Ideas Challenge Fellows

Our Ideas Challenge Faculty Fellows are some of UWM’s most innovative instructors helping to transform the educational experience for UWM students. Check out the Ideas Challenge Faculty Fellows below to learn more about each fellow, what skills and experiences they can offer, and what courses with innovation they teach.

AkkeNeel Talsma

Courses:
Nursing Informatics
Outcomes and Quality Management
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Ilya Avdeev

Courses:
Product Realization
Design Thinking

Trudy Watt, RA NOMA

Courses:
Elective Design Studio: Vulnerability
Design Fundamentals: Real Inventions
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Portia Cobb

Courses:
Multicultural America
Conversations with Filmmakers and Critics
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Jim Hunter III

Courses:
Business & Entrepreneurship

Priya Nambisan

Courses:
Entrepreneurship for Healthcare Professionals

Shana Ponelis

Courses:
Infopreneurship

Brian Thompson

Courses:
Information & Commercialization

Michelle Silverman

Courses:
Gizmos & Gadgets

Anne Basting, Ph.D

Courses:
Performing Communities

Kim Beckmann

Courses:
Design  and Visual Communication

Douglas Stafford, Ph.D

Courses:
Scientist Career Transitions

Andrew Dressel, Ph.D

Courses:
Design Thinking, ME-809

Nathaniel Stern, Ph.D

Courses:
Product Realization
Electronics & Sculpture

Nicole Powley

Courses:
Design Thinking, ME-809