From Agent Orange to Iraq burn pits, U.S. troops are sometimes exposed to toxic chemicals. The long-lasting health problems created are an issue Rebecca Pattterson, a UWM alum and Navy veteran, works to resolve.
Monster tales have been part of human cultures for centuries. But they aren’t just scary stories — they tell us something about ourselves.
For a guy who loves beer and history, a summer internship working with the Smithsonian National Museum of American History’s beer historian was a perfect fit for UWM student John Harry.
Kirill Mikhanovsky’s movie was filmed entirely in the Milwaukee area with a cast almost entirely from the city. Audiences and critics both local and national have loved it.
A new feature film with UWM connections aims to put Milwaukee on the filmmaking map.
When Milwaukee musician Trapper Schoepp saw the lyrics that his musical hero had written about Wisconsin, he knew he had to bring the song to life. With Dylan’s approval, he did.
UWM prof David Pacifico and an army of amateur archaeologists are uncovering the history of some of the people who helped build Milwaukee.
Kasia Weina and her partner are having success pursuing two goals with their startup business: “With Evergreen Labs, we want to prove that you can do good and also make money.”
Just a couple years ago, Josephine Hayes-Birchler was homeless and looking to rebuild her shattered life. Now, she’s graduating from UWM and heading to dental school.
Weather balloons are a critical part of meteorologists’ toolbox. Students in UWM’s atmospheric science program gathered recently to watch one such balloon make its trip into the atmosphere.