African-American women have a lower breast cancer survival rate than their white counterparts. Alice Yan, a UWM associate professor, is leading an effort to counteract that.
Reuben Harpole Jr. and Nate Deans are generations apart, but they share a common passion — improving urban education and increasing the number of African-American male teachers in classrooms.
This year’s superhero theme for UW-Milwaukee Day at Wisconsin State Fair honors UWM’s everyday heroes, who research, study and improve lives.
For James Flores, a college education isn’t something that benefits only himself: “I have moral obligation to spread what I’ve learned at UWM and positively affect my community.”
Patrons of the Riverwest Food Pantry wanted to eat more fresh fruits and vegetables but didn’t always know how. Members of UWM’s Nutritional Sciences Club and faculty adviser Susie Kundrat helped them out.
More than $1.4 billion in building projects are underway in downtown Milwaukee, and graduates of UWM’s School of Architecture and Urban Planning are at the forefront of the boom.
UWM architecture graduate Jarincy Flores Rodriguez wants to leave her mark, “…so that when I design some really great building, I hope that my grandchildren would come and say, ‘My grandmother designed that.’”
The UW System Board of Regents is honoring Jean Creighton, director of the Manfred Olson Planetarium, for spreading knowledge of space to thousands of children and adults in Wisconsin.
When Esmé Barniskis, a UWM English undergraduate, entered a foreclosed house as part of her service learning experience, she didn’t expect to rethink poverty. The house was going to be remodeled by ACTS Housing, an organization that helps Milwaukeeans own homes. The previous tenants had been evicted, but Barniskis did not expect to find their […]
Tiffinie Cobb, who is in her final year of the master’s program at the Zilber School of Public Health, was one of only seven students nationally to receive a prestigious national internship.