The University of Wisconsin–Madison is at the forefront of the movement to better prepare children from underserved communities for success in college and the workforce. A major new grant will help develop new approaches.
The following message is being sent to faculty and staff on May 12, 2015. Dear Deans, Chairs and Faculty: …
More than 40 participants gathered for "Tools and Strategies for Cross-Racial Allyship,” a workshop hosted by the Multicultural Student Center on Feb. 26.
Last week, members of the Muslim Students Association (MSA) were looking forward to a lively discussion entitled “Islam Across Races: Created Equal,” featuring nationally known activists Dawud Walid and Linda Sarsour. That changed following shocking reports from the University of North Carolina about the slayings of three young Muslim students. MSA members transformed their event into a vigil mourning the victims and a discussion at the Multicultural Student Center of the challenges that they face on a campus very similar to UNC.
Like many seniors majoring in biology, Christian Hernandez is pursuing the pre-med track. However, he nearly didn’t make it past his freshman year at the University of Wisconsin–Madison As a Latino first-generation college student, Hernandez says he had no role models to help him achieve his career goal: to change the face of medicine in the United States. But then he took Physiology 335.