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.
After Linh Pham scored 11 quick interviews but didn’t get a job offer, “I felt like it was the end of the world,” she said. But she persisted.
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.”
Stacy Gnacinski was planning to become a physician assistant until she took a sport psychology course that was a prerequisite for the kinesiology master’s program. She loved it so much, she pursued it as a career.
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.’”
Chancellor Mark Mone and some of UWM’s spring 2017 graduates had a little fun singing some songs before graduation.
As another class of UWM graduates prepares to set forth into the world, here’s a look at a few of those students with the faculty members who most inspired them and pushed them to succeed.
With the help of UWM’s innovative Life Impact program, Amber and Jared Anderson are preparing to become science teachers. The Andersons, parents of two young children, overcame plenty of obstacles along the way.
Everyone knows about Pompeii and its fate at the hand of Mount Vesuvius. But recent UWM grad Taylor Layton is helping uncover an equally remarkable site also buried by the eruption.
Army veteran Bryan Weichelt became an advocate for awareness of a rare virus when his triplet boys were diagnosed with it while he was in grad school at UWM.