The University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee History Department has been selected to participate in the American Historical Association’s 2017-’18 Career Diversity for Historians Faculty Institutes. Participation in this Institute will make the history department eligible to apply for an award that will subsidize support for one doctoral student as a Career Diversity Graduate Fellow during 2018-2019 and 2019-2020. […]
Television advertisements showing sad-faced, hungry children may seem cliché, but they’re probably an effective way for charities to attract new donors. That’s one takeaway from a new study conducted by Xiaoxia Cao, an assistant professor in the Department of Journalism, Advertising, and Media Studies (JAMS). Cao looked at whether images of happy or sad people […]
Historian Mary Sarah Bilder will discuss the late President James Madison’s account of the drafting of the U.S. Constitution in UWM’s inaugural Jere D. McGaffey Lecture in history.
Margaret Atherton, UWM distinguished professor of philosophy, delivered the 2017 John Dewey lecture at the American Philosophical Association Central Division meeting on March 2. She credited the reputation of UWM’s philosophy department as a major reason for being selected. Although the department doesn’t grant doctoral degrees, its master’s program has been instrumental in preparing students […]
Chicago may be known for its tall buildings and brawny reputation, but its block clubs helped weave the fabric of the city. In a recent book, UWM history professor Amanda Seligman tells the tale.
UW-Milwaukee student journalists writing for Media Milwaukee won 14 Wisconsin College Media Association Better Newspaper Contest awards, including five first-place honors.
Copyright law isn’t just the stuff of legal journals. It has broad implications in international development as well as the inherent tension between content creators and consumers, and SOIS Dean Tomas Lipinski is at the forefront of the discussion.
Susan Schweigert has built a successful business helping translate, interpret, edit and proofread in a variety of languages, primarily Spanish to English.
René Steinke, who earned her doctorate in creative writing from UWM in 1993, is gaining increasing recognition for her literary work. She has been awarded a Guggenheim Fellowship in Fiction, and her second novel, “Holy Skirts,” was a finalist for a National Book Award.
Craig Wiroll, a UWM journalism graduate, recently completed an internship at the White House working on policy issues affecting rural residents.