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.
For some UWM students, the U.S. Senate debate held on campus Oct. 8 was a golden opportunity. It was a chance for journalism students to cover a nationally significant event without leaving campus.
The Compost Project, which involved UWM researchers, is exploring composting in Wisconsin’s biggest city. Funded by a USDA grant, the project seeks to answer the question, can composting be a viable industry in Milwaukee?
Learn-Earn-Grow MKE teaches MPS students how to farm, but its other lessons are just as valuable. The program, which also includes UWM and MATC, teaches about work and finances, college life and leadership, providing tools for the students’ success.
The University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee Police Department and partners will be sharing ways to stay safe and healthy on and off campus during the university’s annual Campus Safety Week Sept. 24-27.