Pepin County, UW–Madison team up for latest ‘UniverCity’ collaboration
Thursday, August 29, 2019
Pepin County and the University of Wisconsin–Madison showcased their collaboration in Durand, the county seat along the Chippewa River. “UniverCity Year applies the enthusiasm and expertise in Madison to the problems of one municipality at a time,” says UW’s Gavin Luter, managing director of the UniverCity Year program.
Developed with the Wisconsin Idea in mind, UniverCity Year brings together faculty, students, and members of Wisconsin communities to address local challenges through university courses and research.
“Communities identify issues and problems important to them,” Luter says. “We help document them, and explore solutions that may not be obvious.”
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