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DMers Volunteer: Delivering Gardens to Milwaukee Residents

DMers Volunteer: Delivering Gardens to Milwaukee ResidentsWe recently rolled up our sleeves, grabbed shovels and joined the Great Milwaukee Victory Garden Blitz. The Victory Garden Initiative dispatches teams of volunteers to build raised-bed gardens for Milwaukee residents so they can grow nutritious food in their own neighborhoods. During the May blitz, the Victory Garden Initiative builds the 4’x8’ frames at each garden site and delivers organic soil so garden recipients can begin planting.

For DMers, it’s a chance to shift gears, get outdoors and give back to our Milwaukee neighbors. “It’s great team building for a great cause,” said Tim Bandt, Chief Sales Officer. Continue reading “DMers Volunteer: Delivering Gardens to Milwaukee Residents”

Public Trust, Financial Aid and Evolving Best Practices Top Higher Ed News

The news never stops, and higher education is making its share of headlines. Here are some of the stories we’ve been watching at Digital Measures.

IRS/FAFSA Connection Offline

Security concerns forced the Internal Revenue Service (IRS) to suspend the data-retrieval tool used by students as part of the financial aid application process. The Chronicle of Higher Education reports that the tool became unavailable last week with no explanation. On March 9, the Department of Education and IRS said the tool would remain unavailable for weeks due to security concerns. Students can still complete the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) using information from their tax returns, but this close to the filing deadline, the glitch could prevent some students from completing applications on time. Continue reading “Public Trust, Financial Aid and Evolving Best Practices Top Higher Ed News”

Meet Team DM: Our Annual Family Event

“We all work together like a big family.” Our DMers work hard and take pride in being a part of Digital Measures. As we continue to grow, we value being able to become friends and a work family. Every quarter, all DMers are invited to a gathering to do just that—this time around it was our annual Family Event to cap off the summer. Continue reading “Meet Team DM: Our Annual Family Event”