What may have appeared to be equality was not an improvement for Black people, but an increasingly worse pandemic for white people.
UW’s Carolee Dodge Francis co-authors study investigating impact of coping with COVID-19 on women of color in the U.S.
This study—co-authored by Carolee Dodge Francis, Ecology of Human Well-Being Professor—was conducted to identify processes of coping with COVID-19 and determine their impact on emotional well-being for women of color in the United States. A …
UW Posse scholar turns TikTok trend into research opportunity
Gráinne McDonagh, a sophomore Posse scholar UW–Madison, recently presented her work on “Body Positivity Content on TikTok in Relation to the COVID-19 Pandemic.”
Diversity Forum keynote: Anti-Asian American hate another danger of pandemic
Stop AAPI Hate co-founder Dr. Russell Jeung gave the keynote at the hybrid UW–Madison Diversity Forum on Nov. 2, 2021.
UW alumna launches research project examining how COVID-19 affects Black students’ college choices
Tangela Blakely Reavis (MS’13, PhD’17) is a first-generation college graduate. She grew up attending public schools in New Haven, Connecticut. The city is home to Yale, one of the most prestigious, well-respected universities in the …
School of Pharmacy Partnership Aims to Increase Vaccine Access in Communities of Color
A new partnership between the School of Pharmacy, Fitchburg Family Pharmacy, and the Boys and Girls Club of Dane County is taking steps to increase COVID-19 vaccine access and awareness among BIPOC communities through a series of community-focused events.
UW professors rethink final exams, mark bittersweet end of year
To most fairly assess a semester that has been far from normal, professors at the University of Wisconsin-Madison are taking liberties with final exams and projects. Approaching the standard finals week, which runs from May …