UW-Milwaukee to award more than 3,300 degrees May 20

MILWAUKEE _ The University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee will award more than 3,300 degrees at its 118th commencement on Sunday, May 20, at the UW-Milwaukee Panther Arena, 400 W. Kilbourn Ave. Degrees will be awarded at two ceremonies, one in the morning and one in the afternoon. Peter Feigin, president of the Milwaukee Bucks, will be the […]

UWM alum Mitch Whitmore 10th in 1,000-meter speedskating

UWM alumnus Mitch Whitmore finished 10th in the 1,000-meter long-track speedskating event Friday at the 2018 Winter Olympic Games in Pyeongchang, South Korea. That was a better showing than in his specialty, the 500-meter race, where he finished 15th earlier in the week. “Well, first and foremost, representing each person’s country, I think, is awesome,” […]

As Oscars near, likely nominee Willem Dafoe recalls his UWM roots

MILWAUKEE _ Willem Dafoe, the veteran actor receiving critical acclaim and award nominations for his role in “The Florida Project,” studied acting at the University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee more than 40 years ago. UWM recently unearthed several archived videotapes of some of his earliest performances. UWM has available digitized video clips and photos of Dafoe in […]