A regional educational initiative involving UWM has launched a new effort designed to help develop a talent pool to fill high-tech jobs in southeastern Wisconsin.
The University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee is one of seven institutions that are committing to improving the economy in disadvantaged Milwaukee neighborhoods.
The U.S. Department of Energy has awarded funding to UWM to operate an Industrial Assessment Center, which offers free evaluations to manufacturers and wastewater treatment plants to help them reduce waste, save energy and reduce carbon emissions.
Illinois residents entering UWM during the 2022-23 academic year will be charged a tuition rate that is 150% of the in-state resident rate, which is equivalent to the rate paid under the Midwest Student Exchange Program.
UWM faculty, staff and students are invited to a National Night Out event Aug. 3 hosted by the Mariners Neighborhood Association, which is located directly west of UWM’s Milwaukee campus, to join in community building activities from 6 to 8 p.m.
Two groups from the UWM community were honored before Milwaukee Brewers games over the weekend at American Family Field.
Keynote speaker for “Walking in Our Shoes: Understanding the Perspectives of Teachers of Color” is Lynnette Mawhinney, award winning author, advocate and professor at Rutgers University.
James MacGillis, who earned his master’s degree in administrative leadership/adult education from UWM, was named police chief for the City of Wauwatosa on July 1.
The institute was established in 2011 to promote basic research related to new and improved drugs and advance promising drug candidates to later stages of development.
Because many graduating high school students attended their senior year in a virtual learning environment, they may need additional help transitioning to college. To help, UWM is expanding its bridge program and adding a summer option.