UWM scores a rare trifecta of grants

UWM has received three highly competitive awards from the National Science Foundation to fund research instrumentation. “It is quite unusual for an institution to receive multiple MRI awards in a single year, and it’s certainly unprecedented at UWM,” said Mark Harris, interim vice provost for research.

VA Mobile Vet Center coming to campus

Veterans and their families interested in services provided by the Department of Veterans Affairs have a convenient option this week when the VA Mobile Vet Center will be at UW-Milwaukee. The Vet Center van will be parked in the Chapman/Enderis parking lot from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. Tuesday and Wednesday, Dec. 6 and 7, […]

UWM students join senior citizens for art show

University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee students and residents of Eastcastle Place are joining forces for their first joint art exhibition, called the “Living Room Gallery Show,” at 7 p.m. Friday, Dec. 2, at Eastcastle Place, 2425 N. Lake Drive. Ian McGibbon, one of UWM’s Student Artists in Residence, lives at Eastcastle Place and is coordinating the show. […]

Peck voice lecturer wins Sullivan Foundation award

Alisa Jordheim, a lecturer of voice at the Peck School of the Arts, has received a $12,000 award from the William Matheus Sullivan Musical Foundation. The grant, named for Rose Bampton, a longtime member of the Sullivan foundation board, is one of 15 awarded to vocalists. Jordheim and the other recipients will also receive financial aid […]

Faculty service supports 60,000 Hour Challenge

When Heidi Plach steps into a lecture hall in UWM’s College of Health Sciences, she’s hoping to teach her students that being involved in the community and being of service to others are essential to one’s personal and professional life.

Poet laureate to host recitation event at UWM

UWM will host one of Kimberly Blaeser’s final events as Wisconsin poet laureate. The event will celebrate the memorization and recitation of poetry on Wednesday, Nov. 30, at 7 p.m. at UWM’s Hefter Center, 3271 N. Lake Drive. Blaeser, a professor of English at UWM, promotes the art of poetry memorization and recitation. Since she […]