UWM gets big-league experience against Milwaukee Brewers

The UWM Panthers got a taste of big-league life on Friday, taking on the Milwaukee Brewers in an exhibition game at Maryvale Baseball Park in Phoenix. The Panthers managed two hits off of Brewers pitchers, singles by senior second baseman Billy Quirke and redshirt freshman shortstop Mike Ferri, in the 11-0 loss. Five UWM pitchers […]

UWM offers free help with taxes

The University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee’s Center for Community-Based Learning, Leadership, and Research is once again teaming up with AARP Tax Aide to provide tax preparation assistance to students and neighborhood residents.

Over 2,000 enjoy the spectacle of the 2017 UWM Drag Show

“Are you ready to celebrate?” UWM Student Association President Mike Sportiello asked the crowd at the Milwaukee Theatre, warming up for the annual UWM Drag Show. The theater filled with cheers from the 2,000 people in attendance. It was time to start the show. Twenty drag queens and kings, many UWM students and alumni, danced […]

Rebecca Neumann recognized for work in financial literacy

Associate Professor of Economics Rebecca Neumann has received a 2016 Governor’s Financial Literacy Award. She is being recognized for her work on campus and in the community to help young people develop greater understanding of their financial situations. Neumann was honored at a ceremony at the state Capitol on Feb. 14. Her work stems from […]

Milwaukee I-Corp launches pilot program aimed at nursing school

Students and faculty at UWM’s School of Nursing will have the opportunity to add entrepreneurial training to their professional experiences with supplemental funding from the Milwaukee I-Corps site. Milwaukee is one of dozens of I-Corps sites supported by the National Science Foundation that provide networking and training to move scientific discoveries from university labs to […]

Ponelis awarded Carnegie fellowship

Shana Ponelis,  assistant professor in the School of Information Studies, has been awarded a fellowship through the Carnegie African Diaspora Fellowship Program to travel to South Africa to work with the University of Zululand’s Department of Information Studies. Ponelis, whose work focuses on entrepreneurship, education and information ethics, will work on curriculum co-development, mentoring of graduate […]

Brewers announcers to talk baseball at UWM

UWM is teaming up with Milwaukee Brewers radio announcers Jeff Levering and Lane Grindle for a preseason baseball talk on Feb. 8. The event will be in the Union Ballroom West from 7:30 to 8:30 p.m. Attendance is free and open to the public. The announcers will highlight the Brewers’ offseason acquisitions, preview the 2017 […]