It Seems to Me: Wisconsin Idea remains prudent

...The Wisconsin Idea was originally expressed by UW President Charles Van Hise, who said, “I shall never be content until the beneficent influence of the University reaches every family of the state.” In general, it means that the University of Wisconsin should benefit everyone, not just students and professors.

The benefits of the UW System have trickled out in many ways over the years. Agricultural science has been used to improve the productivity of Wisconsin farmers. New technologies created by university researchers have made our lives better. Medical research has produced new treatments for disease...

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Ken Notes: I am a UW and Wisconsin idea fan. I wish more wrote in support without the partisan bashing and political agendas. Alas we live in a very different time today....



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