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.
The U.S. census has for more than two centuries been an astonishing tool for America’s self-discovery.
The concept of “The Wisconsin Idea” is attributed to a 1904 speech by then-UW president Charles Van Hise, but its true origins lie in the thoughts and leadership of John Bascom, UW president from 1874 to 1887.
Milwaukee entrepreneur and UWM alum Jerry Jendusa has given $1 million to the Lubar Center for Entrepreneurship. The gift will support an entrepreneur-in-residence program that will allow students to learn from people who have started their own companies. “Providing students with access to entrepreneurs creates a dynamic, learning-rich environment,” Jendusa said. “Big entrepreneurial ideas start […]
Sequoia Baker’s final semester as a University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee student featured an internship on first lady Michelle Obama’s communications team.
Tim Steen hopes to give back to the community where he grew up by teaching history in the Milwaukee Public Schools.
Student Startup Challenge winner Alexis Nash hopes to help other people achieve economic independence with affordable temporary retail and event space.
The Lubar School of Business is celebrating 50 years of offering responsive, high-quality programs that meet the needs of major U.S. industries.
Distinguished Professor Nadya Fouad will hold the inaugural Mary and Ted Kellner Chair in Educational Psychology, thanks to part of a new $5 million gift from the Kelben Foundation.