UniverCity Year Wisconsin Rapids

Wisconsin Rapids is home to 18,000 residents, with another 45,ooo people living just outside the city.

Situated along the Wisconsin River, recreational activities are very popular in the area. The city is also rich in shops, restaurants, and community arts activities.

Wisconsin Rapids partnered with UniverCity year for the years 2019-2022 to focus on branding, marketing, economic development, and arts and humanities projects. Read the UniverCity Year 2021 report for project highlights.

Learn More

  1. “Creating a Wisconsin Rapids public art inventory.” Art 377: Arts Management, Ripon College. Mollie Oblinger.
  2. “Assessing the City of Wisconsin Rapids Policy Support for Public Art.” Management and Human Resources 746/747: Impact Consulting for Arts-Based Organizations and Communities. Angela Richardson and John Surdyk.
  3. “Designing a City of Wisconsin Rapids Arts Collaborative Initiative.” Management and Human Resources 746/747: Impact Consulting for Arts-Based Organizations and Communities. Angela Richardson and John Surdyk.
  4. “Celebrating Culture Summaries and Recommendations for Future Cultural Engagements in Wisconsin Rapids.” Management and Human Resources 746/747: Impact Consulting for Arts and Cultural Organizations. Angela Richardson and John Surdyk.
  1. “Redefining Wisconsin Rapids via a creative media campaign.” Journalism and Mass Communication 445: Creative Campaign Messages. Doug McLeod.
  2. “Developing a public relations and marketing strategy for Wisconsin Rapids Recreation Center.” Journalism 454: Public Relations Campaigns. Tugce Eray, University of Oregon.
  3. “Developing public relations and social media plans for Parks in Wisconsin Rapids.” Journalism 454: Public Relations Campaigns. Tugce Eray, University of Oregon.
  4. “Exploring floodplain management in Wisconsin Rapids.” Civil & Environmental Engineering 578: Senior Capstone Design. Jan Kucher.