First Wave scholar Jamie Dawson urges graduates to ‘recognize our limitless possibilities’

When the UW–Madison graduating senior class selected Jamie Dawson to deliver the student address at the 2018 Winter Commencement Ceremony, she promised to be very intentional with her platform. “This will not be a squandered …

2018 Annual Line Breaks Festival: Three Days of Performances

The annual Line Breaks Festival showcases the creative work of students in UW-Madison’s First Wave program, a multidisciplinary program that has hip-hop at its core and embraces elements of music, dance, theater, literature, and spoken-word performance.

11th Line Breaks Festival is April 11-16

Presented by the UW-Madison’s Division of Diversity, Equity & Achievement and produced by the Office of Multicultural Arts Initiatives (OMAI), Line Breaks Festival brings the top new aesthetics in contemporary performance art to the UW-Madison campus …