Alum wins Malkiel young faculty leaders award

UWM alum Ashley Glassburn Falzetti (MA, philosophy, 2006), has been named a 2017 Nancy Weiss Malkiel Scholar by the  Woodrow Wilson National Fellowship Foundation. Falzetti, an assistant professor of women’s and gender studies at Eastern Michigan University, was one of 10 young faculty leaders named by the foundation. Falzetti will receive a 12-month award of […]

Callanan receives Hunt literary prize

Liam Callanan, associate professor of English at the University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee, has been named the 2017 recipient of The George W. Hunt, S.J., Prize for Excellence in Journalism, Arts & Letters. The 2017 Hunt Prize, which seeks to recognize the finest literary work of Roman Catholic intelligence and imagination, is awarded this year in the category […]

UWM-partnered program to boost minority development adds 20 grads

Since 2005, Associates in Commercial Real Estate, or ACRE, has been working to expand minority representation in the commercial real estate fields of development, property management, and construction management. This June, the program added 20 participants to its growing cadre of alumni. Carolyn Esswein, director of Community Design Solutions and an urban studies professor of […]

Journalism students win national SPJ reporting award

Four UWM student journalists have won a 2016 National Mark of Excellence reporting award from the Society of Professional Journalists for their extensive coverage of the University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee Athletic Department. The work of student journalists Tisia Muzinga, Paul Willems, Miela Fetaw, and Kristopher Schimmel was chosen the best online sports journalism in the country by SPJ. The student journalists reported […]

Litwack named dean of the UWM College of Nursing

Kim Litwack has been named dean of the College of Nursing at the University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee, effective June 1. A professor of nursing, Litwack joined UWM in 2004. She has been serving as the interim dean of the college since July 2016, and has served as associate dean for academic affairs. Prior to coming to […]