Tag Diversity

UW-Madison celebrates International Women’s Day March 3

February 28, 2018

The event highlights and reflects on the work of those who have been engaged in improving conditions for women locally, nationally and internationally,

Outstanding Women of Color honored

February 26, 2018

In a campus tradition dating back to 2007-2008, the award celebrates women who share their exceptional scholarship with the campus and community through their dedicated work, outreach and impact.

UW Press book inspires national framework for teaching about slavery

February 20, 2018

A new report found a broad failure of textbooks, state standards and pedagogy to adequately address the role slavery played in the development of the United States — or how its legacies still influence us today.

Producer, actress Lena Waithe speaks, meets with students

February 14, 2018

Emmy Award-winning screenwriter, producer, and actress Lena Waithe met with students and gave a speech at Union South Tuesday night. She was featured as a Wisconsin Union Directorate Distinguished Lecturer, and keynote speaker for Black History Month.

Social Workers Confronting Racial Injustice Conference to feature Symone Sanders

January 12, 2018

The UW–Madison School of Social Work will host its fourth-annual Social Workers Confronting Racial Injustice Conference on Friday, January 26, 2018. This conference is…

MLK Day Celebration to include speakers, art project, volunteering

December 19, 2017

UW-Madison students, faculty and staff are invited to the 2018 UW–Madison MLK Day Celebration on Monday, Jan. 22 from 3 to 8 p.m. in Memorial Union.

JSA event celebrates Asian culture

December 4, 2017

The richness and diversity of Asian culture were on display at a cultural celebration Saturday at Ingraham Hall sponsored by the Japanese Student Association.

Celebrating the life and legacy of Jackie DeWalt

November 22, 2017

Jacqueline A. DeWalt, long-time community and education advocate at UW–Madison, will be remembered for her dedication to preparing and helping under-represented students to succeed in higher education, graduate school, and well beyond into adulthood.

Native November bead workshop

November 16, 2017

As part of a month-long celebration of Native American experience, heritage and legacy, student members of Wunk Sheek hosted a bead workshop designed to teach contemporary Native American styles to the UW–Madison community.

System recognizes UW–Madison students, professor

October 30, 2017

Kevin Hernandez and Ariana Saffold are being honored for outstanding efforts of students from traditionally underrepresented minority groups, and English Professor Russ Castronovo for excellence in teaching.

MacArthur recipient, New Yorker writer Stillman to speak on ‘crimmigration’

October 24, 2017

Sarah Stillman provides new perspectives on social injustices, including her current work on the intersection of the criminal justice system, immigration, and deportation.

Odyssey Project celebrates 15 years of changing lives for low-income adults

October 5, 2017

A recent survey shows that the Odyssey Project’s 400-plus graduates are more likely to read, vote and go to college after their experience.

Brand New Badger: Daughter of Hmong immigrants part of national push for more women in technology

September 19, 2017

“(My parents) urged my oldest sister to go to college, and she became the role model for the rest of us,” Rosee Xiong says. “And now I’m hoping I can be a role model for other minority students and for my younger siblings.”

At ‘Kick Back,’ plenty of fun but deeper bonds, too

September 19, 2017

A welcome celebration called “Kick Back” brought together students involved in various UW–Madison diversity programs, to have fun and build interpersonal connections.