At the far reaches of the Earth, UWM geologists are exploring the forests that once covered what is now Antarctica some 260 million years ago. They’re hoping to find clues to explain the mass extinction that snuffed out 90 percent of the world’s species.
Students and others were lined up to take advantage of the convenience of buying fresh and healthy food from the Fresh Picks Mobile Market, which made a stop on campus Thursday, Nov. 9. The Mobile Market is a partnership among Pick ‘n Save, Hunger Task Force and Milwaukee County. It sells fresh foods, such as […]
Two National Book Award finalists visited UWM in the span of one week to talk with faculty, staff and students. UWM hosted a talk on Sept. 28 with Min Jin Lee, whose novel “Pachinko” is a finalist for the National Book Award for Fiction. Students, faculty and staff were able to ask her questions about […]
The UWM community will participate in Make a Difference Day on Saturday, Nov. 11. From 8 a.m. to noon, volunteers will help with citywide neighborhood cleanups and will assist older residents in preparing their homes for winter.
Seven films directed by UWM alumni won awards at the 2017 Milwaukee Film Festival. In total, alumni won $25,000 and additionally received over $50,000 in production services.
UWM won the sixth annual Lakefront Marathon University Challenge for the fourth time in six years.
UWM will offer behind the scenes tours and activities Sunday, Sept. 24, as part of the seventh-annual Doors Open Milwaukee. Events and tours will be held on campus from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m.
In a new effort called Panther Assist, the university will provide one-time financial grants, a food pantry, clothing and other assistance to help students in dire financial straits.
The rapper Kyle will headline Pantherfest 2017 on Friday, Sept. 8, at the American Family Insurance Amphitheater on the Summerfest grounds. Kiiara and MisterWives will open, starting at 7 p.m.
UWM’s School of Freshwater Sciences is launching a project to sequence and analyze the DNA of important Lake Michigan species, providing data that scientists and others can use to better preserve and protect precious natural resources.