Maichou Lor developed new survey tools that she hopes can help close gaps in access to care among her own community and other underserved populations.
Gabe Javier, an assistant dean who has served as interim director of the Multicultural Student Center for more than a year, will become the center’s director Aug. 1. His selection is one of several staffing decisions announced by the Division of Student Life.
Two faculty members at the UW–Madison School of Nursing have received a $1.3 million federal grant to develop a comprehensive system of support services that will help admit, retain and graduate 30 Native American nursing students over the next four years.
More than 300 people gathered June 2 at UW–Madison’s Gordon Commons for Wisconsin’s first statewide Prenatal-to-Five Summit.
A $1 million grant will help the College of Menominee Nation and UW–Madison enhance their collaboration and ultimately educate more Native students in STEM disciplines.
The extensive program for students from tribal communities is a new component of a long-running UW diversity initiative called the Information Technology Academy.
Some overcame immense challenges to get here. All have achieved a cherished goal. See how some members of the Class of 2017 made their mark.
The university’s Black Cultural Center marked its grand opening with a full day of events on Wednesday. The center, located in the Red Gym, includes a lounge, collaborative work areas, computer work stations and space to showcase art. A visual timeline honors the contributions of black students to the university.
Located on the first floor of the Red Gym, the center's festivities will include drop-in events and gatherings that celebrate the contributions of black culture to the Wisconsin Experience.
WHAT: Grand opening celebration of the Black Cultural Center at UW–Madison WHEN: Wednesday, May 3, 2017 WHERE: Red Gym, 716 Langdon St., first floor CONTACT:…
The survey aims to understand students’ experiences with and perceptions about campus climate and diversity, including how people of different backgrounds and identities experience UW–Madison.
Hajjar Baban is one of two finalists for the inaugural position of National Youth Poet Laureate. The title will be bestowed for the first time on April 26.
More than 80 Latino middle school students explored and built their knowledge about going to college, and the expectation that earning a degree is an attainable goal, through the workshops and activities offered at the Annual Latino Youth Summit April 12-13.
UW Health Chief Diversity Officer Shiva Bidar to join Annual Women in Leadership Symposium panel on April 20
UW Health Chief Diversity Officer Shiva Bidar will bring her expertise and experience in forging a career path in the contemporary market to the 5th Annual DDEEA/National Diversity Council Women in Leadership Symposium on Thursday, April 20, at Grainger Hall.
The University of Wisconsin–Madison has launched the STEM Diversity Network, a website and collection of resources for students, faculty and staff in science, technology, engineering and math (STEM).
The Bouchet Society is named for Edward Alexander Bouchet, the first self-identified African-American to receive a doctoral degree in the United States.
Members of numerous Native American tribes participate in a drumming and dance ceremony during the Annual On Wisconsin Spring Powwow. The event was presented by Wunk Sheek and UW–Madison. (Multimedia by Léo Kim)