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What’s in a Name? Charles Van Hise and the history of eugenics at UW–Madison

The University Committee on Disability Access and Inclusion (CDAI) held a discussion with Kacie Lucchini Butcher, director of the Public History Project, to reckon with the history of eugenics support at UW–madison on Thursday, Nov. 3, at Union South.

How Community TIES program builds support networks for people with disabilities

Community TIES (Training, Intervention, and Evaluation Services) opened in 1986 as a branch of the Waisman Center with the mission to address the behavioral, psychological, and emotional needs of individuals with disabilities using therapeutic approaches that assure continued participation in supported society.

New Pan Asian Veterinary Medicine Scholarship aims to increase and support diversity in veterinary medicine

The $1,000 scholarhip recognizes one recipient annually who represents “strong interest and commitment to veterinary medicine,” he says. Preference is given to applicants who are members of the Association of Asian Veterinary Medical Professionals (AAVMP) of UW–Madison and demonstrate commitment to or interest in one or more Pan-Asian countries and cultures.

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.