About The Project

Terrace_pier_sunset07_8406The Confluence is a collaborative project involving the Wisconsin Center for Investigative Journalism and students and faculty of the University of Wisconsin-Madison School of Journalism and Mass Communication. The Confluence aims to teach students investigative reporting skills while exploring water quality and supply issues in the Center’s ongoing Water Watch Wisconsin project. The Confluence is supported by a grant managed by the Online News Association and funded by the Excellence and Ethics in Journalism Foundation, the Robert R. McCormick Foundation, the John S. and James L. Knight Foundation and the Democracy Fund.


Megan Duncan & Abbey Schneider, webmaster
Lanni Solochek, Google Glass editor
Katy Culver, project coordinator
Ron Seely, editor
Lauren Fuhrmann, public engagement