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 […]
Ed Holmes is the Director of Diversity and Inclusion at the Overture Center, where he works to connect and serve Madison’s diverse communities. Photo courtesy Overture Center.
In tonight’s episode of the Perpetual Notion Machine, newcomer Kai Brito tackles his second venture into producing and reporting on science. So, he wanted to learn about the level of diversity in the scientific fields. A report by the NSF showed that it’s pretty dismal. Has UW-Madison, and lower public education, helped encourage and train […]