Hit artist Khalid headlines Pantherfest 2018 to kick off the new school year during UWM’s Fall Welcome. (UWM Photo/Mikaila Dusenberry)
Members of UWM’s Cheer and Stunt team perform during Fall Welcome. (UWM Photo/Mikaila Dusenberry)
The former UW-Washington County and UW-Waukesha joined the UWM family as part of a UW System restructuring. (UWM Photo/Pete Amland)
A UWM student shows her “I voted” sticker after casting her ballot at the Sandburg Hall polling place during the November election. (UWM Photo/Mikaila Dusenberry)
Jeremiah Huth, a graduate student in the School of Architecture and Urban Planning, stands on a piece of rural landscape in Ozaukee County. Huth’s research focuses on the development that can threaten rural spaces once used for public recreation. (UWM Photo/Troye Fox)
Hunter Hanthorn enjoys the festivities during spring commencement. (UWM Photo/Elora Hennessey)
Undergraduate John Srok (left) and postdoctoral fellow Xiaochen Yuan (right) work with Ching-Hong Yang, professor of biological sciences, in his lab. Yang is working on ways to genetically modify plants to survive fire blight without antibiotics. (UWM Photo/Elora Hennessey)
Wilkistar Otieno, associate professor of engineering, stretches before a run as the sun rises over Lake Michigan. Otieno, a marathoner, often goes on runs to start her day. (UWM Photo/Troye Fox)
Rosalyn Baldwin, 8, gives UWM Police Sgt. Heather Maus a hug in May. Rosalyn was touring the U.S. giving hugs to police officers as a way to spread love and joy after three police officers were killed near her home in Louisiana. (UWM Photo/Elora Hennessey)
Students enjoy UWM’s Fall Welcome with a boat tour on the Milwaukee River. (UWM Photo/Mikaila Dusenberry)
David Cornell, a UWM graduate student, conducted research that aids in physically intensive careers such as firefighting. (UWM Photo/Troye Fox)
UWM photographers in 2018 chronicled the work and lives of 27,500 students across 15 schools and colleges, including the addition of campuses in Waukesha and Washington County.
Captured among thousands of photos was a sold-out crowd at Pantherfest, nationally acclaimed research being conducted across UWM and student life in Milwaukee, to name a few. Here are a few of our favorites.