Music’s inclusion in education and higher learning has a long history and spans across places, peoples, and time. One genre of music over the last few decades has seemed to capture mainstream attention and is …
Thirteen Badgers recognized among Wisconsin’s Most Influential Black Leaders for 2022
Congratulations to the current and former UW–Madison students and employees who were recognized on Madison365’s annual list of Wisconsin’s Most Influential Black Leaders.
‘I want to be someone my community looks up to’: UW senior Hezouwe Walada featured on Black Oxygen podcast
Hezouwe Walada talks about moving from experiencing homelessness when he first arrived in Madison to how Madison College and UW-Madison’s Odyssey program help him not give up his dreams of becoming a physician.
UW Odyssey Project celebrates 20 years of taking a whole family approach to empowering students
Eleven Badgers recognized among Wisconsin’s Most Influential Latino Leaders for 2022
Congratulations to the 11 members of the UW–Madison community who were recognized on Madison365’s annual list of Wisconsin’s Most Influential Latino Leaders.
14 Badgers recognized among ‘Most Influential Asian American Leaders’ in Wisconsin for 2022
Congratulations to the current and former UW–Madison students, faculty, and staff who received this well-deserved recognition.
Community remembers beloved leader Wayne Strong
Wayne Strong, criminal justice certificate instructor in the Law School’s Center for Law, Society and Justice, died June 20. A former police officer and community member of the Wisconsin State Journal editorial board, Strong “always …
Nonprofit founded by UW alumna to advocate for Black women’s wellness marks 10 years
UW–Madison alumna Lisa Peyton-Caire founded the organization 10 years ago when she saw to be a voice and a resource that advocates for and supports Black women and their health.
UW-affiliated women featured prominently in 2022 Women’s Leadership Summit
Panels of expert women leaders from across the state will discuss topics including food justice, health care, education, gun violence, the experiences of women of color in corporate leadership, and the impact of women business owners in Wisconsin.
15th annual Line Breaks Festival looks to provide ‘the true breadth of the human experience’
“The point of Line Breaks is to celebrate the culture of hip hop, to celebrate the young people in our programming and in our network and to create a platform for the stories and voices of some of the most marginalized communities in our country.”
UW’s South Madison Partnership creating a ‘trusted space for everyone in the community’
The program connects 22 community organizations and with campus partners across eight schools and colleges, five divisions and two institutes, in addition to the Division of Extension.
Ten Badgers recognized among Wisconsin’s ‘Most Influential Native American Leaders’
Ten members of the UW–Madison community were honored by Madison365 in its annual list of most influential Native American leaders for 2022.
Fourteen Badgers recognized in list of Wisconsin’s most influential Black leaders for 2021
Congratulations to the 14 current and former UW–Madison students, faculty and staff who received this well-deserved recognition.
Six Badgers recognized in list of Wisconsin’s most influential Latino leaders for 2021
Six UW–Madison alumni were recognized by Madison365 last week as being among the “Most Influential Latino Leaders” list for 2021.
Badgers well-represented in list of Wisconsin’s most influential Asian American leaders
Badgers made up 7 of the 34 leaders recognized in Madison365’s “Most Influential Asian American Leaders” list for 2021.
UW–Madison co-hosts annual queer and trans student conference at Monona Terrace Oct. 8-11
The 29th annual Midwest Bisexual Lesbian Gay Transgender Asexual College Conference (MBLGTACC) will be taking place this weekend in Madison, from October 8th-10th. The University of Wisconsin-Madison and Edgewood College are hosting the conference this …
Dreamers of Wisconsin advocates for undocumented students pursuing higher education
Dreamers of Wisconsin is committed to the long-term, comprehensive goal of undocumented justice with an emphasis on policy reform, student services, and abolition. The organization was founded in 2016 and then branched to support students throughout the state.
Coming full circle: Chris Walker takes reins as UW Arts director
While reflecting on where he began at UW, Chris Walker talked about how his journey has come full circle from his time leading the Office of Multicultural Arts Initiatives and First Wave scholarship program.
Badgers well-represented in list of Wisconsin’s ‘Most Influential Native American Leaders’
UW–Madison alumni made up nearly one-third of the leaders recognized in Madison365’s “Most Influential Native American Leaders” in Wisconsin list for 2021.