Top News from UWM: Researchers seek solutions to the world’s most difficult problems

By Greg Walz-Chojnacki  |  SEPTEMBER 1, 2016  |  HEALTH  |  PUBLIC HEALTH When Scott Graham talks about a “wicked problem,” he isn’t expressing exasperation. It’s merely a recognition that the solution requires collaboration between professionals who don’t ordinarily work together… Read More

UW-Milwaukee Receives Grant To Help PhD Students Prepare For Careers Outside Academia

MILWAUKEE — A career in academia has long been the expected track after completing a doctoral degree in the humanities, but the University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee is challenging that wisdom with help from a $25,000 grant from the National Endowment for… Read More

Writing Center adds Daniel Harrigan as Assistant Coordinator

The Writing Center and English Department are pleased to welcome Daniel Harrigan, who will be joining us as the Assistant Coordinator of the Writing Center beginning this Fall.  Welcome, Daniel!

UWM Receives R-1 Ranking

The University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee has earned the highest rating for a research institution from the Carnegie Classification of Institutions of Higher Education, the gold standard for assessment. The “highest research activity” rating was given to only 115 of the 4,665… Read More

Congratulations to Our Graduates

Congratulations to English Department students who have graduated this Spring!

Meg Noodin Receives 2016 Office of Research / UWM Foundation Research Award

Congratulations to Meg Noodin who is a recipient of a 2016 Office of Research/UWM Foundation Research Award. These awards are given each year in recognition of the achievements of UWM Assistant and Associate Professors in research and creative activity.  Along with other awardees, Meg will… Read More

Scott Graham Receives Fellows’ Early Career Award from Rhetoric Society of America

Congratulations to Scott Graham for receiving the Fellows’ Early Career Award from the Rhetoric Society of America. The award honors a current member of the Rhetoric Society of America who has established an innovative and robust research record within eight years… Read More

Avery Edenfield Successfully Defends Dissertation

Congratulations to Dr. Avery Edenfield, who successfully defended his dissertation:  “Collective Management in a Cooperative: Problematizing Productivity and Power.”  Many thanks to his major professor, Dave Clark, and committee members Scott Graham, Bill Keith, Rachel Spilka, and Fredrik Andersson.

Inaugural Issue of the English Department Newsletter

We are delighted to share with you the inaugural issue of the English Department Newsletter. This annual project will serve an important role in publicizing our accomplishments and promoting our continued success in the years ahead. The newsletter was created by Professor Rachel… Read More

Mark Heimermann Successfully Defends Dissertation

Congratulations to Dr. Mark Heimermann on his successful defense of his dissertation: “Neoliberal Darlings: The Commodification of Grotesque Children in Contemporary Comics and Literature.” Thanks to his major professor, Peter Sands, to his committee: Joe Austin, Annie McClanahan, Ted Martin,… Read More