UWM receives $5 million grant to strengthen culturally responsive teaching

MILWAUKEE _ The University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee School of Education has received a $5 million grant from the Department of Education to strengthen culturally responsive teaching. The three-year grant, in partnership with the Milwaukee Public Schools, is from the U.S. Department of Education’s Supporting Effective Educator Development program. One area of the grant’s focus will be […]

UWM students vote against fee increase in referendum on union renovation

MILWAUKEE _ Students at the University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee have voted against pursuing an increase in student fees to renovate the UWM Student Union. The vote was 6,570 in favor, 8,856 opposed and 3,034 abstaining. The proposed renovation would have added up to $124 per semester to student fees. “While we may have preferred a vote […]

2,000 students expected to attend black male youth summit

MILWAUKEE _ Approximately 2,000 middle and high school students will arrive on the University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee campus Wednesday, Dec. 13, and Thursday, Dec. 14, for the fifth annual Summit on Black Male Youth. This year’s summit, titled “Black Boys Thriving: Re-imagining the Narrative,” will run from 9 a.m. to 1:15 p.m. each day in the […]