More than 3,300 UWM students began their adventures in the great big world after graduating Sunday, May 20, at the UW-Milwaukee Panther Arena. Every one of them has a story of hard work and perseverance, setbacks and success. Here are six.
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 […]
“Saturday Night Live” star Leslie Jones will be this year’s headliner for this year’s Comedy Bash on April 26, sponsored by UWM’s Campus Activities Board.
Videos of all of the “Short Talks, Big Ideas” presentations have been posted online, available in a playlist on UWM’s YouTube channel.
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,” […]
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 […]
UWM prof works to solve puzzle of ‘chemo brain.’
UWM, other UW campuses will offer two-year online degrees under reorganization.