“The goal now is to maintain and enhance the one minority-controlled financial institution in the state of Wisconsin,” Allen told UMOJA Magazine.
Arguably, nothing has had a more positive impact on women in collegiate sports than the passage of Title IX, and 2022 marks the 50th anniversary of the landmark legislation.
Panels of expert women leaders from across the state will discuss topics including food justice, health care, education, gun violence, the experiences of women of color in corporate leadership, and the impact of women business owners in Wisconsin.
First Wave helped Dequadray White (’20) not only to earn a degree from UW–Madison but also to find his voice, figuratively and literally.
“We’re providing an opportunity for students to build community, get that sense of belonging, and see themselves in the business world.”
Linda Thomas-Greenfield, U.S. ambassador to the United Nations, spoke with a select group of students from the political science and African studies programs, as well as the King-Morgridge Scholars. About 130 people attended the Commencement …
An active and passionate researcher and practitioner who earned his doctoral and master’s degrees from UW–Madison, Dr. Leon’s work has been influential in effectively guiding institutions toward creating equitable and inclusive working and learning environments.
A thought leader in the field of high-impact practices and higher education leadership, Dr. Chan specializes in asset-based approaches, research-informed design, and using community engagement to refine equity-minded academic programs and improve organizational excellence.
At just 35, Cavalier Johnson is also Milwaukee’s first Millennial mayor, his triumph confirming his swift six-year rise from Common Council freshman to the seat of power in Wisconsin’s largest city.
The UW–Madison community showed up big in support of students from historically marginalized and underrepresented backgrounds and identities on the Day of the Badger.
“The point of Line Breaks is to celebrate the culture of hip hop, to celebrate the young people in our programming and in our network and to create a platform for the stories and voices of some of the most marginalized communities in our country.”
Ten members of the UW–Madison community were honored by Madison365 in its annual list of most influential Native American leaders for 2022.
The annual celebration is a multi-day showcase bridging campus, local, and national leaders in hip-hop, spoken word, and the urban arts.
An new exhibition at Memorial Union features a collection of artworks created by Indigenous UW–Madison alumni, students, and faculty from the School of Education’s Art Department. Titled “Madison Alumni: A Legacy of Indigenous Perspectives” and …
As part of their celebration of Black History Month, the University of Wisconsin men’s and women’s basketball teams will wear shirts designed by the late UW alum Virgil Abloh, the fashion designer behind the Off-White brand.
Dawkins is a poet, performer, and educator who earned her bachelor’s degree in 2018 as part of the 7th cohort of First Wave scholars. As the Taft’s 35th artist in residence, she will lead public programs, teach workshops, and visit schools in the Cincinnati area from April 10–23.
Lloyd Barbee ’56 was just a few years out of law school and the president of the local NAACP branch when he and two friends hatched a plan to use hidden cameras to document and …
Congratulations to the 14 current and former UW–Madison students, faculty and staff who received this well-deserved recognition.
A native of Dayton, Ohio, Wagner came to UW–Madison for graduate school in 1965, earning a master’s degree in American History the following year and a Ph.D in American History in 1971. He worked for the state in various budget, policy and management positions for 33 years.