Four teams of UWM students placed in this year’s New Ventures Business Plan Competition, hosted by the Lubar School of Business. Every year since 2006, the contest had awarded prize money to student entrepreneurs who can enter from any discipline on campus. This year’s event, funded by La Macchia Enterprises, doled out $18,500 in accordance […]
Experience from internships and entrepreneurial clubs, along with advice from faculty members and marketing/business classes, help a growing number of students start their own small businesses.
“One of the most prolific scholars in terms of her publication activity,” Laura Peracchio focuses on marketing research that benefits consumer welfare and quality of life.
Eloise Anderson, who did most of her work toward a master’s degree at UWM, has had a lifelong desire to help children. Now secretary of the Wisconsin Department of Children and Families, she hopes to cap her career by helping improve conditions in Milwaukee.
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.