The Wisconsin Association of Foreign Language Teachers has bestowed an award on UWM lecturer Shinji Takahashi for his contributions to teaching Japanese language and culture.
A twist of fate and a UWM education helped create a 45-year career as Milwaukee’s pre-eminent chronicler of its past.
Several World War I artifacts from UWM Center for Nursing History are part of a new exhibit at the John Michael Kohler Arts Center in Sheboygan.
With the guidance of Rene Izquierdo, associate professor of music, UWM classical guitar students have been racking up top finishes in competitions around the country. “He is not just a teacher, he is a mentor,” said one of those students, Samuel Hines.
Over the course of U.S. history, the concept of motherhood has been used to effect change on myriad issues, says Leslie Harris, UWM associate professor of communication. And the history of Mother’s Day is just as complex.
As UWM battles Horizon-league rival Wright State at Miller Park May 12, a customized Harley-Davidson motorcycle will be awarded to a raffle winner. Proceeds from the raffle will benefit the scholarship funds of UWM Athletics and the Peck School.
Administrators and educators in the Peck School of the Arts secured major grants this semester to pilot a new approach to community programming and art-making in the Kenilworth Square East INOVA Gallery, located at 2155 N. Prospect Ave.
Communication Sciences and Disorders students don’t often get to work with performers as part of their education. And voice students don’t often get scientifically evaluated. But recently at UWM, that match proved mutually beneficial.
A quest to build a celestial show around the voices and culture of American Indian tribes in Wisconsin turned into a journey of discovery for many of the UWM student and staff researchers. The show runs on Fridays through May 4 at the Manfred Olson Planetarium.
Just like architecture students, kids from the UWM Children’s Center built conceptual models of chairs. And just like the students, the children had their work critiqued – by the architecture students.