Those who see only the Great Depression miss the full view of Herbert Hoover, UWM history professor Glen Jeansonne argues in his new book, “Herbert Hoover: A Life.” Hoover’s activist Republican progressivism puts him between today’s liberal and conservative philosophies, Jeansonne says.
UWM grad Reuben Harpole has dedicated himself to the advancement of teaching and learning in the Milwaukee community for more than 50 years. The UWM Alumni Association honored Harpole with its 2016 Community Service Award.
Jason Lopez felt trapped in a dead-end job in retail sales. When his wife died and left him a single parent, he knew he needed to act.
The long march of Kevin Evans, who uses his UWM degree to help veterans now struggling with the same issues that he once did.
While the 2016 presidential campaign has confronted the GOP with some unusual challenges, UWM political scientist Thomas Holbrook offers an analysis of the political landscape that suggests a longer-term problem for the party.
UWM Africology professor Erin Winkler helped train staff to teach about race and racism at the Smithsonian’s newest institution, the National Museum of African American History and Culture.
David Pate has been exploring issues of race, particularly the impact of racism on black males, for the better part of 20 years. Most recently, he’s been helping students explore the Black Lives Matter movement.
In American politics, the conservative right has tended to be more religious, while the liberal left tends to embrace science. But, UWM sociologist Timothy O’Brien says, there’s a third group out there.
Kristyn Eitel started her restaurant career in the humblest of ways – as a dishwasher in eighth grade. Twenty-five years later, she’s a partner in the successful and expanding BelAir Cantina restaurant group.
Chris Litzau, who earned his master’s degree in exceptional education from UWM, saw a need for an alternative high school that teaches career skills. So he did something about it.