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UW-Madison is once again the top producer of Peace Corps volunteers in the country, ranking first among large universities in the number of volunteers worldwide for the second consecutive year, according to a university release Wednesday.Since the founding of the Peace Corps in 1961, 3,279 volunteers from UW-Madison have served communities around the world — the second largest number of people from a single institution. This is the fourth year that UW-Madison has ranked in the top five universities and colleges, and there are currently 85 Badgers volunteering worldwide.
Emmy-winning journalist and co-anchor of ABC’s “20/20” David Muir will be the keynote speaker at UW-Madison’s spring commencement ceremony, the university announced Wednesday.
Walking up the cement path of Bascom Hill, students may not know they are stepping over remnants of Native American life.
With so few Native American students on campus, forming connections with other Native students is key for living on a majority white campus. But imagine if being a part of that community is contingent on whether or not student leaders are able to find you.
Nearly half of all undergraduate Native American women on the UW-Madison campus have experienced sexual assault, according to a 2015 campus survey on the issue.
The Menominee River winds southeast from Iron Mountain, MI, through densely forested ridgeland all the way to Marinette, where it empties into Lake Michigan’s Green Bay.
For years, Native culture was suppressed by the U.S. government through religious bans and efforts to assimilate Natives by “breaking their strand” of language.Now, however, this increased student interest will keep these languages alive, according to Greendeer.
Eradicating erasure: Native American students advocate for recognition, respect of culture in classroom
Upon entering a classroom in November and throughout the school year, many indigenous-identifying students feel as though their identities are disregarded in the academic setting.
Only 10 of the people UW-Madison sophomore Demko Montgomery-Elm graduated middle school with now attend post-secondary schooling. The decision to quit schooling is not uncommon for many students in districts near tribal communities of northern Wisconsin similar to the one she attended in Minocqua, Wis.
Of the 25 sororities at UW-Madison, one sorority in particular stands out from other Greek life organizations on campus.Alpha Pi Omega is only Native American sorority at UW-Madison, and it has just two active members on campus.
To win the game, one has to play their cards right. But students won’t be able to with College Cards, a UW-focused version of the game Cards Against Humanity, after the company illegally used the university’s trademark.
Faisal Abdu’Allah, a UW-Madison associate professor of art and Creative Arts Community faculty director, spoke Tuesday night about the representation of transformation, identity and racial issues in his artwork.Abdu’Allah showed the audience at Gordon Commons pictures of his artwork, which have been exhibited in galleries around the world, including the Chazen Museum on campus.
If passed, the first year involvement committee legislation would ensure that a freshman voice is on Student Council.
College Cards will no longer be available for purchase next week.
In the wake of the school shooting that killed 17 high school students in Parkland, FL, safety is one again a main concern at schools across the country.Less than a week after the deadly shooting, UW-Madison students, faculty and law enforcement are evaluating their own preparedness should a similar event strike their own campus.
After Student Services Finance Committee Reps. Sophia Alzaidi and Jordan Madden presented a proposal that looks to provide oral emergency contraception to survivors of sexual assault last week, the body voted to create a subcommittee Monday night.
The UW-Madison chapter of Theta Chi has been suspended from all university activities until Oct. 21, 2018 after a series of conduct violations by the fraternity, a university report revealed Monday.The suspension comes after a student-led Committee on Student Organizations found the chapter violated the code of conduct on three separate occasions in November 2017.
These days, employers are looking for real-world experience in its hirees — and that’s exactly what UW-Madison aims to provide its students.
UW-Madison SSFC representatives consider contraception changes, but Big Ten schools have mixed policies
While UW-Madison student finance committee representatives deliberate over a recommendation to offer new types of free emergency contraceptives to survivors of sexual assault, other Big Ten universities are varied in their policies concerning the matter.