The Orange Story has just been announced as the 2019 NCPH Outstanding Public History Project Award, Honorable Mention. Congratulations to Jasmine A Alinder and Patrick Hall on the success of this amazing project!
Nigel Rothfels has weighed in on the public debate surrounding the inner lives of animals (in this case, bears) in an article featured in Medium. In the article, Rothfels objects to the degrading portrayal of bears in some zoos and circuses.
Check out UWM History professor Rachel Ida Buff’s article, “Why President Trump has won the immigration standoff, even if he doesn’t get wall funding”, featured in The Washington Post.
History graduate student John Harry is currently writing a book about the history of the 162-year-old Stevens Point Brewery. The Stevens Point Brewery is set for publication during the holiday season in late 2019.
Listen to WUWM’s interview with historian Chia Vang who talks about how Hmong people came to settle in Wisconsin.
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.
Great end of semester get together tonight at Lakefront! Thank you for your support this semester. Hope you have a happy holiday!
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…
“Public History: What It Is & Why It’s Important” was broadcast on WUWM Radio, Sunday, October 21, 2018.
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.