Tag Diversity

Blank comments to Nov. 7 faculty senate

November 7, 2016

Chancellor Rebecca Blank shared the following statement to the Nov. 7 meeting of the UW–Madison Faculty Senate: “I am personally very sorry for the hurt…

Summit seeks to recruit more American Indian nurses

November 3, 2016

The University of Wisconsin–Madison School of Nursing is hosting a one-day Native Nations Nursing Summit on Nov. 4 as part of an ongoing effort to increase the number of nurses from American Indian communities.

Video chronicles UW–Madison students’ journey to Washington

November 2, 2016

UW-Madison students recently traveled to Washington D.C. for the grand opening of the Smithsonian's National Museum of African-American History & Culture. View their story.

Students, professor honored for scholarship, community service

October 31, 2016

Two UW–Madison seniors and a professor have been recognized by the Alliant Energy Foundation and the University of Wisconsin System for their outstanding achievements.

Campus prepares pumpkins, costumes for Halloween

October 28, 2016

The campus community is finding many creative ways to celebrate Halloween – carving pumpkins on a crisp October night, wandering the oh-so-spooky hallways of Humanities, hobnobbing with history's greatest artists.

Immigration attorney, podcaster Rabia Chaudry to keynote UW–Madison Diversity Forum

October 26, 2016

The 2016 annual UW–Madison Diversity Forum will be Tuesday, Nov. 1 in Union South’s Varsity Hall.

A bold climb that changed the world

October 12, 2016

Students in the Chadbourne Residential College (CRC) and the Multicultural Learning Community (MLC) participate in a social justice workshop hosted by social activist Bree Newsome on Oct. 12, 2016. Newsome asked the students to think about a time that they felt powerful and provide them with insights and a history of social justice.

Meet the Class of 2020

September 30, 2016

This fall, the University of Wisconsin–Madison welcomed 6,430 newly enrolled freshman, up from 6,270 last year. Of those students, 3,671 come from Wisconsin, up from 3,617 last year.

Monks’ art offers a break from hectic campus pace

September 28, 2016

To broaden cultural awareness on campus, the Wisconsin Union Directorate invited monks from Drepung Loseling Monastery to their annual World Music Festival to share their art.

Students share impassioned messages at ‘Dear World’ event

September 21, 2016

Numerous UW–Madison students shared the messages that are important to them through a unique means at "Dear World" event on Sept. 20 at Gordon Dining and Event Center. They painted the messages on their bodies, and then portraits were taken of them displaying them.

UW-Madison wins two first-ever ‘NSF INCLUDES’ awards

September 13, 2016

Two projects of the Wisconsin Center for Education Research within UW–Madison’s School of Education are among those selected to receive first-ever National Science Foundation INCLUDES funding. The projects hope to develop bold new approaches for diversifying the science and engineering workforce of the United States.

UW-Madison’s PEOPLE program attracts record number of diverse students to campus

July 27, 2016

The 92 students, along with 170 high school scholars completing the pre-college preparation program, will be honored for their accomplishments at a banquet at noon on Friday, July 29, at the Madison Marriott West in Middleton.

Pre-law scholars program highlights opportunities in law

July 14, 2016

A new program helps promising students from groups historically underrepresented in the legal profession or from socio-economically disadvantaged backgrounds.

Leadership institute aims to help researchers target health disparities

June 10, 2016

The week-long “research boot camp” is for investigators, particularly from underrepresented communities, doing research on health disparities and health equity.