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WUWM: Hmong American Experience

Listen to WUWM’s interview with historian Chia Vang who talks about how Hmong people came to settle in Wisconsin.

History Doctoral Candidate Research Project: Object Lessons

History doctoral candidate Krista Grensavich reports on her research project on the use of objects to teach historical information. The project is sponsored by the Chipstone Foundation and involves the UWM Library’s Archives and Special Collections.

Happy Holidays from History Grads!

Great end of semester get together tonight at Lakefront!  Thank you for your support this semester.  Hope you have a happy holiday!

History Alumna: MYSO VP of Development

History Alumna, Rebecca Owen, becomes the Milwaukee Youth Symphony Orchestra VP of Development. Rebecca is a Milwaukee native and received her Bachelor of Arts in History at UW-Milwaukee…

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.

History Alumnus: Michael Aldana

Alumnus Michael Aldana has been appointed managing partner of Milwaukee’s second-largest law firm Quarles & Brady LLP.

How Wisconsin is trying to head off a major worker shortage

PBS News Hour Economics Correspondent, Paul Solman, reports on the labor shortage in Wisconsin and what employers are doing to fill needed positions. Solman interviews UWM Department of History Professor Emeritus Marc Levine.