The freshman class is the most racially and ethnically diverse in the university’s history. There are 1,431 underrepresented students of color, up from 1,251 last year. These students comprise 16.6% of the freshman class, up …
Call for Nominations: Outstanding Women of Color Awards 2022-23
Submit a nomination by Sept. 13 to help us honor the amazing women of color in the UW–Madison community.
UW–Madison welcomes largest, most diverse incoming class in university’s history
The university enrolled 8,465 first-year students this year, of whom 1,251 are underrepresented students of color, up from 989 last year.
Campus climate progress report for fall 2021 released
The semiannual Campus Climate Progress Report tracks the University of Wisconsin–Madison’s efforts to create a more inclusive, equitable and just working and learning environment for everyone in the campus community.
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. …
Gabriel Stulman: I found family, community and support at UW–Madison
The friendships Gabriel Stulman (’03) found as a UW–Madison undergrad became a key ingredient in his future success as a NY restaurateur.
Diversity Inventory Program activity reporting period closes on Tuesday, June 30th
Submissions to the UW–Madison Diversity Inventory Program (DIP) for fiscal year 2019 are due on Tuesday, June 30, 2020.
Everett Mitchell: It’s up to us to support the ‘diamonds in the rough’
It took mentors, counselors, friends and family who believed in him and a supportive environment at UW–Madison to enable the Hon. Rev. Everett D. Mitchell (JD ’10) to unlock his potential and become the community leader he is today.
Gabe Javier to lead identity, inclusion efforts in Student Affairs
Gabe Javier has been named associate vice chancellor for student affairs in the area of identity and inclusion at the University of Wisconsin–Madison. His appointment took effect Dec. 1 and follows an internal search. Javier …
Alex Gee: ‘This place changed my life because of who it helped my mom become’
The Rev. Alex Gee, Ph.D., and his family together hold 13 degrees from the University of Wisconsin–Madison. It’s a legacy spanning three generations that began when his mother, Verline Gee, brought her young children to Madison to pursue a new life and new opportunities in the early 1970s.
Corporate Ladder Climber
When the clock hits midnight next December 31 and 2020 begins, Justin Cruz ’96 will start his third decade in a position of authority at American Family Insurance, marking one of the most impressive ascents …
Annual reception celebrates growing faculty of color
The University of Wisconsin-Madison annual fall Faculty of Color Reception this year welcomed more than 60 newly-hired faculty of color to the campus and recognized more than two dozen others who were promoted at assistant …
Photo Gallery: A connection with the community
September 16, 2019 / University News Service / Photos by Bryce Richter Community members met with UW–Madison program representatives — and even Bucky Badger — at the South Madison Community Partnership event held in Villager …
First Nations Artist Showcased and Teaching at Madison Museum of Contemporary Art
Jeffrey Gibson: Like a Hammer Madison Museum of Contemporary Art On Display through September 15 Admission is free Jeffrey Gibson: Like a Hammer showcases the artist’s highly acclaimed work. Gibson draws upon his Choctaw and Cherokee …
UW-Madison PEOPLE Program Opens Milwaukee Office
By L. Malik Anderson – Madison 365 Eighth graders throughout Milwaukee joined the University of Wisconsin-Madison Precollege Enrichment Opportunity Program for Learning Excellence (PEOPLE) alongside alumni for a ribbon cutting ceremony in celebration of the Milwaukee Office …
Program empowers communities to overpower diabetes
February 18, 2019 By Katie Gerhards Professor Eva Vivian, in the School of Pharmacy’s Pharmacy Practice Division, and fourth-year PharmD student Beatriz Jimenez Cadilla at a training for Peers Empowering Peers coaches at Cavalry Baptist Church in …
Latinx Cultural Center & APIDA Student Center Opening is Feb. 25
Wednesday Webinar Celebrates United Nation’s International Mother Language Day
In celebration of United Nation’s International Mother Language Day, the Administration for Native Americans’ Native Language Community Coordination (NLCC) Training and Technical Assistance Center is presenting a webinar on language immersion. Please register and join …
2019 James C. Wright Scholarship applications due April 12
2019 James C. Wright Scholarship Application Rev. James C. Wright was a native of Camden, South Carolina where he graduated from Mather Academy. His teachers at Mather were role models who “dared to make a …