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LaVar Charleston talks about UW’s diversity, equity and inclusion efforts with WPR’s Larry Meiller

Dr. LaVar J. Charleston spoke with WPR’s Larry Meiller about his job and efforts to promote equity and social justice on campus and the university’s scholarship and service programs designed to increase diversity and foster equity.

Thirteen Badgers recognized among Wisconsin’s Most Influential Black Leaders for 2022

Congratulations to the current and former UW–Madison students and employees who were recognized on Madison365’s annual list of Wisconsin’s Most Influential Black Leaders.

Repatriating the Ancestors: Anthropologists work with tribes to return remains of ancestors and sacred objects

Burial mounds created by Native people can be found throughout Wisconsin. Rolling softly along high points in the landscape and often shaded by ancient bur oak trees, intact burial mounds contain both ancestral remains and …