UWM to host Wisconsin senatorial debate on July 26

The University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee will host a debate among the Wisconsin Republican candidates for U.S. Senate at its Mainstage Theatre July 26. The debate will air live on WTMJ-TV and WUWM-FM (89.7) and be simulcast on WGBA-TV. WTMJ news anchors Charles Benson and Shannon Sims, along with WUWM’s Mitch Teich, will moderate. The debate will […]

UWM to host Wisconsin Democratic gubernatorial debate on July 12

The University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee Mainstage Theatre will be the setting for the first broadcast debate in the race for Wisconsin governor. The debate will air live on WTMJ-TV and WUWM-FM and simulcast on WGBA-TV. WTMJ news anchors Charles Benson and Shannon Sims, along with WUWM’s Mitch Teich, will moderate. The Democratic gubernatorial debate will start […]

Northwestern Mutual, Marquette University and UWM invest nearly $40 million to create Northwestern Mutual Data Science Institute

The Northwestern Mutual Data Science Institute will advance data science and technology learning to strengthen future talent in Milwaukee MILWAUKEE _ Northwestern Mutual is forming a new partnership with Marquette University and the University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee to create the Northwestern Mutual Data Science Institute. The partnership is the latest step by the financial security company […]

Urban Autism Summit returns Saturday, June 23

A collaboration of Milwaukee nonprofits and advocacy groups will co-host the fifth annual Urban Autism Summit on Saturday, June 23, 8 a.m.-12:30 p.m. at Penfield Montessori Academy, 1441 N. 24th St. in Milwaukee. The 2018 summit, “Leadership Throughout the Lifespan,” brings together people with autism, their family members, medical professionals and other service providers whose […]

UWM offers new, accredited undergraduate degree in public health

MILWAUKEE _ Wisconsin’s only accredited, dedicated public health school, the Joseph J. Zilber School of Public Health at UW-Milwaukee, will offer its first undergraduate degree in public health beginning in Spring 2019. The University of Wisconsin System Board of Regents approved the university’s proposal for a bachelor’s program in public health on Friday, June 8, […]

Mental health summit reaches out to African-American veterans

The sixth annual VA Mental Health Summit, set for Saturday, June 23, at the University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee, will focus on African-American veterans. “Part of our mandate is to make sure that all of the veterans in our community know all of the services that are available and what the VA has to offer,” said William […]

Film series to focus on poverty, incarceration and racism

MILWAUKEE _ Audiences will come face-to-face with poverty, mass incarceration and racism, and learn what they can do to help, during the Helen Bader Institute’s Summer Film Series at UW-Milwaukee. The Helen Bader Institute for Nonprofit Management debuts its summer film series on June 4. Showing one film per month through August, the series examines […]