News

UWM Researcher Who Studies Hmong Refugees was a Child Refugee Herself

Professor Chia Youyee Vang, a child refugee herself, now studies Hmong refugees all over the world. Vang is one of the world’s leading experts on Hmong refugees. She is also one of the first of Hmong descent to have become a full professor at a major research university.

Interview about doctoral alumnus Pete Janecky on his job with Ancestry.com

In this UWM Report interview, doctoral alumnus Pete Janecky tells about how his love of history led him to his current work with the leading genealogy website Ancestry.com.

Alumnus Matthew J. Prigge wins the Milwaukee County Historical Society Gambrinus Prize

The Gambrinus Prize was awarded for his Outlaws, Rebels, & Vixens: Motion Picture Censorship in Milwaukee, 1914-1971, which was based on his master’s thesis.

History Faculty Pass Resolution in Support of Our Students

The faculty of the UWM Department of History unanimously passed a resolution supporting our students.

Tenure Track Assistant Professor Search: Public and Digital History

The History Department at UW-Milwaukee is seeking to make a tenure-track appointment at the rank of Assistant Professor with primary fields in Public and Digital History. Geographic field and period of research are open.

UWM Department of History ranked #1 nationally in a national survey from Nonprofit Colleges Online

The UWM Department of History ranked #1 nationally in a survey from Nonprofit Colleges Online for “best value” in online bachelor’s degree programs in history.

David Hoeveler appeared on WUWM’s Lake Effect

Distinguished Professor David Hoeveler appeared on WUWM’s Lake Effect to discuss his new book John Bascom and the Origins of the Wisconsin Idea.

UWM History Department hosts History Day

Under the leadership of Ellen Langill, Senior Lecturer in the Department of History, the department hosted the Southeastern Wisconsin National History Day competition for the sixteenth consecutive year on Saturday.

Prof. Seligman to give the Provost/UWM Libraries Social Justice Lecture

Amanda I. Seligman is giving the Provost/UWM Libraries Social Justice lecture on Friday, February 26, at 3 p.m. Her topic is “Making Social Justice with the Neighbors: How Block Clubs Shaped Chicago.”

Alumnus James K. Nelsen to give talk on Tuesday, February 23, at 4 p.m.

History department alumnus Dr. James K. Nelsen will be giving a talk on campus based on his new book, Educating Milwaukee.