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).
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 […]
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 […]
UWM’s women’s basketball team saw its season end with a 59-49 loss to North Carolina-Greensboro in Thursday night’s Women’s Basketball Invitational semifinals at Greensboro’s Fleming Gym. The Panthers finish with a record of 22-12, tying the program record for most wins in a season. They also notched the first two postseason wins in program history, […]
The University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee has been named a top military-friendly online school for 2017 by the SR Education Group, an education research publishing company based in Kirkland, Washington. The company selected 68 accredited universities offering online degrees and ranked them based on performance in four areas: military culture, online support, financial aid and scheduling flexibility. […]
UWM’s women’s basketball team reached the semifinals of the Women’s Basketball Invitational with Sunday’s 67-57 victory over St. Francis University in Loretto, Pennsylvania. The Panthers will play at the University of North Carolina-Greensboro 6 p.m. Thursday for a spot in the WBI championship game. Against St. Francis, the Panthers got 15 points apiece from Jamie […]
More than 100 new published works by UWM faculty and staff were on display at the biennial Authors Recognition Ceremony March 7. The topics of the books, monographs and recorded media shown included a social history of the American census and a tracking of women and crime, as well as a history of the modern […]
Got cabin fever? Is your commute (and parking when it’s over) getting you down? Take heart: Biking season is right around the corner. Maybe this will be the year you leave the car in the garage and join UWM’s growing ranks of bike commuters. The Office of Sustainability is offering free workshops to help you […]
Meat lover and carpenter Nick Offerman will headline this year’s Comedy Bash sponsored by UWM’s Campus Activities Board. Offerman holds many titles, including actor, producer, screenwriter, author, musician, stand-up comedian and carpenter. However, he is known best for his breakout role as Ron Swanson in the NBC television show “Parks and Recreation,” which aired 2009-2015. […]
RiverView Residence Hall will offer co-ed suites and no required meal plan starting next fall.