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 […]

UWM History Department chosen for career diversity institutes

The University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee History Department has been selected to participate in the American Historical Association’s 2017-’18 Career Diversity for Historians Faculty Institutes. Participation in this Institute will make the history department eligible to apply for an award that will subsidize support for one doctoral student as a Career Diversity Graduate Fellow during 2018-2019 and 2019-2020. […]

SOIS receives grant to explore library privacy, info security

The Center for Information Policy Research at UWM’s School of Information Studies has been awarded a National Leadership Grants for Libraries award from the Institute of Museum and Library Services. The $90,000 grant will fund the project “Library Values & Privacy in our National Digital Strategies: Field guides, Convenings, and Conversations.” The center, directed by […]