Born of activism, UW’s Afro-American Studies Department celebrates 50 years of scholarship, teaching excellence
Five decades after its founding, UW–Madison’s Afro-American Studies Department is being recognized this year for its contributions to campus — both scholarly and social — and for its groundbreaking work nationally.
Classrooms, common spaces and other areas are being prepared to keep students safe upon return to campus this fall. Staff members are using signs, chair placement and seating location stickers to ensure students will be physically distanced.
The distinguished sociologist and alumna will lead the fourth offering of the course, which is designed for undergraduate students and also open to the public.
What better way to get a break from finals then to pet a contented dog? Plenty of students took the chance to pet Charlie and Nugget during what was called a "Paws and Relax" de-stress session hosted by the University Bookstore on Dec. 13.
Nearly 250 UW–Madison peer tutors took part in campus-wide training recently. Peer tutors are high-performing students who provide academic help to fellow students, with proven academic and social development benefits.
Don’t be afraid to say hello to the person next to you in your new classes. It may be hard to get back…
MADISON – The University of Wisconsin–Madison has once again placed highly in the Academic Ranking of World Universities. The ARWU, conducted by Shanghai Jiao Tong University, ranked UW–Madison 28th in the world and 21st nationally. It is the second-highest ranking of any Big Ten school, just behind the University of Michigan, which came in 23rd.