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The Wisconsin Idea

Schultz Farm in Cottage Grove, WI hosts UW students and their families during the annual International Student Farm Outing

The Wisconsin Idea

One of the longest and deepest traditions surrounding the University of Wisconsin, the Wisconsin Idea signifies a general principle: that education should influence people’s lives beyond the boundaries of the classroom. Synonymous with Wisconsin for more than a century, this “Idea” has become the guiding philosophy of university outreach efforts in Wisconsin and throughout the world.

How does FRIT put this idea into action? Find out here!