Update sessions on the implementation of the UW-Madison Diversity Framework

The campus and community are invited to attend upcoming information update sessions on the implementation of the UW-Madison’s Diversity Framework at various locations across campus and the Greater Madison area from April 13 through 21. Translation …

First Wave Scholar speaks to “Be the Change” theme at UW-Madison Chancellor’s Convocation

About 7,000 students were invited to the Sept. 1 Chancellor’s Convocation welcoming ceremony at the Kohl’s Center on the UW-Madison campus. The students got a lot of pitches along the way: shouts from sorority girls (“Interested …

Student launches site to chronicle ‘Black Voice’ at UW-Madison

More than 40 years after African-Americans at UW-Madison started printing their own campus newspaper to cover politics and activism on campus, a current student has started a blog she hopes will be a place where …

$10 Million Gift to Chancellor’s Scholars Program Announced

Anonymous donors have committed a $10 million matching gift to inspire others to support the Chancellor’s Scholarship Program (CSP), the UW Foundation announced today. The CSP was established in 1984 to increase educational opportunities for …

Legendary Bassist Retires from UW, Continues the Diversity Work that is Music to His Soul

UW-Madison School of Music faculty member and legendary bassist Richard Davis retired from the university last spring after 39 years. His impact on many music students here was profound. But his quiet and steady impact on Madison’s racial …

Hip Hop in the Heartland Training Institute is July 5-11

The 11th Annual Hip Hop in the Heartland Educator and Community Leader Training will be held on the University of Wisconsin-Madison campus July 5-11. Each summer, UW-Madison’s Office of Multicultural Arts Initiatives (OMAI) teams up …