During his residency, the theater will stage Alvaro Saar Rios’ most recent play “On the Wings of a Mariposa,” which will debut in October.
A delegation from Aiken County, South Carolina, public schools visited UWM to learn about M3 , the multifaceted collaboration among UWM, Milwaukee Area Technical College and Milwaukee Public Schools focused on improving educational attainment.
UWM’s College of Nursing organizes a summer program called Get Wheelin’ in Westlawn, which encourages residents of the Westlawn neighborhood to bike as a way to promote a healthier lifestyle and to reduce air pollution.
UWM grad Ellen Censky has been chosen as president and chief executive officer of the Milwaukee Public Museum. Censky has been serving in those roles on an interim basis since the resignation of Dennis Kois in September 2018.
UWM’s Peck School of the Arts is on Variety magazine’s list of best film schools in the world for a third straight year.
The University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee School of Education is set to host the 38th annual Literacy Research Symposium June 20 and 21.
Trevor Schwecke, a junior infielder on the UWM baseball team, was selected by the Toronto Blue Jays in the 13th round and 387th overall in the 2019 Major League Baseball draft.
UWM baseball player Jake Sommers was selected by the St. Louis Cardinals in the 10th round with the 305th overall pick in the 2019 Major League Baseball draft Tuesday evening.
Denise Ross has been named chairof the UW System Institute for Urban Education, a program housed at the University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee. She will begin her appointment later this year.
Associate theatre professor Rebecca Holderness is collaborating with a team that is planning for the Modjeska Theater’s renovation from a vacant theater and parking lot to a community center with green space and an indoor, all-seasons playground.