Celebrating the diverse UW experience

Badger Vibes

We heard you. Following a series of listening sessions, we at the Wisconsin Foundation and Alumni Association have developed a strategic plan to build an inclusive, intentional, and sustainable engagement experience for alumni of color. As part of this plan — and to better feature the voices of our alumni of color — we’ve created Badger Vibes, a monthly e-newsletter. We invite you to explore our content below.

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The Art of Gumbo Diplomacy

Ambassador Linda Thomas-Greenfield’s “adversity muscles” have carried her from Louisiana to Wisconsin, across the globe, and into the president’s cabinet.

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A page from the 1963­–64 yearbook shows the Kappa Alpha Psi Fraternity. The student in the front row, furthest left, is Badger hall-of-famer Lou Holland Sr. ’65. Photo courtesy of UW Archives

Divine Nine at the UW

Few connections are stronger than those formed through fraternities and sororities. And since 1946, Black students at UW–Madison have found and nurtured those connections through the National Pan-Hellenic Council (NPHC).

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The UW has a long history of protest movements, especially around causes for students who experience prejudice.

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Crystal Stonewall ’19, JDx’21

Agent of Change

Wisconsin Law Review’s newest member initially wanted to be a teacher, but she found a new way to fight for justice.

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