Video artist and UWM graduate Sky Hopinka has been named a Mary L. Nohl fellowship winner, one of three winners in the emerging artist category for 2017. Emerging artist winners receive $10,000 to create new work or complete current projects.
The Murchison Widefield Array recently announced the completion of an expansion that quadruples the radio observatory’s size, giving it a 10-fold increase in observing power. That’ll please a lot of folks at UWM.
Rebecca Neumann, an associate professor of economics at UWM, teaches students in college and high school about personal finance. Too often, she says, it’s not talked about, and that can create real harm. “Let’s take it out of the list of taboo subjects.”
Members of the University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee community took part Saturday in fall Make a Difference Day. A collaboration with Interfaith Older Adult Programs, the event saw volunteers matched with seniors to help prepare their homes for winter. Though UWM has been a long-time participant, this year was first that the university served as lead organizer […]
The Institute for Child and Family Well-being will provide training to mental health clinicians to make evidence-based mental health practices more widely available in Milwaukee and Racine counties to children who have experienced trauma. Funding for the five-year project is provided by a $1.8 million grant awarded to the Wisconsin Department of Children and Families […]
Housing will be the topic of the Henry W. Maier State of Milwaukee Summit on Thursday, Nov. 16, presented by the University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee’s Urban Studies Programs. This year’s topic is “Far from the American Dream: Milwaukee’s Fair and Affordable Housing Crisis.” A panel of civic and community leaders will examine the issues driving the […]
At the far reaches of the Earth, UWM geologists are exploring the forests that once covered what is now Antarctica some 260 million years ago. They’re hoping to find clues to explain the mass extinction that snuffed out 90 percent of the world’s species.
Students and others were lined up to take advantage of the convenience of buying fresh and healthy food from the Fresh Picks Mobile Market, which made a stop on campus Thursday, Nov. 9. The Mobile Market is a partnership among Pick ‘n Save, Hunger Task Force and Milwaukee County. It sells fresh foods, such as […]
The mating behaviors of some bird species, such as the greater prairie chicken and the tree swallow, are not as monogamous as they seem at first. UWM scientist Peter Dunn is untangling the mysteries at the UWM Field Station.
The Fresh Picks Mobile Market will be at the corner of Kenwood Blvd. and Maryland Ave. from 3 to 4:30 p.m. Thursday, Nov. 9, providing an array of fresh and healthy food. A partnership between Pick ‘n Save stores and Hunger Task Force, the Mobile Market features fast-and-easy fresh foods at low prices – everything […]