Twenty-eight faculty and staff members received awards recognizing their work to make UW-Milwaukee a better place at the 2017 Fall Awards Ceremony Oct. 11.
UWM is home to a program like very few in the United States. It’s one of just six undergraduate institutions in the country to receive a Maternal & Child Health Pipeline Training grant, which aims to boost the diversity of the health care workforce.
The College of Nursing held its first white coat ceremony for nursing majors on Monday, Aug. 28. White coat ceremonies are the traditional introduction to students of health care professions entering their “clinicals,” or training with patients. This inaugural white coat ceremony also included current nursing majors, who had never been recognized in this fashion. […]
The honor recognizes the professors’ “outstanding research record and the international impact of his or her work in the field.” The additions bring to 33 the number of distinguished professors at UWM.
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.
Mix high octane volunteerism and a love of things Asian and you get Haneen Amro, winner of a Fulbright award to support the teaching of English in South Korea.
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.
Lynn Sedivy is working with refugee children who are new to America, helping them create books about their experience in the Milwaukee Public Schools. Her project, which is funded with a small grant from the UWM School of Education, supports the work of English language learning teachers.
UWM’s School of Education and the Wisconsin Character Education Partnership have recognized two State Schools of Character for 2017. Greenwood Elementary School in River Falls and Edgewood Elementary School in Greenfield will receive their awards on June 19. The schools are now eligible for the National Schools of Character Award. The Wisconsin Character Education Partnership […]