René Steinke, who earned her doctorate in creative writing from UWM in 1993, is gaining increasing recognition for her literary work. She has been awarded a Guggenheim Fellowship in Fiction, and her second novel, “Holy Skirts,” was a finalist for a National Book Award.
Craig Wiroll, a UWM journalism graduate, recently completed an internship at the White House working on policy issues affecting rural residents.
Eloise Anderson, who did most of her work toward a master’s degree at UWM, has had a lifelong desire to help children. Now secretary of the Wisconsin Department of Children and Families, she hopes to cap her career by helping improve conditions in Milwaukee.
Why did so many areas in the upper Midwest flip from Democratic strongholds to Donald Trump supporters in the 2016 election? Why didn’t the cities turn out more strongly for Hillary Clinton? Thirty students from three University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee Journalism, Advertising and Media Services classes explored the issue by talking to people in counties up […]
Danielle Cloutier and Shelby LaBuhn, both doctoral students in the School of Freshwater Sciences, will soon head to Washington, D.C., to see how the research they do translates into law.
UWM’s team didn’t make it to the final rounds of the Kapco Charitable Challenge, but two team members are finding a way to use the donated money to make a difference.
Jeff and Martha Carrigan, both UWM alumni, run the Big Shoes Network, a thriving job board and resource directory for the those in communications and marketing.
Jason Lopez felt trapped in a dead-end job in retail sales. When his wife died and left him a single parent, he knew he needed to act.
Stephanie Sikinger doesn’t use traditional tactics to fight crime. Her preferred tools are a computer and a mountain of data.
Two students in UWM’s music composition program attended top summer programs — one of them in Paris, France — in combining music and technology into new art forms.