Volume I Issue 1 – Summer 2012

Introducing CUEby Beth Tryon
Welcome to the first issue of the Community- University Exchange (CUE) Newsletter! The interdisciplinary mission of the newest Morgridge Center program is to connect academic resources with community knowledge to develop sustainable solutions …More>>

CUE Expands Morgridge Center’s Reachby Nancy Matthews
"" For more than 15 years, the Morgridge Center for Public Service has sought to uphold the Wisconsin Idea—the belief that the boundaries of the university extend to the boundaries of the state and provide university resources for the benefit of the people …More>>

CUE Pilot Yearby Ashleigh Ross
shoes repair shop on park street
How to build a Science Shop model for Madison? UW professionals and graduate students, interested faculty and community partners all agreed that the CUE pilot stood a better chance of succeeding if built on a strong established relationship. …More>> 

Building Infrastructure for Meaningful Partnershipsby Ashleigh Ross
One of CUE’s functions is to coordinate overlapping efforts to avoid duplication and help streamline large, complex projects.  With a university the size of the UW, it is often difficult for professors, students and staff to find each other in order to …More>>

Community Leadership and Community-Based Evaluationby Ariel Kaufman
Community collaboration is an iterative, organic process. Many times decisions that affect community wellness, economic vitality and cultural diversity of a community occur without direct involvement of those affected.  South Madison neighborhoods …More>>

Slow Food UW Expands Work in South Madisonby Cara Ladd
south madison farmers market stand
There is a strong food culture in South Madison.  More than just a meal, the local community considers food a key factor in engaging community members.  A few local groups have initiated a variety of food-related programs. …More>>

Savour South Madison: A Food Campaignby Dadit Hidayat
“Journalism Professor Young Mie Kim contacted me in search of a community partner for her service-learning course on social media, and the timing could not have been better,” Beth Tryon says.

Family Voices Programby Marian Slaughter
family voices international day meal
The Family Voices (FV) Mentor-Tutoring program arose out of more than five years of conversations between African- American families living in the south side of Madison and faculty and staff of UW-Madison’s School of Human Ecology. …More>>

CUE South West Madisonby Ashleigh Ross and Marian Slaughter
Screen Shot 2013-08-03 at 12.28.41 PM CUE has been involved with the South West Madison Community Organizers (SWMCO) and their associated work groups since fall of 2011.  SWMCO is a group of southwest Madison residents, UW faculty and students, and Madison/Dane 

Promoting Sustainable Madison by Learning from Freiburgby Dadit Hidayat
freiburg natural landscape
This summer from May 29th to June 14th, the Global Health Institute (GHI) funded a 3-week summer course as part of the Wisconsin Without Borders (WWB) initiative called “GreenFreiburg in Madison.”  WWB is a collaborative initiative …More>>

Also in this issue

Professional Development and Community-Based Learning Courses

  • Delta Expedition in Learning
  • Comprehensive Courses on Community-Based Research
  • Community-Based Research

CUE News

  • Latest CUE Project: Northport-Packers Community Learning Centers
  • Engaged Scholarship Graduate Fellow Received Awards
  • Learning from Bonn: Living Knowledge Conference
  • Midwest Science Shop Meeting
  • Engaged Scholarship Graduate Fellows
  • Launching CUE Website