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Sunday, October 21 2018

“Public History: What It Is & Why It’s Important” was broadcast on WUWM Radio, Sunday, October 21, 2018. UWM’s Tom Luljak speaks with History faculty Jasmine Alinder, Nan Kim and Chris Cantwell. Listen to the broadcast: http://www.wuwm.com/post/public-history-what-it-why-it-s-important#stream/0

History ranked #7 nationally for online BA

For the second year in a row, the online UWM History BA is ranked in the top 10 nationally (7th) for low tuition cost and high median salaries of its graduate.

Martha Carlin on Foodies on a Tight Budget

UWM Department of History’s Professor Martha Carlin contributes to the Wallet Hub’s feature, “2018’s Best Foodie Cities in America.”

UWM History Professor Nigel Rothfels featured in upcoming PBS Documentary

Nigel Rothfels, a UWM History Professor, is featured in an upcoming documentary about American Circuses on PBS. Professor Rothfels wrote a book in 2002 about the origins of natural displays of zoo animals and has interviewed circus historians about the importance of animals in circuses.

MA History Student Jordan Stewart, co-owner of Pig Tailz MKE, won the Milwaukee Taco Fest this summer

Jordan Stewart’s food cart, Pig Tailz MKE, won the Milwaukee Taco Fest this summer! Congratulations! Pig Tailz MKE is a food cart/catering company serving tacos, pitas, nachos and unique sandwiches to Milwaukee and the surrounding area.

Lecture on Poland by Professor Pease

Wednesday, October 3 2018 7:00pm

Curtin Hall 175
3243 N Downer Ave.
Milwaukee, WI 53211

Wednesday, October 3, 2018 at 7:00 pm
“The Good Name of Poland: The Polish ‘Holocaust Speech’ Law & Its Historical & Contemporary Meaning” by Neal Pease

Join us for the lecture in Curtin Hall 175, 3243 N Downer Ave on the UWM Campus.

Free and open to the public.

Download event flyer

War Memorial Center WWI Lecture Series

Thursday, October 4 2018 - Thursday, November 1 2018 6:30pm - 6:30pm

Be sure to attend the WWI Lecture Series at the War Memorial Center. As part of the series, Department of History undergraduate, Henry Reichenbach, will talk about the impact of Native Americans on WWI.

Memorial Hall
Milwaukee County War Memorial Center
750 N. Lincoln Memorial Drive
Milwaukee, Wisconsin 53202

Thursday, Oct. 4, 6:30 p.m.
Forging the Red Arrow: Wisconsin builds the 32nd Division
MAJ Brian J. Faltinson
Public Affairs Officer
Wisconsin National Guard

Thursday, Oct. 11, 6:30 p.m.
An Unlikely Ally: Native Americans in WWI
Henry Reichenbach
UW-Milwaukee history major
Wisconsin National Guard

Thursday, Oct. 18, 6:30 p.m.
Hell’s Half Acre — The True Story of the Lost Battalion
Robert Laplander
Author and historian

Thursday, Nov. 1, 6:30 p.m.
Doughboy MIA
Robert Laplander
Author and historian

All lectures are free and open to the public; mention the lecture for free parking in the WMC north lot.

Download the World War I lecture series poster