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 […]

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 […]