University of Wisconsin-Madison Archives

AABN and University of Wisconsin-Madison launch new ‘Black Fathers Equal Partners’ research project

June 24, 2021

On Friday, June 18, 2021, The African American Breastfeeding Network, Inc. (AABN) and the University of Wisconsin- Madison School of Human Ecology and School of Social Work, announced a groundbreaking partnership at Big Daddy’s BBQ and Soul Food, 2730 N. Humboldt Blvd. “Black Fathers, Equal Partners in Advancing Maternal and Infant Health,” is a new… [Read More]

Dr. LaVar J. Charleston – Black Men in Educational Leadership

April 29, 2021

Dr. LaVar J. Charleston, Associate Dean for Diversity and Inclusion at the University of Wisconsin-Madison Dr. LaVar J. Charleston, Associate Dean for Diversity and Inclusion at the University of Wisconsin- Madison, has compiled an impressive resume for someone who only recently celebrated his 40th birthday. In February 2019, the Wisconsin Alumni Association presented Charleston with… [Read More]

Apply for PEOPLE program to prepare for UW–Madison

February 13, 2020

The University of Wisconsin–Madison’s Precollege Enrichment Opportunity Program for Learning Excellence, known as PEOPLE, is now accepting applications for fall 2020. MPS eighth grade students should apply to take part in this program through all four years of high school. Attend a session at Rufus King Middle School to learn more. The PEOPLE application is… [Read More]

Application opens Jan. 27 for UW-Madison PEOPLE College Prep/ Scholarship Program

January 30, 2020

The window for eighth grade students to apply for the University of Wisconsin–Madison’s Precollege Enrichment Opportunity Program for Learning Excellence, known as PEOPLE, a high school precollege preparation and scholarship program opens on Monday, January 27, 2020. Completed applications must be received or postmarked by Friday, March 6, 2020. The nationally known, highly competitive PEOPLE… [Read More]

UW Madison deadline for enrollment in PEOPLE Program March 12

March 8, 2018

The University of Wisconsin’s Precollege Enrichment Opportunity Program For Learning Excellence (PEOPLE) enrollment for 8th graders on up is approaching. The deadline for the 2018 summer program is Monday, March 12, 2018. Interested applicants can download forms or apply online at https://peopleprogram.wisc.edu/apply. What is PEOPLE? PEOPLE is a pre-college pipeline for students of color and… [Read More]

Professor speaks about ‘The War on the Poor’

April 11, 2013

By Raina J. Johnson Special to the Milwaukee Times “The War on the Poor” has been brewing in this county for years and now it seems as though, especially in Milwaukee – things are about to change. Cardinal Stritch University hosted author and Professor Joe Soss from the University of Minnesota Hubert H. Humphrey School… [Read More]