UWM students heading to State of the Tribes address

A delegation of students from UWM’s Electa Quinney Institute will travel to Madison for the annual State of the Tribes address to the Wisconsin Legislature. Shannon Holsey, tribal chairman of the Stockbridge-Munsee Mohicans, is scheduled to give this year’s address at 1 p.m. Tuesday, April 4. The UWM students, who represent three nations and include […]

UWM to host expo for parents

An expo for Milwaukee-area parents with workshops on money management, study strategies and effective communication and other topics will be held from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. Saturday at the UWM Student Union. Vincent Lyle, president and CEO of the Boys and Girls Club of Greater Milwaukee, will give the keynote address at the event […]

UWM women’s basketball season ends in WBI semifinals

UWM’s women’s basketball team saw its season end with a 59-49 loss to North Carolina-Greensboro in Thursday night’s Women’s Basketball Invitational semifinals at Greensboro’s Fleming Gym. The Panthers finish with a record of 22-12, tying the program record for most wins in a season. They also notched the first two postseason wins in program history, […]

UWM named a top military-friendly online school

The University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee has been named a top military-friendly online school for 2017 by the SR Education Group, an education research publishing company based in Kirkland, Washington. The company selected 68 accredited universities offering online degrees and ranked them based on performance in four areas: military culture, online support, financial aid and scheduling flexibility. […]

Atherton delivers prestigious John Dewey philosophy lecture

Margaret Atherton, UWM distinguished professor of philosophy, delivered the 2017 John Dewey lecture at the American Philosophical Association Central Division meeting on March 2. She credited the reputation of UWM’s philosophy department as a major reason for being selected. Although the department doesn’t grant doctoral degrees, its master’s program has been instrumental in preparing students […]

Mitchell-Walthour earns Fromkin grant for her Afro-Brazilian research

  Gladys Mitchell-Walthour, a visiting assistant professor in UWM’s Department of Africology, has been awarded the 2017 Morris Fromkin Memorial Grant for her project “Black Brazilian Social Justice Activism in the Digital Age.” As part of the honor, Mitchell-Walthour will deliver the Morris Fromkin Memorial Lecture during the fall 2017 semester at the Golda Meir […]