Kitonga Alexander touched the lives of Milwaukee students as a teacher, but he wanted to do more. So he formed a group that works with the Alma Center to reduce violence in the community. His work garnered him a “Positively Milwaukee” award.
Rather than sit back and relax, several members of the UWM community spent the Martin Luther King Day Jr. of Service the way it was intended — by serving others.
Representatives from Microsoft presented the first program of UWM’s Connected Systems Institute, demonstrating software designed to harness data from the “industrial internet of things,” or IIoT, to boost productivity of companies.
The next time you go out to eat in Milwaukee, you might see something new: a grade that shows how well the establishment is meeting health codes. UWM Executive MBA students helped create the grading system, which debuted Jan. 2.
On Aug. 25, 2017, Hurricane Harvey struck the middle Texas coast, drawing the attention of the world to an astonishing display of the storm’s power and the human suffering it wrought. But as the storm diminished, the so did media coverage, leaving the residents to cope with the aftermath in relative obscurity. Now their stories […]
UWM is working to earn federal status as a Hispanic-serving institution, where 25 percent of a university’s undergraduate students are Latino. Achieving that status would boost the university with additional resources and diversity, and make UWM better able to supply the nation’s workforce.
Miela Fetaw has already begun building a strong career in journalism even before graduation. Her experience as an immigrant helps make her determined to tell the stories of refugees and other immigrants.
Throngs of black male middle and high school students filled the UWM Student Union Wednesday and Thursday for the fifth annual Summit on Black Male Youth. The event was expected to draw about 2,000 students.
UWM is the only school from Wisconsin making this trip to the devastated island, offering students a chance to continue their education in Milwaukee, either briefly or until graduation. For two recruiters, natives of Puerto Rico, the trip carries special significance.
A nationally recognized leader on aging issues, Stephanie Stein received the 2017 UWM distinguished alumni achievement award. Stein was the main designer of Family Care, a pioneering long-term care program piloted in Milwaukee County and now emulated nationwide.