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!
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.
Students from UWM and Notre Dame helped conduct research for a recent article in the Washington Post “Monkey Cage” blog, written by UWM associate professor of History Christine Evans and Notre Dame political scientist Susanne Wengle. The UWM students included are Alexandra Stott, who graduated and is on her way to U of Indiana pursuing an MA program, Ravil Ashirov, and Blake Lilek.
Will Tchakirides, a PhD candidate in history at UWM talks about Sterling Brown’s arrest and the use of overpolicing by the Milwaukee Police Department throughout the city in his latest article on The Washington Post.
The faculty of the UWM Department of History unanimously passed a resolution supporting our students.
A.T. Brown Award for Best Graduate Thesis in 2014-15 Michael Gonzales, for his M.A. thesis, “Ruffians and Revolutionaries: The Development of the Young Lords Organization in Chicago” (M.A. thesis, supervised by Amanda Seligman, submitted May 2015) Michael Gonzales’s thesis traces… Read more
Hayley McNeill, for her paper “’Keep it Bright, Treat it Right’: The West Bend Aluminum Company and Manufacturing American Values, Stainless Steel Cookware, and Government Defense Products, 1941-1961”
Victor Greene Award for the Best Undergraduate Research Paper in 2014-15: Philip Deeken, for his paper “The Case of Loving v. Virginia: Robert D. McIlwaine’s ‘Footnote to History’”
This award is given for general merit to a currently-enrolled History M.A. or Ph.D. student, with preference for one who has not received any other award, including a Teaching Assistantship or Research Assistantship