Zilber Family Foundation awarded UWM University Partner Award in 2023

The Zilber Family Foundation was founded in 1961 by Joseph J. Zilber, founder of Zilber Ltd., a residential and commercial real estate firm. In 2007, Joe Zilber announced a $10 million gift to create the University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee’s Zilber College of Public Health, Wisconsin’s only nationally accredited college of public health. Since then, hundreds of […]

UWM Students Thank Their Mentors

Ahead of Thanksgiving, UWM students (and Chancellor Mark Mone) say thank you to their favorite professors, advisors and mentors. Happy Thanksgiving, Panthers! Thanks to our student participants: Tedros Adam, Marketing Nadia Adams, Marketing Ramon Aguilar Mendoza, Electrical Engineering Kelechi Aririguzo, Animation Mira Beranek, Biochemistry, Pre-Med Adam Bristol, Psychology Autumn Carroll, Journalism, Advertising, and Media Studies […]

UWM alumnus uses music to teach cultural education and promote social justice

Dinorah Márquez Abadiano (’01 MM Music) established the Latino Arts String Program, which over the course of 20 years has grown to provide music education to more than 200 Latino students annually. Under her leadership and vision, the program has become a model for music programs across the nation. Márquez Abadiano received the Distinguished Alumni […]

UWM Roberto Hernández Center celebrates student success

The No. 1 challenge Hispanic and Latinx students face is access to sufficient funding to complete their degrees. PALM (Promoting Academics in Latinx Milwaukee) is an ongoing scholarship fund created to retain and graduate Hispanic and Latinx students at UWM. At its 2022 graduation celebration and PALM fundraiser, the UWM Roberto Hernández Center honored Kevin […]

UWM alumnus creates celebrated film festival for Milwaukee

Jonathan Jackson’s (BFA Film ’02) experiences running the UWM Student Film & Video Festival foreshadowed incredible things to come professionally. Now CEO of Milwaukee Film, an organization he helped found in 2008, Jackson grew the Milwaukee International Film Festival into one of the nation’s largest. During the annual event’s 15-day run, more than 85,000 attendees […]

Celebrating UWM’s 2020 and May 2021 Grads

Three UW-Milwaukee students who graduated with virtual ceremonies in 2020 and May 2021 look back on some of their favorite moments and memories at UWM. We’re honored to recognize your hard work, dedication and perseverance during an unprecedented time with an in-person recognition ceremony on April 10. Congratulations, UWM Class of 2020 and May 2021 […]

Virtual grads get their moment on UWM commencement stage

About 750 recent UW-Milwaukee graduates attended a special in-person recognition ceremony for students who had a virtual commencement because they graduated during the height of the pandemic. “We’ve never had this much feeling and spirit in the Panther Arena, I can tell you that from having been here for 33 years. This is cool,” UWM […]

New UWM chemistry building groundbreaking ceremony

Ground was broken Jan. 26, 2022, on UWM’s new four-story, 163,400-square-foot chemistry building, which will serve as a gateway to the STEM buildings and departments that house those subjects – science, technology, engineering and mathematics. It will include space for the nearly 5,000 UWM students who take chemistry and biochemistry classes each year. The new […]

Happy holidays from UWM (via a virtual meeting gone wrong)

Get a behind-the-scenes (and screens) look at UW-Milwaukee students, faculty, staff and Chancellor Mark Mone brainstorming the best way to wish everyone a happy and healthy holiday season and new year. Thank you to our cast of virtual brainstormers: Patrick Baldwin Jr., business major Madison Clausing, art education major Lisa Dickson, Peck School of the […]

What is UWM’s Master of Sustainable Peacebuilding?

UW-Milwaukee’s Master of Sustainable Peacebuilding program was designed in direct response to a need for trained professionals in a rapidly growing field. Students are prepared with a systems-thinking and scientific approach to dealing with the world’s complex problems, such as climate change, social justice, poverty and health disparities.