2020 Wisconsin Without Borders Awards recognize global health efforts
These 11 students and faculty are proof that the Wisconsin Idea is a living, serving idea.
This year’s Wisconsin Without Borders awards honor these students and faculty for their community-engaged work at home and across the world. The 2020 awards honor work that demonstrates excellence in collaboration between the university and local and global communities. Each award carries a prize of up to $500 to $1500.
Wisconsin Without Borders (WWB) is a UW–Madison alliance and award program that recognizes globally-engaged interdisciplinary scholarship and fosters excellence by networking through joint learning activities. WWB draws on the history and values of the Wisconsin Idea and the many remarkable partnerships that UW–Madison faculty members and students have initiated, both in Wisconsin and around the world.
WWB is a partnership between the Morgridge Center for Public Service, the Global Health Institute and the International Division.
Peter Bosscher Undergraduate Award
Joel Baraka My HOME Stars: Using The 5 STA-Z Game to Improve Learning for Refugees
Community Partner: CIYOTA (COBURWAS International Youth Organization to Transform Africa)
Peter Bosscher Undergraduate Award Haley Sisel Employing a One Health Approach to Address the Implications of Mycotoxin Exposure in Rural Guatemala
Community Partner: Red Kuchub’al
4-W Undergraduate Award Anusha Naik and Samantha Lettenberger International 4W Internship
Community Partner: Days for Girls Ghana
Faculty or Staff Award Nathan Larson, Claudia Irene Calderón, Alex Wells, Samuel Dennis and Renata Solan Colaboración entre Huertos Escolares (School Gardens Collaboration)
Community Partners: Helda Morales and Bruce Ferguson, LabVida, El Colegio de la Frontera Sur (ECOSUR), San Cristóbal de Las Casas, Chiapas, México
Graduate Student Award Emma Svenson and Jacob Svenson Comparing Self-Prescribed Antibiotic Usage Across Rural and Semi-Urban Populations in San Lucas Tolimán, Guatemala
Community Partner: The Obras Sociales Mons. Gregorio Schaffer Hospital and Community Health Worker Program