Students temporarily evacuated from residence hall after carbon monoxide leak

Students were evacuated from Cambridge Commons residence hall Monday night due to a carbon monoxide leak, and 17 were taken to area hospitals for assessment or treatment for carbon monoxide exposure. All have been released. University Housing staff became aware of the problem when students came to the front desk complaining of headaches, dizziness and […]

New UWM at Waukesha program develops leadership skills for young women

A new UWM at Waukesha Continuing Education program aims to develop leadership skills for young women in Waukesha County. The goal of the Beyond GEMS Leadership Certificate program is to support female students, ages 15 to 18, and provide them a chance to assemble a strong portfolio for college and their future careers. “GEMS” stands […]

COVID-19 vaccination clinic at UW-Milwaukee helps underserved communities

MILWAUKEE _ Gov. Tony Evers and UW System President Tommy Thompson visited a community vaccination clinic at the University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee on Monday, saying it provides much-needed access to vaccine for communities hardest hit by COVID-19. “Wisconsin continues to lead the country in using available vaccine doses, and sites like this are going to continue […]

UW System President Tommy Thompson to discuss how universities are vaccinating Wisconsin

MILWAUKEE _ UW System President Tommy Thompson will join representatives from the University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee and Advocate Aurora Health on Monday, March 22, to discuss how public universities are helping vaccinate underserved communities in Wisconsin. Schedule — Monday, March 22 9:30-9:45 a.m. Media visit to vaccination clinic. Meet in the lounge area on the 2nd […]

UWM announces retirement of Vice Chancellor Joan Prince

MILWAUKEE _ Dr. Joan Prince, the vice chancellor of Global Inclusion and Engagement at the University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee and a nationally renowned advocate for equity, is retiring after more than two decades of distinguished service at her alma mater. Her retirement is effective Monday, March 1. Appointed vice chancellor in 2000, Prince has been a […]

University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee joins Common App

MILWAUKEE _ Students applying to the University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee for Fall 2021 can now do so through Common App, a college application platform that is used by more than 3 million college applicants, teachers, counselors and advisors globally each year. In addition to Common App, UW-Milwaukee will continue to accept the UW System application. Almost […]

UWM statement on study abroad program and coronavirus

The following statement has been issued on behalf of the university: The University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee has been working with local, state and other officials to closely monitor the outbreak of coronavirus. Today, the university asked two students studying abroad in South Korea to return to the United States. The students are not in the area […]