UWM Mortar Board chapter honored

The Honoratae chapter of Mortar Board at the University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee was among the outstanding chapters to be recognized with a Silver Torch Award at the 2016 Mortar Board National Conference, held this summer in Indianapolis. The Silver Torch Award recognizes chapters that make significant accomplishments in the areas of scholarship, leadership and meaningful service […]

Teachers get thank-yous from students, courtesy of UWM

A couple hundred area teachers are getting a nice thank-you to start off the school year. The University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee School of Education asked visitors at the Wisconsin State Fair to sign a banner with a note for their favorite teacher. Almost 200 notes, filling eight banners, were collected during UWM Day at the Fair. […]

UWM film student, prof to present work in Toronto, New York

The work of a UWM film student will be featured at two prestigious and selective North American platforms for avant-garde film and video, and he’ll be joined at one by a UWM assistant professor. Grad student Sky Hopinka and Jesse McLean will present their work at the Projections portion of the New York Film Festival in October. McLean […]

Grant aims to prepare PhD students for careers outside teaching

UWM is one of 28 schools to receive National Endowment for the Humanities grants to help prepare doctoral students in the humanities for careers outside academia. The university will use the $25,000 Next Generation PhD grant to develop new curriculum, bolster faculty mentorship and advising programs, and foster alumni and community support for doctoral programs […]

UWM online medical sonography program ranked in top 10

The University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee has been ranked among the top 10 online medical sonography programs in the country. UWM’s program landed at No. 8 in the ranking by College Choice, an independent online publication dedicated to helping students and their families find the right college. The publication praised UWM’s program as “one of the most […]