UW-Madison’s UniverCity Alliance and AGU’s Thriving Earth Exchange partner to launch a cohort of community science projects in Wisconsin

EPIC-N brings international partner to support Community Science projects. By Ada Inman Following the public announcement of their partnership, EPIC-N and the American Geophysical Union’s Thriving Earth Exchange (TEX) engaged one the EPIC Model programs, the University of Wisconsin’s UniverCity Alliance (UCA) to launch a pilot cohort of community science projects in Wisconsin. UCA, TEX, and […]

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Partnership between the U.S Environmental Protection Agency and EPIC-N Continues for a Second Year

By Jules Seay and Marshall Curry The United States Environmental Protection Agency’s (EPA) Office of Research and Development and EPIC-N have entered the second year of their partnership! The partnership formally began in July 2020, and this year will continue:   Advancing campus-community partnerships to support environmental, public health, and revitalization efforts  Researching, understanding, and […]

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EPIC-N’s inaugural Communities of Practice in motion and creating meaningful collaboration

EPIC-N’s Rural and Assessment Community of Practice groups are off to a great start! Following their launch in fall 2021, members of the EPIC-Network inaugural communities of practice (COP) have convened bi-weekly to discuss best practices, personal experiences, and questions regarding their topic. The Rural COP is co-led by Megan Banks of the University of […]

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EPIC Approach to Sustainability, Climate Resilience, and Adaptation to Expand Across Asia

EPIC Approach to Sustainability, Climate Resilience, and Adaptation to Expand Across Asia

Representatives from 32 Asian city and university partnerships will participate in a pioneering initiative that matches real-world challenges in cities with local university departments and students. The upcoming virtual EPIC-Asia Workshop event (to take place on 25-27 May) is the second Asia training for hosted by the Educational Partnerships for Innovation in Communities – Network (EPIC-N), and signifies growing international interest in this approach. […]

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EPIC-N Expands into Asia

EPIC-N Expands into Asia

EPIC-N has seen substantial network growth due to our international expansion. We’ve successfully extended into Africa and have celebrated our Africa partners taking the reins and leading their first training. To continue our progression, our international outreach will now continue into Asia. […]

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EPIC-N and ELGL Launch New Partnership Series!

EPIC-N and ELGL Launch New Partnership Series!

EPIC-N and ELGL are excited to jointly announce a series of GovLov podcasts featuring local government, community leaders, and university partners that have used the EPIC Model to work together to increase capacity, alleviate stress, and improve the quality of life for residents. […]

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EPIC-N Resource Spotlight: Qualtrics Access and Evaluation Optimization Support

EPIC-N Resource Spotlight: Qualtrics Access and Evaluation Optimization Support

Become an EPIC-N member to gain access to both Qualtrics’ pay-only features as well as EPIC-N’s dedicated support to help you optimize and launch your evaluations, as well as analyze your data to continuously improve your programs. Becoming a member of the EPIC-Network is easy and free (for a limited time). To join, simply fill out the online sign-up form. After receiving your request, EPIC-N staff will contact you to learn about your goals, provide resources, and connect you to other leaders in your region to start you on your EPIC journey. […]

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EPIC-N Supports the UN SDGs

EPIC-N Supports the UN SDGs

The EPIC-N Board has agreed to prioritize the UN SDGs in all its programming. The SDGs reflect EPIC-N’s values, and are universally endorsed by member nations of the UN as the right goals for human development. […]

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