Students enjoyed frozen custard at Leon's during the Dairyland Showdown event. The event was a head-to-head challenge of the best custard in Milwaukee. (UWM Photo/Elora Hennessey)
Herbert De Leon begins the presentation for the show at the the UWM Manfred Olson Planetarium during the Stars n' S’mores event. (UWM Photo/Elora Hennessey)
Students gaze at summer constellations and the super moon through telescopes at the Stars n' S’mores event. (UWM Photo/Elora Hennessey)
The UW-Milwaukee Class of 2027 gathers for a class photo on the Laura Moynihan Field at Engelmann Stadium. (UWM Photo/Cris Lago)
After the class photo, students gather for the traditional fountain coin toss to celebrate the beginning of their journey as Panthers. (UWM Photo/Elora Hennessey)
Alexander Frounfelker and Alyse Lukaszewicz tie-dye at Spaights Plaza. (UWM Photo/Elora Hennessey)
Julianna Miller, Anecia Webster and Zainab Muhammad pose for a photo with Pounce the Panther at the Panther Tailgate. (UWM Photo/Elora Hennessey)
Shaun Wegner, head coach for the UWM baseball team, and Kyle Rechlicz, head coach of the women's basketball team, grill hot dogs for the students at the Panther Tailgate. (UWM Photo/Elora Hennessey)
The Dancing Grannies get down and have fun with UWM students at the Panther Tailgate. The Dancing Grannies performed at halftime of the soccer game. (UWM Photo/Elora Hennessey)
The student section cheers on the UWM men's soccer team during the game against Northwestern. (UWM Photo/Elora Hennessey)
Students play volleyball at Bradford Beach during UWM's Beach Day. During Beach Day, shuttles run continuously between the beach and the Student Union. (UWM Photo/Elora Hennessey)
Sandburg Lawn was busy with students roasting marshmallows and making s'mores at Campus Campout. (UWM Photo/Elora Hennessey)
River cruises take students through downtown Milwaukee to enjoy the sights of the Inner Harbor of Lake Michigan and the Milwaukee River. During the boat tour students learn about the history of the city's riverways and the lakefront. (UWM Photo/Elora Hennessey)
In an activity organized by the Campus Activities Board, students watched the Milwaukee Brewers take on the Philadelphia Phillies at American Family Field. (UWM Photo/Elora Hennessey)
UW-Milwaukee welcomed students back to campus and kicked off a new school year with dozens of Fall Welcome events. Students participated in boat tours, tie-dye decorating, tailgates, soccer games, beach days, Milwaukee explorations, Brewers games, campfires and much more.
Welcome back, Panthers. Here’s to a new year and new possibilities!