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Welcome to Monona: Small-town charm with Madison right next door

Isthmus | July 27, 2017
In moving forward, Monona has taken full advantage of the brainpower at UW-Madison.

Dane County board passes UniverCity Alliance to collaborate with students

WKOW TV | July 13, 2017
UW-Madison students could soon be shaping local policies and helping with county projects after a bill passed Thursday night.

UniverCity Year celebrates yearlong partnership with Monona

UW-Madison | May 9, 2017
It’s called the UniverCity Year program, but it’s really an extension of the Wisconsin Idea.

UniverCity Year celebrates first year at UW-Madison

WKOW TV | May 3, 2017
The University of Wisconsin-Madison is celebrating a milestone with one of its new programs.

UniverCity Alliance: Providing resources and saving money for Wisconsin cities

UW-Madison | January 19, 2017
The UniverCity Alliance aims to connect education, service and research on campus with cities to further the practice of sustainability.

New UW program pairs students with city staff to finish improvement projects

WKOW TV | October 19, 2016
A new, pilot program at UW-Madison is giving the city of Monona some help on improvement projects that were put on the back burner.

UW-Madison’s UniverCity Alliance helps Wisconsin communities innovate, grow

UW-Madison | September 19, 2016
This fall, the city of Monona will serve as a living lecture hall for many students at the University of Wisconsin–Madison, thanks to a new program aimed at strengthening the connection between the university and communities across the state.

UW partnership will connect classes, community

The Badger Herald | September 15, 2016
The UniverCity Alliance launched a partnership with the city of Monona Wednesday at the Aldo Leopold Nature Center to engage students in the city’s developmental projects.

Students, faculty kick off year-long partnership with city of Monona

The Daily Cardinal | September 15, 2016
UW-Madison kicked off a new program aiming to connect the campus community with the needs of cities in Wisconsin with a meeting Wednesday night at the Leopold Nature Center in Monona.

Focus on Dane County: UW-Madison, Monona to collaborate on city project

Wisconsin State Journal | February 5, 2016
A new partnership with UW-Madison promises to deliver Monona officials a wealth of information on how to improve the city’s transportation infrastructure, housing and amenities.

Monona, UW-Madison partner on first ‘UniverCity Year’ project

Nelson Institute for Environmental Studies | January 21, 2016
A new UW-Madison initiative to help boost urban sustainability in Wisconsin has landed its first partner: the city of Monona.