Bernice Durand, a professor of physics who has been deeply involved in campus climate and diversity programs, has been chosen by Provost Peter Spear to become the university's associate vice chancellor for diversity and climate.
As students look through the timetable for the upcoming semester, they'll see one course in chemistry that meets the ethnic studies requirement. It's not a mistake.
Some 20 graduate students surprised industrial engineering professor Michael J. Smith Dec. 6 with a presentation of an award for "Excellence in Holistic Education," an award established entirely by students, some of whom he's advised.
UW-Madison's Student Bar Association has created two programs aimed at improving the learning environment for first-year students and making the Law School experience more collegial for all students.
Luoluo Hong, UW–Madison's new dean of students, hopes to provide stability and support for department colleagues and to re-establish a connection with the student body, particularly in the area of advocating on behalf of students.
Ask Seema Kapani for her assessment of UW–Madison's efforts to create a more welcoming and diverse campus, and she'll tell you about 20 years of both exhilarating successes and intense frustrations.