UWM researchers launched the online Encyclopedia of Milwaukee in the summer of 2016. The long-term project will continue to grow in the coming years.
When Raymond Hren says his job as a pachyderm keeper is never routine, he means it. On any given day, he may be helping weigh a baby giraffe, preparing a mud bath for a rhino or answering questions from visitors.
Social upheaval in the 1980s inspired a generation of Polish poets to explore themes old and new. This selection, from an anthology edited and translated by Michael Mikoś, offers a dark rejoinder to a classic 16th century Polish poem.
Aeschylus was the first of the great tragic dramatists of ancient Greece. A recent translation of his “Agamemnon” by David Mulroy makes Aeschylus’ dramatic postscript to the Trojan War accessible to modern readers.
Nigel Rothfels looks at the history of zoos in light of Sea World’s recent announcement.
U.S. Poet Laureate Juan Felipe Herrera will read from his collection at UWM on Thursday, March 3.
UWM professor publishes a new book on Italian Mafia literature and finds themes that go far beyond the romanticized characters of “The Godfather.”
UWM awarded former French Minister of Justice Christiane Taubira an honorary doctorate in recognition of her role of as a public intellectual and her commitment to human rights, liberty and equality for all.
A document discovered by UWM historian Martha Carlin is part of the “Shakespeare, Life of an Icon” exhibition at the Folger Shakespeare Library in Washington, D.C.
UWM journalism students interviewed Milwaukee-area Holocaust survivors, learning more about reporting and history in the process.