This study—co-authored by Carolee Dodge Francis, Ecology of Human Well-Being Professor—was conducted to identify processes of coping with COVID-19 and determine their impact on emotional well-being for women of color in the United States. A …
UW–Madison researchers are partnering with Hmong American faculty and undergraduates across the state to study and find solutions for the underrepresentation in STEM classes and the STEM workforce of Hmong Americans
Eleven Badgers enrolled in UW–Madison’s McNair Scholars Program presented their research at a national conference of McNair programs in Los Angeles this summer.
A new study from the University of Wisconsin–Madison shows why letting stereotypes inform our judgments of unfamiliar people can be such a hard habit to break.
Gráinne McDonagh, a sophomore Posse scholar UW–Madison, recently presented her work on “Body Positivity Content on TikTok in Relation to the COVID-19 Pandemic.”
“My research is [focused on] how to improve access, how to make sure that communities benefit from the research, and how to make life a little easier, at least on the healthcare side,” says Dr. …
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Black patients with pancreatic cancer have lower survival rates than white patients, and a new study suggests why: They are much less likely to receive life-extending treatments.
Professor Morton Ann Gernsbacher found that “special needs” is an ineffective euphemism which seems to be morphing into a dysphemism – a term whose connotations are more negative than the ones it attempts to replace.
UW–Madison’s Brian Burt is the lead author of a new paper published in the Teachers College Record that examines Black male graduate students’ advising experiences in engineering — with the researchers theorizing that more caring relationships could assist students in earning their degree.
In collaboration with two co-investigators from the School of Pharmacy — Professor Paul Hutson and Associate Professor Olayinka Shiyanbola — Wenthur is leading a new two-year study, funded by a grant from the Wisconsin Alumni …
The Howard Hughes Medical Institute Gilliam Fellowships have a mission to support underrepresented PhD students to pursue scientific research and to foster more inclusive academic environments at institutions.