INSTITUTIONAL STATEMENT ON DIVERSITY
Diversity is a source of strength, creativity, and innovation for UW-Madison. We value the contributions of each person and respect the profound ways their identity, culture, background, experience, status, abilities, and opinion enrich the university community. We commit ourselves to the pursuit of excellence in teaching, research, outreach, and diversity as inextricably linked goals.
The University of Wisconsin-Madison fulfills its public mission by creating a welcoming and inclusive community for people from every background - people who as students, faculty, and staff serve Wisconsin and the world.
By Sam Million-Weaver One of the first people to apply computers in medicine was a University of Wisconsin computer engineering alumna who was born nearly a century ago in 1924. Thelma Estrin was an early pioneer …
Q & A: NPR’s Ayesha Rascoe on journalism, free time, and the day she won’t forget February 5, 2019 By Veronica Rueckert Ayesha Rascoe reports on the White House for NPR. She’ll be on campus at the …
By Doug Erickson An oral history published online today by the University of Wisconsin–Madison recounts the Black Student Strike of February 1969 through the memories of more than two dozen people who organized, participated in or witnessed it. …
- Black History Month art event February 15, 2019
- Recalling the 1969 Black Student Strike February 12, 2019
- Student-driven oral history project marks 50th anniversary of Black Student Strike on campus February 7, 2019