Milwaukee Mayor Tom Barrett joined leaders from the M3 public education initiative to urge students to turn in their FAFSA forms for the 2022-23 school year amid alarming declines in completion rates during the COVID-19 pandemic.
A new digital exhibit by the UWM Libraries documents the history of Hispanic activism at the university and Milwaukee overall, including a 1970 protest on campus demanding more support for the Latinx community.
Across Wisconsin, 12% fewer high school seniors completed the critical Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) in 2021 compared to 2019, according to the Wisconsin Policy Forum. M-Cubed partners — MPS, MATC and UWM — have worked together to grow FAFSA completion. While rates of completion declined during COVID-19, MPS seniors are completing FAFSA […]
UWM faculty and staff members lead a team awarded a $1 million grant from the National Science Foundation to implement a pilot “microtransit” project that they hope makes it easier for residents from segregated city neighborhoods to reach suburban areas with more jobs.
UWM has eliminated more than three dozen administrative or financial holds that can prevent students from enrolling in classes and hinder their path to graduation.
Two new groups of schools have committed to the Moon Shot for Equity initiative, which is dedicated to making sure that students of various racial and ethnic backgrounds graduate from college at the same rate by 2030.
Ensamble Studio, with offices in Madrid and Boston, is the winner of the 2021 Marcus Prize, a renowned achievement in international architecture that includes a $100,000 award and a supported design studio for students in the School of Architecture and Urban Planning at UW-Milwaukee. Architects Antón García-Abril and Débora Mesa lead Ensamble Studio, which was […]
Carthage College President John Swallow is taking over as chair of the Higher Education Regional Alliance after UWM Chancellor Mark Mone completed his two-year term as the inaugural leader of the southeastern Wisconsin initiative.
The new plan includes strategies to assess and align efforts throughout campus, provide ongoing professional development, and recruit diverse students, faculty and staff.
A technology company hopes a philanthropic initiative, aimed at getting more undergraduate and graduate students informed and interested in data-based research, will grow following a successful pilot program at UWM’s School of Information Studies. The Data Intelligence Project will nurture the “next generation of data enthusiasts,” Alation Inc., said in announcing its effort in July. […]