Faculty and staff members at UW–Madison now have a new online resource to help address instances of hostile and intimidating behavior on campus. The initiative is part of the university’s commitment to creating and maintaining an environment in which each individual’s contributions are valued and all members of the community are treated with respect.
Meet Warren Scherer, the new assistant dean/director of the LGBT Campus Center.The new assistant dean/director of the LGBT Campus Center is “thrilled” to join UW-Madison and work with LGBT students to connect their passion with their purpose.
I could not have known that my vision of faculty life would become anachronistic by the time I was out of graduate school.
Over twenty University of Wisconsin-Madison faculty, staff, and students traveled to Salt Lake City, Utah to participate in the 2017, Society for Advancement of Chicanos and Native Americans in Science (SACNAS) Conference. SACNAS is an inclusive organization dedicated to fostering the success of Chicano/Hispanic and Native American scientists – from college students to professionals- in attaining advanced degrees, careers, and positions of leadership in STEM. This year’s conference hosted over 4,000 undergraduates, graduate students, and professionals in the Salt Palace Convention Center. This three-day event, displayed cutting-edge science and arranged professional development, training, and mentoring opportunities for students and scientists at all levels.
Shaun R. Harper has been at the center of the racial debate of the past year. In his new book, “Race Matters in College,” was published in June from Johns Hopkins University Press, he provides a pathway for campuses struggling with these very issues.