Summit on Black Male Youth Set for March 18 and 19

Succeeding in college and looking at life beyond high school are two of the multiple sessions at the sixth annual Summit on Black Male Youth set for Monday, March 18, and Tuesday, March 19, at the University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee from 8:30 a.m. to 1:45 p.m. This year’s theme, “Black Boys Thriving: Reimagining the Narrative,” is […]

Dafoe scores fourth Academy Award nomination

UWM alum Willem Dafoe was nominated Tuesday for an Academy Award for his leading role as painter Vincent Van Gogh in the film “At Eternity’s Gate.” The nomination is the fourth Oscar nod for Dafoe, who first began learning the acting craft while attending UWM in the early 1970s. Dafoe was previously nominated three times […]

Former Vimeo CEO to honor mother, Patricia Mellencamp, film pioneer at UWM

Dae Mellencamp, former president and CEO of the pioneering online video platform Vimeo, will visit UWM on Oct. 25 to honor her mother, UWM Distinguished Professor Emerita of Art History Patricia Mellencamp, and to speak about Vimeo’s history and development in relation to its creators, film and media. UWM’s Center for 21st Century Studies invites […]