UW System honors two from UW–Madison with DEI achievement awards

The prestigious UW System awards recognized UW–Madison faculty members Carolina Sarmiento and Finn Enke for their longstanding service and commitment to promoting diversity, equity, inclusion and belonging on campus.

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 …