Nurses are usually among those tending to the wounded and injured. But this week a group of College of Nursing volunteers became the “victims” in a simulated disaster to help train emergency responders.
Chancellor Mark Mone talked about several challenges and positive developments during his spring plenary address Thursday at the Helene Zelazo Center for the Performing Arts.
As praise rolls in for a performance that would net him his third Academy Award nomination, veteran actor Willem Dafoe fondly recalls his time as a student at UWM. And an emeritus professor of theater who directed him in two plays here remembers his prodigious acting talent even then.
As a student at UWM, Avi Shaked benefited from a scholarship that enabled him to focus on his studies. That’s why he feels so strongly about giving back. Donations from him and his wife, Dr. Babs Waldman, have helped lift UWM’s engineering program.
Miela Fetaw has already begun building a strong career in journalism even before graduation. Her experience as an immigrant helps make her determined to tell the stories of refugees and other immigrants.
Throngs of black male middle and high school students filled the UWM Student Union Wednesday and Thursday for the fifth annual Summit on Black Male Youth. The event was expected to draw about 2,000 students.
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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
It’s a dream come true for Brandon M. Rockstroh. The UWM Peck School of the Arts alum has written and is directing an original pop musical at Green Bay’s Southwest High School, which is known for its musical theater.