UHS Survivor Services can help you reclaim power and control after an act of sexual violence.
Archives for April 2015
On Monday, April 13, UW-Madison students received a confidential survey asking about the campus climate of sexual assault and sexual misconduct. The results will guide policies to encourage a healthy, safe, and nondiscriminatory environment at the University of Wisconsin-Madison, and we want to hear from each and every student. Jeanette Kowalik, the Director of Prevention […]
It’s that time of the semester again. Are you in finals mode? 3 weeks before: Mentally prepare. Make a schedule. Set some goals Get organized. Especially if you’ve fallen behind, now’s a good time to reevaluate and get back on track. Do you have your exam dates written down? What does your finals schedule look […]
Bystander Intervention is the idea that we all have a role to play in the prevention of violence in our community. A bystander is someone who witnesses a dangerous or harmful event and has the ability to help. Through training and practice, students can become empowered to interrupt and challenge harmful behaviors and attitudes that […]
The statistics are all too familiar: One in five women and one in 16 men will be sexually assaulted before they graduate. Even if you do not experience sexual or relationship violence during your time at UW-Madison, it is likely that you will have a friend, classmate, or roommate who does. The support a survivor […]