UWM women’s basketball season ends in WBI semifinals

UWM’s women’s basketball team saw its season end with a 59-49 loss to North Carolina-Greensboro in Thursday night’s Women’s Basketball Invitational semifinals at Greensboro’s Fleming Gym. The Panthers finish with a record of 22-12, tying the program record for most wins in a season. They also notched the first two postseason wins in program history, […]

UWM named a top military-friendly online school

The University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee has been named a top military-friendly online school for 2017 by the SR Education Group, an education research publishing company based in Kirkland, Washington. The company selected 68 accredited universities offering online degrees and ranked them based on performance in four areas: military culture, online support, financial aid and scheduling flexibility. […]

Atherton delivers prestigious John Dewey philosophy lecture

Margaret Atherton, UWM distinguished professor of philosophy, delivered the 2017 John Dewey lecture at the American Philosophical Association Central Division meeting on March 2. She credited the reputation of UWM’s philosophy department as a major reason for being selected. Although the department doesn’t grant doctoral degrees, its master’s program has been instrumental in preparing students […]

Mitchell-Walthour earns Fromkin grant for her Afro-Brazilian research

  Gladys Mitchell-Walthour, a visiting assistant professor in UWM’s Department of Africology, has been awarded the 2017 Morris Fromkin Memorial Grant for her project “Black Brazilian Social Justice Activism in the Digital Age.” As part of the honor, Mitchell-Walthour will deliver the Morris Fromkin Memorial Lecture during the fall 2017 semester at the Golda Meir […]

UWM women’s basketball reaches semifinals of WBI tournament

UWM’s women’s basketball team reached the semifinals of the Women’s Basketball Invitational with Sunday’s 67-57 victory over St. Francis University in Loretto, Pennsylvania. The Panthers will play at the University of North Carolina-Greensboro 6 p.m. Thursday for a spot in the WBI championship game. Against St. Francis, the Panthers got 15 points apiece from Jamie […]

UWM student journalists honored by Milwaukee Press Club

UWM Media Milwaukee students earned 20 finalist nominations in the collegiate division of the Milwaukee Press Club’s Awards for Excellence in Wisconsin Journalism Competition. Students are being recognized for their journalistic work on written, visual, audio and video projects. They’ll learn whether they’ve won a gold, silver or bronze award at the Press Club’s 87th […]