Students worked with faculty member Dr. Anne Basting and the Islands of Milwaukee Project to increase pedestrian safety for older adults living throughout the city. Using public performance at intersections, older adults and UWM students raised awareness about the difficulty… Read More
Students from Criminal Justice 520 utilized GIS mapping skills to provide information to MPS Howard Ave School regarding the potential business partners in their geographic area. Students used various databases to examine business based on number of employees and budget…. Read More
Students in Criminal Justice 520 worked with the Family Life Center of St. Stephen’s Congregation to answer questions about where poverty was most concentrated in Milwaukee’s southern suburbs using GIS mapping. The maps and the PowerPoint below explains the agency, their… Read More
In the spring semester of 2015, the Art and Design Living Learning Communities (LLCs) collaborated on a work of public art addressing issues of environmentalism and waste. The students, in coordination with CCBLLR, formed a relationship with the Urban… Read More
UWM Architecture students in ARCH350 work in teams with local non-profit and government agencies to create needed designs, renderings, and videos for the community partners.
Film students learn from older adults at Jewish Home and Care Center.
In the Fall 2013 semester, ART 150: Multicultural America worked with the Pan African Community Association (PACA) on a collaborative digital storytelling project. As defined by the Center for Digital Storytelling, a digital story is a first-person narrative told through… Read More
On February 15 , 2014, UWM volunteers, including these Business 100 students, helped build 640 stockboxes for the Hunger Task Force. Stockboxes are distributed to low-income older adults at no cost to make sure they have access to healthy foods. In… Read More