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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David Greendeer of the Ho-Chunk Nation takes seriously his commitment to the community, the land, and all that came before.Read More >
Sagashus Levingston MA’09 and PhD’19 founder of Infamous Mothers LLC, left behind the suffocating ideals about how life should go and claimed her right to an extraordinary life.Read More >
The McNair Scholars Program prepares undergrads for the rigors of academiaRead More >
Alnisa Allgood didn’t have a place to live when she landed in Madison 28 years ago but has since created a home for the UW’s LGBTQ+ students.Read More >
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After starting in private practice, Nia Trammell has spent more than a decade in government service — as a judge, as a volunteer, and as a cabinet deputy secretary, and maybe one day as an elected official.
Kashoua Kristy Yang’s 2017 election to the Milwaukee County Circuit Court made historic headlines: she’s the nation’s first Hmong American judge elected without appointment and the first Hmong American female judge.Read More >
Library-science grad Harvey Long documents the black experience at the UW.Read More >
Bhavana Jain leans on Indian culture to guide career change.Read More >
Student magazine highlights street styleRead More >
Glass artist Helen Lee explores the evolution and transformation of languageRead More >