Pay it forward: Alumna Alex Hanna creates scholarship to support sociology students supporting LGBTQ+ community

Alex Hanna made it through. But she knows it wasn’t a sure thing. Hanna, who graduated with a PhD from the Department of Sociology in 2016, came out as a transgender woman while she was …

STEM Runway program helps L&S students from underrepresented groups find their science path and thrive

The program in the College of Letters & Science is a nascent network of research and career-based opportunities designed to encourage first and second-year students in tradition­ally underrepresented groups to pursue majors in science, technology, engineering and mathematics.

Summer Collegiate Experience sets up first-gen and underrepresented students for success

UW-Madison can seem intimidating for many students who are the first in their families to attend college or who identify as members of historically underrepresented groups. The L&S Summer Collegiate Experience (SCE) prepares these new …