For Brian Curtis, blood is in his blood. Curtis, who earned his doctorate in health sciences and immunology from UWM, is a scientist who is senior director of diagnostic hematology laboratories for Versiti Blood Center of Wisconsin (formerly known as the BloodCenter of Wisconsin).
The university’s Center for Excellence in Teaching and Learning is gearing up for the next phase of online teaching and learning – enhancing, expanding and improving what’s already being done.
When the coronavirus pandemic struck, it wasn’t just doctors and nurses who leapt into action. It was UWM students, too. Students have been working in public health, nursing, mask-making and other necessary tasks. Here are a few of their stories.
The University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee School of Education is offering a new “micro-credential” to help elementary and high school teachers improve their online teaching abilities. Courses will be offered in two sessions: From July 13 to July 29, and from July 20 to Aug. 5 and will be a mix of online class meetings and independent […]
What do we need to do better as a university in response to the racial injustices that led to the widespread civil unrest touched off by the death of George Floyd in police custody?
SPECIAL TO THE OREGON OBSERVER MILWAUKEE _Are you wondering how students are still engaging with their communities while attending classes online? Students at the University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee are finding unique ways to make a difference both virtually and remotely. Recently, Nathan Feest, a UWM senior from Oregon, Wisconsin, was reviewing the Center for Community-Based Learning, […]
Victory gardens sprouted on what is now the UWM campus during World Wars I and II, flourishing on the field where Engelmann Stadium now stands. This spring, university gardens are again helping out in a crisis.
DeAnn Huinker, UWM professor of mathematics education, is one of the speakers at an Education Week webinar focusing on the inconsistencies and inequities in mathematics education.
The Office of Undergraduate Research named Dawn Erb, associate professor of physics, the 2020 Research Mentor of the Year.
Even as they are working on their own online classes, Alissa Ramczyk and some three dozen other UWM students are helping kindergarten through 12th grade students with theirs, part of a statewide tutoring effort.