UWM is working to earn federal status as a Hispanic-serving institution, where 25 percent of a university’s undergraduate students are Latino. Achieving that status would boost the university with additional resources and diversity, and make UWM better able to supply the nation’s workforce.
UWM is the only school from Wisconsin making this trip to the devastated island, offering students a chance to continue their education in Milwaukee, either briefly or until graduation. For two recruiters, natives of Puerto Rico, the trip carries special significance.
This year marks UWM’s first as lead organizer of the event after nearly 20 years of participation.
Many young adults in America do not have health insurance, which can put them at risk for medical debt and significant health problems. On Wednesday, Nov. 1, UW-Milwaukee is teaming up with the City of Milwaukee Health Department and the nonprofit Covering Wisconsin to inform uninsured UWM students and community members about their insurance options […]
The University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee is participating in an initiative next week that aims to harness the power of conversation.
When it comes to bike commuting, University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee faculty and staff have proved they can go the distance. UWM faculty and staff rode more than 69,000 miles to work from May to September 2017 and won the 2017 MKE Town-Gown Showdown. They rode against competing teams from Alverno, Froedtert Health, Marquette, Milwaukee Area Technical […]
Brought to the U.S. from Mexico at age 11, 2017 UWM grad Cinthia Téllez has persevered through setbacks and become a voice for undocumented students. Now, she faces new uncertainty with the potential end of the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals program.
The annual Campus Pride Index places UWM among the country’s top 25 LGBT-friendly colleges or universities.
The nonprofit environmental organization named UWM to its Top 50 Cool Schools 2017 list. Out of more than 225 participating colleges and universities in the U.S. and Canada, UWM is No. 45.
Representatives of America’s largest seed fund will be in Milwaukee Nov. 7-9 as the Clinical & Translational Science Institute of Southeast Wisconsin and the National Institutes of Health co-host “In the Heartland of BioHealth Innovation” at the Hilton Milwaukee City Center, 509 W. Wisconsin Ave. The event is the 19th annual conference of the National […]