UWM alumna advocates for Milwaukee’s most vulnerable

With two graduate degrees, including a master’s in urban affairs and a doctorate in urban studies, both from the University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee’s College of Letters & Science, Janice (Jan) Wilberg devoted her 45-year career to working with nonprofits and governmental organizations to improve the lives of vulnerable populations in Milwaukee. In her retirement, she helps […]

UWM alumna ensures construction projects rely on diverse workforce

After Carla Cross received her bachelor’s degree in accounting from UWM’s Lubar College of Business, she launched her own construction management firm, Cross Management Services Inc. As president and CEO, Cross coordinates and monitors supplier and workforce diversity inclusion on construction projects, like Lambeau Field, American Family Field, Fiserv Forum and the world headquarters of […]

What Community and Diversity at UW-Milwaukee Means to Me

UWM is a diverse campus community that includes students from a wide range of backgrounds, with different views, learning styles, life experiences and goals. As a community, we value diversity in all of its definitions, including who we are, how we think and what we do.

What Vaccinated UWM Students Look Forward to in Fall 2021

In this edition of the Panther Minute, UWM Student Association President Emma Mae Weber talks to recently vaccinated students outside the UWM COVID-19 Vaccination Clinic in the Union. She asks them what they’re most looking forward to next semester now that more and more UWM students are getting vaccinated. UWM strongly encourages faculty, staff and […]

Celebrating the 50th Anniversary of Earth Day at UW-Milwaukee

Fifty years later, former Wisconsin Senator Gaylord Nelson’s words still ring true from 1970. Our air and water are cleaner, but pollution and climate change still threaten our planet and social fabric. Education, research and sustainable operations at UWM work to empower today’s generation and those to come with the tools and lessons to build […]

New video podcast hosted at UWM Lubar Entrepreneurship Center

A new video podcast called “Meeting in Middle America” highlights young leaders in the heartland and some of their solutions to the nation’s most pressing challenges. The weekly podcast, a joint production of UW-Milwaukee and WisPolitics.com/WisBusiness.com, is produced at UWM’s new Lubar Entrepreneurship Center. The first episode featured Brian Thompson, director of the Lubar Entrepreneurship […]

Happy Holidays from UWM’s Winter Wonderland

UW-Milwaukee Chancellor Mark Mone is honored to join these talented UWM students to wish you a happy holiday season. Thank you to Peck School of the Arts director of choral activities Zack Durlam for directing students from across majors in this performance with a special appearance by Pounce. Winter Wonderland/Don’t Worry Be Happy arrangement by […]

UWM Celebrates Its $251 Million Fundraising Campaign

In September 2019, UWM concluded a multi-year, university-wide fundraising effort called Made in Milwaukee, Shaping the World: The Campaign for UWM. The university surpassed its $200 million goal by more than 25% — a powerful achievement. More than 21,000 donors contributed to the campaign, and more than half were first-time donors. UWM raised $133 million […]

The Impact of UWM’s Historic Campaign

Made in Milwaukee, Shaping the World: The Campaign for UWM was the largest fundraising effort in the history of the University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee. This university-wide, multiyear endeavor raised significant support for three priorities: student success, research excellence and community engagement. For more information about the campaign and its impact, visit https://uwm.edu/give.