Tag Diversity

‘Fair Play’ video game wins award for revealing bias in STEM education

March 31, 2017

An experiential video game created at UW–Madison called "Fair Play" is earning accolades for raising awareness about implicit bias in academic settings.

Faculty climate survey shows satisfaction among many but room for improvement

March 30, 2017

The survey went to all tenured and tenure-track faculty with 1,285 responding — a response rate of 58.6 percent. Similar surveys have been done four times since 2003.

Women in the math department find strength in numbers

March 28, 2017

More female mathematicians teach, mentor and conduct research at UW–Madison than at nearly any other major math department in the country.

With quirky photo project, student captures breadth, variety of campus libraries

March 24, 2017

The “Libraries of UW–Madison” is a quirky trip through the stacks of a top university. In 41 photos, a student captures what makes each library unique.

48th Annual On Wisconsin Spring Powwow is April 1-2

March 16, 2017

The event is unique in its cultural education through engagement with Native nations, a family activity area, and volunteer opportunities for students.

Jennifer Warren wants more female movie directors

February 22, 2017

Of the top 100 films released in 2016, women directed only four. Actress, director and UW alumna Jennifer Warren is out to change that.

Diversity inventory program aims to highlight, connect campus initiatives

February 17, 2017

UW-Madison has launched the Diversity Inventory Program (DIP), a searchable online database of programs, services and other activities related to diversity on campus.

Black History Month Keynote Speaker

February 16, 2017

World-renowned poet, writer, commentator, activist and educator Nikki Giovanni gave a keynote speech Wednesday at Gordon Dining and Event Center as part of…

Reception to recognize and welcome faculty of color

February 16, 2017

The Annual Faculty of Color Reception will be Thursday, Feb. 23, at the Pyle Center. The public and campus community are invited to this free event.

Celebrating Black History Month with Keynote Speaker

February 15, 2017

Nikki Giovanni, center, a keynote speaker for the celebration of UW–Madison's Black History Month, poses for a photo with sisters of Delta Sigma Theta Sorority, Inc., during a meet-and-greet session with UW–Madison students and guests. Giovanni, a world-renowned poet, writer, commentator, activist, and educator gave a keynote speech at the Gordon Dining and Event Center.

Video: Philip Denis uses passion to blaze ‘Pathways’

February 1, 2017

Philip Denís, a graduate student and advisor at UW–Madison, discusses his work for Pathways to Educational Achievement, cultivating 'my own Wisconsin experience" and raising his children in the Badger community

Inspired by King, students share a day of service and reflection

January 16, 2017

Martin Luther King Jr. is known for poetic words and heroic actions. On Monday, the University of Wisconsin–Madison community came together to consider King’s legacy and how he continues to inspire.

UW-Madison to host MLK Day Celebration

January 9, 2017

The event Monday, Jan. 16, will recognize and celebrate the life of Martin Luther King Jr. as well as the many ways UW–Madison students, faculty and staff embody King’s spirit of service.

UW-Madison winter commencement takes place Sunday

December 14, 2016

Just more than 1,000 students will take part in the University of Wisconsin–Madison's winter commencement ceremony at 10 a.m. Sunday, Dec. 18, at the Kohl Center.

Q&A: Student speaker says UW ‘transformed’ him

December 14, 2016

Student keynote speaker Terrence Thurk, who's graduating with a degree in mechanical engineering, was selected after submitting a video showing his passion for UW–Madison.

Retirement leaves big shoes to fill at women’s science community

November 18, 2016

Ann Haase Kehl retired after 15 years helping to support women entering fields where they have traditionally been rare.

Wisconsin MBA ignites alumna’s path to global leadership

November 10, 2016

Education and experience helped define Cheryl Stallworth-Hooper’s destiny. So did a whole bunch of letters that came to her childhood home trimmed in red, white, and blue.

CAE celebrates 50 years of support for underrepresented students

November 9, 2016

The program guides first-generation students, low-income students and students of color through the UW–Madison experience.