At long last, digging has begun for the new Lubar Entrepreneurship Center at UWM. Though a formal groundbreaking is scheduled for later, work is now underway on the new building that will house the entrepreneurship center, scheduled to open in 2019.
The next time you go out to eat in Milwaukee, you might see something new: a grade that shows how well the establishment is meeting health codes. UWM Executive MBA students helped create the grading system, which debuted Jan. 2.
Rebecca Neumann, an associate professor of economics at UWM, teaches students in college and high school about personal finance. Too often, she says, it’s not talked about, and that can create real harm. “Let’s take it out of the list of taboo subjects.”
A number of alumni of UWM’s School of Education were among those honored at the fifth annual Celebrate Teachers and Teaching event.
Misty Voss, a spring 2017 grad in German and community engagement and education, is using her year in Germany to explore her career interests. Her fellowship is funded by the U.S. and German governments.
The Lubar Entrepreneurship Center plunges headlong into Milwaukee Startup Week, hosting three free events designed for emerging entrepreneurs.
UW-Milwaukee alum Sumit Agarwal is a professor of economics and finance at Georgetown University. Being in the heart of American policy is perfect for his research and his passion — a passion that bloomed at UWM.
The three-year grant, in partnership with the Milwaukee Public Schools, is from the U.S. Department of Education’s Supporting Effective Educator Development program.
Nicole Lesser was studying to be a teacher. But then life, including children and sickness, intervened. Now, a decade later, she’s back, with newfound determination, focus and appreciation.
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.