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 […]
In a new effort called Panther Assist, the university will provide one-time financial grants, a food pantry, clothing and other assistance to help students in dire financial straits.
Eligible undergraduates can apply for a single grant of up to $1,000 through the program for non-academic expenses.
A former roommate inadvertently sparked an idea that has led to a promising startup company for Jordan Mather, a senior in the Lubar School of Business. While receiving physical therapy after an accident, Mather’s roommate had trouble keeping track of his exercise instructions. With his product, Health Snaps, Mather recently won top prize in the […]
Four UWM student journalists have won a 2016 National Mark of Excellence reporting award from the Society of Professional Journalists for their extensive coverage of the University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee Athletic Department. The work of student journalists Tisia Muzinga, Paul Willems, Miela Fetaw, and Kristopher Schimmel was chosen the best online sports journalism in the country by SPJ. The student journalists reported […]
UWM student Jameelah A. Love endured a tough childhood and years in foster care. She’s turning that experience to activism to help others in similar situations.
Chancellor Mark Mone and some of UWM’s spring 2017 graduates had a little fun singing some songs before graduation.