Category Society & Culture
The initiative will seek to improve the experience of American Indian and Alaskan Native students by hosting Native elders on campus for extended visits and educational exchanges.
Two seniors traveled to the ancient city of Agrigento on the south coast of Sicily this past summer, to develop a more accurate historical timeline.
CALS launched a brand new “early start” program for incoming first-year students called QuickStart, which helps them make the most of their college experience.
The RDRC center at UW–Madison will explore the financial well-being of financially vulnerable families, older people, people with disabilities, low-wealth households, and children.
Selig is no stranger to campus. He earned a bachelor’s degree in American institutions (political science and American history combined) in 1956 and is one of the university’s most involved and supportive alumni.
While many people know “A Raisin in the Sun,” far fewer know much about its author, Lorraine Hansberry. Hansberry spent less than two years as a student at UW–Madison, but it was an important part of her journey as a writer and activist.
Almost 2,000 people voted in-person absentee at UW–Madison campus voting locations last week, Oct. 22-26. Early voting continues this week through Friday, Nov. 2.
Wisconsin high school students are learning to talk about addiction through a film and accompanying curriculum prepared by Wisconsin Eye and funded by the Wisconsin Partnership program at the University of Wisconsin School of Medicine and Public Health.
For domestic violence victims seeking protection from an abusive partner, restraining orders are often a first line of defense. The new clinic aims to help them get those orders.
An art project designed to encourage people to vote uses a new tactic: “yarn bomb cozies” on light poles on Bascom Hill.
All the ideas have the potential to improve the lives of families in Dane County and to inform ways to strengthen the middle class throughout the United States.
UW-Madison this week is holding VoteFest, a series of events to encourage students to vote and show them how.
School of Pharmacy PharmD students can now take a new Pharmacy Operations and Technology Management concentration that will provide health care business fundamentals and build critical leadership skills.
The humanitarian and emeritus professor of music was fêted with music and multimedia tributes during an evening filled with laughter and love at the Overture Center for the Arts.
A mental-health initiative begun by a UW–Madison student more than 2½ years ago has now distributed nearly 3,500 lime green bandanas to Badgers while expanding to other campuses in the country.