Three faculty members have been named UWM distinguished professors by a panel of current faculty holding that title. The addition brings the current active number in this prestigious group to 24.
Krishana Robinson teaches students who have been detained at Milwaukee’s juvenile justice center. It can be a difficult task, but she finds ways to help as many as she can.
Lynden Sculpture Garden’s virtual story time reaches youngsters ages 4 to 8 years old as a way “to start conversations with children about displacement, adaptation, and belonging.”
Megan Tervoort is one of the hundreds of elementary and high school students who have benefited from a UWM effort started amid the pandemic shutdown to help students struggling with online classes.
Children tend to think of mathematicians as being old white men, a perception that can prevent them from seeing themselves in math-intensive fields. Teachers and researchers are working to change that.
A one-size-fits-all approach doesn’t work when it comes to supporting first-generation college students, according to Robert and Hope Longwell-Grice. They’re published a book that explains why.
After a mostly virtual school year last year, back-to-school season feels very different this fall. So what should parents do to prepare their children? UWM experts offer some tips.
In some ways, Estelle Katz was very much a woman of her times. She also led a remarkable life, working on the Manhattan Project, volunteering in Civil Rights-era schools and going on to earn an education degree when she was almost finished raising her children.
UWM alum Susan Richardson teaches German. She says the value of learning other languages goes beyond just the language: “The more languages you know, the more doors open to you.”
The U.S. Department of State has awarded UWM’s Center for International Education a nearly $35,000 grant designed to diversify study-abroad efforts.