UWM Chancellor Mark Mone guest-hosts the Panther Minute just in time for commencement. He chats with members of the Class of 2023 about their favorite memories and campus hangouts, and asks them to give advice for future Panthers. Thanks to our student participants: Audrey DeGuzman, BA Classics Dominique Hamilton, BA Journalism, Advertising, and Media Studies […]
Jeffrey Norman (’96 BS Criminal Justice) joined the Milwaukee Police Department in 1996, rising through the ranks to become chief in 2021. Norman is best known for his ability to form connections and listen to those most marginalized in our community. When he’s not at work, you can find him volunteering at sites throughout the […]
Members of the UW-Milwaukee Class of 2022 share their favorite memories, standout moments and advice for future Panthers. Congratulations, UWM Class of 2022!
UW-Milwaukee’s James and Yvonne Ziemer Clinical Simulation Center provides a “real world” environment for teaching, learning and research. Nursing and other health students learn skills in patient care through models, manikins, medical equipment and living patients. The center opened in Fall 2022 in the Northwest Quadrant.
Acclaimed actor and director Willem Dafoe talks about his career and craft during an interview and Q&A with students at the University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee on May 21, 2022. The arts “humanize us,” Dafoe says. “They allow us a way to think about how the world can be better. When we watch films, we learn how […]
Four-time Academy Award nominee Willem Dafoe gives the commencement address to graduates of the University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee on May 22, 2022. Before his speech, Dafoe was awarded an honorary Doctor of Arts degree from the university, where he studied theater in the 1970s. “Be at peace with yourself, find what you love and practice it […]
Get ready to skip to the good part! Congratulations, Class of 2022, and thanks for showing us how to graduate. #uwmgrad Thank you to our cast of graduates and guests, in order of appearance: Mark Mone, UW-Milwaukee chancellor Pounce, mascot MacKenzie Kressin, BFA Film Deng Xiong, BFA Film Roshan Tariq, BS Information Science & Technology […]
The University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee celebrated the Class of 2021 with a virtual commencement on May 16, 2021. The ceremony included a keynote address by UWM alum Darian Dixon, a spacecraft operations engineer for the Mars Perseverance rover, as well as remarks by UWM Chancellor Mark A. Mone, student speakers and the conferral of more than […]
UWM alum Darian Dixon, a spacecraft operations engineer for the Mars Perseverance rover, shares his story of growing up in Milwaukee, not too far from UWM. Dixon recalls sitting in a small bedroom with almost every inch of the walls covered with glow-in-the-dark stars and planets; now he actually works among the stars and planets. […]
TV show “Project Pitch It” is presented by UW-Milwaukee’s Lubar Entrepreneurship Center in 2021. Each week, entrepreneurs pitch their businesses or products to business moguls Joanne Sabir, Peg Ann, David Gruber and Jerry Jendusa. Every entrepreneur receives one of three awards. The Jendusa Lubar Entrepreneurship Center Award offers workshops, programming and support services including investment […]