Courses & Faculty

Ideas Challenge courses are a network of experiential classes being developed at UWM to integrate entrepreneurial thinking into the existing curriculum and strengthen themes of creativity and innovation.

Our Ideas Challenge Faculty Fellows are just some of UWM’s most innovative instructors helping transform the educational experience for UWM students. Check out course offerings below:

My Major As Consulting Startup Or Professional Practice

Instructors:
J. Dietenberger

Product Realization

Instructors:
Ilya Avdeev, Ph.D.
Nathaniel Stern, Ph.D.

Design Thinking

Instructors:
Ilya Avdeev, Ph.D.
Nicole Green

Computer Aided Engineering Laboratory

Instructors:
Andrew Dressel, Ph.D.

Scientist Career Transitions

Instructors:
Douglas Stafford, Ph.D.

Design & Visual Communication

Instructors:
Kim Beckmann

Performing Communities

Instructors:
Anne Basting, Ph.D.

Electronics & Sculpture

Instructors:
Nathaniel Stern, Ph.D.

Gizmos & Gadgets

Instructors:
Michelle Silverman, MS, OTR

Infopreneurship

Instructors:
Shana Ponelis, Ph.D

Innovation & Commercialization

Instructors:
Brian Thompson

Entrepreneurship for Healthcare Professionals

Instructors:
Priya Nambisan, Ph.D.

Business & Entrepreneurship

Instructors:
Jim Hunter III