Meet Carolee Dodge Francis, the first Native woman to chair a department at UW–Madison

For the last 30 years, Carolee Dodge Francis has held influential roles in public health and health education in Native American communities and higher education. Now she is adding another first to her career as the first Native woman to chair a department on the UW–Madison campus.

An Evening with Lyla June: The Power of Indigenous Knowledge in an Age of Neocolonialism

Join the Wisconsin Union Directorate Distinguished Lecture Series committee alongside Lyla June, an internationally recognized poet, human ecologist, musician and community organizer.

American Indian Studies marks 50th anniversary with history project, special event

In the 1970s, an intertribal group of about 20 Native students came together to grow their community at UW–Madison and call for the university to create an American Indian Studies department. 50 years later, we celebrate their successful advocacy.

Indigenous trauma & resilience researcher to keynote SMPH Diversity Summit 2022

Donald Warne, an expert in Indigenous health and the impact of unresolved trauma on American Indian health disparities, will deliver the keynote address at the School of Medicine and Public Health’s 2022 Diversity Summit on Sept. 29.

UW–Madison professor appointed to commission addressing violent crime against Indigenous Americans

Grace Bulltail, a professor in the University of Wisconsin–Madison’s Nelson Institute for Environmental Studies, is among those appointed to serve on a commission focusing on addressing violent crime within Indian lands and against American Indians and Alaska Natives.

‘Indigenous Perspectives’ exhibition features art by UW alumni, students, faculty

An new exhibition at Memorial Union features a collection of artworks created by Indigenous UW–Madison alumni, students, and faculty from the School of Education’s Art Department. Titled “Madison Alumni: A Legacy of Indigenous Perspectives” and …

First annual Indigenous Student and Professional Community career event coming March 5

Registration is open for the first annual UW–Madison Indigenous Student & Professional Community Spring 2022 Career Event. Hosted by Academic Coaching and Tutoring Services (ACTS), this event is intended to promote community, mentorship and professional …

Coming Together of Peoples Conference 2022 to examine Tribal Supreme Court Project

The Indigenous Law Student Association will host the 36th annual Coming Together of Peoples Conference from March 3–5 exploring the theme “Past, Present, and Future: The 20 Years of the Tribal Supreme Court Project.” The …