Noted Chicago architect wins Marcus Prize, to lead design studio at UWM

American architect and MacArthur fellow Jeanne Gang, founding principal of Studio Gang, has been awarded the seventh Marcus Prize, an architectural prize offered worldwide to recognize an emerging global talent whose work is on a “trajectory to greatness.” The biennial $100,000 award is funded by the Marcus Corporation Foundation and administered by the School of […]

UWM historian appears in Sept. 12 PBS film on Martin Luther

Merry Wiesner-Hanks, UW-Milwaukee distinguished professor of history, appears in “Martin Luther: The Idea that Changed the World,” premiering nationwide on PBS on Sept. 12 (in Milwaukee, at 7 p.m. on Milwaukee Public Television). Wiesner-Hanks is an internationally recognized scholar of early modern Europe, especially issues of gender and the Protestant and Catholic Reformations. She has […]