Engineering grad student is lead author of new book

“Tribology and Applications of Self-Lubricating Materials” – written by Omrani and co-authored by Pradeep Rohatgi, UWM distinguished professor, and Pradeep L. Menezes – was published last month by CRC Press.

UWM chemistry professor Kristen Murphy wins ‘Rising Star’ award

Kristen Murphy, associate professor in UWM’s Department of Chemistry and Biochemistry, has been recognized for her excellence in scientific enterprise. “I knew I was being nominated, but I honestly didn’t expect to receive it,” Murphy said in regard to the Rising Star Award. “I enjoy what I do and I think I do a good […]

UWM’s Kristie Brooke named 2017 Health Care Hero

UWM’s Kristie Brooke has been named a 2017 Health Care Hero by BizTimes Milwaukee. Brooke is an advanced practice nurse practitioner in UWM’s College of Nursing and the Silver Spring Community Nursing Center – one of two UWM-run health care practices in Milwaukee. She has been with the Silver Spring Community Nursing Center in Milwaukee’s […]

AmeriCorps helping students pursue higher education at UWM

Over the past two decades, AmeriCorps alumni have used $4.3 million to pay for education at UWM, the second most of any school in Wisconsin, according to the Corporation for National & Community Service, AmeriCorps’ parent organization.

Scholarship reception brings donors and students together

Nearly 350 donors, students, family members, friends, faculty and staff attended UWM’s largest ever scholarship reception, held this month in the Student Union. “This annual reception is an opportunity to show appreciation for our donors and to honor the hard work of our students,” said Patricia Borger, vice chancellor for development and alumni relations. “It’s […]

UWM students help prepare seniors’ homes for winter

Members of the University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee community took part Saturday in fall Make a Difference Day. A collaboration with Interfaith Older Adult Programs, the event saw volunteers matched with seniors to help prepare their homes for winter. Though UWM has been a long-time participant, this year was first that the university served as lead organizer […]