The Vietnam Veterans Memorial Fund was archiving portraits of fallen soldiers to go with the 58,318 names on the memorial in Washington D.C., and 64 of the Wisconsin soldiers remained faceless. In spring 2015, a UWM Journalism, Advertising and Media Studies class worked to track down some of the remaining images. Jessica McBride, the UWM […]
Several UWM alumni will screen work at the 2018 Slamdance Film Festival, Jan. 19-25. The festival is in Park City, Utah, and runs in concurrence with the Sundance Film Festival.
Rather than sit back and relax, several members of the UWM community spent the Martin Luther King Day Jr. of Service the way it was intended — by serving others.
Colson Whitehead, author of the Pulitzer Prize-winning “The Underground Railroad,” will speak at 7 p.m. on Jan. 31 in the UWM Student Union Wisconsin Room.
At the far reaches of the Earth, UWM geologists are exploring the forests that once covered what is now Antarctica some 260 million years ago. They’re hoping to find clues to explain the mass extinction that snuffed out 90 percent of the world’s species.
Students and others were lined up to take advantage of the convenience of buying fresh and healthy food from the Fresh Picks Mobile Market, which made a stop on campus Thursday, Nov. 9. The Mobile Market is a partnership among Pick ‘n Save, Hunger Task Force and Milwaukee County. It sells fresh foods, such as […]
Two National Book Award finalists visited UWM in the span of one week to talk with faculty, staff and students. UWM hosted a talk on Sept. 28 with Min Jin Lee, whose novel “Pachinko” is a finalist for the National Book Award for Fiction. Students, faculty and staff were able to ask her questions about […]
The UWM community will participate in Make a Difference Day on Saturday, Nov. 11. From 8 a.m. to noon, volunteers will help with citywide neighborhood cleanups and will assist older residents in preparing their homes for winter.
Seven films directed by UWM alumni won awards at the 2017 Milwaukee Film Festival. In total, alumni won $25,000 and additionally received over $50,000 in production services.
UWM won the sixth annual Lakefront Marathon University Challenge for the fourth time in six years.