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Wisconsin Longitudinal Study (WLS)

The Wisconsin Longitudinal Study (WLS) is very pleased to announce that a new round of interviews with Graduates and their selected Sibling will begin in July 2019 and continue until approximately 2024. As in past years, the University of Wisconsin Survey Center (UWSC) will be contacting participants for interviews.

UWSC Supports The Sessions at McPike Park 2019

The UWSC is proud to sponsor The Sessions at McPike Park 2019. This is a free event in downtown Madison that benefits non-profits doing great work in the community. The events features live music, food, beverages and craft vendors. Upcoming dates August 7,8,9 & 14, 15.

UW Survey Center’s “High Impact Teaching Practices” Mentor UW Undergraduates

UWSC regularly employs 50 to 100 undergraduates who are trained as phone interviewers, data entry operators, and mail room workers.  UWSC’s preference for promoting from within means that these students have opportunities to apply for regular staff and supervisory positions within UWSC’s field operations, survey management, and technology departments.  Students in all these positions develop a range of skills that will help them when they enter the job market. 

UWSC Staff to Participate in the 74th Annual AAPOR (American Association For Public Opinion Research) Conference

Staff from the UWSC are participating in the annual meeting of the 2019 conference of the American Association for Public Opinion Research (AAPOR) in Toronto, Canada on May 16-19. As in previous years, UWSC staff will demonstrate their contributions to survey research methodology by delivering presentations of current research.