Nicole Lesser was studying to be a teacher. But then life, including children and sickness, intervened. Now, a decade later, she’s back, with newfound determination, focus and appreciation.
With a full-time job and a family, Jordan Acevedo knew it wouldn’t be easy to go back to school to change careers. UWM’s online program made it possible.
UWM has joined high school and college teams from across the country that have responded to a plea for help for Houston residents affected by Hurricane Harvey.
ProPublica has selected Miela Fetaw, a senior in journalism and global studies, as one of five journalists for its 2017 Emerging Reporters Program. A total of 275 student journalists applied. ProPublica is an independent, nonprofit investigative reporting organization. It has won several Pulitzer Prizes, most recently in 2017 for public service and in 2016 for […]
Reuben Harpole Jr. and Nate Deans are generations apart, but they share a common passion — improving urban education and increasing the number of African-American male teachers in classrooms.
The Institute for Urban Education set to hold its fourth annual professional development conference at the UWM School of Continuing Education, 161 W. Wisconsin Ave., Thursday, Aug. 10. Keynote speaker is Tyrone Howard, professor in the Graduate School of Education and Information Studies at UCLA. Howard’s research examines culture, race, teaching and learning. He is […]
Ira Driscoll, UWM assistant professor of psychology, got a bit of a surprise after publishing her study suggesting a link between coffee and dementia — attention from around the globe.
Eligible undergraduates can apply for a single grant of up to $1,000 through the program for non-academic expenses.
More than $1.4 billion in building projects are underway in downtown Milwaukee, and graduates of UWM’s School of Architecture and Urban Planning are at the forefront of the boom.
UWM grad Stephanie Denzer spent a semester doing the often wrenching but vitally necessary work of helping young cancer patients and their families at the most difficult moments of their lives.