Green County, located in south central Wisconsin, is known for its rich agricultural history, pastoral scenery, and small-town atmosphere. Comprised of sixteen towns, six villages, and two cities, it is a small-size Wisconsin county with a population of 36,842.
Green County is the UniverCity Year partner for the 2018-2019 academic year and has identified several projects on which to collaborate with UW-Madison faculty and students.
Green County proposed projects
-Developing and analyzing quality of life metrics and analysis
-Attracting more businesses and residents to the area
-Designing communication and marketing plans
-Building hotels and community centers
-Improving parks and playgrounds
-Increasing physical activity and access to healthy food
-Developing breastfeeding resources and education
-Designing safe routes to school and other transportation plans
-Addressing the housing shortage
-Removing phosphorus and developing conservation plans
-Launching cooperatives and networks to support farmers
-Studying municipal staff workload and salary
Get involved with Green County projects
We are currently recruiting faculty from across UW-Madison to participate in our partnership with Green County. Please contact us to learn more about our program and how you and your students can be involved.