"Now that I’m here at Madison, every day validates that I made the right decision. Every day, I think, yes, I’m so glad I’m here."
"The biggest thing that CAE has provided me is a support system of reliable staff that can help me with job opportunities, internships, advising — almost anything.”
"Geography is the study of the world around us, and journalism is putting it into words and sharing it."
L&S Student Stories
Japanese literature course leads to the ultimate field trip for UW students
Adam L. Kern, a professor of Japanese literature and visual culture, waschosen for an extensive profile on a popular prime-time television program in Japan. The show’s producers wanted Kern to pick four students to accompany him on a free, week-long trip to Japan.Read More »
UW students lead comprehensive study on poverty in southern Wisconsin
Over the last 18 months, Swetha Saseedhar has been part of a team of UW-Madison students assembling a Community Needs Assessment for the Community Action Coalition (CAC) of Southern Wisconsin — a community action agency serving Dane, Jefferson and Waukesha counties. The team met with over 275 people in communities across the three counties to better understand economic struggles and what policy solutions might help.Read More »
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