Jason Lopez felt trapped in a dead-end job in retail sales. When his wife died and left him a single parent, he knew he needed to act.
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.
Tim Steen hopes to give back to the community where he grew up by teaching history in the Milwaukee Public Schools.
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.