UWM awards honorary degree to bicycling advocate Chris Kegel

Renowned bicycling advocate and business leader Chris Kegel received an honorary doctor of business degree Thursday night from Chancellor Mark Mone. Mone praised Kegel’s success in building Wheel & Sprocket into the largest bicycle retailer in Wisconsin, calling him “the ultimate entrepreneur.” “But that’s only part of why Chris is so remarkable,” Mone said. “He […]

UWM physicists land Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation grant

MILWAUKEE_Knowing exactly when an expectant mother conceived saves lives. And not just during pregnancy, but for many years after childbirth. This makes uncertainty in the time of conception a major risk factor in neonatal health. But mothers often don’t know when they conceived, and their best estimates can be weeks off. Researchers at the University […]

UWM dean elected Royal Institute of British Architects fellow

MILWAUKEE_Bob Greenstreet, dean of the School of Architecture & Urban Planning at the University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee, was named a 2017 fellow of the Royal Institute of British Architects (RIBA), the organization has announced. Greenstreet joins 29 other newly named fellows of RIBA, a leading European design organization that was founded in 1834 and that has […]

UW-Milwaukee to graduate more than 2,200 students Dec. 18

MILWAUKEE_The University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee will award more than 2,200 degrees at its 115th commencement on Sunday, Dec. 18, at the UW-Milwaukee Panther Arena, 400 W. Kilbourn Ave. The featured speaker will be Avi Shaked, founder and chief executive officer of Onward Technologies, a Chicago-based provider of corporate IT services and custom software development. Chris Kegel, […]

UWM hosts Wisconsin Science Festival in Milwaukee Oct. 21-23

MILWAUKEE_Dive into Lake Michigan without getting wet, learn the secrets of glow-in-the-dark microbes and see how Iron Age people made ale (and get a taste) when the University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee hosts the Wisconsin Science Festival in Milwaukee Oct. 21-23. The statewide festival is produced by the Wisconsin Alumni Research Foundation, UW-Madison and the Morgridge Institute for […]

UWM hosts Wisconsin Science Festival in Milwaukee Oct. 21-23

MILWAUKEE – Dive into Lake Michigan without getting wet, learn the secrets of glow-in-the-dark microbes and see how Iron Age people made ale (and get a taste) when the University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee hosts the Wisconsin Science Festival in Milwaukee Oct. 21-23. The statewide festival is produced by the Wisconsin Alumni Research Foundation, UW-Madison and the […]