Imagine: a world where everyone has helmet head

It’s spring (really?) and Chancellor Mark Mone – an avid bicyclist – is forming a Chancellor’s Cycling Group. This survey will assess campus interest in activities, groups and information related to bicycling. When you’ve finished the survey, here are several bicycle-related items to note: May 5 is the last day to register as part of […]

Robots introduce Milwaukee students to computer science

Susan McRoy, professor of Computer Science and Vanessa Radlinger, a Computer Science major, used robots to demonstrate programming to students April 21 at the Milwaukee Public Schools STEM Fair at the Milwaukee County Zoo. The robots helped to introduce computer science to the students and their teachers. “We showed students how software can control robots in […]

Academic Staff standing committee members

Here are the results of the spring 2016 Academic Staff standing committees election. Academic Planning and Budget Committee: Kelsey Stockton Academic Staff Awards Committee: Nicole Class Olivia Navarro Academic Staff Codification Committee: Gabriela Dorantes Academic Staff Committee: Berri Forman Robin Jens Darcie Warren Academic Staff Hearings & Appeals Committee: Thomas G. Mcginnity Bull Mueller Olivia […]

Accessibility Resource Center Excellence Award winners

Here are the 2016 Accessibility Resource Center Excellence Award winners. Adam Hudson, senior lecturer, School of Information Studies; Leah Rineck, math coordinator and senior lecturer, Mathematical Sciences; Sarah Ruder, Web Development, Mobile Communication & Media Relations, University Relations; Jeb Willenbring, professor, Mathematical Sciences; and Lillian Folk, interim assistant dean/administrative program specialist, College of Health Sciences. Awardees […]

Education Technology Fee-funded projects announced

Here are the 2016-17 Education Technology Fee-funded one-time proposals: PantherFile Maintenance and Adobe Enterprise Cloud License (UITS); Large Format Color Printing for Students and UWM Campus Events Calendar (University Relations and Communications); Extend Online Tutoring (Panther Academic Support Services); Capturing Student Research & Dissertations through UWM Commons, increased allocation for subscriptions; Digital Resources – Ebooks (UWM Libraries). Also, UWM Open Textbook/OER Adoption Project […]

UWM celebrates Arbor Day with 9 new trees

A Princeton American elm and a Warrenred Pacific Sunset maple were among nine new trees planted throughout the University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee campus Friday, April 29, to celebrate Arbor Day. The new trees should bolster Milwaukee’s application to become certified by Tree Campus USA, which encourages colleges to better budget, manage and sustain their urban trees. […]