A unique group of poets, musicians, and activists came together in the inaugural cohort of First Wave, the UW’s pioneering scholarship program.
The Mercile J. Lee Scholars Program reflects its namesake's humane approach.
Throughout the academic year, campus celebrated the 150th anniversary of women receiving UW degrees.
In 2002, Gillian Laub ’97 made what would be the first of many trips to Mount Vernon, Georgia, to photograph the lives of teenagers…
Women have served as UW chancellor for 14 of the last 31 years — and counting.
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.
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.
As a nationally renowned sex reassignment surgeon, Marci Bowers ’80 — a transgender woman herself — is helping her patients find joy and belonging.
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.
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 resource center for African American students has a new home on campus.