Director Kacie Lucchini Butcher discusses the UW–Madison Public History Project — "a multi-year effort to uncover and give voice to those who experienced, challenged and overcame prejudice on campus" — as it builds toward a public exhibit in fall 2022.
‘It prepared me so well’: First graduate of precollege program for Native students reflects on time at UW–Madison
Williams was a sophomore at Seymour Community High School in 2014 when he was in the first cohort of ITA students from the Oneida and Lac du Flambeau communities. He is the first to graduate from UW–Madison.
“It is with gratitude and a deep sense of responsibility that I take on this new role,” says Charleston, a clinical professor of higher education at UW–Madison who also completed two degrees here.
“The projects ... stand to produce real-world, actionable knowledge about how programs, policies and practices can be leveraged to reduce inequalities in U.S. society,” says Associate Vice Chancellor Lonnie Berger.
The site was highlighted by Voice of America’s Tibetan news as an example of how linguistic diversity and inclusion are recognized and honored by the university.
More than a footnote: Remembering the life of William S. Noland, the first known Black graduate of UW–Madison
Noland, a member of the first Black family to establish permanent residence in Madison, received his UW degree on June 17, 1875.
Raimey is believed to have been the first African-American woman to graduate from UW–Madison. And that is just the beginning of her story.
USA Today ranked the UW law and creative writing professor as one of “100 Black novelists and fiction writers you should read."
Free entrepreneurial training program cultivates new businesses launched by women and people of color, contributing to Wisconsin’s economy
The thirteenth cohort of Outstanding Women of Color awardees will be honored at a virtual reception on Wednesday, March 3, 2021 at 6 p.m. CST…
Black history can mean appreciating an influential figure who lived long ago, or a deeply personal present-day connection. UW students tell what it means to them.
Badger Precollege is ramping up for an all-online summer 2021, revising options and ready to offer an array of programs for a wider diversity of students — from advanced learning and STEM classes to music clinics and college readiness programs.
The program empowers graduates to change teaching, learning and policy by harnessing vast amounts of educational data that will help guide decisions and improvements in education to bridge the equity gap.
The project will not only add critical perspectives and missing facts to the historical record, but will also help combat ongoing racism and bias.