COVID-19 struck hard, presenting a challenge like no other. Educators at UWM responded quickly, finding new ways to deliver for their students.
A group of UWM students in Educational Psychology made blankets for patients at Rogers Behavioral Health. Rogers treats a number of behavioral and mental health challenges; the blankets went to the eating disorder unit.
When Milwaukee Magazine announced its first-ever Unity Awards in February, a current employee and two UWM alumni were among the six people honored for helping build a better Milwaukee by encouraging diversity and inclusion.
It’s not often that a virtual event is “sold out,” but that’s what happened to a UWM Distinguished Lecture Series event with former White House photographer Pete Souza.
Douglas Machkovech, who graduated in December 2020, is the first-ever member of the Golden Eagle Battalion to receive this honor. He was one of 6,000 eligible cadets nationwide.
When Hank Aaron died in January, he was remembered as a giant both on and off the baseball field. Aaron’s foundation has helped hundreds of students achieve their dreams, including Hawa Brema, who’s set to graduate in May.
The app, an idea hatched by UWM alum Deborah Blanks and brought to life by the App Brewery, grew out of Blanks’ desire to teach her son about Black history.
Every little bit helps. That’s especially true when paying for college, and it’s one of the reasons the School of Education has introduced microscholarships for first-year students. The other reason is to encourage the students to stay on top of tools and programs that can help them succeed is their critical first year, said Robert […]
Every year a number of UWM undergraduate researchers are chosen to receive the Senior Excellence in Research Award. Here are summaries of the accomplishments of the 2020-21 award winners.
Kassidi Macak coaches the girls basketball team at Salam School in Milwaukee. One of the few all-Muslim female high school teams in the country, the squad has attracted national attention.