Meet Carolee Dodge Francis, the first Native woman to chair a department at UW–Madison

For the last 30 years, Carolee Dodge Francis has held influential roles in public health and health education in Native American communities and higher education. Now she is adding another first to her career as the first Native woman to chair a department on the UW–Madison campus.

UW System honors two from UW–Madison with DEI achievement awards

The prestigious UW System awards recognized UW–Madison faculty members Carolina Sarmiento and Finn Enke for their longstanding service and commitment to promoting diversity, equity, inclusion and belonging on campus.

Eleven Badgers recognized among Wisconsin’s Most Influential Latino Leaders for 2022

Congratulations to the 11 members of the UW–Madison community who were recognized on Madison365’s annual list of Wisconsin’s Most Influential Latino Leaders.

American Indian Studies marks 50th anniversary with history project, special event

In the 1970s, an intertribal group of about 20 Native students came together to grow their community at UW–Madison and call for the university to create an American Indian Studies department. 50 years later, we celebrate their successful advocacy.