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A Scholarship Inspired by Love

Fall 2019

The Mercile J. Lee Scholars Program reflects its namesake's humane approach.

The Rise of Women’s Studies

Summer 2019

Strength in numbers: a women-led UW faculty group meets in 1975 for the formation of what has become the Department of Gender and…

Photography vs. Segregation

Summer 2019

In 2002, Gillian Laub ’97 made what would be the first of many trips to Mount Vernon, Georgia, to photograph the lives of teenagers…

UW Women at 150

Summer 2019

Throughout the academic year, campus celebrated the 150th anniversary of women receiving UW degrees.

Dance, Dance Revolutionary

Summer 2019

Mary Hinkson ’46, MS’47 was born to dance, but as a black woman at the UW, she found Madison far from welcoming. Rather than give up, she became one of the nation’s leading performers.

Women Lead the Way

Summer 2019

Women have served as UW chancellor for 14 of the last 31 years — and counting.

A Pioneer’s Perseverance

Summer 2019

Born in war-torn Hong Kong to a prominent but absent father and his sixth concubine, UW physicist Sau Lan Wu has overcome stunning obstacles on her path to three major scientific discoveries.

Terry Gawlik: Doing Right by Title IX in Sports

Summer 2019

The success of the women’s volleyball team at the Wisconsin Field House is a highlight of Gawlik’s tenure as a top UW athletics…

For Transgender Patients, a Surgeon Who Understands

Summer 2019

As a nationally renowned sex reassignment surgeon, Marci Bowers ’80 — a transgender woman herself — is helping her patients find joy and belonging.

Room for Debate

Spring 2019

Sharing what’s on your mind — and welcoming the viewpoints of others on contentious issues — is a campus hallmark that could inform the wider world.

Aaron Bird Bear

Summer 2018

As assistant dean for Student Diversity Programs in the School of Education, Aaron Bird Bear MS’10 fills a lot of roles: recruiting and retaining…

A Civil Rights Pioneer

Fall 2019

The influence of Lloyd Barbee LLB’56, a civil rights leader and lawyer in the 1960s and ’70s, lives on through Justice for

Ladee Hubbard

Spring 2018

Paula Burch-Celentano

At home in New Orleans, Ladee Hubbard MFA’14 was booked. She had a full-time job as an adjunct lecturer…

Black Cultural Center

Fall 2017

A resource center for African American students has a new home on campus.