Colson Whitehead, author of the Pulitzer Prize-winning “The Underground Railroad,” will speak at 7 p.m. on Jan. 31 in the UWM Student Union Wisconsin Room.
Ameena Yusuf’s journey to a college degree almost halted as it began when her father was diagnosed with brain cancer during her sophomore year at UW-Milwaukee.
On Aug. 25, 2017, Hurricane Harvey struck the middle Texas coast, drawing the attention of the world to an astonishing display of the storm’s power and the human suffering it wrought. But as the storm diminished, the so did media coverage, leaving the residents to cope with the aftermath in relative obscurity. Now their stories […]
UWM is working to earn federal status as a Hispanic-serving institution, where 25 percent of a university’s undergraduate students are Latino. Achieving that status would boost the university with additional resources and diversity, and make UWM better able to supply the nation’s workforce.
Throngs of black male middle and high school students filled the UWM Student Union Wednesday and Thursday for the fifth annual Summit on Black Male Youth. The event was expected to draw about 2,000 students.
UWM is the only school from Wisconsin making this trip to the devastated island, offering students a chance to continue their education in Milwaukee, either briefly or until graduation. For two recruiters, natives of Puerto Rico, the trip carries special significance.
A strong source of education and reform in the UWM community since its inception in 2002, the LGBT Resource Center has gone far beyond the simple support resource that its title might suggest.
Members of the University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee community took part Saturday in fall Make a Difference Day. A collaboration with Interfaith Older Adult Programs, the event saw volunteers matched with seniors to help prepare their homes for winter. Though UWM has been a long-time participant, this year was first that the university served as lead organizer […]
Students and others were lined up to take advantage of the convenience of buying fresh and healthy food from the Fresh Picks Mobile Market, which made a stop on campus Thursday, Nov. 9. The Mobile Market is a partnership among Pick ‘n Save, Hunger Task Force and Milwaukee County. It sells fresh foods, such as […]
A full week of events at UW-Milwaukee leading up to Veterans Day on Nov. 11 will honor veterans and those still in the military.