Three panels featuring a broad cross-section of alumni, experts on racism, campus and community leaders, and elected officials will share the long-term history and roots of racism, especially in the Midwest Region of the United States.
Students who watched a video about the positive impact of a diverse campus on their first day of class were more tolerant of other groups and more supportive of diversity even months later.
“Real Life” follows graduate student Wallace, a queer black biochemist from Alabama, and his circle of friends over the course of a typical-turned-tragic weekend.
Black History Month keynote speaker Pierce Freelon discussed Afrofuturism with an enthusiastic crowd of more than 75 at Union South's Varsity Hall on Feb. 27.
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.
More than 50 students kicked off Black History Month at an event called “An Afrofuturist Affair,” at the Pyle Center's Alumni Lounge at the University of Wisconsin–Madison on Friday, Feb. 7.
An appreciative, overflow crowd of more than 1,100 people showed up to hear the Martin Luther King Jr. Memorial Lecture.
Information related to the fall student Homecoming video is being reposted following national media coverage which did not fully document the university's response to the issue.
The second day of UW–Madison's Diversity Forum explored numerous inclusion topics, with sessions ranging from the language of gender identity to statewide racial disparities to inclusion for people with non-apparent disabilities.