Four steps to prevent cervical cancer
Prevention staff at University Health Services (UHS) understand the challenges that face first-year students, and use online programming, in addition to other educational tools, to teach students how to respond to difficult situations, including high-risk drinking, sexual assault and dating violence, and mental health crises.
Supporting Native survivors of sexual violenceOn April 13 & 14, Amanda Watson of the Minnesota Women’s Sexual Assault Coalition presented campus workshops and met with Native students to examine both the prevalence of sexual violence against Native women as well as effective strategies to prevent violence before it happens. Her visit to campus was hosted […]
This semester, our campus has seen acts of hate and discrimination on the basis of race, religion, class, gender, and ethnicity. These incidents should not tolerated on our campus — UW-Madison should be an environment where everyone can feel like a safe and respected member of the campus community. We acknowledge the feelings students may […]
The statistics surrounding sexual assaults on college campuses are alarming. According to the National Sexual Violence Resource Center, 1 in 5 women and 1 in 16 men are sexually assaulted while in college. More than 90 percent of campus sexual assaults go unreported. Action needs to be taken to assuage fear, prevent future assaults, and instill […]
A new program at the University of Wisconsin-Madison aims to explore masculinity and the problems accompanied by simplified definitions of it.
For some student veterans, the transition from active duty to campus life can present challenges that are different from their peers.