U.S. News & World Report has ranked UWM’s online bachelor’s program 48th out of 353 schools in the United States.
UWM has signed the first of a planned series of agreements with area universities and colleges to provide an accelerated, dual degree program for students interested in pursuing a career in athletic training.
The American Occupational Therapy Association has awarded Virginia Stoffel, associate professor in the College of Health Sciences at UWM, its highest honor.
Sally Wilmeth and Terry Geurkink have committed $1.5 million for the UWM School of Freshwater Sciences’ new research vessel, the Maggi Sue. This gift is given in memory of the couple’s two children, Jenni and Kyle Geurkink.
Students from 10 Milwaukee-area schools are putting their heads together to improve the Milwaukee County Zoo’s trains, with help from UWM and other partners.
The Washington Center has selected the University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee as its university partner for the Campaign 2020: National Conventions seminar for the Democratic National Convention in July.
The Milwaukee Urban League has recognized an initiative involving UWM for its work to boost student achievement and close equity gaps in Milwaukee.
Prospective students will save the $50 application fee if they apply to UWM between Dec. 14 and 22. The university will waive the fee during its first free application week.
Flint, Michigan, is the poster child for contaminated water. But Seth Siegel, an attorney author and activist, warns that the problem is not contained to just one city. It is, he argues, is a national problem.
Those who plan to attend UWM’s fall commencement Dec. 15 are being encouraged to arrive early because new Wisconsin Center District security screening procedures will likely slow the admittance process.