Tag Diversity

Computer science program aims to make technology open to all

March 9, 2016

Wisconsin Emerging Scholars-Computer Sciences (WES-CS) provides a challenging, collaborative environment that helps recruit a broader cross section of UW students to the field of computer science.

‘Moving Forward’ turns talk toward action on race, climate

February 24, 2016

Students, faculty and staff took part in “Moving Forward: Conversations on Racial and Ethnic Diversity,” a campuswide forum on Feb. 24.

UW South Madison Partnership puts down roots after a successful first year

February 18, 2016

The Partnership has extended its reach to individual and group collaborations between UW–Madison professionals and citizens, and expanded versions of existing successes.

Student group helps Special Olympians go for the gold

February 17, 2016

On a recent Saturday, a basketball tournament filled the SERF gyms with the usual sights and sounds: huddles, cries of “Hands up!” and “Rebound!” from …

Specimens from George Washington Carver discovered at UW–Madison

February 12, 2016

At least 25 specimens of fungi that infect plants, collected more than a century ago, were found in the Wisconsin State Herbarium.

Meet the student video contest winners!

February 10, 2016

Chancellor Rebecca Blank challenged students to create a 90-second video showing how they’re living the Wisconsin Idea. The prize: tickets to a men’s basketball game.

Black Greek Letter Organizations have a small but powerful presence in Madison

February 10, 2016

When UW–Madison Alpha Phi Alpha members mention they’re in a fraternity, they can usually guess how people will respond. “‘Where’s your house?’ That’s the number one question,” says member Kenneth Cole.

UW Law School accepting applications to new Pre-Law Scholars Program

February 9, 2016

The James E. Jones Pre-Law Scholars Program is designed to improve access for students from historically underrepresented groups and socioeconomically disadvantaged backgrounds.

Brauer: Better diversity training is built on research, not intuition

February 5, 2016

Markus Brauer is teaching a public workshop Feb. 9 aimed at reducing prejudice and discrimination in the workplace, emphasizing strategies backed by both good intentions and sound science.

Students and staff plan a full slate for Black History Month 2016

January 27, 2016

Even with 29 days in February, the student planning committee for UW–Madison's Black History Month organized so many activities that they spill into the months on either side.