Tag Diversity

Task force announced for student climate survey  

April 27, 2017

The survey aims to understand students’ experiences with and perceptions about campus climate and diversity, including how people of different backgrounds and identities experience UW–Madison.

UW-Madison student one of two finalists for inaugural title of National Youth Poet Laureate

April 19, 2017

Hajjar Baban is one of two finalists for the inaugural position of National Youth Poet Laureate. The title will be bestowed for the first time on April 26.

Latino Youth Summit

April 13, 2017

More than 80 Latino middle school students explored and built their knowledge about going to college, and the expectation that earning a degree is an attainable goal, through the workshops and activities offered at the Annual Latino Youth Summit April 12-13.

UW Health Chief Diversity Officer Shiva Bidar to join Annual Women in Leadership Symposium panel on April 20

April 12, 2017

UW Health Chief Diversity Officer Shiva Bidar will bring her expertise and experience in forging a career path in the contemporary market to the 5th Annual DDEEA/National Diversity Council Women in Leadership Symposium on Thursday, April 20, at Grainger Hall.

UW–Madison launches STEM Diversity Network

April 10, 2017

The University of Wisconsin–Madison has launched the STEM Diversity Network, a website and collection of resources for students, faculty and staff in science, technology, engineering and math (STEM).

Six new members chosen for Bouchet Graduate Honor Society

April 4, 2017

The Bouchet Society is named for Edward Alexander Bouchet, the first self-identified African-American to receive a doctoral degree in the United States.

Dance, drums, song fill Spring Powwow

April 2, 2017

Members of numerous Native American tribes participate in a drumming and dance ceremony during the Annual On Wisconsin Spring Powwow. The event was presented by Wunk Sheek and UW–Madison. (Multimedia by Léo Kim)

‘Fair Play’ video game wins award for revealing bias in STEM education

March 31, 2017

An experiential video game created at UW–Madison called "Fair Play" is earning accolades for raising awareness about implicit bias in academic settings.

Faculty climate survey shows satisfaction among many but room for improvement

March 30, 2017

The survey went to all tenured and tenure-track faculty with 1,285 responding — a response rate of 58.6 percent. Similar surveys have been done four times since 2003.

Women in the math department find strength in numbers

March 28, 2017

More female mathematicians teach, mentor and conduct research at UW–Madison than at nearly any other major math department in the country.

With quirky photo project, student captures breadth, variety of campus libraries

March 24, 2017

The “Libraries of UW–Madison” is a quirky trip through the stacks of a top university. In 41 photos, a student captures what makes each library unique.

48th Annual On Wisconsin Spring Powwow is April 1-2

March 16, 2017

The event is unique in its cultural education through engagement with Native nations, a family activity area, and volunteer opportunities for students.

Jennifer Warren wants more female movie directors

February 22, 2017

Of the top 100 films released in 2016, women directed only four. Actress, director and UW alumna Jennifer Warren is out to change that.

Diversity inventory program aims to highlight, connect campus initiatives

February 17, 2017

UW-Madison has launched the Diversity Inventory Program (DIP), a searchable online database of programs, services and other activities related to diversity on campus.

Black History Month Keynote Speaker

February 16, 2017

World-renowned poet, writer, commentator, activist and educator Nikki Giovanni gave a keynote speech Wednesday at Gordon Dining and Event Center as part of …

Reception to recognize and welcome faculty of color

February 16, 2017

The Annual Faculty of Color Reception will be Thursday, Feb. 23, at the Pyle Center. The public and campus community are invited to this free event.

Celebrating Black History Month with Keynote Speaker

February 15, 2017

Nikki Giovanni, center, a keynote speaker for the celebration of UW–Madison's Black History Month, poses for a photo with sisters of Delta Sigma Theta Sorority, Inc., during a meet-and-greet session with UW–Madison students and guests. Giovanni, a world-renowned poet, writer, commentator, activist, and educator gave a keynote speech at the Gordon Dining and Event Center.

Video: Philip Denis uses passion to blaze ‘Pathways’

February 1, 2017

Philip Denís, a graduate student and advisor at UW–Madison, discusses his work for Pathways to Educational Achievement, cultivating 'my own Wisconsin experience" and raising his children in the Badger community