Too often, researchers attempting to solve problems in the community don’t talk with the residents living there, says Kirk Harris, associate professor of urban planning at UWM. A study by the nonprofit he co-founded rectifies that.
MILWAUKEE _ The University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee has received a platinum seal for excellence in student voter engagement from a leading voter advocacy group after voting rates increased in the 2018 midterm election. The ALL IN Campus Democracy Challenge awards platinum seals, its highest rating, for student voting rates above 50%. A full list of seal awardees can […]
An Army ROTC team from Milwaukee that includes three UWM students is headed to the international Sandhurst Military Skills competition at West Point.
The birthplace of Dungeons & Dragons, southeastern Wisconsin has become the epicenter for tabletop role-playing games, says UWM anthropology professor Thomas Malaby.
An expected influx of 50,000 visitors coming to Milwaukee for the Democratic National Convention brings a set of challenges unlike any other faced by the city.
MILWAUKEE _ The UWM Alumni Association is hosting a panel discussion about the 2020 Democratic National Convention and its impact on the city and university on Thursday, Oct. 24. “Milwaukee on the National Stage: What the 2020 Democratic National Convention Means to our City and UWM” is part of the Alumni Association’s Master Chats series. […]
Leaders from 18 colleges and universities are pledging to work together to close achievement gaps, fill jobs in fast-growing and high-demand areas and improve the quality of life in southeastern Wisconsin.
Eighteen higher education institutions in southeastern Wisconsin have banded together in a collaborative dedicated to reducing gaps in skills and talent in the region in order to fill jobs in fast-growing, high-demand areas.
An education partnership involving UWM won an award at the University Economic Development Association national conference for its work to boost student achievement and close equity gaps in Milwaukee.