John Stevenson presented at the conference on recent experiments conducted by UWSC regarding how different types and amounts for a survey post-incentive impact participation, cost and data quality when varied for an undergraduate and graduate student climate survey.
UWSC administered survey finds improving climate for many, but not all underrepresented faculty on UW Campus
The Women in Science & Engineering Leadership Institute’s (WISELI) 2022 survey, administered by UWSC, found a large majority of UW faculty feel respected in their work, supported in their teaching and satisfied with their compensation. …
UWSC Welcomes Michael Turek as CAPI Supervisor
Michael Turek, former UWSC CAPI Supervisor and UWSC employee from 2010-2016, rejoins the UW Survey Center team as CAPI Supervisor on February 12, 2023.
UWSC Welcomes Fiona Weeks as a Project Director
Fiona Weeks joins the UW Survey Center project direction team as a Project Director on February 13, 2023.
Faculty Director Jennifer Dykema named 2022 MAPOR Fellow
The Executive Board of the Midwest Association for Public Opinion Research (MAPOR) named Faculty Director Jennifer Dykema as its newest MAPOR Fellow at its November 2022 meeting.
Task force submits ideas for improving campus climate based on UWSC-administered student survey results
The 2021 UW-Madison Campus Climate Survey was administered by the UW Survey Center on behalf of the Division of Diversity, Equity & Educational Achievement (DDEEA) and provided critical insight on the experiences of a broad representation of students at UW.
MIDUS: Midlife in the U.S. National Study of Health and Well-Being
The next round data collection for Midlife in the United States (MIDUS) is underway! The University of Wisconsin Survey Center (UWSC) is contacting participants about completing an interview by phone, through 2024. With the help of our participants, MIDUS is teaching us a great deal about the factors that influence health and well-being as people age from early adulthood to later life.
UWSC Attends 2022 AASRO Meeting
UW Survey Center (UWSC) Associate Director and current AASRO President John Stevenson presided over the 2022 Association of Academic Survey Research Organizations (AASRO) meeting. Center Directors from across the country met in September in Johnson City, Tennessee at East Tennessee State University to discuss current issues in managing academic survey research organizations (ASROs).
University of Chicago Chapin Hall releases new site exploring data of the UWSC-administered Midwest Young Adult (MYA) Study
Longtime UWSC client, Dr. Mark Courtney, with the University of Chicago Chapin Hall has released a new site exploring the data collected from the Midwest Evaluation of the Adult Functioning of Former Foster Youth, also known as the Midwest Young Adult (MYA) Study while it was administered by the UWSC in the early 2000s.
Wisconsin’s Dental Hygienist Workforce Survey
The goal of this survey is to assess the current capacity of the state’s dental hygienist workforce. The results of this survey will be used to inform the development of programs that seek to improve the capacity of the dental hygienist workforce throughout the state, so the oral health needs of Wisconsinites are met.