Eloise Anderson, who did most of her work toward a master’s degree at UWM, has had a lifelong desire to help children. Now secretary of the Wisconsin Department of Children and Families, she hopes to cap her career by helping improve conditions in Milwaukee.
Those who see only the Great Depression miss the full view of Herbert Hoover, UWM history professor Glen Jeansonne argues in his new book, “Herbert Hoover: A Life.” Hoover’s activist Republican progressivism puts him between today’s liberal and conservative philosophies, Jeansonne says.
The long march of Kevin Evans, who uses his UWM degree to help veterans now struggling with the same issues that he once did.
While the 2016 presidential campaign has confronted the GOP with some unusual challenges, UWM political scientist Thomas Holbrook offers an analysis of the political landscape that suggests a longer-term problem for the party.
UWM Africology professor Erin Winkler helped train staff to teach about race and racism at the Smithsonian’s newest institution, the National Museum of African American History and Culture.
David Pate has been exploring issues of race, particularly the impact of racism on black males, for the better part of 20 years. Most recently, he’s been helping students explore the Black Lives Matter movement.
In American politics, the conservative right has tended to be more religious, while the liberal left tends to embrace science. But, UWM sociologist Timothy O’Brien says, there’s a third group out there.
The U.S. census has for more than two centuries been an astonishing tool for America’s self-discovery.
The concept of “The Wisconsin Idea” is attributed to a 1904 speech by then-UW president Charles Van Hise, but its true origins lie in the thoughts and leadership of John Bascom, UW president from 1874 to 1887.
Sequoia Baker’s final semester as a University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee student featured an internship on first lady Michelle Obama’s communications team.