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.
UWM Department of History’s Professor Martha Carlin contributes to the Wallet Hub’s feature, “2018’s Best Foodie Cities in America.”
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.
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.
Wednesday, October 3, 2018
Join us for the lecture, entitled “The Good Name of Poland: The Polish ‘Holocaust Speech’ Law & Its Historical & Contemporary Meaning” in Curtin Hall 175, 3243 N Downer Ave on the UWM Campus.
Be sure to attend the WWI Lecture Series at the War Memorial Center. The first lecture, “Forging the Red Arrow: Wisconsin builds the 32nd Division,” will begin at 6:30pm on October 4, 2018. On October 11th, UWM Department of History undergraduate Henry Reichenbach will talk about the impact of Native Americans on WWI. All lectures are free and open to the public; mention the lecture for free parking in the WMC north lot.
Alumnus Michael Aldana has been appointed managing partner of Milwaukee’s second-largest law firm Quarles & Brady LLP.
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.