2023 Outstanding Women of Color Honorees Announced

The 2023 Outstanding Women of Color honorees were announced on November 15, 2023.

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.

UW System honors two from UW–Madison with DEI achievement awards

The prestigious UW System awards recognized UW–Madison faculty members Carolina Sarmiento and Finn Enke for their longstanding service and commitment to promoting diversity, equity, inclusion and belonging on campus.

UW’s Carolee Dodge Francis co-authors study investigating impact of coping with COVID-19 on women of color in the U.S.

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 …

School of Human Ecology hosts inaugural Equity & Justice Summer Institute

The diverse areas of study within Human Ecology have long intersected in a shared focus on improving opportunities and experiences for youth and families, particularly those who are underrepresented and underserved in our communities. The …

Collaborative ‘Mapping Dejope’ project will create digital story map of our shared environment

Kasey Keeler, Assistant Professor of Civil Society & Community Studies and American Indian Studies, is leading an interdisciplinary community-engaged project, “Mapping Dejope: Indigenous Histories and Presence in Madison,” which will collect histories from UW and …