In some ways, Estelle Katz was very much a woman of her times. She also led a remarkable life, working on the Manhattan Project, volunteering in Civil Rights-era schools and going on to earn an education degree when she was almost finished raising her children.
UWM has reached another milestone in helping build a more diverse workforce in the STEM (science, technology, engineering and mathematics) fields.
Erica Herrera has persevered through problems that would sink many people, getting a degree from UWM and building a successful business. Now, she’s enrolled in the Executive MBA program and looking for more.
James MacGillis, who earned his master’s degree in administrative leadership/adult education from UWM, was named police chief for the City of Wauwatosa on July 1.
Two-time UWM grad Aaron Lipski has risen to the top of the Milwaukee Fire Department.
How do you turn a hashtag into an opera? That’s the challenge a UWM student faced when she decided to turn #MeToo into a musical production.
UWM alumna Carrie Bristoll-Groll noticed a lack of proper stormwater management in the Milwaukee area, so she built a successful business to fill this void. She now helps municipalities, businesses and homeowners manage the water that flows so abundantly across the region.
Jacarrie Kicks for Kids, an organization founded by UWM School of Education alum Jacarrie Carr, was the winner of the Morning Blend Gives Back with Bank Five Nine award this month.
UWM is unique among UW System institutions as a top-tier research university with an access mission. That was the focus of UWM Chancellor Mark Mone’s presentation to the Board of Regents Thursday, June 3, at the group’s meeting in Milwaukee.
After earning a chemical technology degree and working in the field for several years, Seresa McDowell decided to further her education to advance in her field. Now she’s helping design and construct molecules.