UW-Madison, in an effort to support diversity and inclusion on its campus, houses the Multicultural Learning Community in University Housing. The space is meant to facilitate community discussions about social justice, identities, and multiculturalism. However, University Housing moved to place house fellow Chuefang Yang on paid administrative last year. Yang allegedly told students to limit […]
On today’s episode, guest host Harry Hawkins talks to psychology professor Markus Brauer about what behavioral science can tell us about achieving diversity and inclusion. As the director of the Brauer Group Lab, Professor Brauer researches how people’s thought processes, perceptions of others, and behaviors are affected by being members of a social group. He […]
In the world of epic sci-fi adventures, any story would seem incomplete without artificial intelligence thrown into the mix. And as the field of robotics develops ever more rapidly, we’re getting closer and closer to bringing A.I. tech into the real world. Our smartphones already contain virtual assistants to manage our schedules: Alexa, Siri, Cortona […]
UW-Madison will officially open the Latinx Cultural Center and the Asian Pacific Islander Desi American (APIDA) Cultural Center in 2019 following remodeling plans this winter. These will become the university’s third and fourth cultural centers, after the Black Cultural Center and the American Indian Student and Cultural Center. They’ll be in the Red Gym on Langdon […]
As the new 2018 school year looms, Stu Levitan looks back on Madison’s efforts to make its teaching staff as racially diverse as its population, on this week’s Madison in the Sixties.
As the demographics of the U.S. change, many organizations are working to adjust their approach to workplace culture and equity for their employees. On today’s episode, host Harry Hawkins and guests Lindsey Johnson and Marie Stolzenburg of Nehemiah Community Development Corporation have an honest conversation about multiculturalism in the workplace and what it means to create an inclusive work […]