“RuPaul’s Drag Race” contestant Jaidynn Diore Fierce will headline the 19th annual UWM Drag Show, with soul pop singer Lex Allen performing at intermission Feb. 24 at the Miller High Life Theatre, 500 W. Kilbourn Ave. The show, which begins at 7 p.m., will be emcéed by celebrated drag performers Lady J (Jazz Nance) and […]
Former UWM student Mitch Whitmore is competing in his third Winter Olympics, speedskating in both the 500 and 1,000 meter events.
UWM’s Sociocultural Programming received a team diversity award from the UW System Board of Regents at the 10th annual Regents’ Diversity Awards on Feb. 9 in Madison. The awards recognize individuals and programs at UW System schools that promote access and success for students from historically underrepresented populations. Selection criteria included evidence of: sustainable positive […]
Students and community members alike were on hand for the second annual “Hot Stove” collaboration between UWM and the Milwaukee Brewers.
At long last, digging has begun for the new Lubar Entrepreneurship Center at UWM. Though a formal groundbreaking is scheduled for later, work is now underway on the new building that will house the entrepreneurship center, scheduled to open in 2019.
The Vietnam Veterans Memorial Fund was archiving portraits of fallen soldiers to go with the 58,318 names on the memorial in Washington D.C., and 64 of the Wisconsin soldiers remained faceless. In spring 2015, a UWM Journalism, Advertising and Media Studies class worked to track down some of the remaining images. Jessica McBride, the UWM […]
With baseball season on the horizon, UWM and the Milwaukee Brewers are teaming up to get fans warmed-up and on-deck with their second annual “Hot Stove” event. The free, public event will take place in the Fireside Lounge of the Student Union on Tuesday, Feb. 6, eight days before the Brewers start spring training. Doors […]
Guest artist d. Sabela Grimes will present an original work based on the 2016 unrest in the Sherman Park area as part of the UWM Dance Department’s annual Winterdances.
The UWM Food Center and Pantry has moved into a new space, Student Union Room 348, for the spring semester – the former home of the Kenwood Inn restaurant.
Nurses are usually among those tending to the wounded and injured. But this week a group of College of Nursing volunteers became the “victims” in a simulated disaster to help train emergency responders.