University of Wisconsin–Madison
Alandis Phillips (left), Sellery Hall Residence Life Coordinator, speaks with house fellows at a University Housing training session on cross-cultural awareness, communication, counseling and leadership. (Photo by Bryce Richter / UW-Madison)

UW–Madison is committed to creating a community where every person feels welcome, valued, and able to succeed. This is an ongoing and collaborative effort with initiatives across campus. This site tracks progress and reports on the outcomes of these initiatives. Join the effort to make our campus more inclusive for the diverse members of our community.

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UF and UW-Madison scholars team up to diversify STEM

The University of Florida and the University of Wisconsin–Madison face off in the NCAA tournament Friday, but when it comes to recruiting, the two schools are on the same team. Jerlando F. L. Jackson, Vilas Distinguished Professor of Higher Education at UW–Madison, and Juan Gilbert, the Andrew Banks Family Preeminence …
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In Photos: Runways of the World Promotes Cultural Awareness Through Fashion

UW-Madison Multicultural Union Fashion Show models, Photoss by the Ella Guo

Fashion show featured traditional garb from 22 countries across the globe Though the weather was cold, the colorful costumes of Runways of the World at Union South Thursday night made the night warmer. Put on by Wisconsin Union Directorate’s Global Connection Committee, Runways of the World was a dazzling, colorful fashion …
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Our Wisconsin Now Hiring Staff & Faculty Facilitators

Developed through the Division of Student Life this past fall, the Our Wisconsin program is now hiring staff and faculty facilitators for Fall 2017. Staff and faculty facilitators will co-facilitate and serve as the administrative point person for registration and survey assessment at each workshop. Laura Klunder, program director …
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Dismantling racism for all means addressing discomfort for some, community activist says

Photo by HALEY WINCKLER/The Badger Herald

UW’s Activist-in-Residence, Jamala Jogers, discussed Race to Equity report, ways to alleviate racial disparities Reported by SARA EASA, The Badger Herald  With the hopes of educating the community on why dismantling racism is central to democracy, the University …
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Being a Trans Mathematician: A Q&A with Autumn Kent

In an interview with Scientific American, the UW-Madison faculty member discusses her career, her coming out experiences, and how being a trans woman intersects with her job.
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48th Annual On Wisconsin Spring Powwow is April 1-2


UW-Madison’s American Indian Student Organization Wunk Sheek will host the 48th On Wisconsin Annual Spring Powwow Saturday and Sunday, April 1-2, at the Alliant Energy Center Arena. The event is free and open to the public.
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Food sovereignty events explore indigenous cuisine

The first Food Sovereignty Symposium and Festival in Madison will be March 10 to 12. It focuses on indigenous communities and food sovereignty topics that impact how communities manage their food systems while celebrating indigenous, local and regional foods.
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