Wisconsin Public Radio | Sept. 6, 2018
The UniverCity Alliance project is starting its third year trying to connect local communities to the brainpower of UW-Madison. We talk to the director of the program about what they've accomplished and what the project will look like in this next year.
UW-Madison | August 16, 2018
Finding practical solutions to community-based challenges is at the heart of a new three-year partnership between Green County and the UniverCity Year program at the University of Wisconsin–Madison that will kick off Aug. 21 with a gala event at the Monroe High School Performing Arts Center.
The Monroe Times | July 27, 2018
Rebecca Ryan will return to Green County to offer her compelling insights and help kick off the Green County UniverCity Year program.
The Wheeler Report | June 27, 2018
Gwyn Guenther, president of Wheeler Reports, talks with Gavin Luter, UniverCity Year director and Monona Mayor Mary O’Connor.
UW-Madison | June 12, 2018
The subjects of the eight projects selected for grants from the Ira and Ineva Reilly Baldwin Wisconsin Idea Endowment are varied, but all will help the university contribute knowledge and resources across the state.
Global Health Institute | June 6, 2018
Gavin Luter has been named director of the UniverCity Alliance at UW-Madison, which connects students and educators with communities to solve local challenges.
UW-Madison | May 15, 2018
In its second year, UW–Madison’s UniverCity Year program directed 305 students and 16 faculty members across 11 departments to come up with ways to address Dane County’s housing gap, improve economic development, and protect its water quality.
Wisconsin School of Business | May 8, 2018
Jaime Luque, an assistant professor in WSB’s Department of Real Estate and Urban Land Economics, has been named a 2017 Ideas Worth Teaching Award winner by The Aspen Institute Business & Society Program for an assignment addressing affordable housing in the Madison area.
UW-Madison | April 4, 2018
The UW–Madison program, aimed at improving the sustainability, resilience and livability of Wisconsin communities, will work with the south central Wisconsin county for the 2018-19 academic year.
The Cap Times | October 14, 2017
In a one-year partnership with the University of Wisconsin-Madison, Dane County will attempt to harness the university’s resources by working with students and professors to develop possible solutions in four challenging areas the county faces.
The Cap Times | October 5, 2017
For more than a century, our state has been guided by something called the “Wisconsin Idea.”
Isthmus | July 27, 2017
In moving forward, Monona has taken full advantage of the brainpower at UW-Madison.
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.
UW-Madison | May 9, 2017
It’s called the UniverCity Year program, but it’s really an extension of the Wisconsin Idea.
WKOW TV | May 3, 2017
The University of Wisconsin-Madison is celebrating a milestone with one of its new programs.
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.
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 | 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.
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.
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.
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.
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.