Beginning this summer, two UWM faculty members will build and support a network of MPS personnel and local industry representatives who work together to transform the city’s STEM education in high schools.
Unlike some universities, UWM offers myriad opportunities for students to do hands-on research with renowned faculty as undergraduates, sometimes even before freshman year. Here are five young researchers who seized those opportunities.
From Satya Nadella to Kimberley Motley, from Willem Dafoe to Trixie Mattel, University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee students have used their education to make their mark on the world.
In the community paramedics program, UWM’s College of Nursing teaches firefighters how to reach out to patients so they can better manage chronic health conditions. As a result, Milwaukee County has seen a large reduction in 911 calls for non-emergency situations.
Administrators and educators in the Peck School of the Arts secured major grants this semester to pilot a new approach to community programming and art-making in the Kenilworth Square East INOVA Gallery, located at 2155 N. Prospect Ave.
UWM senior Jared Smith’s ideas to combine personal finance with community-based services have earned him $1,000 and a finalist spot in the FOCUSS national competition taking place at the end of April in Madison, Wisconsin.
In honor of the Week of the Young Child April 16-20, here’s a look at a few of the programs, faculty members and staffers from across campus who care for children, and those who teach others how to do so.
When her instructor said UWM’s Honors College was planning a service trip, Emma Cowen, a sophomore majoring in Spanish and global studies, leapt at the opportunity. “I didn’t care where we were going. I just knew I wanted to go,” she said.
Victoria Brahm took over the Tomah VA Medical Center in 2015 after top leaders had been ousted in a scandal of overprescribing opioids. Morale was low, the center’s reputation in decline. Under Brahm’s leadership since then, conditions have improved.
Graham Stearns has already done a science project on gravitational waves with advice and support from UWM physics grad students. He was among more than 1,500 young scientists in middle and high school taking part in the Wisconsin Science Olympiad at UWM April 6-7.