Some 450 college students from across Wisconsin converged on the UW-Milwaukee campus for a student leadership conference, April 21-23. The American Multicultural Student Leadership Conference is an annual statewide conference that brings students together from varied socio-economic and cultural backgrounds to present research and attends workshops. “Milwaukee is an extremely diverse city and the campus […]
The annual Golda Meir Library Used Book Sale will be April 17-20. The sale will be stocked with more than 5,000 gently used books in both fiction and non-fiction. Prices of most items range from 25 cents to $3. “There’s always something interesting, something for everyone,” said Vince Ciatti, a library services assistant. Purchases must […]
The second annual UW-Milwaukee Alumni Association Appreciation Lunch added an awards ceremony this year. More than 150 alumi employees gathered March 30 in the Golda Meir Library Conference Center. UWM has more than 1,100 alumni employees. Patricia Borger, vice chancellor for Development and Alumni Relations, and Chancellor Mark Mone each addressed the crowd. Four awards […]
Several UWM faculty members recently received research funding through grants and a university-sponsored research initiative. Fifteen proposals were chosen for funding through the 2016-27 Research Grant Initiative that seeks to bolster scholarly work and innovation for the state at large: Derek Counts, professor of Art History; David Frick, professor of Chemistry and Biochemistry; Karyn Frick, […]
As the semester’s pace picks up, increased stress can have adverse effects on academic performance, but so can an eating disorder. An unhealthy obsession with food and body image may require counseling. That’s why UWM is providing free eating disorder screenings for students from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. April 12. Students can receive their […]
Tammy Imme dreamed of owning her own child care center, rather than managing ones owned by others. UWM’s Small Business Development Center gave her the practical skills she needed to launch and then expand her business.
Students and staff from UWM’s Roberto Hernández Center joined an independence day parade on Milwaukee’s south side.
Nearly 200 UWM students and local residents gathered at UWM to watch a rare eclipse with telescopes provided by the Manfred Olsen Planetarium.
Several UWM science and research buildings were featured for the first time in Doors Open Milwaukee , drawing nearly 1,000 visitors to campus in just two days.