Jacarrie Kicks for Kids, an organization founded by UWM School of Education alum Jacarrie Carr, was the winner of the Morning Blend Gives Back with Bank Five Nine award this month.
As an undersized catcher coming out of high school, Daulton Varsho received only two Division 1 scholarship offers. Just seven years after taking UWM’s offer, he took the field as a major league player.
Kassidi Macak coaches the girls basketball team at Salam School in Milwaukee. One of the few all-Muslim female high school teams in the country, the squad has attracted national attention.
The UW System Board of Regents on behalf of UW-Milwaukee has sold a former private residence, recently known as the UWM Alumni House, to a Milwaukee businessman, Andy Nunemaker, for $1.8 million.
UWM will go an extra step and include graduate students in a University of Wisconsin System survey of alumni to weigh their career and education satisfaction five to 10 years after earning a bachelor’s degree.
The University of Wisconsin System is embarking on an ambitious survey of alumni aimed at gauging career and education satisfaction, knowledge and skills gained, community and civic involvement, economic mobility, degree relevance and other measures of a UW education.
The Arizona Diamondbacks called up Daulton Varsho on Thursday, making him the first UWM alum in major league baseball.
Like all companies, Northwestern Mutual faces a challenge in recruiting diverse talent. In Milwaukee, that can be even more difficult. For Adam Gabornitz, it’s a challenge to face head-on.
For Brian Curtis, blood is in his blood. Curtis, who earned his doctorate in health sciences and immunology from UWM, is a scientist who is senior director of diagnostic hematology laboratories for Versiti Blood Center of Wisconsin (formerly known as the BloodCenter of Wisconsin).
A number of the Milwaukee Business Journal’s 40 Under 40 awardees for 2020 have ties to UWM. The awards, highlighted in a special section of the Business Journal Feb. 28, honor young business and community leaders from throughout Southeastern Wisconsin.