Jeanette Kowalik hadn’t planned on coming home to Milwaukee so soon. But when the city health agency faced a leadership crisis, friends and community members urged her to apply for the job.
Kaila Binger is a program coordinator for Foundational Community Supports, a Seattle Medicaid program that helps mentally ill and homeless people find and maintain housing and employment.
Cory O’Brien Borkowski was always interested in art, and a UWM metalsmithing class spoke to her. Now, she’s forging a career working with jewelry at Kesslers while also producing her own art.
Her mother’s experience with cancer opened Carla Elena Echeveste’s eyes to the need for people who could act as liaisons between non-English speaking patients and the medical community.
Shailja Tiku, a medical doctor and doctoral student at UWM, is using her platform as Wisconsin’s representative in the Mrs. International competition to talk about mental health and illness prevention.
The University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee School of Education is set to host the 38th annual Literacy Research Symposium June 20 and 21.
Brittany Jacob, a graduate of UWM’s Washington County campus, leads the team at Olympus Group that builds hundreds of mascots for teams and companies across the country.
Rashaud Foster found his voice at UWM, and he found an outlet for his ambitions in a Journalism, Advertising and Media Studies audio lab.
Even before graduating, Alyssa Molinski already has had experience juggling two demanding jobs. She is an early childhood education student and has also served as Student Association president for 2018-2019.
Sarah Philippi was one of just 60 students from around the country chosen to present their research work at Posters on the Hill in Washington, D.C. She is only the second UWM student ever selected for this honor.