UWM senior Jared Smith’s ideas to combine personal finance with community-based services have earned him $1,000 and a finalist spot in the FOCUSS national competition taking place at the end of April in Madison, Wisconsin.
When her instructor said UWM’s Honors College was planning a service trip, Emma Cowen, a sophomore majoring in Spanish and global studies, leapt at the opportunity. “I didn’t care where we were going. I just knew I wanted to go,” she said.
Students interested in making a positive change in underserved communities, while possibly making some change for themselves (prize amounts range from $1,000 to $100), have until Friday, March 16, to craft an original proposal for a credit union that serves a community of multigenerational, multicultural, multiracial consumers. Their ideas will be evaluated and then presented […]
UWM’s men’s basketball team advanced to the semifinals of the Horizon League Championships with Sunday’s 80-75 win over Illinois-Chicago at Little Caesars Arena in Detroit. Brock Stull led the sixth-seeded Panthers with 25 points and 7 rebounds. Bryce Nze had 10 points and nine boards, while Brett Prahl added 14 points and Jeremiah Bell had […]
UWM’s women’s basketball team lost 62-58 to Youngstown State in the quarterfinals of the Horizon League Championships Sunday afternoon and was eliminated from the tournament at Little Caesars Arena in Detroit. The Panthers trailed by as many as 17 points in the third quarter, but they scored 20 straight points to lead 51-48 with 3:36 […]
More than 100 participants danced for six hours straight at the 2018 Panther Miracle Network Dance Marathon on Saturday at the UWM Student Union.
On Aug. 25, 2017, Hurricane Harvey struck the middle Texas coast, drawing the attention of the world to an astonishing display of the storm’s power and the human suffering it wrought. But as the storm diminished, the so did media coverage, leaving the residents to cope with the aftermath in relative obscurity. Now their stories […]
Members of the University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee community took part Saturday in fall Make a Difference Day. A collaboration with Interfaith Older Adult Programs, the event saw volunteers matched with seniors to help prepare their homes for winter. Though UWM has been a long-time participant, this year was first that the university served as lead organizer […]
Many young adults in America do not have health insurance, which can put them at risk for medical debt and significant health problems. On Wednesday, Nov. 1, UW-Milwaukee is teaming up with the City of Milwaukee Health Department and the nonprofit Covering Wisconsin to inform uninsured UWM students and community members about their insurance options […]
Vampires, werewolves and monsters of all kinds are starring in academic research presentations at the University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee, just in time for Halloween. Undergraduate students from two programs are sharing their research at a “Monster Conference” on Friday, Oct. 27, from 1 to 3 p.m. in Room 196 of the Honors College, 3363 N. Maryland […]