UWM eases transfers from Northcentral Technical College

UW-Milwaukee School of Education reached an agreement with Northcentral Technical College in Wausau that will allow technical college students to seamlessly transfer certain credits to a UWM education program. Students who complete a two-year associate degree at Wausau in Human Services, Human Services-Academic Track, or Human Services-Alcohol and Other Drug Abuse will be able to […]

UWM student wins First Amendment award

Stevan Stojanovic, a student in the Department of Journalism, Advertising, and Media Studies, has been awarded the first-ever John Patrick Hunter First Amendment Award by the Society of Professional Journalists. The award is in recognition of stories he did in JAMS courses 320 and 500 on open records and open government issues for Media Milwaukee. […]

Lubar’s accounting program earns praise

UW-Milwaukee has been identified as having one of the best values in Bachelor of Actuarial Science degree programs in a recent ranking by Online Accounting Degree Programs. The website said it examined all of the Bachelor of Actuarial Science programs in the United States and then ranked them based on graduation rate, quality of curriculum, […]

Bike to Work Day, but it could be every day

May 20 was the annual UW-Milwaukee Bike to Work Day. Beginning at 7:30 a.m., UWM riders approached campus from a north side meeting point and a south side point. Each group traveled the Oak Leaf Trail into campus for a short gathering on Spaights Plaza. Find more information on bicycling at UWM, and fill out […]

Kelben Foundation gives $5 million to support UWM

The Kelben Foundation, a family foundation established by Mary and Ted Kellner, is giving $5 million in support of the UW-Milwaukee School of Education, the Lubar Center for Entrepreneurship, and the Lubar School of Business. This gift will establish an endowed chair in educational psychology. Nadya Fouad, distinguished professor and chair of the Department of […]

Company praises UWM contribution to tech scene

DataFox, which describes itself as a business intelligence firm, released a list of the best cities for tech outside of California and New York, and ranked Milwaukee No 9. The study noted UW-Milwaukee’s contributions to the city’s vibrant tech scene and the school’s access to intellectual capital. If you’re wondering, Waltham, Massachusetts, was No. 1 […]

School of Education helps honor area Schools of Character

Three Wisconsin schools will be honored for their innovative and successful integration of character education into their programs as state and national Schools of Character. UWM’s School of Education co-sponsors the awards with the Wisconsin Character Education Partnership. The schools being honored are: Brown Deer Middle School and High School, Brown Deer; Meyer Middle School, […]