Chancellor Mark Mone and some of UWM’s spring 2017 graduates had a little fun singing some songs before graduation.
The Roberto Hernández Center at the University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee raised more than $32,000 at its first annual PALM Latino Graduation Banquet on May 6. The sold-out event combined two annual traditions honoring UWM’s growing population of Latino students: a Latino graduation banquet and the PALM fundraiser (Promoting Academics in Latino Milwaukee). “We’re proud that UWM […]
As another class of UWM graduates prepares to set forth into the world, here’s a look at a few of those students with the faculty members who most inspired them and pushed them to succeed.
When Esmé Barniskis, a UWM English undergraduate, entered a foreclosed house as part of her service learning experience, she didn’t expect to rethink poverty. The house was going to be remodeled by ACTS Housing, an organization that helps Milwaukeeans own homes. The previous tenants had been evicted, but Barniskis did not expect to find their […]
UWM faculty members Ilya Avdeev and Anne Basting have been named as the first Kellner Entrepreneurship Fellows. The positions are awarded to UWM scholars who contribute to the growing culture of entrepreneurship at UWM through research and teaching. Avdeev, an associate professor of mechanical engineering, and Basting, a professor of theater, are supported by the Mary […]
The UWM Libraries Archives’ recently completed digital collection archives the voices of key figures, capturing the “drama, politics and hard work” from the university’s formative years.
UWM students, alumni, faculty and staff have completed 66,000 hours of community service during the 2016-’17 school year, handily topping its 60,000-hour goal. To celebrate, the university’s Center for Community-Based Learning, Leadership, and Research will partner with Ex Fabula, a Milwaukee-based organization that produces storytelling events, to host “Building Bridges for a Better Milwaukee.” To […]
From the Gasthaus to Union Grind, here are some of the top study spots on campus as finals approach.
After fire struck UWM’s theater building April 8, students and faculty put aside their grief and shock, rolled up their sleeves and got to work. Less than two weeks later, a new “Arcadia” set is almost ready.
In recognition of Earth Day April 22, UWM will host a series of events to help members of the campus community explore ways to they can reduce their impact on the environment. The 11-day effort kicks off at 7 p.m. Thursday, April 13, with a talk by Colin Beavan, author of “No Impact Man,” in […]