Congratulations, UW-Milwaukee Class of 2020!

Eighty members of the UW-Milwaukee Class of 2020 share their favorite memories, standout moments, reflections on graduating during a worldwide pandemic and advice for future Panthers. Congratulations, UWM Class of 2020! We can’t wait to watch you walk across the stage at UWM’s rescheduled commencement ceremony on Oct. 10 at the UWM Panther Arena. Thank […]

UWM professor recognized as 2020 UW System Regent Scholar

UWM neuroscientist Karyn Frick has been honored by UW System as one of three 2020 Regent Scholar recipients. It recognizes Frick’s extraordinary efforts in support of undergraduate research, innovation and entrepreneurship. Frick and members of her research team are exploring ways to prevent the memory loss that results from Alzheimer’s disease and dementia, particularly in […]

UWM student’s six internships made it easy to land job before graduation

Joshua Sharkey has had so many internships, he loses count: “Roughly six,” he said. And they’ve been with some of the leading companies in southeastern Wisconsin, including Aurora Health Care, Foxconn and Northwestern Mutual, along with a few local startups. The internships have given the engineering graduate a chance to build his career skills and […]

UWM grad leads Wisconsin’s only organization focused on LGBTQ+ veterans

After retiring from the military with full disability, Kimberly Stuart lost her sense of purpose. But her volunteer efforts with military nonprofits led her to UWM’s Nonprofit Management and Leadership program, and that made all the difference. “It not only changed my life, it literally saved my life,” she said. She’s now chairman and CEO […]

UWM nursing grad is passionate about helping patients and refugees

Nisreen Atta has been working up to 40 hours per week in the emergency department at Aurora St. Luke’s Medical Center while studying at UWM to become a nurse. Despite having no previous experience, she’s excelled at work and in school. And all the while, Atta has been heavily involved in the community. She helped […]

UWM celebrates the Class of 2019

The University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee awarded more than 2,100 degrees at its 121st commencement on Sunday, Dec. 15, at the UW-Milwaukee Panther Arena. Among the degree recipients are Nisreen Atta, Joshua Sharkey and Kimberly Stuart. Nisreen Atta has been working up to 40 hours per week in the emergency department at Aurora St. Luke’s Medical Center […]

Chancellor  Mone Tries: Making costumes with UWM theater students

UWM  Chancellor Mark Mone sewed up some meetings and headed over to the UWM Peck School of the Arts costume shop to learn what it takes to create stage costumes. Dana Rochester, an associate lecturer in the theatre department, welcomed Chancellor Mone into her class for this edition of “Chancellor Mone Tries.” Her students walk […]

The Potential of a PhD in Nursing from UWM

UW-Milwaukee College of Nursing is ranked in the top 15% of nursing colleges with graduate programs, according to U.S. News and World Report. Students go beyond the lab and make an impact on the world with PhDs in nursing from UWM.