Congratulations to Associate Professor Christine Evans, who was honored in October for winning the Distinguished Undergraduate Teaching Award. The award is one of UWM’s top honors, with just four professors university-wide earning the distinction for 2022. The awards committee cited… Read more
WUWM 89.7 FM recently featured Professor Joseph Rodriguez in a report about the history of the terms used by people of Latin American ancestry to describe their ethnic identity. The interview can be found at WUWM’s site.
Chia Youyee Vang has just published, “Fly Until You Die: An Oral History of Hmong Pilots in the Vietnam War.” The book is written from the perspectives of the Hmong Pilots themselves, who reached out to Chia to help them tell these stories that have long been kept secret.
Professor Chia Youyee Vang presented on a panel late last month as part of the Unsettled Citizens conference. Her particular panel discussion, Citizenship and It’s Gate
Keepers, explored how states, tribes, and other communities regulate belonging.
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!
Listen to WUWM’s interview with historian Chia Vang who talks about how Hmong people came to settle in Wisconsin.
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.
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.
UWM History Professor and Director of Hmong Diaspora Studies Chia Vang discusses the tradition of growing and selling food at local farmers markets within Hmong families in a recent article by the Journal Sentinel. Read about this tradition and more… Read more