SOIS Infomaniacs @ the 2019 Panther Prowl

The School of Information Studies INFOMANIACS had an excellent showing at the 2019 Panther Prowl on October 12th. The energetic INFOMANIACS joined more than 1,700 participants and volunteers for the annual 5K run/walk on UWM’s campus and the beautiful east side neighborhood of Milwaukee to raise money for UWM student scholarships.

Lyndsay Smanz, SOIS Senior Lecturer, was a top female finisher in the prowl, coming in first in her division and second overall with a time of 22:01. SOIS PhD student, Benjamin Omwando finished 2nd in his division with a time of 19:45. SOIS INFOMANIAC, Keith Kunkel finished 2nd in his division and SOIS Senior Lecturer, Adam Hudson finished 4th in his division.


  1. Benjamin Omwando
  2. Adam Hudson
  3. Lyndsay Smanz
  4. Keith Kunkel
  5. Cesar Wilson
  6. Eduardo Valezquez
  7. Elisabeth Kaune
  8. Wiewei Haung
  9. Yuhang Guo
  10. Solomon Gatton

Congratulations to all the participants!

This year, the SOIS INFOMANIACS received the 2019 Panther Prowl Team Impact Award, for our “long-term commitment and dedication to the panther prowl 5K run/walk, making a significant impact raising money for UWM student scholarships”

The SOIS INFOMANIACS cheered on participants and handed out cookies after the race.

We look forward to seeing you next year at the Panther Prowl!
Save the date – October 10, 2020