Morning sunlight shines on Bascom Hall as pedestrians walk across Bascom Hill at the University of Wisconsin-Madison during spring on March 29, 2012. (Photo by Jeff Miller/UW-Madison)
MADISON, Wis. (AP) - The University of Wisconsin-Madison has the most alumni currently volunteering in the Peace Corp according to the organization's annual school rankings.The university has produced a lot of Peace Corps volunteers throughout its history and held the top spot from 2001 to 2006. UW-Madison is back on top this year with 90 alumni serving overseas.Since the Peace Corps was founded in 1961, a total of 3,112 UW-Madison alumni have served abroad, second only to the University of California, Berkeley.Acting Peace Corps Director Carrie Hessler-Radelet came to the Madison campus to make the announcement Tuesday.
WLUK FOX 11 is your source for Balanced News and Severe Weather Coverage for Appleton, Shawano, Sturgeon Bay, Kewaunee, Two Rivers, New London, Bonduel, Pulaski, Suamico, Menasha, Neenah, Shiocton, Ashwaubenon, Algoma, Mishicot and Wrightstown.