stream. Student teams created social marketing campaigns aimed at improving recycling and composting among Union customers.
Transforma, winners of the Global Stewards Sustainability Prize, devised a strategy to engage unemployed women in Costa Rica in transforming plastic waste into sellable products. Pathogenomica, winners of the Dvorak Energy Prize, are applying DNA …
Two UW–Madison students embarked on a summer adventure to teach the concepts of climate change and local, sustainable and healthy eating to children visiting Milwaukee’s Urban Ecology Center. They found their efforts, supported by a …