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Badger Talk: Groundbreaking Research at UW-Madison: Working with Communities to Advance Wisconsin

Thursday10/196:30 pm - 7:30 pm

This talk highlights exemplary, innovative community-engaged research by teams of UW faculty, staff, students and community partners around the state in celebration of the 175th anniversary of the University of Wisconsin-Madison. Specifically stressing projects in environmental, health and other sciences within the last 5-6 years, defined by the communities who seek UW expertise to aid in solving wicked problems, these projects have made a lasting impact across the state.

Elizabeth Tryon, expert on campus-community partnerships, community-engaged learning/research, global engagement, and co-author of two books on the practice of academic community engagement, will talk about how citizen groups, local governments and the nonprofit sector can discover streamlined paths to partnership with academics by utilizing the Morgridge Center for Public Service, the UniverCity Alliance and other units at UW-Madison. This talk can be tailored with regional examples to audiences in different parts of the state.

This free, in-person event on October 19, 2023, at 6:30 p.m. is part of UW-Madison’s 175th Anniversary celebration! It will be hosted by the Northern Great Lakes Visitor Center. No registration is necessary to attend.


David R. Obey Northern Great Lakes Visitor Center
29270 County Highway G
Ashland, WI 54806 United States


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