Wayne Youngquist, one of the main architects of UWM’s 1960 homecoming festivities, reflects on what it meant to an institution in its formative years.
Jim Cleary was there the moment UW-Milwaukee was born, and in 1960 he was part of the first graduating class to spend four years at Milwaukee’s first comprehensive public university.
UWM criminal justice major John Parlier knew he needed to make careful choices — and put in some hard work — to finance his college education.
In developing a backstory that tells the tale of the civil rights movement, Mark Speltz drew on things he learned from UWM history professor Amanda Seligman.
UWM alum James Amato hiked 500 miles on the Pacific Crest Trail to raise money for a scholarship honoring one of his favorite professors, the late Thomas Hooyer.
Mai Xiong lauds the role that past teachers and UWM played on her path to becoming Wisconsin Elementary School Teacher of the Year.
Nathan was fluent in German, and Charlotte in French, but it was the language of love that brought them together at UWM.
The UWM community gathered for the Panther Prowl Saturday and also witnessed history in the form of a new Panther statue.
UWM alumna Kimberley Cy Motley is the first foreign lawyer to work in Afghanistan, where she represents women and girls facing imprisonment or even execution for “moral crimes” like fleeing forced marriages, being forced into prostitution or becoming the victim of domestic violence or rape.
UWM alum and employee Roy Badger found himself thrust into the national spotlight when the Wisconsin Supreme Court legalized gay marriage in response to a lawsuit Badger filed with his now-husband and several other couples.