A UWM history alum is helping people find out if their ancestors may have been involved in some of history’s biggest events, the ones we read about in history books. He writes for Ancestry.com.
From the New Zealand wahaika to the Aztec macuahuitl, weapons have been part of human culture across the globe and throughout history. An exhibit at the Milwaukee Public Museum explores that, and UWM students and alums were integral in creating it.
Kelly Kamrath began working at the Milwaukee County Zoo as an intern before graduating from UWM in 1996 with a degree in biology. Two decades later, she’s still working with the seals and sea lions to educate and inform.
When Juan Orjuela talks about his patients, he describes them like they’re real people. And to him, they are. “I think the bond with animals is so unbreakable, unlike any other,” he said.
Everyone knows about Pompeii and its fate at the hand of Mount Vesuvius. But recent UWM grad Taylor Layton is helping uncover an equally remarkable site also buried by the eruption.
UWM physics students got the chance to combine science with an adventure when they ventured to the Australian Outback recently. They helped build a radio telescope array that’s part of an international hunt for pulsars.
Great glacial forces shaped Lake Michigan and the Milwaukee area thousands of years ago. UWM researcher Mark Borucki is drilling into the bluffs along the lake to figure out just what happened and how.
UWM Africology professor Erin Winkler helped train staff to teach about race and racism at the Smithsonian’s newest institution, the National Museum of African American History and Culture.
The College of Letters & Science is debuting three new accelerated programs this fall that will allow students to earn both a bachelor’s and master’s degree in just five years. The new offerings include: Bachelor’s in political science/master’s of public administration Bachelor’s in Latin American, Caribbean, and U.S. Latin@ studies/masters in translation (French or Spanish) […]
Block by block, the citizens of Chicago are making their city a safer, cleaner, happier place. UWM historian Amanda Seligman explores a neighborly phenomenon in her new book, “Chicago’s Block Clubs: How Neighbors Shape the City.” For more than a century, people of the Second City have banded together to form block clubs, small organizations […]