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.
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.