UW Communications: New UW institute to study evidence-based solutions to diversity-related challenges

Angela Byars-Winston speaking at Institute for Diversity Science Reception 2023
Dr. Angela-Byars Winston

February 16, 2023 By Chris Barncard

The University of Wisconsin–Madison has launched the Institute for Diversity Science as a hub for the many researchers on campus studying causes and consequences of discrimination and evaluating solutions that may help companies and cities grow — and grow more successful — as welcoming and inclusive communities.

Diversity science as a discipline seeks to identify the most effective ways to allow all people to strive and succeed. It spans fields, including everything from better policies and practices to improve hiring and retention in the workplace, to reducing educational achievement gaps and reducing the health disparities faced by rural and other underserved communities. Read more