Socialists had a strong presence in Milwaukee throughout the mid-1900s. The city’s brand of “sewer socialism” focused on infrastructure that helped both residents and businesses.
The birthplace of Dungeons & Dragons, southeastern Wisconsin has become the epicenter for tabletop role-playing games, says UWM anthropology professor Thomas Malaby.
An expected influx of 50,000 visitors coming to Milwaukee for the Democratic National Convention brings a set of challenges unlike any other faced by the city.
The huge field of candidates and changing norms of presidential politics could create debates like never before. Thomas Holbrook, a UWM distinguished professor of political science, explains what to look for.
UWM researchers launched the online Encyclopedia of Milwaukee in the summer of 2016. It now includes hundreds of entries about a wide breadth of topics.