UWM alumnus leads the way in building a better Wisconsin

Gale Klappa took his bachelor’s degree in mass communications from the University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee’s College of Letters & Science and entered the public utility industry. He has more than 40 years of experience in that field, with more than 25 years at the senior executive level. He is executive chairman of WEC Energy Group, one […]

UWM’s James and Yvonne Ziemer Clinical Simulation Center

Opened in Fall 2022, the James and Yvonne Ziemer Clinical Simulation Center provides a safe learning space for students to practice hands-on skills across multiple health care professions. Spaces and types of simulation include skills labs, apartment simulation, labor and delivery, pediatrics, ICU, rehabilitation and more. Come experience it yourself!

UWM Panther Minute: Celebrating Graduation with Guest Host Chancellor Mark Mone

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 […]

UWM James and Yvonne Ziemer Clinical Simulation Center

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.

Actor Willem Dafoe talks to theater and film students at UW-Milwaukee

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 […]

Actor and Alum Willem Dafoe Speaks at UW-Milwaukee Commencement

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 […]