By Meghan Chua
Undergraduate social welfare major Kim Pulvermacher checks out a laptop donated by the Roses
(Photo by Meghan Chua)
Deborah Rose (B.A. ’81, MSSW ’82) has a number of favorite memories from her time at UW-Madison, from seeing the iconic flamingos on Bascom Hill and “attempts at learning how to sail” with the Hoofer Sailing Club. But one of her best memories, Rose said, was working in field settings through the School of Social Work field education program.
“I learned so much in such a short time and had such amazing mentors,” she said. “They encouraged students to not only actively participate but to develop and research new ideas.”
Motivated by the desire to impact the world and people’s lives, Rose pursued both bachelor’s and master’s degrees in Social Work. A number of...