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 first Native American woman to graduate from the UW’s journalism school is now a well-known photojournalist and award-winning reporter.Read More >
Michelle Kennedy and Lex Curtis are bringing film to Chicago’s South Side.Read More >
One of the best bassists in the world was convinced to come to teach at the UW in 1977, and never left.Read More >
Ever since his days as a high schooler in Racine, Wisconsin, Tito Diaz has worked to connect multicultural students with academic success.Read More >
Four alumni and three current staff were recently recognized among Madison365’s Most Influential Black Leaders in WisconsinRead More >
Daniel Zhu ’04 studied Chinese and international relations at the UW, but by joining a campus breakdancing club, he discovered a passion for movement and art — which has now become his career.Read More >
Tricia Zunker is a mom, attorney, judge, politician, and now candidate for Congress — and does it all 110 percentRead More >
Once a political refugee, Samantha Baruah has leveraged two terms on the Iowa City Community School District school board into a career at the UW’s new Teacher Education Center.Read More >
Lee Kemp is the greatest wrestler in Wisconsin history and one of America’s most decorated. But he almost wasn’t a wrestler at all.Read More >
It’s been more than 10 years since the UW initiated its pioneering hip-hop scholarship program. How did it influence its first students, and where are they today?Via On Wisconsin Magazine