UWM vs. Brewers, it’s a natural

Make your reservations, break out the old baseball mitt and get ready, because for the second consecutive year, the UWM baseball team will help the Milwaukee Brewers begin their exhibition schedule with a game Wednesday, March 2, at 2:05 p.m. CST at Maryvale Baseball Park in Phoenix. When the teams played last season, it marked […]

UWM school honored for environmental contributions

UW-Milwaukee’s School of Freshwater Sciences received this year’s Keep Greater Milwaukee Beautiful IDEAL Innovation Award. According to a statement from KGMB, the award is given for innovation by a for-profit or a nonprofit in promoting and implementing creative and effective services that enhance the environment. IDEAL Award recipients exemplify the spirit and passion of individuals […]

Shields’ work on art museum opens to public this week

Jim Shields, associate professor of architecture at UW-Milwaukee and design principal at HGA, has received positive reviews for his work on the new lakefront addition to the Milwaukee Art Museum. Shields was elected to Fellowship in the American Institute of Architects in 2010 for Design Excellence. The Milwaukee Art Museum will celebrate a grand reopening […]

UWM prof honored for his work in bicycle use and safety

Robert Schneider, UW-Milwaukee assistant professor of urban planning, received the Wisconsin Bicycle Federation’s “Advocate of the Year” award on Nov. 6 at the annual Wisconsin Bike Summit in Appleton. Schneider was honored for his work in helping to make Wisconsin a better place to ride a bicycle. He conducts research on safety, facility evaluation and […]

Education graduate program receives a top ranking

The School of Education’s graduate program in Curriculum & Instruction is ranked fifth among the top 25 programs nationally by Graduateprograms.com in its annual list. The rankings are based on ratings and reviews from current or recent graduate students that were posted on graduateprograms.com. The program rankings, compiled using data from Sept. 1, 2012, through […]

Student Startup Challenge winners include a smart shoe sole

Some of the winning ideas in this year’s UWM Student Startup Challenge include a campus classified ad service similar to Craig’s List; software that tracks patient physical rehabilitation; and a smart sole that indicates when it’s time to replace running shoes. The competition’s student and recent alumni winners will share $70,000 in support and services […]