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.
UWSC assisted the Dictionary of American Regional English (DARE), the world-renowned authority on dialectical variation in the United States, with a qualitative data collection effort.
WiscAid is a team of researchers committed to understanding the factors affecting student success in college. A better understanding of how much financial aid is needed and the ways aid should be allocated is vital to improving the financial aid system in Wisconsin.