UWM has forged partnerships with academic and industry partners aimed at increasing diversity in the workforce and driving economic prosperity in southeastern Wisconsin.
While the challenges facing Milwaukee and southeastern Wisconsin are great, no single institution is better positioned to help address them than UWM, Chancellor Mark Mone told the UW System Board of Regents on Thursday.
Smart Start will offer incoming students instruction over the summer to help improve math placement, as well as academic success workshops and community events that offer support and engagement in the fall.
The UWM at Waukesha discussion was the latest in a series of listening sessions that UW System President Tommy Thompson is holding at UW campuses as he winds down his tenure as interim president.
The leaders of M³ will talk about the importance of generating college-level success in high schools and the potential impact across the region during the next session of M³ | Education Transformed, a virtual event series, on Thursday at 10:30 a.m.
Five decades ago, Hispanic students protested to demand better support and a greater voice at UWM. Today, Latinx students are one of the fastest-growing segments of the population at UWM and graduating at record-high rates.
Milwaukee Mayor Tom Barrett joined leaders from the M3 public education initiative to urge students to turn in their FAFSA forms for the 2022-23 school year amid alarming declines in completion rates during the COVID-19 pandemic.
The value of UWM lies in its ability to address and solve many of Milwaukee’s most pervasive problems through its research, workforce development and partnerships, Chancellor Mark Mone said in his plenary address on Aug. 26.
UWM is building future-focused strategic partnerships with both local and international companies and engaging with them in new ways, Chancellor Mark Mone told a committee of the UW System Board of Regents meeting at UWM on June 3.
UWM is unique among UW System institutions as a top-tier research university with an access mission. That was the focus of UWM Chancellor Mark Mone’s presentation to the Board of Regents Thursday, June 3, at the group’s meeting in Milwaukee.