“As the nation continues to contend with racial and other inequalities, we need research to deepen and extend our understanding,” says Steve Ackerman, vice chancellor for research and graduate education.
“This project is part of our ongoing commitment to invest in spaces where students can feel at home and where they can find and build community,” says Gabe Javier, associate vice chancellor for student affairs in the area of inclusion and identity.
This year's virtual event recognized nearly 85 new faculty of color and 36 promoted to associate professor or full professor.
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.
Dane County Health Council and partners announce Black Maternal and Child Health Alliance to lead local birth equity efforts
The group will be co-chaired by Tiffany Green, assistant professor in the departments of Population Health Sciences and Obstetrics & Gynecology.
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.