Seminar follows Wisconsin rivers on statewide bus tour

Rivers shaped our learning during the Wisconsin Idea Seminar 2019 River Tour, where over five days and 600 miles 40 faculty and academic staff made stops at some of Wisconsin’s famous waterways: the Milwaukee, the Wisconsin, the Mississippi, and the Kickapoo. We learned how communities developed at the water’s edge and how their orientation to their local rivers have evolved over time. We heard directly from Wisconsinites about their relationships to water and land and how they leverage community energy and knowledge to solve problems.

The Wisconsin Idea Seminar serves to introduce new faculty and staff to the Wisconsin Idea, highlight mutually beneficial collaborations between UW–Madison and communities across the state, and offer opportunities to experience the places and spaces many of our UW–Madison students call home...

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Ken Notes: Read this one. And attention press there are a lot of great stories to tell in the text...

  • Milwaukee’s Sherman Phoenix, a vibrant food hall and entrepreneurial hub
  • comprehensive pollution abatement initiatives
  • cow barns at Rosy-Lane Holsteins
  • La Farge Medical Clinic & Amish communities
  • barges laden with soybeans, corn
  • Stevens Point’s IDEA Center
  • Kickapoo Valley Reserve



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