The University of Wisconsin – Madison Graduate School and the Council of Graduate Schools are doing two web surveys with three cohorts of graduate alumni and three cohorts of graduate students.
Affording Degree Completion: A Study of Student Financial Aid is surveying over 6,000 students at 10 different universities across the United States. Invited students have taken on the responsibility of covering the costs to be in college. Researchers want to learn more about the ways students cover their cost of attendance, by getting a clearer picture of the ways in which students pay for school, and the kinds of supports and aid made available to them.
The National Youth in Transition Database (NYTD) is a federally-mandated evaluation of the use of independent living services by foster youth in Wisconsin and a measure of the state’s performance in preparing youth for their transition from foster care to independent living.
The American State Administrators Project survey canvasses top-level state administrative executives about attitudes and trends in state government.
In 2018, UWSC developed and fielded NC-PALS, the North Carolina Post-Adoption Life Study. This study assesses well-being and examines challenges that youth face who were adopted as they transition to adulthood. The study is being conducted in collaboration with Child Trends with funding from the Duke Endowment.
The City of Madison Paid Leave Study is a mixed mode web/mail survey of Madison city employees.
The UW Survey Center worked in collaboration with the Division of Diversity, Equity, and Educational Achievement to conduct a campus-wide student climate survey in the fall of 2016.
Expanding STEM Talent study is a longitudinal mixed mode web/mail survey of students at UW Colleges, Madison College and Milwaukee Area Technical College.
WSC contacted over 8,000 UW-Madison L&S Alumni to participate in a mixed mode web/mail survey regarding their opinions about their time at UW-Madison, and their current career status as alumni.
The Longitudinal Study of Generations (LSOG) is a study of 328 multi-generational families that seeks to understand how attitudes and beliefs change over the course of life and are shared across generations.