Campus Climate Progress Report – Spring 2021

UW–Madison is committed to creating an inclusive environment that enables all students, faculty, and staff to thrive. Individuals and groups from across campus have embraced this challenge and devoted significant time and energy to moving the campus forward. These efforts build on the campus Diversity Framework and its implementation plan, R.E.E.L. Change. 

Claudia Guzmán named director of Multicultural Student Center

As an undergraduate at Wellesley College years ago, Claudia Guzmán says she felt like “a bit of an anomaly” — a first-generation college student from Wisconsin, educated in public schools, attending an elite East Coast private institution.  She struggled to find her place until joining a student organization for Latina students.  …

New $3 million endowment will enable UW Odyssey Project to continue to combat inequities

In the midst of a highly insecure time, the University of Wisconsin–Madison Odyssey Project secured $3 million in gifts, a base for the future of Odyssey and its transformational work in breaking the cycle of generational poverty …