UW–Madison’s Multilingual COVID-19 Website Recognized by Voice of America

UW–Madison’s COVID-19 multilingual site was highlighted by Voice of America’s Tibetan news as a great example of how linguistic diversity and inclusion are recognized and honored by the university. Safety tips, questions about testing, updates on vaccine availability — all are important information that people need to have access to and understand, no matter what language they speak. Besides English and Tibetan, UW–Madison’s COVID-19 Response website also offers translations in Spanish, Hmong, Chinese and Nepali, thanks to Cultural Linguistic Services.

Todd Michelson-Ambelang part of $5 Million Mellon Foundation grant to advance anti-racist practices and pedagogy

Todd Michelson-Ambelang, Associate Lecturer and Bibliographer for Scandinavian Humanities, Classics, Jewish, and South Asian Studies, together with a team of interdisciplinary collaborators across UW–Madison, have been awarded $5 million by the Andrew W. Mellon Foundation …