UWM senior Jared Smith’s ideas to combine personal finance with community-based services have earned him $1,000 and a finalist spot in the FOCUSS national competition taking place at the end of April in Madison, Wisconsin.
If you’re surprised by the recent blast of wintry weather in Wisconsin, you’re not alone. Even weather-industry professionals like UWM’s Clark Evans, associate professor of atmospheric sciences, were surprised by the torrent of hail and snow over the weekend.
The second annual early childhood Director Day will be Saturday, April 28, from 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. in the School of Continuing Education Conference Center.
In honor of the Week of the Young Child April 16-20, here’s a look at a few of the programs, faculty members and staffers from across campus who care for children, and those who teach others how to do so.
The establishment of the prototype hub is the first concrete step for a project aimed at improving how core business and IT services are delivered at UWM.
A University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee student is one of 60 undergraduate researchers from across the country who have been invited to Washington, D.C., for the annual Posters on the Hillevent April 17 and 18.
When her instructor said UWM’s Honors College was planning a service trip, Emma Cowen, a sophomore majoring in Spanish and global studies, leapt at the opportunity. “I didn’t care where we were going. I just knew I wanted to go,” she said.
The fifth annual UWM International Dessert Competition on April 16 will offer students a chance to compete and the public a chance to sample sweet treats from around the world.
Victoria Brahm took over the Tomah VA Medical Center in 2015 after top leaders had been ousted in a scandal of overprescribing opioids. Morale was low, the center’s reputation in decline. Under Brahm’s leadership since then, conditions have improved.
Graham Stearns has already done a science project on gravitational waves with advice and support from UWM physics grad students. He was among more than 1,500 young scientists in middle and high school taking part in the Wisconsin Science Olympiad at UWM April 6-7.