The Wisconsin Experience is for everyone.
UW–Madison wouldn’t be the world-class institution we love without the full range of cultural, social, and personal identities that our students, staff, and alumni bring. Celebrate the diversity that makes the UW such a vibrant place — and help us ensure that every Badger feels included and valued.
- Facilitating Cross-Cultural Groups and Global Teams, July 18 | 9 a.m.–3:45 p.m.
- OutReach Pride Magic Festival, August 18
- Madison Area Business Equality Summit, September 4 | 1–4:45 p.m.
- Multicultural Summer Picnic, August 3 | 5–9 p.m.
- Bud Billiken Parade, August 10 | 7 a.m.–2:30 p.m.
- Badger Pride Open House, August 17 | 2–6 p.m.
Read how we’re planning to better serve all alumni — and improve the student experience for current Badgers as well.
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News & Updates
For Uchenna Jones ’02, ’09, it’s all about family. As a labor and delivery nurse at St. Mary’s Hospital in Madison, she helps start new families. And as the organizer of both the Madison Gospel 5K and the W1N Crew walking group and the cofounder of the Sole Sistas Run Madtown running group, she helps […]Read More >
The Alliance for the American Dream has an audacious goal: increase the net income of 10,000 families by 10 percent within the next year. And UW–Madison’s Institute for Research on Poverty is in on making it happen.Read More >
Every year, hundreds of students of color benefit from programs through the Division of Diversity, Equity & Educational Achievement. Tashiana Lipscomb is just one shining example.Read More >
Longtime organizer April Kigeya brings her community-building skills to the soccer sidelines for Madison’s new professional team and its supporters.Read More >
Sarah Bruno celebrates a deep ethnic intersection with new course in hip-hop and reggaeton.Read More >
Native American Stuents Concerned They Might Lose Cultural Center to Parking Expansion — Even Though UW–Madison Says It’s Not ImminentRead More >
Dominique Ricks Is First-Ever Black Principal in Madison-Area School DistrictRead More >
Soha and Aubree Javaherian are changing the jewelry game by creating pieces with lab-grown diamonds.Read More >
UpRise Poetry Collective Takes on Intercollegiate Literary CompetitionRead More >
Nancy Wong has parlayed her interest in cross-cultural psychology into nationally recognized expertise in international marketing.Read More >