The blueprints have been drawn and plans are in the works to move the UWM Libraries Archives, which are currently located in various places throughout the Golda Meir Library building, to the third floor of the west wing.
A new oral history project captures the feelings of fear and devastation wrought by the disease, as well as the hope and success in fighting it. It’s all captured in interviews with many of those who lived through it.
The trip was more than a couple of basketball games — it was also a chance for the players to learn about another culture and its history.
The “See Me Because” portrait project hosted at UWM’s INOVA Gallery allowed minority youths to portray themselves as they choose to be seen — as superheroes and nurses, entertainment stars and community leaders.
Melinda Kavanaugh, associate professor of social work, has published three books aimed at helping children who are caring for parents with ALS, sometimes called Lou Gehrig’s disease.
The program created by UWM theater faculty has spurred interest from schools and veterans’ organizations nationwide.
Experiencing politics via news stories or TV ads is one thing, but it’s not as vivid as experiencing it in real life. Students at UWM got that chance when candidates for Wisconsin governor debated on campus.
Opened in 1968 as one of the first humanities research centers in the United States, UWM’s Center for 20th Century Studies was a lynchpin of the university’s growing reputation. Over those 50 years, the center has hosted some of the world’s most notable artists, theorists, authors and filmmakers.
LaFollette School sits in one of the most troubled neighborhoods in Wisconsin. It’s also where some UWM police officers grew up. So when they saw a chance to help, they eagerly joined in.
For the university’s second year as “super host” of the Greater Milwaukee Foundation’s “On the Table” communitywide conversation, no topic was off the table.